About Tom

TOM ANDROS 909 – 913-3304
ADU & Renovation Consultant Since 1995
Real Estate & Construction Inspection & Evaluation
Development & Condo Conversion Consultant
Project Management ~ Fund Control

Summary of Qualifications

  • Real Estate License, since 1979
  • Apartment House Broker, 1980 – 1986
  • Real Estate Syndicator, 1982 – 1986
  • General Contractor License, since 1987
  • Swimming Pool Contractor License, since 1990
  • HUD Certified 203(k) Renovation Consultant – since 1995
  • Los Angeles City Building Dept, Seismic Retrofit training, 1994-1995
  • ASTM Training – Phase One Environment Assessment Screening
  • American Red Cross Disaster Institute – Survey & Damage Assessment Training
  • Condominium Conversion & Property Development/Renovation Consultant – since 2004

Construction & Real Estate Experience: 1974 to present

  • Ralph M. Parsons Co., Engineers & Constructors, Pasadena, CA
    ~ Project Manager on numerous domestic & international projects, Pre-contract forecasting, analysis and feasibility, on-site / off-site supervision
  • H. Bruce Hanes Apartment House Brokers, Riverside & San Marino Offices
    ~ Represented Buyers, Sellers & Investors throughout Southern California
    ~ Investment seminar presenter
  • Westland Venture Company – Private Placement Syndicator
    ~ Purchased, renovated & leased 12,045+ SF, 2 story office building
    ~ Purchased, renovated & leased two 30 unit apartment buildings
    ~ Purchased existing office building and constructed additional office building on same lot
  • California Horizons – Private Placement Syndicator
    ~ Purchased and combined two lots, obtained zoning change,  building permits & constructed nineteen (19) unit apartment building
  • After the 1994 Northridge Earthquake
    ~ Completed Dozens of Earthquake related repairs, new foundations, renovation and retrofits
  • As HUD Certified Renovation Consultant
    ~ Has completed 1900+ on-site property inspections, evaluations, Specifications of Repairs & Cost Estimates for Investors, Insurers, lenders, asset managers, buyers & sellers
  • As a Designer / Development Consultant / Condo Conversion Consultant
    ~ Experienced in all aspects of design, project management, financing, contract negotiation and consultation.
    ~ Condo Conversion Tract Map applications, DRE HOA Requirements, Land Use change application
    ~ New Construction, Rehab, Renovation, Remodel, Design, Plans, Permits, Change of Use Applications
    ~ Designed 12 condo project, plans, permits, Owners Representative
    ~ Converted existing, abandoned convalescent & commercial buildings to Residential Living Units

Past Projects:

  • Condo Conversion Consultant: Los Angeles & San Diego Counties, converted Apartment & Commercial properties to Condos and/or Live-work Lofts
  • Beaumont: Project Manager, Owners Representative, Change of Use Process for Condo Conversion of 3 one story commercial buildings, former convalescent home, being converted to 14 residential living units. Designed floor plans, arranged engineering, Planning Dept. approvals, Building Dept permits, prepared construction cost estimates
  • Beaumont: Designer / Consultant 12 condo project, design, plans & permits
  • Banning: Designer / Consultant / Project Manager, Owners Representative. Renovation of four buildings, designed to convert commercial to residential units, obtained Planning Dept. & Building Dept approvals
  • San Diego: Renovation Consultant, Specification of Repairs, Cost Estimate, and Fund Control – 80 year old house demolished and new 4 unit, 3 story building constructed
  • Pasadena & Altadena: Historic Craftsman house cut into 4 sections, moved to vacant lot in Altadena and re-assembeled on new foundation. Renovation Consultant, Specification of Repairs, Cost Estimate, and Fund Control
  • San Diego: Two one story houses on one lot converted to four two story living units, Renovation Consultant, Specification of Repairs, Cost Estimate and Fund Control
  • Pomona: Converted two car detached garage to two story 800+ SF ADU with three bedrooms, two baths – Renovation Consultant, Specification of Repairs, Cost Estimate and Fund Control
  • East Los Angeles: Converted two car, one story detached garage to  800+ SF ADU with two bedrooms, one bath – Renovation Consultant, Specification of Repairs, Cost Estimate and Fund Control

Professional Affiliations

  • CSLB – California State License Board
  • NAPPS – National Association of Private Placement Syndicators, Founding Member / Director
  • NKBA – National Kitchen & Bath Association Designer, past member
  • ICBO – International Council of Building Officials, past member
  • EAA – Environmental Assessment Association, past member
  • ASTM – American Society of Testing & Materials, past member
  • CSEC – California State Energy Commission Auditor, past member
  • SOLE – Society of Logistic Engineers, past member
  • FMC – Federal Maritime Commission Practitioner, past member
  • NMC – National Maritime Commission, Shipper Advisor, past member