Fulcrum is proud to announce Kevin L. Hanson, CPA as our Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Here is Kevin’s story. [Read more…]
By Hugh Coyle, FRICS, CEO and Founder
As I was tasked once again to pen an article for the first Fulcrum newsletter of the year, I asked myself, what is it that makes this organization different from others, as we strive for excellence? As I mulled over this question, I decided that rather than me trying to explain what Fulcrum is all about, it would be better to utilize unsolicited, recent feedback that has been provided by individual Fulcrum staff regarding their thoughts on this organization.
In 2016, Fulcrum held eight seminars nationally, all of which were well received by the attendees and were a lot of fun too!
Fulcrum’s unique Construction Project Management services can be tailored to suit each and every Client’s needs throughout the real estate and construction life cycle. Fulcrum’s tried and tested processes to the real estate and construction arena provides our Client’s with the necessary construction intelligence to make educated decisions best suited for their respective project(s). In addition, Fulcrum’s team of certified professionals and technically qualified staff allows for in-house collaboration resulting in a qualitative approach to each project’s needs.
Certificates of Insurance: When entering into a contractual relationship with a subcontractor it is important to obtain Certificates of Insurance from that contractor which demonstrates the existence of necessary insurance coverage. The inability of a subcontractor to supply this information could mean no coverage is in force and that you or your insurance carrier may be required to provide coverage to the subcontractor for compensable Workers’ Compensation injuries or assume other liability exposures. This is generally an undesirable event for a prime contractor for they often do not have direct control over the employees or work procedures of the subcontractor and thus have limited control over the exposure they have assumed. [Read more…]
The Fulcrum Due Diligence Review and Reporting Service is an integral component to any real estate transaction undertaken in advance of a contemplated development or redevelopment. As one of the nation’s leading real estate and construction intelligence and risk management firms, Fulcrum is uniquely qualified to leverage our cumulative knowledge and experience base to support our client’s due diligence efforts. [Read more…]
The 2016 Fulcrum Retreat encompassed a change of scenery from Palm Springs and Phoenix in previous years to Tucson, where our ever-growingFulcrum “family” enjoyed spending time at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. Our colleagues based in “cooler” climates appreciated the somewhat lower temperatures due to the higher elevation compared to those of the Coachella Valley or Sonoran deserts in the past! [Read more…]
Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) wastewater injection wells can cause increased risk of seismic activity.
As a Pivotal Resource, Fulcrum is constantly monitoring the construction landscape and researching to identify potential risks for our clients.
Fulcrum proudly announces the promotions of Darren A. Seary, FRICS, and Sacha Marie Miner, CPC, from Regional Manager to the role of Director.
OVERVIEW: In October 2015, the City of Los Angeles adopted Ordinance 183893, intended to improve the seismic safety of the City. The ordinance addresses 15,000 buildings in Los Angeles constructed prior to 1978. The ordinance requires analysis of wood-framed, open-front apartment buildings and non-ductile concrete buildings, to show conformance with minimum earthquake standards. Non-conforming buildings must be strengthened or demolished within specified time frames.