Joel Whitmer Earns P.E. License

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Drive and determination have paid off for Joel Whitmer, who has earned his Professional Engineering license. Studying for and passing the requisite exams requires self-motivation, and Joel finds a certain satisfaction in being able to rely on himself. “Engineering is about finding answers, which mostly involves your peers,” he reflects. “But at the end of […]

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New ALTA Land Survey Requirements

By Beth Fillerup In Expertise, Services, Team No comments

Updated standards help Utah surveyors provide accurate project insights Whether an existing building or new commercial site, FOCUS surveyors know an accurate survey is critical to project success. We utilize state-of-the-art equipment to provide precise information for clients who may be acquiring, selling, or lending in a commercial real estate transaction. Our experience also extends […]

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Partner Profile: Jackson & Leroy

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Jackson & Leroy is a residential general contractor who builds, renovates, and provides estate management services for custom homes. But Jackson & Leroy is not your typical residential contractor; they “orchestrate the movement of every design detail, craftsperson, and material” for a clientele accustomed to exceptional service. Their projects can be found in influential design […]

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Design Matters: The Impacts and Challenges of Utah’s Housing Boom

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Civil Engineering for Today’s Residential Development Nationwide, home sales have skyrocketed, particularly because of the pandemic. As more people seek less urban living environments—away from masses of people (particularly those relocating from California to Utah)—our beautiful state has certainly experienced the ripple effects of the housing boom. Throughout the state, developments are changing to meet […]

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Congratulations Seth Vance | Land Planning and Landscape Architecture Department Manager

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Clear Direction for Land Planning and Landscape Architecture FOCUS is pleased to announce Seth Vance as Land Planning and Landscape Architecture Department Manager. Under Seth’s leadership, the Land Planning and Landscape Architecture department consults with land developers, private landowners, municipalities, and others to design projects that are organized, efficient and intentional. As a Planner and […]

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The Ups And Downs of Residential Earthworks

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Grading and Excavation for Homes: Finding the Balance As a successful professional engineering consulting firm, FOCUS has a well-rounded knowledge of all facets of engineering and its accompanying challenges. One such aspect of every engineering project is earthworks, which is the process of evaluating a project’s current topography and soil types then designing the project […]

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Partner Profile: GTM Builders

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An Enduring Reputation Built on a Solid Foundation GTM Builders has been designing and constructing quality homes for an impressive 21 years. During this time, they have focused primarily on single-family homes, with recent growth and focus on multi-family homes. Building everything from starter homes to dream homes, every house they design is not only […]

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Partner Profile: Jarrett Architecture

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Jarrett Architecture has been in business since 2018 and has already amassed a wide range of impressive projects that include full-service architectural design of hotels, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, office core and shell/tenant finishes, retail spaces, multi-family living, gorgeous custom homes, and site planning and massing studies. President Riley Jarrett, AIA, says their […]

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