NAIOP’s I.CON West was a Success – Top Takeaways

One of the best Industrial events in Commercial Real Estate every year is NAIOP’s I.CON West (& East). This year in Long Beach, CA mid-March there was record-setting crowd of over 1,200 of commercial real estate’s top industrial owners, developers, investors, and vendors that attended for expert speaker insights, exclusive tours, networking, and deal-making opportunities. […]

January 17th marked the 30-Year Anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake

“What would have happened if the Earthquake struck during normal working hours?” Fortunately, it was a holiday in 1994 and the notorious Northridge quake struck at 4:31 AM PST. It was a magnitude 6.7 earthquake and the shaking lasted 10–20 seconds. The quake’s epicenter, located in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, delivered a powerful shockwave that caused […]

Did you participate in the “Great California Shakeout” this year?

The Great Shakeout is where you have a one-minute earthquake drill to prepare for proper emergency protocols during an earthquake and it takes place the third Thursday every October. This year the Shakeout drill took place October 19th at 10:19AM. 10.2 million (10,245,13) people registered for this years Shakeout in while they participated at work, […]

Another Successful Safety Training with American Scissor Lift Inc. and Guardian Fall Protection

Another year and another safety training. Thank you to American Scissor Lift Inc., https://www.americanscissor.com/ and Guardian, https://guardianfall.com/ for hosting and providing equipment & harness safety training. And, boom/scissor and forklift training with the safety orientation. Their expertise and dedication are truly appreciated. Safety is a top priority at Saunders Construction Inc., and our team is […]

NAIOP-U: Alternative Development Uses/Considerations& CREW’s Industrial Summit

Saunders attended NAIOP’s Alternative Development – Uses/Considerations Program as well as CREW’s Industrial Real Estate Summit last month. There was a plethora of insightful and informative information shared at each event. The Alternative Development program explored new or alternative development uses in the public storage, data center and EV charging stations space. Each one was […]

Saunders Proud Sponsor of SEAOSC Technical Summit & President’s Luncheon

SEAOSC Technical Summit took place on June 22nd this year and the focus was on three important topics that are defining the current landscape of structural engineering and seismic safety. The philosophy of Functional Recovery which the industry codes are shifting towards this approach. Functional recovery is a post-event (e.g., post-earthquake) performance state in which […]

JOIN US for a WEBINAR hosted by NAIOP featuring Steven Saunders – Earthquake Retrofits for Industrial Assets

NAIOP will be hosting a webinar featuring Steven Saunders Date: Tuesday, March 14th 2023 Time:  11:00AM (PDT) – 45 minutes Topic: Earthquake Retrofits for Industrial Assets NAIOP Members – FREE Non-members – $49 Register Here: https://learn.naiop.org/products/earthquake-retrofits-for-industrial-assets-webinar The webinar will have a plethora of information and address the following: Increase of risk of natural disasters year […]

Structural Engineers Association Southern (SRAOSC) California Risky Business Breakfast

Saunders Construction took advantage of the opportunity to sponsor the “Risky Business Breakfast” hosted by SEAOSC.  The morning discussion focused on risk management and protecting the future of engineers’ careers. The speakers consisted of Jeff Crosier (Senior Principal) Miyamoto International, Vida Tarassoly (President) Rubicon Engineering Co. and Karen Thorp (Account Executive)          Assured Partners with Maria […]

New Findings on Major California Coast Fault Line

After reviewing the seismic risks specific to California last month there are new findings regarding the fault along the LA/ OC coast known as the Palos Verdes fault zone. According to scientists at Harvard University, this fault was previously thought to be a segmented network of smaller faults, but after a closer look it is […]