EPA answered the question in 2006 when it outlined All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI) in response to CERCLA revisions that made new defenses available to some categories of landowners. In its AAI Rule, EPA accepted ASTM Standard...more
The price of environmental due diligence for commercial real estate transactions just went up. On November 6, 2013, the ASTM International announced the issuance of E1527-13, which is the updated standard practice for Phase I...more
While adverse environmental conditions may be unavoidable, appropriate due diligence can help both real estate buyers and sellers avoid a liability mess.
The conveyance of commercial or industrial real estate often...more
New Standard Will Help Clarify Environmental and Historical Site Conditions For South Florida Developers -
A new standard for performing Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) is expected to be released in...more
The first half of 2013 has experienced greater economic activity than in recent years. The housing market appears to be recovering, albeit slowly. More lending and transactional activity is occurring at the commercial level....more