About CDW Engineering

Your premier engineering partner in the commercial real estate sector for over three decades

With an uncompromising commitment to quality, CDW Engineering is widely known as a trusted source for commercial property engineering services in Canada. With a dedicated focus on commercial properties, we excel in assisting you with mitigating risks associated with buying, selling, leasing, refinancing, or maintaining commercial real estate assets. Whether you require comprehensive assessments during due diligence processes or strategic insights for capital renewal planning, our team of seasoned engineers delivers actionable reports tailored to your unique needs.

Expert inspections across diverse commercial property types

Our comprehensive inspections cover a diverse range of buildings, from industrial complexes to office and retail spaces, multi-unit residential (MURBs), sports arenas, churches and airports. With meticulous attention to detail and extensive industry expertise across a wide range of building types, we provide unparalleled insights into your property’s condition, empowering you to make informed decisions.

Comprehensive services offered

CDW Engineering provides a complete range of services that are tailored to our clients’ specific needs.

Due Diligence Property Condition Assessments

Our assessments follow the ASTM Standard E 2018-24 and comprehensively review all-important components of your property.

Engineering Design

With our expert structural engineering, building envelope design, and project management services, you can be confident that your building rehabilitation projects will be completed on time and engineered for success.

Refinancing Condition Assessments

Gain valuable insights into the condition of your property to gain more informed refinancing decisions. Be confident that our reports will be recognized by your lending institution.

Capital Replacement Studies

Plan for the future with our detailed studies outlining budget cost estimates and timeframes for major repairs and replacements.

Energy Audits

Identify opportunities for energy optimization and implement sustainable solutions to reduce operational costs.

Problem Investigations

Address issues proactively with our in-depth problem investigation services, designed to identify root causes and provide effective and innovative solutions.

Reserve Fund Studies

Safeguard your investments with detailed reserve fund studies, ensuring adequate resources for future major repairs and replacements.

Environmental Site Assessments

Mitigate environmental risks and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements through thorough assessments with our partners.

Litigation Support

Leverage our expertise in litigation support to navigate complex building related legal challenges with confidence.

Pre-Construction and Post-Construction Surveys

Lay the groundwork for successful construction projects with our pre- and post-construction surveys, identifying the condition of adjacent properties and structures before and after construction to manage potential liabilities.

Commercial Building Inspection Course

Empower your team with the knowledge and skills to confidently conduct commercial building inspections through our comprehensive training program.

Sustainability and Energy Solutions

In addition to our core services, CDW Engineering offers Sustainability and Energy Solutions designed to unlock the true value of your properties and protect our environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Our tailored assessments identify retrofit opportunities with favourable returns on investment, enabling you to enhance efficiency and reduce environmental impact, while maximizing profitability.

Education and Training

As an industry leader in commercial property inspection, CDW Engineering provides tailored training programs designed to enhance the expertise of commercial real estate professionals. Our Commercial Building Inspection Course, a 3-day intensive program, equips engineers, architects, property inspectors, and facility maintenance personnel with in depth knowledge of commercial building systems and the necessary skills to perform thorough inspections. Taught by industry experts, this course is essential for professionals seeking to excel in the commercial real estate sector.

Customized Education Programs

We also offer custom training programs for commercial real estate agents, property appraisers, property/facility managers and lenders. These programs, often pre-approved for continuing education credits, cover a wide range of topics related to commercial buildings and are available in various formats, including seminars, classroom training, and distance education.

Proudly serving clients across Canada

At CDW Engineering, we are proud to offer our services across Canada. Whether you’re in large urban centers like Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton or Montreal, or in remote areas where commercial real estate is growing, our team is equipped to provide you with the highest standard of service and expertise.

Our presence across Canada is bolstered by a network of experienced professionals strategically located throughout the country. This ensures that no matter where your commercial real estate ventures take you, you’ll have access to our comprehensive suite of services and the expertise of our seasoned engineers.

Make CDW your trusted partner

Whether you’re navigating a complex real estate transaction or seeking to enhance your expertise in commercial building inspections, CDW Engineering is your trusted partner every step of the way. With a legacy of excellence spanning over 30 years, we remain committed to delivering unparalleled service and expertise to our clients across Canada. Contact us today to unlock the full potential of your commercial real estate investments or education.