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.
Is It Time To Shake Up Your Risk Management Policy?
Every earthquake is a chance to review whether you are adequately protecting your portfolio against seismic risks. Josh Marrow shares some valuable lessons learned while performing post-earthquake assessments in Napa Valley.Read More
What the Experts are Saying About Construction Spending
Market indicators for construction activity point upward. Risk management specialist Bill Tryon interprets the latest figures.Read More
Foreign Investors Contribute to L.A.'s Skyline
The redevelopment of downtown L.A. continues to push ahead with overseas investment.Read More
HUD Announces RAD Fast Track Program
A new Fast Track initiative will streamline access to viable financing tools for at risk public and assisted housing through HUD's RAD program.Read More
Making Sense of Metadata in Phase II ESAs
Metadata can lead you to the best restaurant in town, and it's also critical to understand environmental soils information and determine the viability of a real estate investment. Huh? Let me explain the value of metadata in a real estate context.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
Building Seismic Safety Gaining Political Momentum
Across the State of California, seismically unsound buildings are gaining the political attention needed to create and enforce regulations to address risk. Josh Marrow explains what this means for building owners and lenders.Read More
All Appropriate Inquiry And ASTM E1527-13
Janet Annan provides a quick refresher on the what, why and how of the All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI)Read More
Retail Properties: Reducing Risk With Accessibility Surveys
Accessibility is of particular concern to retail facilities. Bob Geiger discusses key compliance issues, what's different, and how owners/investors can best protect themselves against legal implications.Read More
Six Factors That Will Make Or Break Your Medical Facility Master Plan
What are the top factors that deserve increased focus in medical facility planning? Clare Broderick discusses the key things that must be considered to effectively plan and design a facility's mechanical and electrical systems.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.