Partner Profile: Wasatch Residential Group

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Since 2014, Wasatch Residential Group (WRG) has developed and acquired thousands of multi-family units in communities throughout the Intermountain West. The company provides comprehensive development, construction, asset management, and financing/equity services for apartment projects. Their committed professionals have decades of experience, and they enjoy working with cities, architects, and engineers to design and construct large […]

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Building Without Wood: Alternatives to Lumber

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Providing Utah’s Developers and Contractors Budget-Friendly Options in a Time of Shortage In the continuing lumber shortage, many designs are turning toward wood alternatives. FOCUS Structural Engineers have found several options, from structural insulated panels and insulated concrete forms (ICF) to structural concrete insulated panels (SCIP) and light gauge metal studs. While the current cost […]

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Congratulations Joel Whitmer | Structural Department Manager

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Standing with Integrity: Structural Engineering Joel Whitmer, PE, has a new role at FOCUS: Structural Department Manager. Joel’s promotion is an essential step in the department’s growth as we continue expanding to serve our long-standing and new clients. Joel focuses on client success and teamwork in his leadership role. In his five years with FOCUS, […]

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Partner Profile: Highland Group

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Highland Group was formed in 1986 between owners Tim Furner and Tim Wyatt. Around 4,000 one-of-a-kind homes have been created by the team, fondly known as Tim and Tim by clients and colleagues, between then and 2019, at Tim Wyatt’s passing. The firm perfectly curates each home to the unique visions and particular wishes of […]

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In FOCUS: Bryan Wilson, Land Planning & Landscape Architecture

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As a Junior Project Manager and Landscape Designer, Bryan Wilson leads projects through all stages of design—from conception and schematic design through permitting and construction—with clients’ overall project vision and budget at the forefront. He actively collaborates with architects, internal engineers, and subconsultants while ensuring quality assurance and quality control for plans and documents on […]

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Traffic Impact Studies: Improving Utah Growth

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Engineering Safe and Efficient Traffic Flow for Utah Communities When a new development or an expansion to existing real estate is proposed, it is generally assumed that the project will generate additional vehicle trips using public roads. Traffic impact studies (TIS) are becoming more important in determining the extent of these impacts. A credible and […]

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Congratulations Justin Lundberg | Survey Department Manager

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Land Survey: The Critical First Step of a Successful Project FOCUS is pleased to announce Justin Lundberg’s promotion to Survey Department Manager. By always aligning their work with company principles and providing excellent customer service based on the passion to serve clients, Justin’s team successfully delivers quality services, project after project. “We are the first […]

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In FOCUS: MJ Tineo, Construction Staking

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Construction Staking Field Manager MJ Tineo remembers having an interest in the engineering and construction field at a very young age. In pursuit of his Bachelor of Science in Geology degree, which he obtained several years ago, he was in classes that allowed him to perform field mapping in several areas of Utah. It was […]

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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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