Phase 1 ESA
Environmental Due Diligence
Phase 1 ESAs provide you with the peace of mind for the real estate your are buying We do them better & faster than our compentitors.
Engineering Due Diligence
We perform our own Phase 1 ESAs and do not sub them out to random consultants. That’s why we stand behind our reports, get them done quickly & keep you informed throughout the process.
Our experts can help assess the condition of specific aspects of your asset. Whether it’s a roof, swimming pool or façade – you can rely on our experts to work on your behalf.
Environmental Due Diligence
Phase 1 ESAs provide you with the peace of mind for the real estate your are buying We do them better & faster than our competitors.
Fast Yet Responsible
The clock is ticking on your transaction. We act with urgency yet never forget about our responsibility to our clients.
After Report Support.
Our work begins when the report is done. We take the time to explain the findings to all the stakeholders so everyone feels comfortable knowing all of the facts.
Must Ask Why.
When people ask us for a subsurface investigation – we always ask why. The answer to that quesiton can lead to more questions but we want to make sure we give you what you need – nothing more – nothing less.
For developers, each city may have their own requirements for subsurface investigations. We know what cities like to see and make sure we do it – so your projects don’t get delayed during the review process.
During each milestone of a subsurface investigation, information is generated that our clients can use. That is why we ensure we communicate actively & effectively during the entire process to help you make the right decision.
Asbestos, Lead & Mold
Whether it is Air Testig or Bulk Testing – we have the experts to ensure the right type of testing is performed. Whether it’s pre-construction or a tenant complaint – we can handle your needs.
Air & Bulk
From air clearances & assessments to bulk sampling & assessments – we have the ability to get it done on time & within your budget.
What Does it Mean?
Our work starts once the results are generated. With a significant amount of experience in all types of testing – we can provide you with the results you need to give you the answers you are looking for.
Engineering Due Diligence
Property Condition Reports, Capital Needs Assessments & Physical Needs Assessments are refer to basically the same thing. Assessing the physical asset and figuring out how much money it is going to need to fix up, maintain & operate during the course of ownership.
To perform these types of engineering due diligence reports, our team of expert architects , engineers & building professionals work together to create a clear picture of the condition of the asset. Whether it’s a commercial building or apartment buliding – we know what you need for each type of asset.
Most companies will provide you a report & answer questions if asked. We have a complimentary conference call with each deliverable so that we tell you what you need to know and then be able to ask questions directly to our professionals.
Do It All With Essel Environmental
Built to provide services through real estate acquisition, development and management and that means that you have a constant reliable environmental advisor on your team.
We work hard to make sure your project gets approved & ready for construction – as quickly & safely as possible.
We proide full support from Acquisitions to Development to Management. This means that we provide our services with the long term picture in mind.
Disasters happen. That’s a given. How do you make sure they don’t escalate to cause even bigger issues? Hiring Essel to be the first responder & manage the vendors will make sure the health & safety of your tenants & property is maintained while the response work takes place.
For all of your hazardous materials abatement & remediation needs – we have the project managers to ensur the work is done right, on time & within budget.From specification development to clearance testing – our team ensures you don’t have to worry about doing it by yourself.
So What Makes Us Different?
You have heard of and maybe used other companies in the past. This is why you won’t need them anymore.
We Use In-House Personnel
Most large companies have a significant list of indepdenent contractors that do their work. This means that the person doing your inspcetion has no idea who you are or what you need. As a result – the inspection will not be the level of detail that you need. Here is how we are different:
- In House employees do the work
- We can help you now and in the future and we stand behind our work
- By asking questions about your intention – we can help to make sure we give you exactly what you need – not just sell you services
We Are Built with You in Mind
We as a company, would rather do 100 projects for 1 client instead of 1 project for 100 clients. This is why we are built to provide environmental services throughout every phase of real estate ownership. From acquisition, development/renovation to management – you can rely on us to be your go to company for the long haul.
- Diverse set of Experts
- Services to help various departments
- Every stage we can help
Urgency. Urgency. Urgency.
We know that timing for you is everything. Whether it’s the due diligence timeframe or the pre-development project timeline – you can trust us to always provide you with the fastest options & turnarounds. This beats our competitors handily. When they take weeks – we take days.
- We have one of the fastest turnaround times in the industry
- We understand your business which allows us to act proactively
- We are proactive and they are reactive
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Our vision is to create an organization that is valued part of our clients business process and one in which our employees will feel empowered by the difference they make.
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HOW DO WE IMPROVE YOUR BOTTOM LINE?
Essel is not just another environmental service provider. We get involved in our clients business process and leverage our expertise to make them more competitive & efficient through the real estate cycle.
ARE WE A GOOD FIT FOR YOUR COMPANY?
Having worked with our many companies in the past – we know what works & what doesn’t. We realize that there are certain parts of working with clients that set us up for success so we wanted to tell you more about us …
The Essel team came through for us when others said our time frame was too tight. Not only did they complete the inspections we needed, they notices some issues that the seller was obligated to address before closing.
San Francisco Property Buyer
The reason I count on the Essel team is because I know they are looking out for my interests. They see things we need to consider that others didn’t.
ADA Property Manager
I know that when the Essel team says a poperty is clear of hazardous materials, it’s clear and I’m not going to get blind sided during the development.
Real Estate Developer
Environmental Engineering Services
Solutions For The Full Real Estate Cycle
Every environmental need that developers have – Essel fulfills. Lucky coincidence? No! We understand the importance of urgency, promptness & technical accuracy in Real Estate Development. Essel Environmental is a full service agency for Real Estate Developers.
Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments are important for real estate developers to know the history & potential environmental risk associated with the property they are purchasing. The Phase 1 ESA will also come into play when applying for financing for the property.
Subsurface Investigations are generally required by the Planning Commissions to ensure they are aware of any contaminants in the soil that you will be building on. This prevents housing & other buildings from being built on polluted sites. If contamination is found then there has to be a certain level of cleanup (remediation) before they will allow construction to start.
When working with Essel, your projects move faster and stay on track. We know your goals and the road to get you there.
Property Managers have to keep track of a lot of things during their normal set of tasks. Environmental issues associated with their properties shouldn’t be one of them.
Essel Environmental are experts in dealing with: Asbestos, Lead & Mold , the three most common environmental headaches dealt with by property managers.
From Asbestos Testing, Lead Testing to Mold Testing – Essel protects your liability & ensures that your tenants have a safe place to live.
Lets face it – General Contractors are great at building things. More than likely, knowing every environmental regulation isn’t something they really want to do. That is why many General Contractors rely on Essel Environmental to advise them on environmental hazards specific to their jobs & how to deal with them. All this is done while staying on track with the schedule & protecting the safety & health of their employees and subs.
As Facility Managers, you are responsible for the maintenance & condition of facilities. Whether it’s 1 facility or 50 – your responsibilities are the same! That’s exactly why you need to rely on your team of consultants to make sure they can guide you and help you to stay in compliance with regulations.
Essel Environmental works with facility managers of apartments, commercial buildings, warehouses and other types of assets. We work with you as much (or as little) as you need to make sure we keep you informed of the condition and potential issues with your building.
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