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Commercial Construction Flood Risk Consulting

Reduce costs and expedite permitting time with commercial real estate construction consulting

At Flood Risk America, we can evaluate and prepare recommendations to help maintain and reduce commercial construction cost, expedite permitting time, and navigate clients through Floodplain Requirements when building in a flood zone. From start to finish, FRA commercial real estate construction consulting can step in and help navigate you through regulations and provide flood prevention techniques. Our experts understand the difficulties to comprehend all of the local and federal building code regulations, that’s why we are here to make your commercial development process easier.

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Commercial real estate construction consulting FRA objectives

If you are starting a commercial development or have the typical building designs ready, see below for some of the first phase objectives that Flood Risk America can help you with when building in a flood zone.

Phase One objectives

  • Review and create commercial flood prevention recommendations & outline of flood water vulnerability assessment. Help implement and mitigate the intrusion of potential flood waters through the architectural design process.
  • Analyze specific conditions surrounding the commercial develop that may directly impact flood water mitigation assessments.
  • Provide cost benefit of available commercial mitigation products & impact in comparison with insurance premium options resulting from specific design considerations.
  • Provide a better understanding of sensor commercial strategy for your site.
  • Review, analyze and provide expert recommendations for storage requirements for proposed mitigation products.
  • Ensure flood prevention strategies are implemented correctly allowing qualification for low insurance premium rates according to the current FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM).
  • Development of a commercial floodproofing design including specification of floor protection devices.

Additional commercial flood prevention consultation services

  • Generate a floodproofing commercial architectural design specifying floor protection devices and remediation to the existing structure.
  • Fabricate, install, and monitor commercial flood protection devices.
  • Represent the commercial property or development assisting to obtaining the lowest premiums.
  • FRA Commercial Flood Proofing Certification
  • Signed and sealed drawings of your commercial property and/or flood plan.
  • Cost prevention calculation report
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Commercial flood risk consulting is available at any phase of your construction process.

Flood Risk America can consult on your construction development prevention plan, structural risk, and regulatory requirements at any time during your construction phases. From start to finish, our team of experts can step in and help you with your flood risk prevention. During the later stages of your commercial development process, we can help with Local, State and Federal Flood Plain regulations as well as permitting or closing on your CO. We have the tools and availability to help you with all of your commercial flood protection needs.

Phase Two objectives

  • Review all commercial structural designs and engineering of the floodproofing design to ensure NFIP and FEMA compliance. (Make recommendations if required)
  • Perform visits to the commercial property during construction.
  • Review third party inspection reports related to your property floodproofing as built construction.
  • Ensure proper photograph documentation of progress of the commercial floodproofing construction.
  • Certify commercial floodproofing components and systems.
  • Certify substantial impermeability.
  • Provide floodproofing letter confirming commercial requirements.
  • Development of Emergency Action Plan and Flood Maintenance Plan (EAP/FMP), specific to the commercial property in question.