Mr. Massoud Abolhoda is the founder and president of Plan Review Consultants, Inc. Mr. Abolhoda has over 18 years of experience in plan checking, supervising plan check staff and managing the Building and Safety Divisions of the City of Fremont, a regional leader recognized for quality of work and customer service. His professional structural engineering experience has been instrumental in understanding the needs of clients and providing effective, customer friendly and value added plan review services.
Mr. Abolhoda is the recipient of the CALBO 2007-2008 Building Official of the Year Award. Under his leadership at the City of Fremont, among many other customer and quality achievements, has achieved the following recognitions:
- The first City to receive the Insurance Service Offices (ISO) rating of #1, in 1999.
- Building Department of the year, 2000.
- Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Northern California Chapter for Innovation and Exemplary Practices, 2007.
Mr. Abolhoda, has over 8 years of design experience in structural systems and has been responsible for numerous mid-rise and heavy frame structures, including office buildings, industrial buildings, parking structures, apartment buildings, assembly and recreational buildings, as well as light frame structures such as custom homes and multi-story apartment buildings. Massoud also has extensive experience in design and plan review of earthquake retrofit systems for existing buildings such as URM, Tilt-Up, non-ductile concrete and steel buildings.
Mr. Abolhoda holds a Master of Science in Structural Engineering and a Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering from UCLA. He is a registered structural engineer and civil engineer (CE 36028) licensed by the State of California and an ICBO certified plans examiner and a CABO certified Building Official.