Design Matters: What is Construction Staking?

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From The Ground Up Construction Staking Services at FOCUS Engineering There are many critical steps of the building process that can easily slip under the radar. Construction staking is the best way to ensure construction work is performed accurately according to project specifications—from the ground up. Anytime you determine a boundary, you need a surveyor […]

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CAD Services at FOCUS Engineering

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An Interview with Jason Barker, CAD Services Department Manager Jason Barker knows CAD. So does his team. With over 45 years of combined Computer-Aided Design (CAD) experience, the FOCUS CAD Services Department offers unmatched drafting support for Utah’s best architects and home designers. CAD helps engineers, architects and construction managers visualize and modify designs three-dimensionally […]

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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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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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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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Survey Platting

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Ensuring accurate property lines for Utah developers, landowners, and municipalities Because land surveying establishes boundaries and mapping, it’s an essential part of land development and ownership. The techniques and methods to map and measure land date back to the ancient Egyptians. Over the centuries, the tools and technologies to divide land and obtain measurements have […]

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Project Spotlight: Marina Village at Daybreak

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Client: ICO Location: South Jordan, UT Project Duration: October 2021 Services: Structural Engineering Daybreak is a well-known master planned community in South Jordan. It is consistently ranked as one of the top-selling communities in the United States due to its numerous amenities and quality of life. Marina Village is a lakeside townhome community at Daybreak. […]

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