Vegetation selection may not be the first thing you think of when working on a solar project, but it is important for aesthetics, maintenance, and the longevity of the system. Learn why choosing non-native or invasive plants can place a financial burden on the project and strategy for helping the pollinator population.
ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys are an important part of the commercial real estate due diligence process. Explore the three reasons why completing an ALTA Survey benefits a real estate transaction.
When planning a repower project, there are careful considerations that must be made to ensure success. One of the most important steps is acquiring the right permits. From environmental challenges to the transportation of equipment and materials, these are permits you must consider before you begin a repower project.
Whether you are in the concept stage or preparing for construction, there are BESS requirements you may be forgetting.
Mentorship is an important part of growth and has been part of our culture and values for many years. Learn more about the numerous opportunities that mentorship provides for both the mentor and mentee.
The ALTA/NSPS issued modifications to the 2016 ALTA/NSPS Standards effective as of February 2021. Land Surveyors, clients, and title companies should all realize the positive impacts of this update. Learn more about the updates and review the condensed checklist to the 2021 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements.
Avoid unforeseen building violations or a deteriorating building system by conducting a Property Condition Assessment (PCA). A PCA is a risk management tool with the purpose of better understanding the existing conditions of a property. The thorough inspection allows the buyer and financial partner to make informed decisions on the purchase price, financing, and budget needs for future improvements.
As a survey leader, Brent Peters provides services for a wide range of projects in the commercial and residential sectors. With over 36 years of experience, Brent ensures project quality while staying abreast of industry trends, technologies, and equipment. Find out about some of the more challenging projects Brent has tackled.
As drivers seek a more convenient travel experience, public charging infrastructure for passenger cars is no longer just a nice amenity within a development; it is quickly becoming a necessity. Our professionals are uniquely qualified to evaluate and administer opportunities in the expansion of EV infrastructure.
A discrepancy in sewer and water capacity needs for a vertical housing project vs. the actual City infrastructure capacity available has the potential to cause major impacts to projects costs and schedule. Read an example how this issue occurs and how it can be avoided.
ALTA surveys have been used for over 25 years to protect the public and all stakeholders involved in the process of land conveyances and lease agreements. Licensed nationally, Westwood’s team of land surveyors can facilitate the ALTA survey process in an efficient manner.
To keep the stormwater facilities properly operating, most cities and watersheds require the land developer or owner to formally promise ongoing inspections and maintenance. Our stormwater professionals can help make sure your maintenance agreement is reasonable and that your facility is meeting standards and protecting the receiving waterbodies.