“Our team at Core has worked with SMR for over a decade. Mehdi Rashti and his team at SMR offer the best in forensic engineering, plan review, and structural design services. They are extremely professional and responsive. Often, we have requests for immediate/next day services and SMR is always up to the task. We highly recommend SMR to our clients needing a proven structural engineering firm.”

Joe Rowland

Principal, Core Consulting Group, Inc.

“Mehdi Rashti is the perfect combination of expert investigator and problem-solver, working diligently to uncover important details on a given construction project. His expertise and ability to present information relative to alleged defects and defenses thereto in an eloquent and understandable way is appreciated by both counsel and jurors.”

Kimberly J. Sarni, Esq.

Principal, Law Offices of Adrienne D. Cohen

“I have worked with Mehdi Rashti for over nineteen (19) years, we have retained him as a Forensic expert in many complex construction defect cases.  Mehdi is an excellent and well-respected expert in the field and I highly recommend him as an expert.  The expert reports prepared by SMR are comprehensive and his services have helped resolve many of our cases favorably for our clients.  SMR is highly responsive to both our needs for promptness and quality reports prepared with a high degree of professionalism.”

Carrie E. Hurtik, Esq.

Hurtik Law & Associates

Project Awards

2014 People’s Choice Award – SEAOSD
2014 People’s Choice Award – SEAOSD
2014 Award for Excellence in Structural Engineering – SEAOSD2014 Merit Award for Excellence in Structural Engineering – SEAOC

Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Complex (CNATT)

MCB Camp Pendleton, CA

2009 DBIA Western Region Regional Award of Excellence 2009 DBIA Western Region Regional Award of Excellence for Best Project for Design- Build Renovation Project

BEQ Building 13109

Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, CA

2014 Cultural/Worship, Award of Merit

San Diego Central Library

San Diego, CA

2007 ABC National Excellence in Construction 2007 ABC National Excellence in Construction Eagle Award of Excellence

Naval Coastal Warfare Group 1 Facilities, Phase 1

NOLF, Imperial Beach, CA

1996 Air Force Design Award Candidate

Child Development and Educational Center - 35,000 sq ft

Edwards AFB, CA

2009 DBIA Western Region Merit Award for Best Project 2009 DBIA Western Region Merit Award for Best Project For Public Sector Building over $15 Million

BEQ P-015, Horno 53 Area

Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, CA

2002 COE Chief of Engineers Design and Environmental Award

U.S. Army Guest House/Hotel; 75 Rooms - Fort Buchanan

Fort Buchanan, San Juan, Puerto Rico