The June 2021 condo collapse in Surfside was heartbreaking. Because some of our building stock is of the same age, we started a property-by-property inspection of all due for their 40-year-inspection. Weeks after the Surfside tragedy, I’m proud to report that very few troublesome findings have been reported. Hundreds of buildings, both residential and commercial have been examined.
I accompanied our Building Inspectors on a couple of examinations in District 1. They showed me instances of minor repair needs and, in one case, of greater concerns that needed to immediately be addressed. Luckily, nothing life-threatening was found and no evacuations were necessary.
I have created my own list of District 1 properties that were scheduled for inspection. There, I’m tracking the results. If you have concerns about your building, please let me know and I’ll share what I know.