Partner Profile: Urban Alfandre

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Urban Alfandre got its start in 2015 with the acquisition and development of an adaptive reuse project in Alexandra, Virginia. With ties to Utah, founding principals Stephen and James Alfandre looked to the Ballpark neighborhood in Salt Lake City for their next project. Since then, the brothers have spent their time navigating Salt Lake City’s […]

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Partner Profile: LGI Homes

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LGI Homes was founded in 2003 in Conroe, Texas. The company built, sold, and closed its first community — the 337-home Summerset Estates — in approximately two years.   LGI Homes became a publicly traded company in 2013, which allowed the company to expand geographically. Today, the homebuilder operates in 20 states and is the tenth […]

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Partner Profile: ICO Companies

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While the name ICO Companies may be unfamiliar to some, its sister company Ivory Homes, is not. The locally-owned and operated company has been ranked as Utah’s largest homebuilder for 34 years. The ICO Companies are a group of businesses focused on commercial and multi-family real estate. ICO (short for Ivory Commercial) focuses on mixed-use […]

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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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Partner Profile: JCraft Homes, an Interview with Josh Thorne

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Where “Wow!” Comes Standard Since 2011, JCraft Homes has been designing and building custom homes all across the Wasatch Front. They have successfully completed over 300 custom builds in Utah—many of which were built in collaboration with FOCUS Engineering. If you ask Josh Thorne, founding partner of JCraft Homes, he’ll tell you, “the building industry […]

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Partner Profile: Utah Transit Authority (UTA)

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The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Incorporated in 1970, UTA started with only a few dozen 20-year-old buses while repurposing an old gas station on Beck Street for their first headquarters. UTA is proud to have grown with Utah—supporting the mobility, opportunity, and economic vitality of its […]

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Partner Profile: Sonntag Recreation

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Sonntag Recreation has been designing and constructing the best public playgrounds in Utah and Idaho for over four decades. They specialize in safe, exciting playground designs that can accommodate children of all abilities. And this is why: Sonntag understands playground experiences help kids learn about themselves and those around them. It helps children grow physically […]

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Partner Profile: Ivory Homes

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Since 1988, Ivory Homes has been Utah’s Number One Homebuilder and was recently recognized as the 2021 National Home Builder of the Year by ProBuilder Media. The family-owned business has completed more than 23,000 new homes in 70+ communities. Homebuyers value the prime locations, exceptional designs, and quality construction offered by Utah’s most successful home […]

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Partner Profile: Mountain States Property Management

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Mountain States Property Management, Inc. is a professional real estate management and development company founded in 1979 and based in Logan, Utah. The firm manages and leases a portfolio of residential properties, including upscale multi-family apartments as well as commercial properties consisting primarily of professional office space. From Logan to Lehi, their property managers and […]

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Two FOCUS Projects Win Multifamily Executive Awards

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Prestigious National Awards Submitted by and Awarded to Architecture Belgique FOCUS is honored to be part of the team on two projects that recently received Multifamily Executive Awards. Multifamily Executives is a national business publication serving more than 50,000 owners, managers, and developers of multifamily real estate. Its award program honors exceptional projects across the […]

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