Energy Codes and Benchmarking - How Our Buildings Are Getting Better
In response to growing concerns about America’s energy consumption, an increasing number of Benchmarking and Energy Disclosure laws are being implemented in states across the country. Ira Grossman looks at the network of programs that exist today.Read More
OCC's Advice for Lending on Contaminated Properties
How should banks deal with contaminated properties? Ira Grossman discusses the guidance offered in the updated OCC Commercial Real Estate Handbook.Read More
Dirty Industries: Controlling Environmental Problems at Industrial Properties
Industrial properties are uniquely susceptible to environmental problems. How do you identify and deal with hazardous materials commonly used at industrial sites? Partner Engineering and Science's Ira Grossman offers insight into sound hazardous materials management strategies.Read More
What's a Zoning Compliance Report?
Ira Grossman explains some of the intricacies of a zoning compliance report.Read More
How Zoning Came to Be
Partner Engineering and Science's Ira Grossman takes a look at the history of zoning, and how it's helped shape America's city skylines.Read More
Taking a Closer Look at Environmental Insurance
It's not your father's insurance: how environmental insurance can be used to manage risk.Read More
Protecting Yourself from Acquisition Environmental Risk
Even when a site is contaminated, there are steps purchasers can take to avoid environmental liability, such as the Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser protection.Read More
Vacant Retail Plus Hot Healthcare = Opportunity?
The medical office sector may find opportunities for new innovative space in vacant big box retail stores, but the due diligence required for such a repurposing would be a little unique.Read More
Property Condition Reports: What do Investors Need?
The scope of work for the Property Condition Report can vary widely depending on the user's goals.Read More
My Building is Not ADA Compliant - Do I Need to Make Modifications?
Many older buildings will not be compliant with current ADA and other accessibility requirements. Generally speaking, accessibility improvements will be triggered by alterations to areas where the public has access, subject to certain cost thresholds.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.