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Structural Inspections

Criterium-Liszkay Engineers provides a wide range of commercial building services. Because our clients have different needs and no two commercial buildings are alike, our reports are tailored to fit your individual needs. Among the many services we offer are:

  • Assessment of Condition
    Helps answer the question, "To buy, or not to buy?"
     
  • Feasibility Studies
    Everything you should know before making capital investments in your property.
     
  • Problem Solving/Diagnostics
    When a problem or defect occurs, we determine the cause and cure
     
  • Maintenance Planning
    Five or ten-year maintenance plans complete with budgeting and scheduling information
     
  • Dispute Resolution
    If the dispute is tied to building defects or problems, we can help resolve it.
     
  • Environmental Assessments
    Assess the risk of pollutants present with an inspection and property record review.
     
  • Progress Payment Inspections
    Requirements for release of construction financing and cost-to-complete estimates for distressed/foreclosed properties.
  • City of Columbus "Critical Observation"
    In order to maintain a building's exterior walls and appurtenant structures in a safe condition, a critical observation is required at least once every five years pursuant to city code if located in certain areas of downtown Columbus. We are trained to perform these types of inspections.
  • Architectural Services
    We can perform architectural design, tenant build out, feasibility studies, code checks, or other architectural services that need the service of a registered architect.

These are our most requested services, but there are many others. If it's building related, chances are Criterium-Liszkay Engineers can fulfill your requirements.

Who Are Our Clients?

Criterium-Liszkay Engineers' clients cross every level of the business world: buyers and sellers, building owners and facilities managers, real estate agents, developers, lenders, attorneys, and insurers. Complete references are gladly provided upon request.

Our Approach: The Criterium-Liszkay Engineers method is to provide reliable results across a broad spectrum of needs, every Criterium-Liszkay Engineers project/report includes six key elements.

  • Expertise: Each engineer is carefully selected for your project and has many years of experience.
     
  • Communication: In our opinion, this is the most important aspect of our business. We listen well, keep you informed throughout the process, and provide a final report that, although thorough and complete with technical information, is easy to read and understand.
     
  • Thorough Investigation: Comprehensive, according to time-proven standards, to fully understand the unique requirements of your project.
     
  • Research-Evaluation: Our engineering staff can assemble and evaluate data and applicable codes and regulations, or any other issues for which you need answers. A written report follows.
     
  • Ongoing Support: Even after you have received the final report, our engineers remain available for questions and further study.
     

What is a Commercial Building?

A commercial building is virtually any building larger than a two-family home. They are often very different, depending on their use. Criterium-Liszkay Engineers has expertise and experience in many types of commercial structures, including:

  • Retail buildings and strip centers
  • Low and mid rise office buildings
  • Hotels, motels, lodges, and inns
  • Multi-family, apartments, and condominiums
  • Light industrial complexes
  • Clinics
  • Churches and other institutions