San Francisco recently signed into law an ordinance making retrofitting of thousands of seismically unsafe buildings mandatory. This ordinance applies to wood-frame buildings built before 1978, which are at least three stories tall and have at least five residential units. These apartments are unsafe because an earthquake shakes the bottom floor that supports the weight of […]
Includes the Basic As-Built with all its features and benefits, but additionally includes a complete analysis of your building, typically to the latest BOMA Standards. Each floor will include a black and white dimensioned as-built plan, plus a colorized lease plan, showing all Rentable areas. The color is applied over top of the as-built, providing a very graphic and visual representation of the demised areas of your property.
- Results fully guaranteed and backed up by our $2 Million Professional Liability insurance
- Complete calculation of the building to any of the current, or old, BOMA Standards, as required
- Any of Gross Area, Office Rentable, Retail GLA, Industrial Rentable or Residential tenant areas
- All common areas delineated and colorized, clearly distinguishing Building Service from Floor Service, where applicable
- All vertical penetrations, excluded from Rentable, are outlined and colored red on the lease plans.
- Each tenant space assigned a unique color, by floor or even by building.
- Summary tables color-coded to match, for easy identification with the corresponding space
- % of total rentable shown clearly for each space, allowing for easy CAM calculations
- Includes signed and sealed LASERTECH ® Floorplans certificate attesting to the total Rentable and Usable square footage, or Gross Area
- What-if scenarios easily implemented.
Here’s an interesting article outlining the challenges of creating a BIM model on an existing building, for renovations.
The Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) recently released: Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement and Calculating Rentable Area (2010) (“BOMA 2010”). This publication is the latest in a succession of BOMA Standards, which have been widely used for the measurement of the rentable area of office premises since 1915.
The new publication contains many revisions and additions to the previous BOMA standard of 1996: Standard Method for Measuring Floor Area in Office Buildings (“BOMA 1996”). We are about to give you a glimpse into what’s new