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    Successful Environmental Due Diligence Assistance to meet Client’s Environmental Condition Waiver Deadline

Successful Environmental Due Diligence Assistance to meet Client’s Environmental Condition Waiver Deadline

Recently, XCG successfully assisted a purchaser make an informed business decision about moving forward with a purchase/sale agreement. The environmental work included a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and follow-up Phase II ESA to assist in understanding the environmental site conditions and risks.
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    Phase I & Supplemental Phase II Environmental Site Assessment

Phase I & Supplemental Phase II Environmental Site Assessment

XCG was contracted to complete a Phase I ESA for a downtown Edmonton office tower that shares a three storey underground parking garage with the adjacent property.
By |June 8th, 2016|All Projects, Hazardous Materials Management, Land services, Legal, Insurance, Real Estate and Financial, Projects, Sectors, Site Assessment|Comments Off on Phase I & Supplemental Phase II Environmental Site Assessment|

Ontario School Boards’ Insurance Exchange – Uxbridge

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    Redevelopment of a Commercial Building – Downtown Kitchener

Redevelopment of a Commercial Building – Downtown Kitchener

XCG recently assisted 1500985 Ontario Limited in obtaining a Record of Site Condition (RSC) within the City of Kitchener for purposes of the redevelopment of a commercial building in the Downtown core. The City of Kitchener requested that 1500985 Ontario Limited obtain a RSC as a requirement for a building permit to convert a portion of the Property from commercial to residential use.
By |October 8th, 2015|All Projects, Hazardous Materials Management, Land services, Legal, Insurance, Real Estate and Financial, Projects, Sectors, Site Assessment|Comments Off on Redevelopment of a Commercial Building – Downtown Kitchener|

Former Kaufman Footwear Main Plant

XCG conducted a comprehensive site-specific risk assessment (SSRA) at the former Kaufman Footwear manufacturing plant in Kitchener, Ontario. Approximately 225,000 litres (50,000 gallons) of naphtha leaked from an underground storage tank (UST) and created a naphtha plume floating on the water table approximately 10 metres (33 feet) below the ground surface.
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    Transamerica Life Canada, RAP Implementation & Site Development – Former Sunarhauserman Site

Transamerica Life Canada, RAP Implementation & Site Development – Former Sunarhauserman Site

XCG was hired to replace the consultant that had initially been engaged to do a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and preliminary remedial cost estimate (as the work was found to be inadequate). XCG re-did the Phase I and then designed and implemented a staged series of Phase II and Phase III investigations to delineate and quantify subsurface soil and ground-water impacts on a 30-acre property in Waterloo, Ontario.
By |October 6th, 2015|All Projects, Brownfield Sites, Land services, Legal, Insurance, Real Estate and Financial, Projects, Remediation and Risk Assessment Projects, Sectors, Site Assessment|Comments Off on Transamerica Life Canada, RAP Implementation & Site Development – Former Sunarhauserman Site|

River Park Common Element Condominium, Kingston, ON

Beginning in 2006, Stirling Bridge undertook the remediation and redevelopment of a 5.5 hectare (14 acre) brownfield property in Kingston, Ontario. Environmental site assessment work completed by XCG identified petroleum hydrocarbons contamination on the property, distributed through the soil over a large area behind the former transmission shop.

Migrating Fuel Oil to Neighbouring Property: Kitchener, ON

Once it was determined that a fuel oil leak had occurred on a multi-residential property in Kitchener, XCG was requested to represent the interests of the owner and insurer of the neighbouring single family residential property. This project was completed with the oversight of legal counsel.
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Redevelopment of 5 Arthur Street, Guelph

Since 2009, XCG has been working at 5 Arthur Street in Guelph, ON assisting in the redevelopment of a long-time industrial property into an up-scale urban development.

TRICAR – 152 McDonell Brownfield Redevelopment

When XCG arrived on site to complete a Phase One Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) at 152 Macdonell in late 2011, it was a vacant lot, zoned for commercial use. The property however had a history of uses including tire service/vulcanizing and repair shop (1930s to the early/mid- 1960s), a battery sales and service company (1930s to 1940s), and more recently an office building with a daycare. The Phase One ESA, and review of previous investigations identified several Areas of Potential Environmental Concern (APEC`s) including land uses on neighbouring properties and underground storage tanks on 152 Macdonell itself.