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Mold Remediation Project For Historic Commercial Properties

August Mack Environmental has had a 17-year relationship with a full-service real estate investment company who owns and/or manages over 20 million square feet of industrial, office and mixed-use properties across the U.S. For this project, the client partnered with an Indianapolis-based real estate development company to purchase a mostly historic four-building commercial property encompassing … more »

Exceptions to Michigan’s Environmental Liability Protection Program and Michigan’s Due Care Obligations

It is well known to the purchasers/lessors of real estate within Michigan that there is a protocol that was established in 1995 by the former Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), known as the Baseline Environmental Assessment (BEA) that provides environmental liability protection to new owners/occupants of contaminated land.  However, within the regulations of the … more »

COVID-19 Services

August Mack is prepared to support businesses dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. For over 30 years, we have handled new and emerging issues and become a valued partner to companies across the country. We understand that the current situation is constantly evolving and are ready to help our clients in all markets. We can support your company via minimizing risk in high volume areas, routine disinfection of facilities, and preparation for re-opening.

Five Railyard Portfolio

August Mack was retained by a Michigan-based short line railroad company to perform Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) for five different railyards within the state. The purpose of this effort was to review each site’s history and evaluate the current conditions of each property in order to determine if any Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs) … more »

267 Site RSRA Portfolio

August Mack was retained by an Ohio-based national bank holding company in order to carry out Record Search with Risk Assessments reviews (RSRAs) for 267 sites, pending their acquisition of another financial services company. These sites were located across Michigan and Wisconsin, as well as in Cleveland, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois. The properties primarily consisted … more »

56 Site Gas Station Portfolio

August Mack was retained by a law firm in Indiana on behalf of an oil company to perform a series of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) pending the sale of the company. The job included a total of 56 sites, consisting of active gas stations with attached convenience stores and a few vacant lots … more »

Watershed: The Flint Water Crisis and EPA Lead Exposure Thresholds

The Flint drinking water crisis started in the spring of 2014 when Flint, Michigan changed its public water supply source to the Flint River and officials failed to apply corrosion inhibitors to the water. The lack of corrosion inhibitors caused lead to leach from aging supply lines and contaminate the public water being delivered to … more »

Environmental Assessments

August Mack was hired by a national firm to perform environmental assessments for their acquisition of 17-acres of land the near eastside of Indianapolis. Based on our experience in the area with the client, a development company, hired August Mack to perform similar services for 10 additional parcels in the neighborhood, most notably: A  site, … more »

Healthcare Campus Redevelopment

August Mack was hired by a healthcare provider to perform multiple work scopes as part of real estate due diligence services for multiple parcels (~40) located within their over 100-acre campus. The site is planned to be redeveloped over the next decade into state of the art healthcare-related buildings. Completed and ongoing tasks at the … more »

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