Ali Sahabi, GEC

Ali Sahabi

About Ali Sahabi

Ali Sahabi has been a licensed General Engineering Contractor (GEC) since 1993, and is a principal at Optimum Seismic, Inc. He has completed hundreds of seismic retrofitting and adaptive reuse projects for multifamily residential, commercial, and industrial buildings throughout California.
21 November, 2020

What is the Cost of Disaster?

By |2020-11-21T01:01:06+00:00November 21st, 2020|Buildings Resilience, earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Protection, Earthquake Resilience, Earthquake Retrofit|

What is the cost of being unprepared for disaster?

In California, the numbers are staggering – and growing.

This year alone, the Golden State has seen natural disaster in the form of COVID-19 as well as record-breaking wildfires, bringing price tags to taxpayers in the tens of billions of dollars.


18 November, 2020

Earthquake Resilience Is Good Economics, Sound Business, Responsible Public Policy, Say Experts in New Webinar Series

By |2020-11-18T15:16:03+00:00November 18th, 2020|Press Release|

“The Resilience Advantage” Explores Preventing Earthquakes from Being Disasters

LOS ANGELES, CA, November 17, 2020 — A coalition of leading business organizations will launch a monthly webinar series, “The Resilience Advantage,” on Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Each webinar will include a 20-minute video featuring interviews with leading […]

5 November, 2020

Optimum Seismic teams up with state, business leaders for resilience

By |2020-11-05T19:39:27+00:00November 5th, 2020|Seismic Waves|

Optimum Seismic, Inc – November 2020 Newsletter

We were honored last month to join in an important press conference with California State Treasurer Fiona Ma and other key government […]

4 November, 2020

Is Your Building on Firm Ground Against Earthquakes?

By |2020-11-08T19:07:34+00:00November 4th, 2020|earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Protection, SDCAA|

If your apartment building is located in Mission Bay, Mission Valley, Tierra Santa, Linda Vista, or many other communities in the Greater San Diego Area – it may sit on soil prone to liquefaction, landslides or other instability when shaken by an earthquake.

These destructive reactions can happen when ground vibrations […]