Blog - SPI Property Inspections

Overlooked defects in a Commercial Building

  Regularly, we overlook and brush off small issues in buildings as ‘insignificant’ and ‘unimportant’ which can easily turn into serious problems. Over time, these issues can often have a detrimental effect on the building and surroundings if left untreated. When investing in a commercial property, it’s critical to know the overall condition of the building and whether it complies...

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Our Rail/Infrastructure Project update

  The team at SPI Property Inspections carries out dilapidation inspections for several companies and Alliances around Melbourne.  For each project, Property Condition Surveys are completed on all residential and commercial buildings, as well as Council assets such as roads and footpaths, prior to construction. In each case, the owner or representative must provide consent to carry out...

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High-rise schools are trending in Melbourne

We’ve seen residential apartments skyrocket, commercial buildings triple in size and entertainment venues climb hundreds of metres into the sky.  So, what’s next for Melbourne’s skyline? Can you believe our younger generation’s school facilities? South Melbourne Primary School, located in Richmond, is Victoria’s first high-rise school and can accommodate for more than 500 students....

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What’s new with Melbourne’s infrastructure?

With Melbourne’s population forever on the rise, the Government is constantly building facilities, community bases and additional infrastructure to better accommodate the residents. We see grants and development signs popping up in almost every suburb so understandably you may ask ‘What’s new now in Melbourne?’ Read below to find out…   New suburbs Along with an increase in...

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Commercial buildings-Common defects

  When investing in a commercial property, it’s essential to know the overall condition of the building and at the same time checking that it complies with building regulations. Being informed about the potential problems of the building can help save you thousands of dollars, many headaches and lots stress!   Though each building will present a range of defects, some issues are more...

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Is a Building Condition Report important?

Arranging a Building Condition Report for a commercial property is a wise and valuable investment. It’s imperative to know the overall condition of the building and whether it complies with building regulations. By having an independent review of the complete structure, you will be better informed about what you’re purchasing or leasing and it will give you peace of mind when making...

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Building Condition Report: Carry Out Your Due Diligence?

Arranging a Building Condition Report for a commercial property is a wise and valuable investment. It’s imperative to know the overall condition of the building and whether it complies with building regulations. By having an independent review of the complete structure, you will be better informed about what you’re purchasing or leasing and it will give you peace of mind when making...

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