2 December, 2020

Optimum Seismic Retrofits Reduce Tenant Impacts, Preserve Rental Income

By |2020-12-15T00:34:18+00:00December 2nd, 2020|AACSC, Seismic Retrofit, Tenant Habitability Process, tenant occupied seismic retrofit|

Apartment owners faced with any major renovation, repair or alteration of their building are often concerned with the impacts construction could have on their tenants — and whether the work will require added expenses.

These extra costs can include paying for additional precautions to minimize impacts, establishing alternative parking when assigned […]

2 November, 2020

Long Beach Earthquake Safety Project Delayed by COVID-19

By |2020-11-08T18:37:44+00:00November 2nd, 2020|AACSC, Earthquake Safety|

For years, the city of Long Beach has been proactive at addressing seismic vulnerabilities within its communities.

The city served as the beta test site for California’s earthquake early warning system; it has taken steps recently to retrofit the Civic Center and Community Hospital for seismic safety; and it has been […]

2 October, 2020

We All Need Earthquake Safe Buildings

By |2020-10-22T15:03:57+00:00October 2nd, 2020|AACSC, Earthquake Safety|

Long Beach recently hosted more than a dozen listening sessions and four community town halls to engage residents in a dialogue about racial equity in this city.

More than 1,500 people participated in the discussions, and a series of steps will be taken in the months ahead to advance equity for […]