More URM Building News

The word is out. The City of Seattle’s ‘list’ of unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings is creating lots of news. See the Seattle Times and KIRO News links for more information.

Please note that if a building owner is changing the use of the building or doing a ‘substantial alteration’ to the building, seismically retrofitting is not optional, it is required.


Seattle's URM Policy - Update / / 10.09.17

Dan Say was interviewed by KOMO TV for this informational update pertaining to the City of Seattle’s pending URM Policy. … read more +

Dan’s KUOW Interview / / 04.21.14

Why Some Building's Aren't Ready for 'The Big One'

URM Building Policy Update / / 04.20.16

1164 URM buildings are on the City of Seattle's list of structures that may require seismic upgrades.