Partner News Room Archive
April 15, 2013-- Partner Brings on Mapping and Surveying Expert Christopher Daniels
February 22, 2013-- Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. Ranked Leading Environmental Due Diligence Firm in Arizona
February 1, 2013-- Michael P. Arias Joins Partner as Senior Project Manager
February 1, 2013-- Partner completes due diligence for La Jolla Management in $2.4M purchase of La Casa del Zorro
January 28, 2013-- Michael Cunneen Joins Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. in Southern California
January 28, 2013-- Partner Hires Roy Canino as New Technical Director
January 22, 2013-- Brian Ward Joins Partner Philadelphia office as Construction Technical Director
January 17, 2013-- Cody Taylor Joins Partner to head up new Fresno location
December 22, 2012-- Jo Drake Keim Joins Partner Houston Office
November 2012-- The Risks and Rewards of Dry Cleaners, By Nicole Moore. Published in Shopping Center Business
Monday, November 12, 2012-- Steady Growth in the National Third Quarter of Property Environmental Site Assessments
August 6, 2012-- Partner Bolsters NEPA Practice
July 31, 2012-- Significant Jump in Environmental Reporting
March 5, 2012- Bonin Joins Partner out of Atlanta office.
Change is in the Air, by Jay Grenfell. Published in Scotsman Guide
December 2011- Ira Grossman, RA joins Partner in Southern California office.
November 2011- Pamela Froelich, PE, LEED joins Partner in Dallas, TX office.
Radon Affects Real Estate Deals, by Richard Morgan. Published in Colorado Real Estate Journal
November 2011- 3Q Phase I Environmental Reports up 6.5% in South
Hike signals resurgent commercial real estate market Austin leads the U.S. Other dramatic increases seen in San Antonio and Oklahoma City
November 2011- 3Q Phase I Environmental Reports up 10.4% in West
Hike signals reviving commercial real estate market Most dramatic increases seen in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and Seattle
October 2011- Partner Energy to Provide No-Cost Energy Audits for Qualifying Oncor Customers in Texas Dallas, TX
October 2011- US-based Partner Engineering and Science expands across the Atlantic, teams with UK firm GO Contaminated Land Solutions
Bradley Fountain, MBA, article published in Multi-Housing News: Mapping Your Way through Due Diligence Requirements for the FHA Loan Program
August 2011- Mark Lambson tapped by Partner to head newly formed Equity Advisory Group
August 2011- Partner Opens Colorado Office
July 2011- Partner Sees Increase in REO Sales
June 2011- Partner has opened its first office in the Pacific Northwest in Seattle, headed by environmental scientist Ryan Golden.
Story featured on GlobeSt.com, by Natalie Dolce
April 2011- Partner acquires new Headquarters
Stories featured by Real Estate Rama-California and Globe Street
February 2011-Press Release: Partner Acquires ALTA Survey Company Continental Surveying
February 2011-Press Release: Partner Ranked #1 in US, Nevada, North Carolina, and Alabama in Phase I ESAs by EDR Scorekeeper for the 4th quarter of 2010.
February 2011- Press Release: Chris Gregor joined Partner as Senior Project Manager and Head of SBA team.
February 2011-Press Release: Agatha Kim, PE and Dominic Juego join Partner in El Segundo office.
February 2011-Press Release: Partner Ranked #1 in Florida in Phase I ESAs by EDR Scorekeeper for the 3rd quarter of 2010.
February 2011- Press Release: Eric Correia tapped as Technical Director of Fannie Mae Services at Partner.
Matt Pheanis "Groundbreaker" in November 5th issue of Western Real Estate Business E-Newletter.
Partner Lead Story on GlobeSt.com
Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.'s growth covered in cover story by West Coast Editor, Natalie Dolce
Frank Romeo, Covered by Globe Street
Partner Principal, Frank Romeo, heads up new Partner HUD due diligence practice Read More
December 2010-Press Release: Partner opens Philadelphia office. Aaron Epstein joins Partner to head it.
October 2010-Press Release: New Orange County Office in Irvine opens.
Energy Disclosure for Commercial Properties by Joseph Derhake, PE
October 2010- Amy Rudegeair named RMA 2010 Paperwriting Competition Winner for article that she coauthored. For complete article, visit Resources Page.
