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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Project Spotlight: Holbrook Estates Roundabouts

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Holbrook Estates is a master-planned community in Lehi, Utah. The Estates is part of Holbrook Farms, one of Utah County’s fastest growing communities. Since 2016, FOCUS Engineering and Surveying has worked with Ivory Homes to provide master planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, survey, construction staking, and transportation engineering services to support the 700-acre development.  The […]

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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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Project Spotlight: Rosecrest East

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Set in the rolling foothills of Herriman, the Rosecrest master community is made up of neighborhoods with access to open areas, trail systems, retail and office spaces, schools, churches, and commercial areas. Since 1999 over 2,500 acres have been developed for residences ranging from townhome neighborhoods to multi-million-dollar single-family homes.  FOCUS land planners, engineers, and […]

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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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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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Project Spotlight: Overland

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Destined to be one of Ivory Homes’ largest master-planned communities, Overland is located west of Utah Lake on the western side of the Lake Mountains. The 1,200 acres of property is owned by Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA).  In 2010, FOCUS began working with SITLA on a sewer master plan to develop […]

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Partner Profile: Scholz Architects

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Partner Profile: Scholz Architects Springville-based Scholz Architects is led by Kevin Scholz. He’s been designing commercial, residential, multi-family, industrial and municipal projects for 35 years. The firm provides full architectural services as well as planning, landscape architecture, and computer visualization. A companion company, Environments, provides full-service interior design. In addition to multi-family projects, Scholz Architects […]

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