Property Condition Assessments

Carson Dunlop Weldon & Associates Ltd. (CDW Engineering) is a consulting engineering firm that specializes in building inspections. The team of consultants at CDW Engineering has been selected not just for their technical abilities, but also based on their superior communication skills. The result is a company that has the technical know-how, but just as important, the ability to convey information concisely to the layperson.

The company prides itself on being able to exceed our clients’ expectations through prompt service and professionalism. We inspect all types of buildings, from industrial and retail, to sports complexes and airports.

Services Provided

CDW Engineering specializes in the inspection of buildings and the preparation of comprehensive and informative reports. Our Building audits (performed to ASTM Standard E 2018-15) review all major components, including:

  • Structure
  • Electrical
  • Roofing
  • Air Conditioning
  • Exterior Walls
  • Interior Finishes
  • Plumbing
  • Heating
  • Insulation
  • Ventilation
  • Fire Protection
  • Elevators
  • Environmental Site Assessments
  • Swimming Pools

Types of Assessments

Inspection reports are customized to meet our clients’ requirements.   We have expertise in the following areas of  assessments:

  • Property Acquisition
  • Due Diligence
  • Deferred Maintenance
  • Reserve Fund Study
  • Performance Audit
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Long-Term Planning
  • Property Leasing
  • Capital Renewal Study
  • Pre-Construction Surveys
  • Re-financing Assessments
  • Litigation Support
  • Sustainability and Energy Solutions

Be Prepared

DUE DILIGENCE – the care that a prudent person might be expected to exercise in the examination and evaluation of risks affecting
a business transaction.

Property acquisition, lease, or divestment -key times the Professional Engineers at CDW Engineering can provide a 360˚ perspective on the asset.

Plan Ahead

A property condition assessment is the start of the planning process. For long term planning of capital renewals, deferred maintenance, depreciation reports and reserve fund studies, make CDW Engineering part of your planning strategy.

 À La Carte

Our inspection reports are customized to meet your needs. In some cases, a bottom line approach is required. Others demand a more  comprehensive study, including a review of: Structures, Parking Garages, Exterior Cladding, Roofing, Mechanical Systems, Interior Finishes, Elevators, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, and Swimming Pools. Environmental Site Assessments are also performed, providing a single point of contact and simplifying the evaluation process.

 A Quality Investment

At CDW Engineering, our team of Professional Engineers has performed over 50,000 inspections since 1978. The momentum continues as we exceed our clients’ expectations with prompt service, expert technical abilities and superior communication skills.

 The Last Word

The CDW Engineering report presents our findings in a clear, concise manner outlining the property condition and potential future expenditures. We make specific recommendations, including repair costs and priorities. There is no better investment than a  CDW Engineering assessment.