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Transition Study

A Transition Study is defined as an evaluation of the condition of the property at the time the Board or Management Company takes it over from the Developer.

Typically, one is concerned with whether all elements are complete, if construction was completed in compliance with plans and specifications, appropriate approvals were obtained, and that there are no construction defects or developing concerns. The purpose of the Transition Study is therefore to determine if the project is complete and reasonably consistent with the relevant construction documents and regulatory approvals. The result of our study will recommend if the newly formed association should accept the complex as is, with conditions, or not accept it until certain work is done.

Our work will include the following:

  • Review all available construction documentation.
  • Review reasonably available regulatory/municipal approval.
  • Discuss the project with current management company and/or staff.
  • Review the electrical, mechanical, structural, site, and life safety systems for their reasonable compliance with acceptable construction standards.
  • Review and evaluate the exterior of the entire building, including the exterior façade, roof system, and c