Building Condition Assessment (BCA)

Accurate assessments to strategically manage the future of your facilities.

A SPECS Building Condition Assessment collects and analyzes complex building data to help you generate an accurate and comprehensive assessment of your property. A deep understanding of current operational needs, coupled with insight into the future maintenance and repair requirements that may arise, contribute to informed financial planning.

Benefits of a Building/Facility Condition Assessment
  • Identify building deficiencies, project maintenance requirements, and necessary repairs
  • Anticipate future capital spending and build a realistic budget
  • Prioritize a maintenance and repair plan
  • Increase building life and protect assets
  • Review and meet any outstanding regulatory obligations
  • Integrate sustainability initiatives

       Service Offering

       As part of our Building Condition Assessment or property         condition assessment services, SPECS consultants will:

  • Gather data and perform a site inspection
  • Conduct a detailed and systematic recording of the building systems
  • Review and discuss findings
  • Highlight the most significant observations, priorities, and recommendations
  • Provide a written report that includes:
    • Observed and noted deficiencies
    • The projected life cycle costing of current building systems
    • A prioritized list of requirements for repair/replacement
    • Estimated costs connected with renewal, repair, and code compliance issues

Why choose SPECS to conduct your Building or Facility Condition Assessment?

With 18 offices across Canada, we have the national presence and capability to conduct a building or property condition assessment on any scale–from single properties to national real estate portfolios.

Both construction and appraisal specialists, our experienced building envelope consultants offer unique and valuable insight into the assessment process.

Thorough processes that leverage powerful, customizable software result in a property condition assessment that presents credible budget scenarios needed to develop accurate financial plans.

All communications are timely, open and transparent, with any concerns and questions addressed as they arise.

As a completely independent and non-vested company, SPECS does not offer construction services, therefore there is never a conflict of interest.

Experienced professionals.  Accurate assessments.  Informed decisions.

Our experts provide detailed information about all recent building deficiencies, as well as possible issues in the future including estimate costs associated with renewal, repair, and code compliance issues.

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