American Retrofitters is a full service structural engineering and construction company located in Los Angeles, California that truly specializes in seismic retrofitting. We’re a division of BASEC Structures (CSLB 684673), and we were created for the sole purpose of servicing soft‑story retrofit projects under the ordinances recently passed in and around the Greater Los Angeles area.
Mr. Hamid Esmaili is the founder and Chief Engineer of both BASEC Structures and American Retrofitters. He has more than 36 years of experience in the field of engineering and construction, and more than 25 years of experience specifically in seismic retrofitting. He has been responsible for the construction and seismic retrofit of major and complex projects throughout Northern and Southern California, and he has received several prestigious awards for his skill and outstanding performance, particularly for his notable work on Historic Landmarks.
We’re your best choice because we’re more qualified, more knowledgeable, and more competent than anyone else. We’re an integrity driven client-focus firm that puts your interest first.