Landscape Enhancements to add Curb Appeal at your HOA Community

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A beautiful, well-maintained landscape can be an important contribution to a homeowner’s association (HOA) community. Landscaping not only improves curb appeal, it can also impact property values and pride of ownership. For many of our developer clients, FOCUS landscape architects and designers work hand in hand with our civil engineering team to shape the landscape […]

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Engineering for Commercial Development

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Because we know markets change and we must be able to meet the demands of both commercial and residential projects, FOCUS determined the best way to truly meet client needs and expectations was to provide two distinct site civil engineering departments: residential and commercial. Our two departments comprise experts who fully understand the complexities of […]

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Design Matters: A FOCUS on Traffic Flow

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Utah ThrU-Turn Improves Safety and Wait Times No one enjoys sitting at a red light. Especially when you’re late for a meeting or running errands in a busy commercial corridor. That’s why the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) continually investigates improvements and upgrades to reduce traffic and travel time and improve safety. The field of […]

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Specialized Site Civil Departments Meet Unique Client Needs

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When Ron Paul founded Focus Engineering & Surveying in 2007, providing civil engineering for residential development projects was the firm’s bread and butter. Fast forward to 2021 and the full-service engineering and surveying firm has evolved into an industry-leading powerhouse that specializes a wide variety of both residential and commercial development projects, including office buildings, […]

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High Accuracy Monitoring Surveys

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Critical data on ground stability for Utah developers, owners, and municipalities When land developers want to determine the viability of a potential development site or a municipality needs to investigate ground stability before development, they require concrete data that can be used to verify settlement or structural behavior. Our high-accuracy monitoring services ensure the safety […]

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CAD Services Help Lighten Clients’ Workloads

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Utah Architects, Contractors, and Developers turn to FOCUS for Home Engineering CAD, or computer-aided design, allows users to create clear and detailed design plans in both 2D drawings and 3D models. 3D CAD especially leads to a shared vision that can be reviewed, simulated, and adjusted, creating a better experience for FOCUS clients. After all, […]

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Building Without Wood: Alternatives to Lumber

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Providing Utah’s Developers and Contractors Budget-Friendly Options in a Time of Shortage In the continuing lumber shortage, many designs are turning toward wood alternatives. FOCUS Structural Engineers have found several options, from structural insulated panels and insulated concrete forms (ICF) to structural concrete insulated panels (SCIP) and light gauge metal studs. While the current cost […]

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Congratulations Joel Whitmer | Structural Department Manager

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Standing with Integrity: Structural Engineering Joel Whitmer, PE, has a new role at FOCUS: Structural Department Manager. Joel’s promotion is an essential step in the department’s growth as we continue expanding to serve our long-standing and new clients. Joel focuses on client success and teamwork in his leadership role. In his five years with FOCUS, […]

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Traffic Impact Studies: Improving Utah Growth

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Engineering Safe and Efficient Traffic Flow for Utah Communities When a new development or an expansion to existing real estate is proposed, it is generally assumed that the project will generate additional vehicle trips using public roads. Traffic impact studies (TIS) are becoming more important in determining the extent of these impacts. A credible and […]

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