Commercial Building Engineering Services

We know buildings and we understand business.

At Criterium-Yancy Engineers, we never forget that business owners often own buildings too. Our commercial engineering services for commercial real estate properties and transactions, environmental solutions, facility management, and capital planning helps our clients from coast to coast build equity, maximize profits, and protect the people who live and work in their properties every day.

We aren’t just Professional Engineers. We’re successful entrepreneurs serving real estate investment trusts, corporate real estate owners and managers, financial institutions, insurance companies, and government enterprises across the Greater Houston Metro area. We know you need an engineering firm specializing in all building systems, providing the full spectrum of commercial engineering services, while responding quickly to your questions and concerns with real solutions to your challenges.

Commercial Engineering Services – Put the power of our years of engineering experience to work for you:

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Every one of our commercial building inspections is performed and/or reviewed by a licensed, Professional Engineer with over eight years of training, testing and extensive experience in building condition assessment. Our building inspection reports give clear guidance in conversational language on the current condition of your building and the best way to maintain or repair it.



Regulations vary from region to region, and our national network of engineers understands them all. We provide commercial due diligence and limit your liability through rigorous Phase I Environmental Site Assessment studies in the ASTM Standard 1527 format. We can tailor the scope of our environmental site assessment to any site or situation.



Criterium-Yancy Engineers designs each property condition assessment report to provide real estate due diligence exceeding ASTM 2018 standards while speaking in plain language to each customer’s unique needs. With Criterium-Yancy Engineers by your side, you can invest with confidence.



Criterium-Yancy Engineers are often called upon to provide forensic insights and testimony during insurance investigations. Our extensive experience and ability to communicate complex concepts clearly provides a clear competitive advantage.



For property owners dealing with construction defects, litigation is rarely the first choice, but it is sometimes unavoidable.  Criterium-Yancy Engineers will provide the expert building analysis needed to verify whether a structural or building flaw exists or not.  We can advise building owners and their attorneys on the strength or weakness of the structural evidence supporting a defect claim.


Since 1999, Criterium-Yancy Engineers has evaluated more than 8,500 buildings across the Greater Houston Metro area. From Class A offices to historic retrofits, from large shopping malls to strip centers, condominiums to corner apartments, motels to resort hotels, warehouses, mobile home parks, nursing homes, and hospitals.  We’ve seen it all. We’ve set the standard for clear communication, customer service, and excellence in engineering along the way. And we want to be your consulting engineering firm of choice.