What is Geotechnical Engineering? Geotechnical engineering, also known as geotechnics, soil testing, or soil analysis, is the evaluation of the earth’s components before starting a construction project. Most examinations include surface and subsurface exploration, soil sampling, and laboratory analysis.
What is its significance with construction projects? The characteristics and quality of your soil play a vital role in how a building is constructed. It’s best to have a professional analyze the soil before any construction begins to determine if it’s suitable for your project.Learn more
Bay Area tech companies continue to relocate to the Mile High City, creating more high-wage jobs in the area. This influx of jobs has promoted developers to build luxury apartments in the urban core. More than half of the metro’s new supply in 2020 will be in Downtown Denver and it’s surrounding neighborhoods. Class B and C vacancies are in the low-4 and high-3 percents bands, while Class A dropped to mid-4 percent range.
Employers have been expanding into downtown Salt Lake City, enticing workers to move close to employment hubs in the area. The south has become a gateway for renters that need to live close to the city and major highways, due to the space in the urban core being quickly absorbed. Millcreek and Murray submarkets is expected to receive over half the construction pipeline.
Job creation remains high – keeping developers occupied. This year more than 21,000 units will be delivered. Of those apartments, Dallas’ urban core will receive nearly 2,000 of those as developers are looking to capitalize on the region’s growing employment, led by Uber’s new campus. As corporations continue to expand and relocate to downtown Dallas, the northern suburbs remain top target for firms seeking a presence within the Metroplex.