Commercial/Industrial Real Estate Property Assessments

R&W provides many clients, including municipalities, corporations, real estate agents, attorneys, purchasers, prospective tenants, and lenders, with property assessment and related services during site acquisitions, leasing, and re-financing. By conducting these services, R&W provides potential purchasers or lessees with information regarding environmental liability risks and practical solutions to protect themselves from liability. R&W has completed more than 300 ASTM Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) for clients in the last three years.

Services in this field include

  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ASTM International E 1527-05 and E 2247-08)
  • Transaction Screen Assessments (ASTM International E 1528-06)
  • Michigan Baseline Environmental Site Assessments and Due Care Plans
  • Asbestos
  • Mold/Indoor Air Quality

Rose & Westra adds value to your property transaction by . . .

Applying ASTM International standard practices and "all appropriate inquiry" (AAI) requirements as the minimum assessment criteria to facilitate "due diligence" for the purchaser or occupant.

Tailoring the assessment to meet your business purpose for the property. R&W's experience and understanding of a variety of commercial needs takes into account individual risk tolerance for each assessment. This can save you time and money in the years to come.

Incorporating lender-specific assessment requirements into the final product. R&W is familiar with the requirements of many national, regional, and local lenders.

Involving you, the client, during the assessment process through verbal updates, draft reports, and responsive communication. This ensures that the product will meet your needs and expectations.

Identifying conditions that present health or environmental risks during the assessment to ensure that you can make informed decisions on how to proceed with the property transaction.

Managing the assessment schedule strategically in anticipation of possible outcomes. This leaves enough time to complete any additional inquiry necessary for compliance with regulations while accommodating your schedule.

Please feel free to contact either Mark Westra or Bill Bosze for more information.