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Commercial Inspections

Building Specs adheres to American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) guidelines when performing Property Condition Assessments. Our report provides an easy-to-follow summary of recommendations, costs, and priorities so you can make a quick, informed decision. The protocol, for due diligence building inspections, is defined by the American Society for Testing and Materials Standard E2018-01. This standard was established in 1999 (revised 2002) with commercial real estate inspections in mind. The standard is available at

Our basic Property Condition Assessment includes the:

PDF Sample Property Condition Assessment

We also provide these additional inspection services:

Outstanding Building Code or Fire Code Violation Inquiries

The ASTM standard recommends that inquiries be made to the local authorities regarding any outstanding building code or fire code violations. This work may be duplicated by your realtor as part of the due diligence process. Therefore, we allow this aspect to be excluded by not choosing this option on the Proposal Acceptance.

This search requires a letter of consent from the current owner of the building, and the report from the municipality is usually received about two weeks after the request is made.

Fire Safety Inspection

A visual, non-destructive inspection of the property with respect to the fire protection and life safety requirements of the National Fire Protection Agency includes a review of the following:

In addition, our analysis will recommend any needed upgrades to the property to achieve the most cost-effective method of compliance with the requirements of the National Fire Protection Agency.

Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments

A non-intrusive study which includes:

Elevator Inspection

A professional on-site inspection to ensure the elevator systems are up to code


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