|CARNELL's engineering inspection expertise includes all types of
commercial building inspections, including, but not necessarily limited to:
low, medium and high rise office buildings, apartment buildings, industrial
buildings, multi-family buildings, institutional buildings (churches,
garages, stores and malls. CARNELL also has expertise
in capital reserve studies and rental property (prior to lease signing)
Budgets (cost of repairs) and projected maintenance/remedial work
estimates can be included in CARNELL's commercial inspection reports.
Photographs are included in most CARNELL reports.
CARNELL's engineers/architect and environmental technicians have the
expertise to assure the buyer, occupant owner or renter, a complete
of the condition of the property.
Additional items specific to commercial buildings are reported in the
engineering inspection report and include the inspection scope items, so
indicated in other sections of CARNELL's web site.
CARNELL has completed over 8,000 commercial inspections and consultations.
In order to protect the quality of your project, CARNELL
review plans and can oversee work to insure that the plans and
are being followed correctly.
Bank/Financial Institution Funding Draws
CARNELL has been consulting and working with major financial
institutions in the tri-state area, preparing cost budget estimates for total
costs of any type of commercial, as well as residential projects.
As part of the total budget cost analysis, CARNELL visits the project
site on a prescribed basis to approve completion of work and submit item cost
approval reports. Faxes, e-mail and original reports are submitted to all
interested parties as directed by the financial institution.
Site inspections are usually conducted within two business days after
requests and reports are submitted within 24 to 48 hours after site
CARNELL will be happy to submit a sample package (i.e., report,
budgets) and references, as requested.
CARNELL's Phase I Assessments provide disclosure of past and
present site conditions. CARNELL's clients are guided in determining
environmental hazards, financial and health risks, potential liability and
conformity with applicable regulations of law. CARNELL follows the protocol
established by ASTM (American Society of Testing Materials) as the
CARNELL's Phase I Assessment includes:
of state and federal environmental regulatory records
- Review of local
building, planning, fire and health department records
- On site
inspection and investigation
- Aerial and Sanborn Map
plan and/or Survey Review
- Chain of Title search
CARNELL's Phase II Assessment
defines the magnitude and significance of potential hazardous material
identified in the Phase I Assessment. CARNELL's staff can perform the
following field testing:
- Soil & Ground Water Testing
Quality Testing & Monitoring
- Underground Storage Tank
- Asbestos, Radon, PCB's, VOC's etc.
- Lead-Based Paint
CARNELL's Phase III Assessment is the
development and execution of a Corrective Action Plan (CAP) to clean up the
CARNELL will design the Corrective Action Plan and monitoring the clean-up
procedures to insure strict adherence to Federal, State and Local
|Legalizing existing conditions and
obtaining Permits and Certificate of
Occupancy as required by local building department. Submittal of required
plans and specifications sealed by a professional engineer and/or registered
Verification of Certificate of Occupancies and Permits as to existing
Search for Open Violations not permitted or completed prior to
purchasing or selling of properties, as required by local municipalities and