For Santa Monica
Retrofit. It just makes sense.
Dramatically increase the resiliency of Santa Monica
- Protect Valuable community resources and assets.
- Keep tenants safe and protect your income stream.
Reduce your liability from injury or death in an earthquake.
Tilt up buildings used for manufacturing, industry and offices have weak connections that make them prone to collapse in an earthquake.
In the 1930s URM buildings were identified as vulnerable to collapse and cause death and injury in earthquakes.
Non Ductile Concrete
These buildings lack lateral flexibility and can be brittle, making them susceptible to damage during earthquakes.
Steel frame buildings are prone to brittle fracturing at welded or riveted joints which create the potential for collapse in an earthquake.
Soft-Story Building Earthquake Retrofitting
Soft-Story Building Earthquake Retrofitting Optimum Seismic is the soft-story expert with over 1,500 retrofits completed. Soft-story building retrofitting is a key cog in the growing effort to make Santa Monica safer and preserve the most vulnerable type of multifamily apartment buildings.
“My tenants are willing to pay more for a safe environment and it makes me feel like I’m doing the right thing.”