Optimum Seismic,Inc (www.optimiumseismic.com) Chief Operating Officer and Sustainability and Seismic Resilience expert Ali Sahabi, presents the economic benefits of retrofitting buildings to increase earthquake resilience on Wednesday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The seminar will be held at the Beverly Hills/Greater Los Angeles Association of REALTORS® (BH/GLAAR, www.bhglaar.com) at 6300 San Vicente Boulevard, Suite 100, Los Angeles.

Sahabi will explain the economics of earthquake retrofits and their role in protecting your building investment, building occupants, business operations and employees. He will also discuss recent legislation involving earthquake retrofits. Optimum Seismic Inc, a leader in earthquake retrofit engineering and construction, has partnered with many industry associations to educate businesses and building owners about the need for greater building resiliency in California communities.

David Schultz, President of Shultz Property Management serving the Los Angeles area, supports efforts to prevent earthquake damage and economic losses. “I teamed up with Optimum Seismic to identify properties that may face liabilities when the next major earthquake strikes. I’m a firm believer in proactive management, and the Apartment Management Partnership Program with Optimum Seismic gave us the necessary edge to plan for the future.”

The seminar is hosted by the Education Department of the Beverly Hills/Greater Los Angeles Association of REALTORS® (BH/GLAAR). The group provides a wide array of benefits and services designed to assist over 9,700 members in the cities of Beverly Hills, Culver City, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. It aides these members in pursuing the real estate profession with fairness, integrity and competence, and conducts legislative advocacy to ensure a favorable climate for the real estate industry.

The Optimum Seismic, Inc team has been making California cities safer since 1984 by providing full-service seismic retrofit engineering and construction services on multifamily residential, commercial and industrial buildings throughout the state. Optimum Seismic’s licensed, bonded and insured engineering and construction experts have completed some 3,000 projects. Optimum Seismic’s earthquake retrofit services include work on soft-story multifamily apartment buildings, unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings and tilt-up, non-ductile concrete and steel moment frame commercial buildings. For more information, contact Optimum Seismic at 1-323-678-4686 or [email protected].