Welcome to Rimkus Building Consultants. We are engineering consultants and technical specialists providing professional consultation and support on a wide range of project-specific issues for both the private and public sectors. Rimkus Building Consultants was born from Rimkus Consulting Group and its 30-plus years in forensic investigation. Serving clients from coast-to-coast, we leverage the knowledge of our deep bench of technical expertise to proactively identify issues before they occur to mitigate risk and to help you achieve the desired goals for your projects and facilities.

A Multi-Disciplined Approach

With our full-service portfolio and all engineering disciplines under one roof, we address each and every aspect of our clients' needs. We are a third party consulting firm offering an objective point of view for more reliable results. We understand common pitfalls and begin each project with those in mind to proactively resolve issues before they occur. From design and pre-construction to construction and project close out, we span the life of the project with personalized service at every step.

Acquisition & Procurement

Know Before You Buy

If you are intending to purchase or lease a property, count on Rimkus to do the necessary due diligence to determine if any potential shortcomings exist in the design or detailing of the property. We'll apply our years of experience to address any potential issues that might require repair or replacement, so you can make the best decision before you make the purchase.

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Multi-Use Commercial Office

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

As part of the due diligence process, a perspective property purchaser retained Rimkus to complete an assessment of a high rise in Philadelphia.

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Federal Courthouse

Eastern US

A Federal Court House was experiencing moisture damage during construction. Rimkus was retained to determine the cause of the moisture intrusions.

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Design & Pre-Construction

Make Sure it's Right From the Start

To set your project on the right course, we'll work together with your designers and contractors to evaluate the interrelationship of the building systems and components and identify potential construction risks to ensure quality, eliminate cost impacts, and keep you on schedule.

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Industrial Power Plant

Texas

The ductwork of a 240 mega-watt fossil fuel power plant collapsed, causing major structural damage.

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Government Research Facility

Western US

Rimkus was retained by a property owner to provide pre-construction and construction services for a new research laboratory complex involving multiple buildings.

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University Hotel & Training Center

Colorado

A major university commissioned the construction of a new academic facility to house teaching spaces and a hotel.

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Construction

Build with Quality

We'll provide an objective third party review that assists your project team in completing the project in accordance with the contract plans and specifications. To assure quality at every step, we'll also review shop drawings and product submittals for consistency with pre-construction reviews and implement quality control plans.

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Interstate Highway

Western US

Retained to monitor construction-induced vibrations with seismograph and conduct pre-construction condition assessments of adjacent structures.

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Hazardous Waste Facility

Texas

Rimkus assessed structural damage after a fire and assisted a general contractor in the reconstruction of a two-story facility.

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University Sports Complex

Western US

A major U.S. university expanded its athletics facilities. The contractor retained Rimkus as its building envelope consultant for this fast-track project.

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Operation & Maintenance

Optimize Operations and Maintenance for the Long-term

From condition assessments and asset management to sustainability studies, capital reserve studies and more, Rimkus Building Consultants provides a holistic approach to optimize your operations. Through our complete portfolio of Maintenance and Operations services, we'll address all areas critical to the productive life cycle of your facility.

Operation & Maintenance
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Multi-Use Commercial Office

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

As part of the due diligence process, a perspective property purchaser retained Rimkus to complete an assessment of a high rise in Philadelphia.

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Commercial Office Building

Albuquerque, NM

An 18-story commercial office building had a curtain wall containing ceramic tiles, which had begun to fall off the building, endangering passersby. Rimkus was retained to inspect the facade and prepare a repair design.   

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Hotel

Glendale, Colorado

When wall panels began falling off this 19-story hotel building, Rimkus was retained to inspect the facade and determine the fault.

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Skills Across a Range of Critical Sectors

Developers & Asset Owners

Whether purchasing a new facility, modifying an existing one, or constructing a new building, make sure all your expectations are met with an objective third party assessment from Rimkus.

Contractors

From identifying risky details before construction all the way to examining details for constructability, look to Rimkus for expert solutions at every phase.

Facilities & Maintenance Managers

Maximize the life cycle of your facility with critical assessments at the systems and component level and full support on the back end.

Risk & Safety Managers

Mitigate hazards that can lead to accidents and property damage and avoid construction defects, cost overruns and other problems with critical program and procedures review from Rimkus.

Governments & Municipalities

Benefit from a complete life cycle approach and holistic perspective by having Rimkus conduct a comprehensive systems level analysis of your infrastructure assets.

Design Professionals

Let Rimkus focus on the most problematic areas of design and benefit from expert advice and solutions for trouble prone areas of construction.

Better insights, better performance and better outcomes for the built environment

Optimize the quality, value and performance of your projects and your facilities with Rimkus Building Consultants.

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