February 2018

JAMA Winter Olympics 2018 Goes for the Gold

JAMA celebrates birthdays on a monthly basis with a themed Happy Hour, but February’s event didn’t just include food and fun – it offered an Olympic-sized opportunity for employees to flex their “skills” in tailor made events that honored the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea: • Curling (aka shuffle board) wasn’t exactly what your Grandparents play in Florida. JAMA’s neighbor from the second floor G
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Performance Assessment Calculation Tool

JAMA Engineers are taking a small suggestion and are running with it – to the benefit of clients and the firm. The Stanford Escondido Student Housing project is an enormous effort, full of submittals, reviews and countless hours of coordination. In a recent meeting with a peer reviewer, a quick conversation about seismic performance of existing campus structures sparked an idea with JAMA team members: what if t
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LA BioMed Project Celebrates Topping Out

The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) facility at Harbor-UCLA topped out in February, marking a significant milestone in the march towards a January 2019 completion. The 78,000 square foot, 4-story research and bioscience incubator is an anchor of the 11.5-acre research park at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, considered LA County’s first biotech hub. LA BioMed is an independent, non-profit
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JAMA Moves to New Office Space

JAMA’s new office – in the same building in Downtown Los Angeles but on the south side of the 4th floor – features bright interiors, ergonomic stations and plenty of community. After months of hard work, consolidation of papers and files, and regular treks to the opposite end of the building, JAMA employees have settled into new digs; Suite 400 of the Federal Reserve Building. The new layout groups employ
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