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
Should a Buyer Accept a Sellerís Environmental Site Assessment?
When the sellerís report comes from a reputable consultant that they are familiar with, then perhaps, the buyer can rest a little more easily about relying upon the report.Read More
$2 Trillion in Loans Maturing Means Busy CRE Professionals
With around $2 trillion in CRE loans maturing in the next few years, many of which are distressed, brokers, lenders, investors and due diligence professionals will be busy as bees working through them all.Read More
Should a Seller Get a Phase I Environmental Report?
Standard procedure during real estate transactions typically requires that the lender and/or buyer conduct the environmental due diligence on the property, but there are some good reasons for the seller to do their own due diligence.Read More
What does an ADA Survey cover?
Regardless of the property location and pertinent accessibility codes, an ADA Survey should cover these main items.Read More
Accessibility Surveys During Due Diligence
How do accessibility concerns come into play during due diligence?Read More
A History of Accessibility Regulations
Sixty years ago there were no laws governing accessibility in the U.S. - today there are several. In this blog I'll take a look back at the regulatory foundations for today's accessibility codes.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.