- B.S. Urban and Regional Planning, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
- American Institute of Architects, Associate
- Certified Access Specialist Institute, Associate
- International Code Council
Michael P. Arias, a National Technical Director of the Building Science Division, specifically serves our equity investor clients, overseeing both in-house engineers and trade specialists including structural/seismic engineers, Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing engineers and elevator, roof, and specialists. Mr. Arias supports equity acquisition and disposition assessments on office buildings, multifamily residential, retail, hotel, and industrial properties.
Mr. Arias has completed hundreds of Property Condition Assessments (PCAs) including planning, fieldwork, report preparation/quality control, and client management on a myriad of acquisition/disposition projects of various building types. He has provided owner’s representation services on various projects for institutional investors. He has also performed project management responsibilities for a design/build general construction firm specializing in industrial concrete tilt-up construction, retail centers, and auto dealerships. He has significant knowledge of the accessibility requirements of ADA and FHA, Mr. Arias’ responsibilities include evaluation and mentoring of staff; scheduling of personnel; maintaining quality control practices consistent with company goals; and development of protocols and practices to serve national and local clients.