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18. you really think the design life of a steel frame high rise is 40 years?
Fri Jul 2, 2021, 11:18 AM
Jul 2021

i'm not an expert but that seems laughable.

I literally said the other day that the ripple effect from the Surfside disaster bullwinkle428 Jul 2021 #1
I'm sure the business sect Republicans will think of something to save their collective Baitball Blogger Jul 2021 #3
The Sampoong collapse in Seoul had the same effect in Korea Sympthsical Jul 2021 #5
I was thinking the same thing. This could run into the tens if not hundreds of billions of dollars madinmaryland Jul 2021 #14
Yeah...like my insurance premiums going up again? at140 Jul 2021 #9
can't do that if you have a mortgage, without replacing the coverage CreekDog Jul 2021 #17
Yep Demovictory9 Jul 2021 #23
I have no mortgage, and I also don't carry Collision insurance on my car at140 Jul 2021 #25
700 residences... milestogo Jul 2021 #2
this was the pinnacle of living in southern California. $4000 - $5000 apartments Demovictory9 Jul 2021 #8
could it even survive a quake? pstokely Jul 2021 #15
depends on the quake and the construction Amishman Jul 2021 #21
If some good can come from this disaster... LiberatedUSA Jul 2021 #4
+1 crickets Jul 2021 #19
Some of these buildings are going to be ticking time bombs. Initech Jul 2021 #6
These buildings weren't meant to last forever Johnny2X2X Jul 2021 #7
but because they are condos, no thought given to what that means to the owners Demovictory9 Jul 2021 #10
And that's the motive Johnny2X2X Jul 2021 #11
yes, if there was one owner, like an investment company owning a high rise apartment Demovictory9 Jul 2021 #12
Apparently, you can get Turbineguy Jul 2021 #13
how many condo developments are designed to last 40+ years? commercially, it's obsolete at that age pstokely Jul 2021 #16
you really think the design life of a steel frame high rise is 40 years? CreekDog Jul 2021 #18
My realtor steered me away from condos on leased land Demovictory9 Jul 2021 #22
And so it starts. Hassin Bin Sober Jul 2021 #20
This message was self-deleted by its author Hassin Bin Sober Jul 2021 #24
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