Performing investigative services for Owners, Property Managers,
and Attorneys, we seek to establish the cause of building component
failures and make recommendations for corrections.
Acquisition Analysis Due Diligence Investigations
Either prior to, or as part of due diligence, we examine the physical
condition of properties, and make both long and short term repair
recommendations. In addition, we assist in planning the establishing
of reserve funds and maintenance schedules. We have also worked
with financial institutions to determine the veracity of loan requests.
Expert Witnessing and Building Code Interpretations
Our extensive background and experience allows us to research situations
and conditions both in the field and within project documentation.
We can review both actual performance and managerial decisions,
analyze plans and specifications, and advise as to compliance with
standard practices and codes. Working with a team of other professionals
we often can help law firms assemble, interpret, and convert to
lay terminology difficult and confusing situations. In cases of
conflicts with Building Officials, we assist in code interpretation
At the request of Property Owners, other Contractors, Subcontractors,
Design Professionals, Insurance Companies, and Law firms we often
serve as intermediaries between various parties to resolve drawing
and specification interpretations, to ascertain the suitability
of work in place, and to negotiate contractual differences.