May 19, 2024

Design Matters: Structural Design for Apartment Buildings

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Structural Design for Apartments: Navigating Trends and Challenges in Utah and Idaho Both Utah and Idaho face significant housing shortages, with Utah estimated to reach a gap of over 37,000 units statewide this year. Similarly, Idaho’s rapid population growth, combined with high land prices and rising construction costs, has led to a surge in demand […]

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Apr 15, 2024

Design Matters: Roadway Improvements

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Roadway Improvements: Concept to Completion Utah and Idaho’s transportation networks are vital for economic growth and resident well-being. Roadway improvements play a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing the safety and efficiency of these systems. These projects encompass a variety of initiatives, including: Resurfacing roads damaged by winter weather Adding lanes to freeways and intersections […]

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Mar 27, 2024

Landscape Design: Concept to Reality

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Growing a Concept into Reality: Landscape Design Services At FOCUS Engineering and Surveying, we believe that every landscape tells a story. With our comprehensive landscape design services, we specialize in turning visions into vibrant, thriving realities. From initial concept to the final built environment, our 6-person team at FOCUS boasts landscape architects, planners, and designers. […]

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Feb 19, 2024

Staff Spotlight: FAA-Certified Drone Pilots

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Meet the FAA Certified Drone Pilots at FOCUS Engineering & Surveying At FOCUS Engineering and Land Surveying, our commitment to cutting-edge technology is exemplified with FAA-certified drone pilots on our staff. Having skilled professionals with expertise in unmanned aerial vehicles significantly enhances our capabilities and brings unparalleled benefits to our clients. Benefits of Drone Technology […]

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Feb 18, 2024

Drone Technology: Taking Land Surveying to New Heights

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Blueprints for Success: Staying Abreast Technological Advancement Staying on top of cutting-edge technologies is paramount to achieving precision, efficiency, and superior results in the field of land surveying. At FOCUS Engineering and Surveying, drones have revolutionized the way we approach our surveying projects. Drone technology has emerged as an integral asset, providing several advantages that […]

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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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Jan 10, 2024

Excellence Starts from Within: FOCUS Secures Top Workplace Honors for Second Year

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For the second year running, FOCUS Engineering & Surveying has been named one of Utah’s Top Workplaces by the Salt Lake Tribune Top Workplaces! This prestigious honor reflects our unwavering dedication to creating an exceptional environment where our team thrives. But this isn’t just a pat on the back from management—it’s a resounding endorsement from […]

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Dec 5, 2023

The Benefits of Podium-Style Buildings

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Utah Developers and Contractors Turn to Efficient Structural Design for Multi-story Mixed-use Buildings As the urban landscape evolves to suit metropolitan living, podium-style buildings meet the increasing demand for multi-story mixed-use structures. Driven by soaring land and construction material prices, podium buildings offer a pragmatic and cost-effective alternative. FOCUS structural engineers Akhil Konegari and Craig […]

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Nov 29, 2023

Announcing Brad Mason as Structural Engineering Department Manager

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FOCUS Engineering & Surveying takes pride in nurturing and promoting talented leaders from within our organization, and we are delighted to announce that Brad Mason, P.E., is our new Structural Engineering Department Manager. A dedicated team member for eight years, Brad has successfully managed over a hundred diverse projects throughout Utah. He has demonstrated exceptional […]

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Nov 17, 2023

Ben Duzett Earns Professional Licensure

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From an early age, Ben Duzett, our Site Civil Residential Department Manager, had a strong inclination towards civil engineering. As a teenager, under the guidance of his grandfather—a skilled carpenter—he honed his skills on construction and remodeling projects. His ambition has always been clear: “I wanted to follow in his footsteps,” says Ben, finding civil […]

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