Jan 22, 2024

Site Civil Engineering: Commercial Warehouses

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Site Civil Engineering: Considerations Uniquely Important for Commercial Warehouses Civil site engineering for commercial warehouses involves numerous considerations to ensure the success of a project. A conversation with Park Sorenson, who manages quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) for FOCUS and is a project manager in the company’s Site Civil Commercial department, provides some great insight. Here […]

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Oct 6, 2023

Traffic Impact Studies: Improving Growth in Utah & Idaho

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Engineering Safe and Efficient Traffic Flow for Utah and Idaho Communities When new developments or expansions to existing real estate are proposed, it’s commonly expected that they will introduce additional vehicle trips onto public roads. The significance of a Traffic Impact Study (TIS) is on the rise as it plays a crucial role in assessing […]

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Jul 17, 2023

Construction Staking: Where Design Meets Dirt

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There’s a certain excitement when owners, developers, architects, engineers, and designers see the first physical signs of their plans beginning to come to life. One of the first signals of construction starting to take place is staking, where design meets dirt. Construction Staking Guides Construction Efforts At FOCUS, the Construction Staking department is trusted to […]

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Jan 19, 2023

Design Matters: Commercial Development in Utah and Idaho Communities

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Embracing Collaboration and Communication According to Forbes, commercial development drives roughly 21 percent of all nonresidential construction in the United States. Commercial development is broad. Forbes’ definition includes retail, restaurants, warehouses, and wholesale facilities. Other commercial development entities also factor in office, healthcare, and education. All these types of projects provide a great benefit to […]

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Jan 16, 2023

Project Spotlight: Ridgeview Retail

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Located in Highland on property adjacent to the Utah State Development Center, Ridgeview is a master planned community developed by The Boyer Company. The 116-acre development includes parks, trails, and 424 lots.  The new master planned community not only brings construction-related jobs to the area, it also draws retail and other services for the people […]

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Aug 24, 2022

Partner Profile: Hadco Construction, an Interview with Kendall Page

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FOCUS Engineering & Surveying has many important partners, but Hadco Construction has a special spot on the list. Since 1989, Hadco has been one of Utah’s most experienced, respected, well-equipped heavy civil excavation and site development contractors. Although Hadco was initially rooted in agriculture and irrigation, they have been successfully serving the construction industry for […]

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Feb 10, 2022

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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