About This Thought Leadership BlogThought leadership on a variety of CRE related issues including phase 1 and phase 2 environmental site assessments by expert environmental consultants and building engineers.
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
BIM: Getting More Bang for Your Buck
Chris Morris explains how Building Information Modeling (BIM) can reduce risk and enhance constructability of your design or construction project.Read More
Changes to ASTM E1528 - What's Important?
ASTM has just published the revised E1528 Standard for Transaction Screen Assessments. Nicole Moore outlines the key changes to be aware of.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
A Seismic Shift in Policy for Fannie Mae
With Fannie Mae's new multifamily guide in its first week of implementation, the new seismic risk requirements are raising some questions.Read More
Real Estate Sale Stalled by Non-Compliance with Energy Disclosure Law
Energy disclosure is proving to be critical to real estate transactions as failure to comply with AB1103 is opening up potential for significant delays, price negotiations and missed deals.Read More
This is RAD!
HUD's new RAD program offers exciting opportunities to improve the state of the US' affordable housing stock.Read More
Fannie Mae Guidelines Approaching, Lenders Still Have Questions
Fannie Mae's new multifamily guidelines for underwriting and due diligence are less than a week from implementation, and additional revisions were just released on January 27th. As the industry readies itself, lenders still have many questions. Partner's Aaron Kovan discusses some FAQs regarding the changes.Read More
Critical Due Diligence to Prevent Development Pitfalls
As the development market continues to improve, demand for construction due diligence is on the up.Read More
A Greener California in the New Year - AB1103 in Effect!
After a number of delays, compliance with AB 1103 is required from January 1, 2014.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.