Team Pryco

Patrick Buffalo is a Construction Engineering Technology graduate conducting Building Condition Assessments and Project Estimations. He has developed advanced knowledge on building science and is our lead BCA personnel. He also assists the project managers with day to day activities.

All-in-one Commercial Building Inspection Checklist

Posted on: 20 Sep 2021

The purpose of the Property Condition Assessment PCA, popularly called Building Condition Assessment (BCA), is to observe and report, to the extent feasible, on the physical condition of the subject property. The standard guide is ASTM_2018-15 is Baseline Property Condition Assessment. The PCA should have four components: Documentation Review and Interviews Walk-Through Survey Preparation of […]

How To Choose The Right Location For Your Business

Posted on: 28 Jul 2021

As a property investor, determining the type of commercial/industrial building best suited for your business is already a challenging task. Various criteria must be taken into account while picking the property of your choice. The most important one is choosing a lot that fits your business needs the most as it is volatile to the […]

What to know while ordering a Property Condition Assessment?

Posted on: 22 Mar 2021

Firstly what is property condition assessment (PCA)? PCA is a non-destructive method of inspection to highlight the current conditions of a property. A professional will do a walkthrough survey and perform property research based on interviews and document review. The professional will provide a detailed property condition report (PCR) conforming to ASTME_2018-15 standard, elucidating the […]

Property Condition Assessment and a Facility Condition Assessment – Are They Same?

Posted on: 11 Jan 2021

Whether you are a lender or a property owner, a thorough understanding of the property is needed. A professional inspection company with prior experience can help. The Property Condition Assessment (PCA) and Facility Condition Assessment are very similar, but they are not the same. The objective nor the content of the two reports are not […]

Commercial Building Survey Inspections – Tips for Finding a Reliable and Competent Building Inspector

Posted on: 19 Oct 2020

While selecting a reliable and competent Building Inspection Company, the following should be considered. A Building Condition Assessment objective is to outline physical deficiencies in that property and recommend repair and replacement cost. The Property Condition Assessment guide is ASTME_2018-15. Whether the inspection company is following the standard in preparing the report Tips to Consider […]

How are Property Condition Assessments Essential to Buying Commercial Property?

Posted on: 23 Sep 2020

What Is a Property Condition Assessment? A Property Condition Assessment is done to identify physical deficiencies in that property. Based on the physical defects, appropriate repair and replacement costs are recommended. The property condition report is prepared as per the ASTME_2018-15. The Property Condition Assessment comprises of : 1. Walkthrough survey to identify physical deficiencies […]

Building Inspector Checklist During an Assessment

Posted on: 28 Jul 2020

Buying property requires detailed investigation and research before purchasing decision can be made. The Property Condition Assessment (PCA) report indicates the type of repairs that are needed, i.e., short term and the long term. A Building Condition Assessment (BCA) will assess five major components. Five Main Components, A Commercial Inspector of a Building Inspection Company, […]

General Knowledge of Cost to have a Building Inspected

Posted on: 17 Jul 2020

A Property Condition Assessment (PCA) checks the state of a building’s core performance, substructure, and superstructure, M&E systems, including heating and cooling. A (PCA) also includes the exterior elements of the property, including site grading and drainage, condition of the roadway, and servicing infrastructure and lighting. Building Condition Assessment (BCA) is an integral part of […]

What do Commercial Building Inspectors look out for During an Assessment?

Posted on: 26 Jun 2020

When clients have a building or structure that requires remedial works, they call a consultant to a building assessment.A Building Condition Assessment also referred to as a Property Condition Assessment (PCA), is a process that involves inspection, review, and report generation or the state of the condition of a commercial building structure. Commercial building inspection […]

Challenges faced during Building Condition Assessment and how to mitigate them

Posted on: 28 Apr 2020

What Is Building Condition Assessment (BCA) A Building Condition Assessment objective is to outline physical deficiencies in that property and recommend repair and replacement cost. The standard guide for carrying out the Property Condition Assessment is ASTME_2018-15. What is Covered in BCA? The inspection and the report cover the following section of property: Site inspection, […]