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HAPPY NEW YEAR

As we happily put 2020 in our rear-view mirror, we also remember positive events of the past year.  Despite some feeling the effects of Covid, we’re grateful that of our team members and their families are safe and healthy.  And thanks to you, every one of our team members still has a job.  Thank you…

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DAVE ROWE NEW PRESIDENT OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION

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LUMBER ALTERNATIVES AMID PANDEMIC SHORTAGE

The price of lumber has skyrocketed since April due to pandemic-induced shortages from slowed or stopped lumber mill production.  Home-bound residents have also added to the lumber shortage with their do-it-yourself projects.  Fortunately, there are alternatives to conventional lumber that are both cost-effective and energy efficient—insulated concrete forms (ICFs) and structural insulated panels (SIPs). ICFs…

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GRAND CANYON SENIOR APARTMENTS

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LAGUNA BEACH HISTORIC COAST INN

The Coast Inn has a long and storied history in Laguna Beach and, amazingly, the history has been well documented.  Original construction for the Inn was completed in 1929—when Laguna Beach was a sleepy little town of under 2,000 people known for its ocean coves and beautiful coastal mountains.  The Coast Inn was a family…

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WRIGHT NAMED ORANGE COUNTY #1 BEST MID-SIZED COMPANY TO WORK FOR

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WRIGHT NAMED ORANGE COUNTY #1 BEST MID-SIZED COMPANY TO WORK FOR

For the first time in company history, in 2020 of all years, Wright Engineers applied for the Best Places to Work in Orange County (facilitated by the Orange County Business Journal).  And…drum roll…WON the TOP SPOT as the #1 best mid-size company (50-249 employees) in the county to work for!  Our stated mission includes being… More

RAISING CANE’S IN OVER 30 CALIFORNIA LOCATIONS

What began in Louisiana over 24 years ago is taking the country by storm, and Wright Engineers is proud to assist Raising Cane’s recent rapid growth in California—where they now have over 30 locations.  Working with architects PM Design and CSRS and with general contractor Parkway Construction, Wright has not only provided excellent and speedy…

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DOWNTOWN VEGAS BUILDING GETS NEW LIFE

HUNTRIDGE SWOOP BUILDING

WRIGHT CEO PUBLISHES SECOND BOOK

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WRIGHT STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Wright Engineers is pleased to announce that it has awarded the 2020 – 2021 academic scholarships to two outstanding engineering students. Jessica Sanchez (left), from Pomona, California, is pursuing a master’s degree in structural engineering at UC San Diego. As an undergraduate student, Jessica was active in the Society of Civil and Structural Engineers. Jessica…

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VOLUNTEERING TO GIVE BACK

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Make-A-Wish 2,000th Wish

When it’s 110 degrees outside and you’re 7 years old and suffer from medical conditions that limit your mobility and weaken your immune system, it’s tough to play and be active – especially outdoors. Sultan’s wish was for a play area in his backyard that protects him from the sun and the elements but still… More

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1,455 STAIRS, 108 FLOORS, $8,800 RAISED

On Sunday February 24th, over 1,000 climbers from all over the globe raced up 1,455 stairs to the 108th floor of the Strat Tower in Las Vegas for the annual Scale the Strat stair climb fundraiser for the American Lung Association. The Wright Engineers’ climb team, dubbed the “Ninjaneers”, raised over $8,800 dollars – the second… More

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Multiple Sclerosis Society

Wright Engineers has made it a tradition to join with Carpenter Sellers Del Gatto Architects for the annual Las Vegas MS Fun 5k walk to help raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society and their efforts to find a cure. According to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, about 400,000 Americans have multiple sclerosis or MS, a… More

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Running and Biking for Charity

Tye Havey, Wright Engineers vice president and director of Arizona operations and his nine year old son pounded the pavement at the Annual Ostrich Festival 5k fun run In Chandler, Arizona,. Out of 260 runners, Tye’s time placed him 4th in his age group and 12th overall with a time of 19:56. Tye also participated… More

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