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“Do I really need to follow that recommendation?” Part II

In one recent case, a Phase I completed for a commercial retail property concluded that additional testing was needed. But was a Phase II really necessary? This case study reveals how one client was able to avoid a costly and time-intensive Phase II by relying upon PVC and using some common sense.

“Do I really need to follow that recommendation?” Part I

Do some environmental due diligence recommendations seem overly aggressive and conservative, or present in a particular shade of grey? More often that not, unpopular and expensive recommendations are wholly appropriate; other times, not so much. Here’s a case study on how a few relatively simple steps and short dollars can confirm the environmental risk posed to your collateral.

Season’s Greetings: Insights from 2012

Happy Holidays from PVC! I wish you and your family all the best the holiday season has to offer and warm wishes for a prosperous New Year. As 2012 draws to a close, I want to share three important themes that seemed prominent throughout the course of the year. I hope they will help guide your business in 2013.

Video tutorial: Three environmental due diligence products to consider

Preexisting environmental documents is a good starting point in your quest for appropriate environmental due diligence. But what if previous reports aren’t available and you need to start from scratch? Here’s a brief overview of three environmental due diligence products to consider, and how to make the best choice for your individual deal.

Tutorial: What’s the right level of due diligence?

At the onset of a commercial real estate transaction, do you find yourself wondering if an environmental investigation is even necessary — and if so, what level of due diligence is appropriate? Watch this two-minute tutorial to learn about the three simple steps that can get you moving in the right direction.