What is a Property Condition Assessment (PCA)?

Did You Know the CDC Recommends Regular Building Inspections? Historic Building Renovation Monitored by CBC | Isabella Apartments, Wash. D.C.   Building repairs are prioritized and estimated in a Property Condition Assessment, also known as a “PCA.” A certified...

Are You Ready for The Show?

Are you ready for The Show 2014?  We are! Tomorrow, Friday, September 26th, 2014, CBC will sponsor Florida’s premiere annual education and networking event for Florida Community Association Professionals. CBC is proud to sponsor and run a booth in the exhibition...

Reflecting on My Time at CBC

Just over a year ago I graduated from University with a degree in Civil Engineering. When I entered the work force, a majority of my professional experience had been in the construction field. I was green, but Commercial Building Consultants gave me an opportunity....

Flat Roof Ponding and How to Eliminate It

Ponding water is a common sight, almost so common we don’t notice how detrimental it can be to a commercial building’s roof system. Typically noticed on a flat roof, ponding water mostly occurs when a scupper or  drain is clogged or somehow fails. Once...

5 Best Blogs to Follow About Commercial Real Estate

5 Best Blogs To Follow About Commercial Real Estate Commercial real estate is a prime investment opportunity for those looking for a long term investment.  According to Forbes, on average, commercial real estate investors should be prepared to hold properties for a...

Finding Corroded Electrical Systems

During a recent Property Condition Assessment at a Northeast apartment community, our inspection team spotted corrosion of electrical equipment at high voltage wiring and exterior lighting areas. All over the country, no matter what region or state, corrosion is a...

2014 Commercial Real Estate Trends

In recent years, commercial real estate has been on the upswing. While numerous industries have also seen success, few have experienced the magnitude of growth experienced in the real estate sector.  This past month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the...

Commercial Buildings and Water Intrusion

Water intrusion: A construction defect that allows water to penetrate a structure, resulting in water damage and potentially mold growth.    Water is essential to life. It can also wreak major havoc. In our work, water intrusion is a common occurrence that has...