About This Thought LeaderThought leadership on a variety of CRE related issues including phase 1 and phase 2 environmental site assessments by expert environmental consultants and building engineers.
Partner Brings Data Reports to the Cloud
LOS ANGELESPartner of Engineering & Sciences Joe Derhake talks about the companys newly launched program Partner DB, a cloud-based data platform that allows users to more easily obtain key information, in this EXCLUSIVE video interview.Read More
High Volatility Commercial Real Estate Regulators Clarify the Ground Rules
The OCC, FDIC and Federal Reserve have issued clarification of questions surrounding the implementation of the new HVCRE rules requiring greater capital reserves on certain acquisition, development and construction loans.Read More
Critical Steps to Ensure Roof Safety and Prevent Liabiliies
A proactive approach to roof maintenance will prevent extensive repairs, improve safety, and protect you against liability issues.Read More
Why Does ASTM Care About Privacy?
ASTM has proposed a new sound-masking standard (WK47433) aimed to ensure privacy for sensitive or confidential conversations held in offices and other commercial building spaces.Read More
Fannie Lowers Rates for Green-Certified Multifamily Properties
Fannie Mae will reward multifamily properties with a green building certification with a 10 basis point reduction in the interest rate of a refinance, acquisition or supplemental mortgage loan.Read More
HUD Introduces New Tools As Part of Revised Underwriting Guidance
Recognizing the benefit of data-based market predictions, HUD is set to improve processes by introducing a standardized reporting template and new Capital Needs Assessment e-tool as part of their forthcoming revised guidance for underwriting FHA insured loans.Read More
Creating an Energy Efficient PlanOne Step at a Time
Intimidated by Accomplishing an Energy Efficiency Plan? An energy efficiency plan doesn't have to be so complicated. Clare Broderick, PE, LEED AP discusses how to create, manage, and follow through on a successful step by step plan.Read More
Partner Engineering Expands Investment Advisory Services
LOS ANGELESThe engineering, environmental and energy consulting firm buys Foresite Advisory Services and retains its principal and owner Marc Bourdages as technical director of the investment advisory group.Read More
6 Signs You Need a Geotechnical Study Before You Make a Loan
Matthew Marcus explains when it's important for lenders to consider a geotechnical study as part of their due diligence process.Read More
When Is Cleaning Up a Dry-Cleaner Worth the Risk?
Current or historic dry-cleaner operations are seen as a deal-killer by many shopping center investors, lenders and their attorneys - but they dont have to be! There are a number of things that can be done to enable transaction parties to move ahead with these potentially lucrative deals while adequately mitigating risks and liabilities.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.