The Los Angeles City Council is preparing to present an ordinance that would significantly change the electrification of new buildings.
The proposed ordinance will mandate decarbonization through electrification for all new buildings as of April 1st, 2023.Read More
Public safety is always a top concern for our members at Regional Roundtables. However, recent headlines about shooting tragedies have added a new safety sub-topic for discussion: active shooter preparedness.Read More
There is little doubt that the global spread of an unknown virus unleashed unprecedented problems for American business, and the impact on commercial real estate is both wide and deep. But beyond the problems that every developer, landlord or tenant must face, there are also opportunities that can be identified …Read More
On the heels of the tragic collapse of the Surfside Condominium, Alpha Structural, Inc. was inundated with calls from concerned building owners, property managers and tenants throughout Los Angeles & Orange County. We have put together this article delineating various types of cracking and the urgency for repair.Read More
As the Derek Chauvin trial draws to a close this week, there is potential for increased civil unrest throughout the Country. Particularly, local law enforcement agencies in Los Angeles County are preparing for likely protests in commercial corridors and public areas. BOMA/GLA denounces racism …Read More
In an effort to facilitate real-time inspections during COVID-19, the LA Department of Building and Safety (LADBS) has implemented the Virtual Inspection Progam, allowing city staff to inspect building systems without being present. With COVID-19 preventing in-person gatherings, this virtual inspection program will be able to …Read More