THE REALLY BIG ONE

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When my beautiful and smart daughter moved to Seattle recently I was happy and proud of her achieving the things in life she was pursuing. After all she is a professional geologist with a Master Degree, a California State Professional Licensee and has an unbelievable positive outlook on life. She is doing great and having […]

SOFT-STORY RETROFIT

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SOFT-STORY RETROFIT   As you probably know the new mandatory “Soft Story Retrofit” ordinance took effect on Nov. 22, 2015 Our office is experiencing an increasing volume of this ordinance related work. We worked out the most effective, safe and economical retrofitting engineering to save money to the landlords. In many instances we proved with […]

THE TEARDOWN TREND

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THE TEARDOWN TREND   There is nothing new about seeing a single family house being torn down and replaced by a larger, more modern house. When a homeowner has a house in a desirable neighborhood from which he doesn’t want to move away and his circumstances require more space, he has two choices — build […]