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.
Remediation: Not As Scary As It Seems
Environmental remediation can be a real headache, but there are a number of things that can be done to reduce the time and money spent to receive regulatory compliance.Read More
Questions about Crowdfunding - What's the Deal with Due Diligence?
In the rapidly emerging world of CRE crowdfunding, who calls the shots on the due diligence process?Read More
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
Quick Refresher on Title Commitment - What, Why and When?
A Title Commitment is a critical instrument used in real estate transactions, but questions often arise about how exactly the document should be applied and interpreted. James Davenport gives a quick overview of the key components.Read More
Putting Multifamily Buildings To The Energy Test
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week introduced a new green rating system to benchmark the energy performance of multifamily buildings.Read More
SBA 504 Loan Program: Using LEED to Qualify for Funding
Recent changes to the SBA 504 Loan Program have brought new attention to certain Green Options that allow borrowers to pursue LEED certification in order to forego job creation requirements. Partner Engineering and Science's Lance Collins discusses how to use this LEED option to qualify for funding.Read More
Arming LA's Telecom Network For The Next Big Quake
California's vulnerable buildings are increasingly being retrofitted to withstand seismic tremors. But how will our communications infrastructure cope with a big earthquake?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
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
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.