Environmental Data Bases for Real Estate Due diligence – The ENVIROSTOR
Environmental Enlightenment #314
In a previous Environmental Enlightenment, we presented the GeoTracker, a data-packed site that provides handy information on environmental conditions for sites of interest in California. (Ref. https://amiadini.com/one-useful-environmental-database/)
With this issue, we present its sister site, the ENVIROSTOR
Real-estate brokers, attorneys and investors can glide through these sites fast to identify items of interest about properties in California.
The ENVIROSTOR is managed by the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), a sub-agency of Cal-EPA: https://dtsc.ca.gov/
We are interested in a transaction with a property in Santa Monica around Olympic Blvd and Centinela Ave.
We enter “Olympic Blvd & Centinela Avenue in the above search window, and the map below opens up:
We now move the cursor to any of the indicated sites that might be of interest to us in their potential to impact our property of interest.
Environmental Enlightenment #315—Current and historical oil field operations may have issues that can impact real estate transactions. Oil fields in Los Angeles basin provide countless examples.
Environmental Enlightenment #219—Here’s a data-packed site that provides handy information on environmental data at sites of interest.