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TILT-UP INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS

The demand for big-box industrial tilt-up buildings shows no sign of weakening as millions of square feet are currently in design or under construction, and the size of these buildings seem to be increasing.  Pictured above right are 60” deep steel joist girders staged at the site of the 450,000 SF Range Road Industrial building….

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BRADEN FORBUSH NAMED DIRECTOR OF TEXAS OPERATIONS

SCOTT JONES NAMED WRIGHT ENGINEERS EXECUTIVE VP

DAVE ROWE PROMOTED TO VP

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ST. JUDE’S RANCH FOR CHILDREN HEALING CENTER

Design of the new St. Jude’s Ranch for Children Healing Center is currently under way.  The Healing Center will be the first of its kind program for specialized care of child victims of sex trafficking.  The Healing Center campus will include family-style homes intended to foster a sense of safety, administrative and therapy offices, an…

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ARIVA APARTMENTS

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THOUGHTS ON THE SURFSIDE CONDO COLLAPSE

Our hearts are heavy and empathetic for the many who tragically lost friends and loved ones in Surfside on June 24th.  In the wake of the collapse, our offices have fielded calls from HOAs and others understandably concerned about the structural safety of their own buildings.  While no one is yet certain what caused the…

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TANAGER ECHO MULTI-FAMILY

WRIGHT ENGINEERS OPENS DALLAS OFFICE

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SINGLE-FAMILY BUILD TO RENT

Build-to-rent, where developers build single-family home communities exclusively for rent, has been gaining momentum in recent years.  Renters are drawn to the lifestyle of suburban, single-family neighborhood living with a yard and no shared walls.  The developments are managed by a management company, similar to traditional multi-family, and the developer creates a continuous revenue stream….

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PHOENIX BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING CAMPUS

FOURTH STRAIGHT YEAR, WRIGHT ENGINEERS NAMED NATION'S TOP FIRM TO WORK FOR

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IN THE AFTERMATH OF A DISASTER…

When disaster strikes, first responders rush to the rescue.  When rescuers must enter damaged or collapsed buildings, structural engineers can provide building safety assessment, shoring design, and other guidance that will help mitigate risks and keep them safer.  Scott Jones, SE, VP and director of Wright’s California operations, has recently completed the State of California…

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THREE NEW PHOENIX AREA SCHOOLS

WRIGHT VP IN NATIONAL PUBLICATION

WRIGHT NAMED UTAH'S BEST OF STATE

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SACRAMENTO BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE HOSPITAL

The new 120-bed Sacramento Behavioral Healthcare Hospital is the first full-service mental health facility in the Sacramento area in over 30 years.  The 71,000 square foot facility located on Expo Parkway in Sacramento offers programs for short-term inpatient care and follow-up outpatient care for adults and adolescents needing psychiatric treatment for mental, behavioral, or substance…

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NAIOP SPOTLIGHT AWARDS

HENRY'S PLACE

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SWIMMING POOLS COAST TO COAST

You know us for reliable and efficient structural engineering designs for buildings, but you may not know that we also engineer thousands of swimming pools nationwide.  From the large pools with artificial rock waterfalls and grottos to the simple backyard kidney bean, and everything in between, pool builders rely on our designs and service.  …

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FIGHT FOR AIR

JOIN US IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

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HERE’S YOUR SIGN

We never set out to be sign engineers, but we certainly have become pretty good at it! We know wind loads and we know steel design and we’re licensed and do work in all 50 states, so it turns out to be a great fit. Signs are everywhere you look, from tall freeway pole signs…

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ZOMBIE SUBDIVISIONS

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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

CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE

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