A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) provides a planning tool which enables investors, lenders, brokers and attorneys to assess commercial real estate.
Reasons for conducting a Phase I ESA may include:
All of Seneca’s ESAs include the four main components of a Phase I ESA as set forth in the most current ASTM E 1527. Assessments include:
Examples of potential risks that may be identified either through document research, visual observation or interviews include:
Seneca can also make recommendations for conducting Phase II environmental site assessments (ASTM E1903) based on the conclusions of the initial Phase I ESA. Phase II ESAs are carefully and prudently tailored, using state-of-the-art engineering techniques and procedures to address the specific findings discovered during the Phase I.
If the conditions identified during the Phase I ESA are confirmed at unacceptable levels during the Phase II ESA, Seneca can work with regulators and responsible parties to provide solutions. These solutions range from:
The scope of the remediation plan is determined based on individual client needs, available on-site resources and specific site conditions.
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Kum & Go - Cycle of Due Diligence
Kum & Go - Phase I and Phase II
Property Purchase Due Diligence
Due Diligence for Commercial Building
Maintenance Facility Remedial Action
Proposed Casey's Due Diligence
Due Diligence Flyer
Due Diligence Infographic