Is There A Difference Between Ohio EPA VAP and Other Environmental Due Diligence Tools?

Are you considering purchasing a commercial or industrial property that may have environmental contamination? It is critical to consult with a qualified team that can provide you with a full evaluation of risks that typically accompany the purchase and redevelopment or reuse of the contaminated property. Learning the difference between [...]

By |2022-12-20T16:13:37-05:00December 20, 2022||0 Comments

Basics of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

The Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I ESA) is a common report used to identify potential or existing environmental contamination liabilities for real estate transactions.  A Phase I can provide important information about a property, but can also be overlooked as simply a check box on long list of [...]

By |2022-10-12T10:50:28-04:00October 11, 2022|Due Diligence, News|0 Comments

Get Ready for a New ASTM E1527 Phase I ESA Standard: What are the Proposed Revisions?

It seems like just yesterday we were discussing updates to the 2005 Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) standard, which became the now current ASTM E1527-13 “Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process”. That was back in 2013 and here we are 8-years later with [...]

By |2021-09-02T10:18:26-04:00September 2, 2021||0 Comments

Get Ready for a New ASTM E1527 Phase I ESA Standard: What are the Proposed Revisions?

It seems like just yesterday we were discussing updates to the 2005 Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) standard, which became the now current ASTM E1527-13 “Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process”. That was back in 2013 and here we are 8-years later with [...]

By |2021-09-02T10:17:14-04:00September 2, 2021||0 Comments

Why a Clean Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Can Be Misleading For Those Involved With Post-Closing Construction Activities

A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment is the de facto Environmental Due Diligence standard (ASTM E1527-13) for most commercial property transactions in the United States. The Phase I is used to identify the presence or likely presence of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) hazardous substances or petroleum [...]

By |2021-02-17T12:16:34-05:00February 11, 2021|News|0 Comments

Phase I Portfolio for Renewable Energy Developer

August Mack was retained to develop an environmental due diligence program for a national developer of renewable energy at multiple sites in the state of New York. In most multi-site portfolios, all sites are bundled under the same contract, allowing the client to realize cost-savings by combining multiple site inspections [...]

By |2022-03-25T14:58:14-04:00August 13, 2020|Due Diligence, Projects|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2020-08-11T15:39:37-04:00May 21, 2020|Due Diligence, Projects|0 Comments
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