Newly Passed Earthquake Retrofitting Ordinance in Beverly Hills to be Discussed

Los Angeles, California — May 16, 2019 — The Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA, and The Beverly Hills/ Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors (GLAAR, in cooperation with Optimum Seismic Inc. ( announces a free seminar on soft story apartment earthquake retrofits Monday, May 20, 2019, from 12:00 to 2:00 PM. The workshop will take place at La Cienega Park, 8400 Gregory Way, Beverly Hills, California 90211. Apartment building owners, property managers, realtors, and interested parties are welcome to register for the event on Optimum Seismic’s website.

At the workshop, attendees will learn about the basic principles behind retrofit engineering and construction and how to minimize the impact on tenants and parking spaces. According to Earle Vaughan, President of AAGLA, “Optimum Seismic has an impressive track record for professionalism and expertise. They were the first in Los Angeles to provide educational seminars so building owners and property managers can learn how to comply with retrofit ordinances and ensure their project is high-quality, expedient and cost-effective.”


The Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles was formed in 1917 to provide advocacy at the local, state and federal levels of government, education to support the interests of owners, managers, and developers of multifamily rental housing, and promote the highest level of professionalism within the rental housing industry.

ABOUT The Beverly Hills/Greater Los Angeles Association of REALTORS®

The Beverly Hills/Greater Los Angeles Association of REALTORS® provides a wide array of benefits and services designed to assist over 11,000 members in the cities of Beverly Hills, Culver City, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County in pursuing the real estate profession with fairness, integrity and competence as well as legislative advocacy to ensure a favorable climate for the real estate industry.


Since 1984, the team at Optimum Seismic (State License #1012702) has been making California cities safer, performing full-service seismic retrofit engineering & construction services on multifamily residential, commercial and industrial buildings throughout the state. To date, Optimum Seismic’s licensed, bonded and insured engineering and construction experts have completed over 3,000 earthquake retrofits.