Two significant earthquake threats face communities in the Apartment Association of California Southern Cities area.
One is the well-known risk of buildings being damaged by strong seismic shaking. The second is more localized along low coastal areas — the danger of a tsunami triggered by an earthquake […]
Orange County’s economy is robust: leading most other U.S. counties, many states – even some countries – in terms of output.
The region’s gross domestic product, standing at $288 billion in 2021, surpassed that of Oregon and New Zealand.
As one of the leading economic powerhouse counties in the nation, are we […]
Small businesses, the lifeblood of the U.S. economy, are often the first to suffer from natural disasters such as earthquakes.
Although they create two-thirds of new jobs and stimulate economic growth – particularly in underrepresented communities – small businesses are often least prepared to withstand disasters
The COVID-19 pandemic brought devastating loss […]
We don’t know exactly where or when the next major earthquake will strike, but we do know that quakes are inevitable in California and many other states.
It’s also clear what buildings will likely suffer the most severe damage from seismic shaking.
Beyond these facts, it’s wise to assess your apartment building’s […]