Commercial Real Estate professionals tend to think that if a building is relatively new, then there shouldn’t be many serious issues of concern. In the complex world of building materials though, newer is not always better. Over the years, our industry has witnessed building materials such as fire retardant treated plywood, polybutylene and ABS piping, EIFS and engineered wood siding, oriented strand board, and Chinese drywall added to a growing list of items prone to poor performance and/or failure. The latest and possibly most dangerous addition to the list may be certain Aluminum Composite Materials (ACM) used in exterior cladding applications.
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.
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
Pop Quiz: If houses get home inspections, what do commercial properties get?
The answer? Property Condition Assessments – or PCAs, as they are commonly called.