Passionate about Precast

Caitlin Shanley Blog, News & Media

When Jerry Xiong started his college career at California State University, Chico, in 2016, his sights were not always set on precast concrete. Yet as Xiong’s knowledge of the industry increased, so did his desire to get his hands dirty in precast. Now six years later Xiong has earned the notable designation of Master Precaster certified by the National Precast Concrete Association, (NPCA). “When I was in college, not many courses were offered about precast,” says Xiong, Quality Control Supervisor at Jensen Precast Sacramento, “It wasn’t until I started my first internship at Jensen Precast that sparked my interest in …

Despite Twists and Turns, New Hyatt Place Marches On

Caitlin Shanley Blog, Newsletter, Project Profile

After breaking ground nearly three years ago, Hyatt Hotels Corporation is finally continuing construction on a new location at The Summit Shopping Center in Reno, Nevada. In coordination with Tolles Development Company, Hyatt aims to provide guests with an ideal place to put one foot in Reno and one foot in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.   Hyatt Place will be tucked between the Century Summit Sierra movie theater and Jared jewelry store at the base of Mount Rose Highway. Guests will be just 40 minutes from Lake Tahoe, 20 minutes from Mount Rose, 10 minutes from Downtown Reno, and a stone’s …