Phase II

June 25, 2019

Your Phase I Recommends Further Due Diligence. Now What?

In last month’s blog, we discussed the importance of obtaining a Phase I environmental site assessment (ESA) on all applicable commercial real estate transactions. In most […]
March 20, 2019

SBA Rolls Out Environmental Guidance Changes

Just 15 months after implementing its last round of changes to its Standard Operating Procedure (SOP 50 10 5), the Small Business Administration (SBA) is at […]
December 16, 2018

Looking Back, Moving Forward

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s instructive to look back on the past year and the impact various regulatory, political, and environmental changes had on […]
June 19, 2018

5 Top Environmental Remediation Problems, and How to Fix Them

Commercial real estate (CRE) lending is a risky business. Environmental contamination is one potential pitfall lenders must consider as part of a balanced and comprehensive risk […]