Commercial building survey

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Commercial building survey.

The range of Building Surveys in the commercial sector extends beyond pre acquisition building survey reports.
At Dublin Surveys our team of commercial building surveyor’s can provide a range of different types of survey reports suitable for a wide range of situations & available on all types of commercial property.

The following commercial building survey types are available:

Building Survey Report (Structural Survey)

-Applicable to:

Pre purchase of a commercial building or asset / or lease of a commercial unit. A structural building survey is an inspection of the construction and services of a property. in sufficient detail to enable the commercial Building Surveyor to advise what impact its condition will have upon the client.
We undertake surveys of an extensive range & types of commercial properties both old and new.
The survey carried out by our charterd engineer or charterd building surveyor provides a thorough inspection of the
building, give a comprehensive report on its condition Available on all types of commercial buildings including shops, factories, warehouses etc.

– Included in the standard commercial building survey:

  • Appraisal of the form and materials of construction.
  • Analysis of significant defects revealed and advice on appropriate further remediation actions.
  • Budget estimate on significant repairs.
  • Identification of less significant defects, general disrepair and shortcomings in the physical condition, maintenance and design of the building.
  • Deterious materials
  • Details of significant Changes in use over the lifetime of the building that may impact client
  • General energy advice

– What does a commercial building survey cost ?

Fees or cost associated with a commercial building survey are calculated & based upon three main factors, Size of building, age of building & location. Please contact our office and Dublin surveys can quote a fee based upon the building or structures specifics – 085 1276288

Schedules of Dilapidation

-Applicable to: landlord or a tenant

A Schedule of Dilapidation advice on all aspects of repair and maintenance obligations for both landlords and tenants.
A commercial Lease or contract between both parties, normally includes a Repairing Covenant or clause, obliging a tenant to maintain the building or part of the building under the terms of the Lease. Maintenance clause may encompass both the interior and exterior or be limited to internal repair only.
At Dublin Surveys we can act on behalf of both landlords and tenants In preparation of a Schedule of Dilapidation’s.

-Included in a Schedule of Dilapidation:

Inspection to ensure proper maintenance of the building is been undertaken. Inspection to highlight any deterioration
in the building and the repairing obligations of the tenant. Provision to act on behalf of a landlord to ensure that
given ‘repair works’ are carried out. or alternatively the Schedule can provide costs in circumstances such as if
landlord undertakes to carryout the ‘repair works’.

Documentation our Surveyor would require prior to arranging site visit to carry out schedule of Dilapidation:

  • Copy of relevant Lease.
  • Copy of Consents/Licenses issued by the Landlord during the term.
  • Copy of any previous Schedule of Condition if available.

Types of Schedules of Condition/Dilapidation Surveys

1. Schedule of Condition/Dilapidation report prepared on an existing building prior to any development works been
carried out adjacent or near by. This type of report protects both the adjacent property owner and the developer
recording current condition in report format with photographic record. The report notes the location, type and extent of
any current defects in a building.

2. A condition survey can also be commissioned by a tenant entering into a Lease agreement. The tenant being responsible for maintaining a building in the same condition as at commencement of the Lease. This condition survey report will again record with text and photographs all relevant defects etc. so as to protect the tenant in the event that a
landlord serves a Schedule of Dilapidation’s on termination of the Lease.

“Dublin surveys have provided us with a very detailed and professional service (full structural survey). The engineer was very obliging, helpful and very thorough. We would not hesitate to recommend this company for any prospective customers.”

J. & J. Piskorscy – Monasterevin, Kildare

  pHONE – DUBLIN 085 1276288  

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