How long is a Phase I ESA good for?

Our engineers get asked the question, “how long is a Phase I ESA good for?” all the time. If you’ve googled this question, you probably know the answer already: after six months, it needs to be updated, and after one year, it can no longer be used.  You might be…

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When is a Phase I ESA required?

As an engineering firm, we often get asked the question, “when is a Phase I ESA required?” 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 it. …

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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 ? 

Did your bank tell you that you need a Phase I ESA, but aren’t sure where to start? Essel is here to help.  What is a Phase I ESA?  A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment is an environmental report that documents the history of a property.  Engineers conduct Phase I…

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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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