Get to Know PCAs
February 2010 Scotsman Guide-- A quality property-condition assessment is imperative for many clients. Read More
Jenny Redlin, REA Profiled in Brownfield
Partner Principal, Jenny Redlin, REA was profiled in Brownfield Profiles. Read More
During Pre-Foreclosure, Complete A New ESA
Foreclosing on a property can expose a lender to a host of new liabilities, even if an ESA was conducted when the loan was originated. Read More
Marshall Stanclift Joins Partner
September 2009 -- Marshall Stanclift, Sales and Marketing Professional, has recently joined Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. as the National Client Manager within the firm's SBA Division. Read More
Understanding PMLs and Managing Engineering Providers
The strength of a PML report is based on its transparency and consistency. Here's how to ensure you are getting the most out of your PML. Read More
Energy Plans Help Projects Secure Loans
A new SBA loan program doubles the allowable loan limit for borrowers who reduce energy consumption, according to Tony Liou, President of locally-based Partner Energy. Read More
Assessment Districts Give Government Power to Fund Renewable Energy
California cities and counties are finding out that some local residents are willing to take on an additional tax to pay for solar panel installations on their homes and businesses.
(As Published in CARealEstateJournal.com) Read More
Partner Acquires Assets of LandAmerica Assessment Corporation (LAC)
April 2009-- Partner Engineering and Science, a national provider of environmental and engineering due diligence services has acquired the assets of LandAmerica Assessment Corporation (LAC), a LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. subsidiary which had filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, announced Joseph Derhake, PE principal with Partner. Read More
All About Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Due Diligence
April 2009-- Summer Gell, Principal with Partner, discusses Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac environmental and engineering due diligence. The article discusses scope requirements for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and Property Condition Assessments in the world of agency finance. (As published in the Scotsman Guide) Read More
California Getting Real Energy
March 2009-- Joseph Derhake, PE, discusses new California law AB1103 and how it mandates energy audits and benchmarking of commercial buildings in the State of California. (As published in ENR) Read More
Partner Acquires Assets of National Environmental Due Diligence Provider
February 2009 -- Partner has acquired the assets of the environmental site assessment practice of Colorado-based US-Reports, Inc. by consummating an Asset Purchase and Release Agreement on February 3, 2009. Read More
Mortgage Orb Names Joseph Derhake, PE Person of The Week -- Derhake discusses new trends in the field of environmental due diligence that affect the commercial real estate industry. Read More
New Energy Disclosures Required by Assembly Bill 1103
November 2008 -- Starting January 1, 2009, the new Energy Star Standards as required by California law, Assembly Bill 1103, will require California non-residential buildings to begin the benchmark process and disclose the building's energy efficiency. Read More
Romeo, Gell Make the Move to Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.
September 2008 -- Partner seeks to employ the best in the business and our two new Partners are proof of our endeavor. Read More
Brian Mende, Environmental Banking Veteran, Joins Partner
July 2008 -- Brian Mende, a professional geologist, joined Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. in April 2008. Mr. Mende brings 25 years of experience in due diligence and environmental consulting. Read More
"All About Probable Maximum Loss Reports"
Knowing what goes into earthquake-related estimates helps guide what comes out. Read More
EBA Technical Committee Risk Tolerance Survey
June 9, 2008 -- Joseph P. Derhake presented the results of a Risk Tolerance Survey to the Environmental Bankers Association at the June Membership Meeting in Utah. The survey attempted to develop industry benchmarks for risk tolerance, highlight areas where opinions differ, and encourage discussion in those areas to achieve greater consensus. Read More
Partner Engineering and Science Supports California's Largest Real Estate Transaction of 2008
May 12, 2008 -- Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI) engaged Partner Engineering and Science to conduct Phase I Environmental Site Assessments during their acquisition of six large office properties from Arden Realty. Read More
Partner Opens Offices in Dallas and Chicago
Partner Engineering and Science opened offices in Dallas and Chicago expanding their Phase I Environmental Consulting and their Commercial Building Inspection practices to Texas and the Midwest. Read More
"The New Vapor-Intrusion Standard"
Learn the ins and outs of ASTM’s recently released benchmark for toxic-vapor assessment.
By Joe Derhake, president, Partner Engineering and Science. Read More
"Granite Distributor Sponsors Radon/Granite Testing Project"
Jenny Redlin give some interesting facts about the on-going concern over radon. Read More
"Secrets of an Environmental Banker"
Environmental risk manager turned consultant, Brian Mende, tells all in this detailed article. Read More
"New Law Ranks Commercial Buildings by Efficiency"
Joe Derhake discusses the new law with GlobeSt.com Read More