Solar arrays must produce energy day after day and remain unaffected by the forces of nature. The first key step in designing a structural system that is built to last is the pile load test.
Developed in the early 1990’s by Peter Calthorpe, the concept of transit-oriented development (TOD) encourages the development of full and vibrant communities designed to be centered on transit facilities.
On January 11, 2017, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) published a final rule listing the rusty patched bumble bee as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (“ESA”), as amended.
On December 15, 2016, The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) finalized the latest version of its eagle permitting regulations.
Downtown areas often provide great opportunities for transit-orient development (TOD), as is the case in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
So what is the big deal with wetlands anyway? Aren’t they just mucky, algae-filled, mosquito breeding grounds? Well, sometimes yes! But wetlands are more than that: they are an essential resource.
Population and workforce are growing at a faster rate in St. Cloud than in Minnesota as a state, with a diverse economy and great positioning for further economic growth.
There’s been a lot of news about virtual reality (VR) lately; however it is more than just a buzzword at Westwood. We’ve implemented VR technologies in our day-to-day workflow to deliver a better product to our clients.
Most if not all urban areas have a mass-transit system in place, but very few Americans make use of them. TOD creates a lifestyle centered on a mass-transit system that many urban dwellers could appreciate.
On January 14, 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a final 4(d) rule for the protection of the northern long-eared bat (NLEB), a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.
Drones. Quad-copters. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Whatever name you call them; small UAS are quickly becoming a game changer across multiple industries.
ALTA surveys provide assurance against unseen factors that could affect how a property is used or valued.