General Contractor

How to Prepare for an Earthquake

Earthquakes can happen at any time and when they do, we are unprepared. For cities, this means working with the engineers to make older buildings …

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General Contractor

Soft-Story Retrofit And Why It’s So Important To You, Me, and Everyone Else in Los Angeles

Soft-story retrofits involve strengthening the weak side of a soft-story building so it can better withstand seismic forces from earthquakes. Soft-story buildings have a weaker …

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General Contractor

Collapse of the Champlain Towers South: Is Your Family Safe in Your Los Angeles Soft Story Building?

Collapses like the recent tragedy of the Champlain Towers South have put a spotlight on structural integrity and vulnerabilities, such as soft-story buildings. A soft-story …

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General Contractor

LA Mandatory Retrofit Ordinance and How the 1994 Northridge Earthquake Changed The Way We Build

7 Major Changes After the 1994 Northridge Earthquake Since the Northridge Earthquake in 1994, we have seen a push for progress on everything from building …

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What Kind of Ground Does Your Building Sit Upon?

One of the downfalls to owning buildings in the San Diego area, especially for communities like Linda Vista, Mission Valley, Mission Bay, and Tierra Santa, …

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Los Angeles Retrofitting Contractor

The Best Way to Minimize Rental Income Losses while Retrofitting a Soft Story Building

Los Angeles Soft Story Buildings are not as safe as they should be. If you own one of them, it is important to know that …

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RETROFITTING

Are There Any Cost Benefits to Earthquake Retrofits?

Table of Contents The year 2019 marked the 25th anniversary of one of the worst earthquakes to strike Southern California. In 1994, what is now …

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Los Angeles Retrofitting Contractor

Long Beach Soft-Story Retrofit Contractor

Long Beach is a coastal city in the southernmost region of Los Angeles county. Long Beach was first settled in 1784. It has become a …

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Los Angeles Retrofitting Contractor

5 Ways on How Seismic Retrofits can Improve Marketability

Having your building meet today’s earthquake safety and building standard is crucial and is a must. This is because in a high-risk place for earthquakes …

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Los Angeles Retrofitting Contractor

How Investing in a Soft Story Retrofit for Your Los Angeles Apartment Building will Save You Money

Los Angeles Apartment buildings with a “soft story” in might need serious seismic retrofits. If you live in Los Angeles, you have to do everything …

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