The 2011 ALTA/ACSM Minimum Standard Detail Requirements wetlands are addressed in Table A Item 19. It read as follows:
Tackle a multi-site remodel program the right way.
Some of the changes to the 2016 ALTA/NSPS Minimum Standard Detail Requirements served as clarification to the previous (2011) Standards. Some unfortunately, caused more questions. Although, that might just be attributed to things changing after we had been used to it being a certain way for years.
Hotel Facility Management: 3 Headaches…And Some Relief
It goes by many names: Facilities Manager, Real Estate Strategic Manager, Facilities System Specialist, Properties Coordinator, Director of Construction. I could go on. Despite the different titles, the essence of the job is the same—to oversee and maintain existing assets, assuring the hotel building(s) and its systems work together perfectly for both guests and employees. It’s a huge job whose complexities could have anyone reaching for the Excedrin.
Here, we discuss three common problems FM’s are facing today and offer some remedies that draw not upon the power of acetaminophen, but technology.
Our HUD team works closely with Lenders to provide Phase I ESAs with 4128 forms, Capital Needs Assessments (CNAs), and Architectural Engineering and Cost Reviews per the MAP Guides for HUD Approved Lenders.
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Your company’s parking lots are often the first customer touchpoint. Do your lots appear as inviting expanses of carefully-tended blacktop, or are they full of potholes? Be sure your lots reflect the pride of your Company Brand.
- Excessive capital expenditures
- ADA compliance concerns
- Customer complaints that lead to legal claims
- and more
What messages are your parking lots sending, and how do you know when to repair or replace them?
EMG’s Tip Sheet will help steer you in the right direction. If you answer “yes” to many or all of the questions in this tip sheet, it may be time for action.
Protect the valuable human and industrial capital contained within your facilities. Make informed decisions about your facilities’ roofs with EMG's Roofing Repair & Replacement Decision Guide.
Roof repairs can be costly, and replacements involve a significant capital investment. EMG has completed hundreds of successful roofing projects. Obtain valuable insight into what wears them out and how to spot problem areas.
Our decision guide addresses five important factors to consider when determining whether you should replace or repair your facilities' roofs.
In December 2015, ASTM Subcommittee E50.02 (Real Estate Assessment and Management) approved revisions to the Standard Guide E2600 for Vapor Encroachment on property involved in real estate transactions. This was the first update in 5 years.
EMG can say "Yes to More" of your service needs throughout the entire life cycle of real estate.
Do you have projects that don't fit within your organization's core competency?
Topics: Energy Audit, Seismic Risk, Environmental Site Assessment, Property Condition Assessment, Energy, ADA, Project Management Consulting Firm, Capital Planning, Engineering Assessments, Real Estate Life Cycle, Accessibility Compliance, Construction Management
The Risks Outweigh the Cost Savings
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 50 million Americans have disabilities, many of whom need special accommodations when shopping and lodging. The federal government isn’t leaving it to retailers, hotels, and shopping centers to decide what to do. There’s some pretty extensive and complex legislation to ensure the special needs of disabled citizens are met, and lately the Department of Justice and opportunistic third parties are keeping very close eyes on which companies and brands are complying. Want to retain your stellar public image? Keen to minimize or avoid costly lawsuits? Committed to corporate compliance? These are all great questions, and if you answered “yes” to one or more of them, keep reading!