Salt Lake Community College currently has 11 different campuses and is still growing. Westpointe, the most recent campus addition, opened in 2018. The college is currently building on another campus in Herriman slated to open next year. Joy Tlou, SLCC’s public relations director, says SLCC’s multiple campuses are a reflection of the school’s commitment to the region. “It’s part of the community college’s mission to be in [...]
Skypointe Reno is planned for the southeast corner of McCarran Boulevard and South Virginia Street in Reno.
'A dream project': Skypointe Reno to feature 6-story office tower, 35,000 sq. ft. of retailby Rob Sabo, Northern Nevada Business Weekly One of the busiest intersections in all of Northern Nevada has been literally nothing more than a huge hole in the ground for decades. That's set to change this summer, though.The southeast corner of [...]
Higher education campuses across Utah are constantly expanding and changing with continuous growth. According to FEMA Office of Response and Recovery Mapping and Analysis Center, these campuses are situated in high and very high seismic zones identified through a program that encompasses sophisticated geospatial analytics. When Salt Lake Community College announced their plans to renovate [...]
Adding resilience planning in wind and seismic construction and design doesn't need to also include an increase in costs. What is resilience in wind and seismic construction and design? Resilience. What comes to mind when you hear the word "resilience"? First impressions may include efficiency, pure positive energy, and improvement in direction. One meaning for [...]
Natural forces, over millennia, have moved and shifted California's landscape into majestic mountains and scenic valley; yet, they are also the source of serious seismic activity, hazards and risks. Over the last 162 years of recorded earthquake history, California has experienced eight high-intensity quakes ranging from 7.1 to 7.9 magnitude on the Richter scale, [...]
Utah's beauty comes with a price – or does it? Natural forces, over time, have moved and shifted Utah’s landscape into majestic mountains and scenic valleys; yet, they are also the source of serious seismic activity, hazards, and risks. The western edge of Utah’s Rocky Mountains is home to the 240-mile Wasatch Fault, the [...]