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Welcome to MLR Associates, Inc.

Construction Loan Inspection Specialists for Southern California since 1997.

What we do

MLR Associates, Inc. specializes in construction loan inspection reports for single/multi family homes, subdivisions and mixed use buildings in Southern and portions of Central California. We currently serve Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino, San Diego, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Kern, Bakersfield, Imperial & San Luis Obispo counties.

Reasons why our clients choose MLR Associates, Inc:

  • We feature same-day report turnaround on our pre-scheduled inspections,  giving the lender and borrower accurate, up to date progress.
  • We perform our own inspections; We don’t subcontract. The lender will have one point of contact for the duration of the project.
  • We can inspect without a draw in hand. Our confidence in our thorough inspections comes from over 30 years experience.
  • We can turn around a draw review and submit recommendations within hours with our pre-scheduled inspections vs. waiting for a draw submittal.

MLR Associates, Inc. site visits can be scheduled monthly, bi-weekly, quarterly or upon request. Our inspection report templates and draw request reviews are tailored to the lender’s and borrower’s needs.

Our current client list includes:

City National Bank

Housing Capital- US Bank

Umpqua Bank

Wells Fargo

For more information please contact us below.

About Us

Manny Rodriguez founded MLR Associates, Inc in 1997 after his previous positions as Vice President and Chief Cost Engineer at First Interstate Bank and Home Savings of America in Los Angeles. His experience includes positions as a Project Manager and Construction Manager for several lending and construction institutions including Bracton Corporation, Crocker National Bank and Perini Construction. He has a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville.

Donald Brunelli has a Certification in Construction Management from UCLA. In 2015, he apprenticed under Manny Rodriguez in all aspects of on-site progress inspections for residential and mixed use construction throughout Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange and San Diego and Ventura counties. He has a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design.

Contact Us

For more details regarding our services including types of inspection reports, rates and territories covered in Southern and Central California please contact us: dnb@manroco.com | 310.306.8758 o | 323.559.1119 c