Foreign Investors Contribute to L.A.'s Skyline
The redevelopment of downtown L.A. continues to push ahead with overseas investment.Read More
What Does A Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Defense Do For A Property Buyer?
The Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser (BFPP) defense has been around for more than a decade, but evidenced by a number of recent court cases the limits of how it can and should be applied is debated. Joe Derhake discusses how the defense has been contested, and what it can do for property owners.Read More
Using Infrared Technology to Dig a Little Deeper
Using Infrared Imaging technology to augment the real estate due diligence process enables owners to better manage their assets and investors to make better decisions based on more detailed and accurate information.Read More
Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment
During the acquisition, refinance or foreclosure of a property, it is important to understand the asset’s potential environmental liability in order to protect your investment and to weigh the risks associate with that investment.Read More
Freddie Mac Announced New Seismic Policy
Freddie Mac announced its new seismic risk policy for multifamily seller/servicers to follow on April 24, 2013. Mark Field, Underwriter for the Targeted Affordable Group, summarized the new procedures on April 24, 2013. The policy will be officially released in the April 30, 2013 Guide update and will go into effect for all reports ordered on or after June 1, 2013. …Read More
Construction: All Systems are Go?
We have seen the demand for our construction risk management services increase substantially over the last few months, and we expect to see even greater demand in 2013.Read More
Vapor Intrusion Rising in Importance During Due Diligence
With the revised ASTM E1527-13 standard coming soon, the environmental consulting industry may approach Vapor Intrusion somewhat differently.Read More
VIDEO: Institutional and Foreign Investors Strong in Due Diligence
LOS ANGELES-Multifamily properties are seeing a lot of commercial real estate due diligence work, says Partner's Derhake.Read More
Should a Seller Get a Property Condition Report?
The onus to conduct engineering due diligence is usually on the buyer, but the seller can increase the certainty and speed of closing by doing a Pre-Sale Property Condition Report.Read More
What a Real Estate Investor Needs to Know about Vapor Intrusion
The basics on Vapor Intrusion and why real estate investors should care about it.Read More
About Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.
Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. (Partner) is a full-service environmental and engineering consulting firm completing projects nationwide. We specialize in evaluating properties in connection with real estate transactions, development or management.