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Abdul Mayar Joins Criterium Engineers

Abdul Mayar

Abdul Mayar recently joined the team at Criterium Engineers. Abdul is a Junior Engineer based at Criterium’s corporate office in Freeport, Maine. He previously worked for the U.S. Army as a quality control manager for five years in his home country of Afghanistan. Prior to that, he worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development,….


Black or White? Weighing New Roofing Decisions

Some board members may think deciding about a new roof surface is over their heads (forgive the pun). Condominium board members and property managers of urban mid and high-rise buildings often face flat roof maintenance issues and now a new wrinkle in the roofing decision process has arisen: black or white. In the recent past….


Congratulations to Our Client: Australia-based Orora Group

Orora Group

Congratulations to our client the Orora Group, based in Australia, on their recent lease of warehouse #200 at 1905 110th Street in Grand Prairie, Texas. Criterium Engineers performed a Pre-Lease Property Condition Assessment on the 102,000 square foot warehouse building. Orora Group works closely with its customers to provide an extensive range of tailored packaging solutions….


Find Us at the Multifamily Executive Conference (Booth #415) October 2-4

Multifamily Executive Conference lobster giveaway

The Criterium Engineers Construction Engineering Services team is on the road again! We’ll be at the upcoming Multifamily Executive conference in exhibit booth #415 from October 2-4 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. This event is for multifamily industry (apartments/condos) property executives, developers, architects, builders, and other real estate executives. The conference touts a….


Vinyl Siding – or Not

Vinyl Siding Problems

Perhaps you are on the Building Committee which has been charged by your Homeowners Association Board to recommend a replacement siding material for your 35 year old condo. Perhaps you are a property manager whose in-basket is filled with unit owner complaints about vinyl clapboard siding problems in the new condo complex. Whatever the vinyl….


Find Us at the Maine Condo Expo – September 21

Maine Condo Expo and Forum

As one of our valued homeowner association clients here in Maine, we want to let you know that the annual Maine Condo Expo and Forum is taking place on Saturday, September 21 from 8:00 – 2:30 pm. The New England Chapter of the Community Associations Institute is presenting the event, one of several state-based events….


All-American Family LLC Purchases 1041 Brighton Avenue

1041 Brighton Avenue Portland

A 24,150 square foot retail facility at 1041 Brighton Avenue in Portland, Maine, was recently purchased by All-American Family LLC. We congratulate the buyers as well as Charles Day of Porta & Co., who represented the seller, on the closing. Criterium Engineers performed a Property Condition Assessment on the facility which includes a convenience store,….


Congratulations to Our Client: Hussey Seating Company

hussey seating

Congratulations to our client at Hussey Seating, global producer of spectator and audience seating, on their purchase of 90 Community Drive. Hussey purchased the 45,000 square foot building which is situated on 24.9 acres in Sanford, Maine, to expand their operations. Criterium Engineers was engaged to perform a pre-purchase Property Condition Assessment as well as a….


A Pre-Lease Property Condition Assessment Pays For Itself!

pre-lease property condition assessment

Criterium Engineers provides the straightforward evaluation required for an extensive Pre-Lease Property Condition Assessment (PCA) for clients looking to lease buildings of all sizes. They are especially useful for Triple-Net Lease negotiations. Be Informed! Investing in due diligence and being an informed lessee provides greater confidence in the property, quantitative information for tenants, as well….