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Property Condition Assessments (PCA) and Reports (PCR) Forensic Investigations

Property Condition Assessments (PCA)

Property Condition Reports (PCR)

Built Engineers provides Property Conditions Assessments (PCA) Property Condition Reports (PCR) and across the United States.

PCAs and PCRs are most often ordered by the lender during a property transaction to understand the risk profile of the asset, but any stakeholders in a property or portfolio may find use in the data provided, including:

  • Buyers

  • Owners

  • Facility Managers

  • Investors

  • Developers

Our PCAs and PCRs are prepared by a licensed professional engineer in compliance with ASTM E2018-15 Standards.


HVAC Systems, elevators, plumbing, data and telephone, boilers, electrical, fire-suppression systems


Foundation, structure, roof diaphragm, interior finishes, building envelope, pavement, drainage, signage, ADA access

Most reports can be turned around within 10 business days. All of our professional engineers and architects have over 10 years of professional experience in the industry.

The Physical Condition Assessment will include the following:

  • Conduct a site reconnaissance of the site and adjacent properties

  • A review of the subject property, architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems, plus a limited review of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

  • Interviews with people knowledgeable of the subject property.

  • A review of local building and fire department records regarding the subject property.

  • Opinions of probable costs to remedy Immediate Physical Deficiencies.

  • Schedule of Replacement Reserves as required by the client.

  • Preparation of a Property Condition Assessment Report as required by the client.

  • Review records of State, Federal and Local regulatory authorities, permits, citations, violations, institutional and/or engineering controls etc. relating to the Site and adjacent properties per ASTM standards.

  • Review of User provided information, including but not limited to reports, letters, correspondence and a chain of title review back to the time of Site development; to include any additional items Built may determine to exist.

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