Commercial Buildings and Mold Growth

Photo credit: Greg Trotter MOLD GROWTH Mold occurs naturally. It often grows on materials in commercial buildings like insulation, wallpaper, drywall, roofs, and anywhere else that moisture and oxygen are present. According to environmental lawyers, studies show that...

Top 4 Components of a Property Condition Assessment (PCA)

Photo credit: CBC, LLC – All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, Maryland   Multi-family, office, and mixed-use properties need a walk-through inspection performed by a commercial real estate inspector annually. Even churches and schools need regular...

3 Tips for Commercial Due Diligence

All buildings require maintenance and repairs. Commercial properties on the market may have hidden issues, especially if they have been vacant for awhile. These properties, especially require the detailed eye of a professional building and site inspector. One cannot...

Commercial Building Energy Performance

Increase Net Operating Income with Energy Performance Benchmarking According to energy.gov, there is more than 81 billion square feet of commercial building space in the U.S. Imagine the cost of energy use in all of these buildings. The figures must be astounding,...