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

Building Condition Assessment

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 […]

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Guide for Completing the Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment for your business

Environmental Site Assessment

Phase 1 site assessment is a mandatory assessment that is carried out when buying or selling any property. It helps determine whether the property is in a good state and whether it will sustain over time. To conduct Phase 1 Environmental, you will first require a competent assessor from any environmental consulting company. It is […]

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Difference between Phase 1, Phase 2, and Phase 3 Environmental Site Assessment.

Environmental Site Assessment

The main reason consultants are hired for an ESA is to determine the safety and longevity of a property. It is important to carry out environmental due diligence when buying, selling, or even refinancing a property. Doing so ensures that all legitimate environmental and fiscal risks are mitigated. ESA’s are especially mandatory when purchasing a […]

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Challenges faced during Building Condition Assessment and how to mitigate them

Building Condition Assessment

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, […]

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What is the next step if your Phase I Environmental Site Assessment has evidence of potential contamination?

Environmental Site Assessment

The purpose of the Phase I Environmental Assessment is to identify actual or potential site contamination. When selecting a new project, either a residential, commercial, or large-scale land development, environmental due diligence, specifically a phase i environmental assessment, is a critical step in choosing the right property. Most commercial real estate transactions require a level […]

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Quantity Surveyors and their Role throughout the Building Process

Quantity Surveyor

What is a Quantity Surveyor? The Quantity Surveyor is a professional who works in the field of construction management by providing effective cost control for the project. A Quantity Surveyor is neither a Land Surveyor nor a Building Surveyor. Some clients who are not familiar with the Quantity Surveyor term often cannot differentiate between a […]

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Why a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment is required before any significant land purchase or building development.

Environmental Site Assessment

When selecting a new project, either a residential, commercial, or large-scale land development, environmental due diligence, specifically a Phase I Site Assessment, is a critical step in choosing the right property. Developers, investors, and users may focus on the location, the structural integrity of the building, or the value of the commercial property, but performing the appropriate environmental […]

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What is a Building Condition Assessment and When Do You Need One?

Building Condition Assessment

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 Building Condition Assessment is ASTME_2018-15. The Building Condition Assessment comprises of: Walkthrough a survey to identify physical deficiencies of the property Document Reviews and Interviews – Document reviews, research, […]

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Interesting Things about Project Quantity Surveyor that can Help Your Business Grow

Quantity Surveyor

We are constantly asked what exactly is a Professional Quantity surveyor? We are not land surveyors or building surveyors; we measure the costs and quantities of all of the materials involved in constructing a building. We are construction industry professionals with expert knowledge of construction costs and contracts. The list of services that a Quantity […]

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