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2018 Archive

Jul 18

Untangling the Path to Due Diligence

When dealing with property acquisition, there is always some level of environmental risk. Whether you are a buyer, seller or lender, performing environmental due...

Jun 19

Regulation Watch: What's New, and What Might Be Next

Don’t be surprised if the rules of the environmental compliance road have changed since your last project.

The environmental regulation landscape is constantly changing...

Jun 18

5 Things You Need to Know About Mold

Mold is a common industrial hygiene concern with a lot of misconceptions. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mold can be found both indoors and outdoors...

May 15

In Environmental Due Diligence: The Transaction's the Thing

Environmental due diligence is an unavoidable part of a commercial real estate transaction. But how much diligence is enough? How long will the process take? How much will it cost?...

Apr 19

Navigating NEPA

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is expansive, exhaustive and inescapable. For developers in the affordable housing segment, HUD approval hinges on demonstrating that...

Apr 18

How is Groundwater Sampling Done? {Infographic}

When Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs) are found on a property, the next step of action is to...

Mar 20

How is Soil Sampling Done? {Infographic}

When a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) identifies Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs) on a property, the next step of action is to conduct a Phase II ESA.  Part of the...

Mar 19

Don’t Let Due Diligence Missteps Tank Your Next Gas Station Purchase

Whether you are considering your first gasoline station property purchase or adding to the portfolio of properties you own and operate, it’s important to understand the steps required to...

Feb 16

Future Shock: Property Condition Assessments (PCAs) can be the best tool to prevent costly surprises on property investments

The less you know the greater the risk. For those looking to buy, lend on or invest in a building or property, the best tool to prevent costly surprises related to potential defects and...

Jan 16

What the REC? Understanding RECs, CRECs and HRECs in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

With all of the acronyms in the environmental consulting industry, reading a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment report can be a challenge.  And if the report contains the acronym REC...