Building Consultants, Inc.


Condition Field Report

A Condition Deficiency Survey conducted by Building Consultants, Inc. (BCI) consists of the following:

  • A site visit to the site and building(s), making arrangements with the borrower or property manager for access to secure common areas.
  • Evaluate the following major systems for significant deficiencies:
    • Site (drainage, paved areas, utilities, amenities)
    • Architectural (structural, building envelope, base building interior finishes)
    • Interior (layout, finishes, equipment, mechanical/electrical)
    • Mechanical (elevators, plumbing, HVAC, fire suppression sprinkler) and Electrical (service, power, lighting, security, emergency)
  • Provide an initial oral report to the client summarizing the overall impressions of the facility within 24 hours of the site visit.
  • Provide a brief hand-written report in tabular form including a brief description of the project and property and the observed deficiencies checklist for the following major systems:
    • Site (drainage, paved areas, utilities, amenities)
    • Structural (Foundation, substructure, superstructure)
    • Enclosure (exterior walls, insulation, windows and doors, roofing)
    • Partitions and Interior Doors
    • Finishes (flooring, walls and ceilings)
    • Conveying Systems (elevators and escalators)
    • Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (plumbing, HVAC, fire suppression sprinkler electrical service, power, lighting, security, emergency)
    • Accessibility (general observations of site and building provisions, not a code review)
  • Labeled photographs (12 to 20) depicting the overall property, typical conditions and significant deficiencies at the time of the site visit

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