Due Diligence and a comprehensive Phase 1 Environmental
Site Assessment is the only assurance buyers and sellers of commercial and industrial properties have to limit the potential
continuation of liability after the sale. To guide buyers, sellers, and consultants in the proper conduct of Phase 1
ESAs, the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) and Federal Government have developed the following
Phase 1 ESA Standards which detail the required elements of a proper Phase 1 ESA to best ensure an "innocent purchaser"
Standard Practice E1527
- All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI) 40
Phase 1 ESAs are non-intrusive and non-destructive. All Phase 1 ESAs conducted
by SITE are in compliance with
current ASTM and AAI protocol, and include:
of past land use history and current uses, including title history and municipal documentation
- Federal and State Data Base Reports and site mapping
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Map review
- Review of aerial and topographic maps
explanation of data gaps
- Non-Scope issues,
such as asbestos, lead-based paint, radon, mold, etc.
of the site and surrounding areas for Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs)
- Interviews with the property owner or owner's representative
- Preparation of a comprehensive final report of our findings, opinions, conclusions, and recommendations
SITE offers various pricing options
and levels of assessment to meet your budget and assessment requirements.