When is a Phase I ESA required?

As an engineering firm, we often get asked the question, “when do I need a Phase I ESA?” We get it. If you’re not used to buying and selling commercial property, you’re probably not familiar with the ins and outs of environmental testing and the complications that go along with…

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Who Can Conduct a Phase I ESA?

As an engineering firm, we often hear the question, “when do I need a Phase I ESA?” We get it. If you’re not used to buying and selling commercial property, you’re probably not familiar with the ins and outs of environmental testing. If you’re asking for a loan to buy…

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What is a Phase I ESA ? 

Have you been told that you need a Phase I ESA, but aren’t sure what it is or where to start? Essel is here to help.  What is a Phase I ESA ?  A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I ESA) is an environmental report that documents the history…

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A guide to your next Environmental Due D...

Even in 2020, far too many buyers are still unaware of just how many risks lie in wait as a result of environmental contamination and incomplete paperwork. The simple truth is that nothing should be taken at face value when purchasing commercial real estate— thorough investigation and environmental due diligence…

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Qualities to look for in a successful sa...

On the hunt for a salesperson to join your team? Keeping an eye out for the following qualities while recruiting might make your search a little easier.   1. Good listening skills     No matter the company, being a salesperson means looking at your potential clients as partners. What…

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Tips for Acquiring the Best Talent Possi...

  The one thing that’s certain about acquiring talent post COVID-19 is that the process for recruiting, hiring, and onboarding new staff members will never be the same.  Here are a few tips for a successful pivot when it comes to hiring the best talent possible during and after the…

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