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Commercial inspection

Why should you inspect a commercial building?

Generally, the purchase of a commercial building is followed by major renovations because the different needs of the occupant calls for different layouts. The inspector will concentrate on the structural integrity of the building.

To understand the general condition of the building at the time of the inspection. The objective is to identify the major defects which could represent a security risk to the occupants or which may limit the use, the enjoyment or the value of the building.

The inspection focuses on the visible and accessible components and systems, such as:

  1. Foundation
  2. Structure
  3. Exterior
  4. Roof
  5. Plumbing
  6. Electricity
  7. Heating and the ventilation
  8. Interior
  9. Insulation 
  10. Basement

Pre-Purchase commercial inspection report

The inspector will explain his concerns with the building and submit a written report within 48 hours.

If possible, we recommend you attend the inspection so that any concerns you may have concerning the building can be discussed directly with the inspector.

A Pre-Purchase commercial inspection is a smart investment that will help prevent any unforeseen expenses