existing conditions

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Although we couldn't be more pleased with HDI's prototype, we couldn't apply many of the wonderful details in NYC due to time constraints and existing conditions, such as lower ceiling heights," says Raymond Gindi, chief operating officer of Century 21.
In just four weeks the 25,000 SF space went from existing conditions that our client originally felt were unsafe and unsightly into a truly neat looking sophisticated open environment that 125 Bank employees are glad to be in.
A more practical approach would be to help neighborhood organizations enforce existing conditions, covenants and restrictions already contained in property deeds and help other neighborhoods establish CCRs, he said.
The purpose of this assignment was to evaluate existing conditions and determine the cost of improvements necessary to maintain and further enhance rental rates.
Whether the job entails installing new windows, replacing HVAC systems, improving lighting efficiency or adding a mezzanine floor, a detailed audit and existing conditions survey should be undertaken to establish and confirm the existing situation.
Should a little furtive flossing cause an accident, Sandoval said the driver could be fined for driving at a speed unsafe for existing conditions - namely, the condition of flossing one's teeth.
It enables professionals managing a single property, a campus, or a diverse portfolio of buildings sprawled across a city, a region, or the globe, to examine current space usage, to analyze and forecast space needs, to compare proposed layouts based on adjacencies against existing conditions, and to allocate space based on business goals.
There are 500 million Muslim women in the world, one-fourth of the world's female population, who cannot do sport in the existing conditions.
Delving deeper into the issue of space requirements, the architect documents all existing conditions, projects future growth and surveys special space conditions.
All these things are tinkering and tweaking with the existing conditions,'' said Turner.
You roll up your sleeves, research the existing conditions and potential solutions, prioritize the "shopping list" with the owner and agent, and pursue creative value engineering solutions.
That is why it is crucial to define the program up front and to have an existing conditions survey done to eliminate any potential surprises