Palmilla Condo Development

Owner: McCombs Enterprises
Location: Port Aransas, TX
Client: McCombs Enterprises
Professional Services: MEP Design Services

The Palmilla Condo Development is a new vacation-oriented condominium development located on Palmilla Beach Resort and Golf Club. This initial project is between 36 – 40 vacation-oriented condominiums with a average unit size of approximately 1,450 square feet and will consist of between four to six unit types on a .80 acres parcel total. The unit mix consists of 1 bed room (10%), 2 bedroom (60%) and 3 bedroom (30%) units. The buildings will be limited to four stories total with height limitations determined by the 2015 IBC.

Electrical designs included power requirements and connection to local provider, transformer sizing, and breaker allocations for each building. Electrical distribution to units, conduit routing, and determine power requirements for each unit, number
of outlets/switches and routing of wiring. Unit electrical considerations included living areas, bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen power requirements. lighting, and controls for each unit as well as routing of internal wiring and emergency lighting. Electrical power for elevators was also considered in each building power requirements design.