Lee Morris, registered geologist and environmental consulting expert, joins Colliers
Phoenix, March 6, 2019 – Colliers International in Arizona is expanding its client services to include Environmental and Building Due Diligence Services. The new offerings will be available to property management, landlord and investor clients of the company as part of Colliers’ full-service approach to commercial real estate.
“Environmental assessments are an integral part of commercial real estate transactions, especially in the case of investment sales and debt and equity placements,” said Bob Mulhern, senior managing director of Colliers International in Arizona. “Our investor and landlord clients, as well as property management customers, are committed to ensuring properties are free from hazards and provide healthy environments. This new specialty group at Colliers will provide a full range of consulting and due diligence services, offering a streamlined approach.”
The new group will offer exceptional environmental and third-party expertise to a variety of commercial real estate clients. They will work with investors, developers, legal counsel, property managers and commercial real estate brokerage professionals to provide comprehensive evaluation that is customized to each property. The areas covered will include:
- Environmental site assessments
- Regulatory compliance audits and permits
- Environmental document peer review
- Waste characterization and identification
- Soil and groundwater contamination studies
- Remediation plans
- Hazard assessments for a variety of materials such as asbestos, lead paint and mercury
- Air quality monitoring
In addition, the group will be assisting with procurement and monitoring of services, such as ALTA surveys, traffic studies, civil engineering and land planning.
These new services will be offered nationwide to Colliers clients through the company’s commercial real estate professionals. Lee Morris, a registered geologist and expert in environmental consulting, will be the first professional within the group and others will be added as the practice expands.
About Colliers International
Colliers International (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading global real estate services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our 14,000 enterprising people work collaboratively to provide expert advice and services to maximize the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 20 years, our experienced leadership team, owning more than 40% of our equity, have delivered industry-leading investment returns for shareholders. In 2018, corporate revenues were $2.8 billion ($3.3 billion including affiliates), with more than $26 billion of assets under management.
Colliers International in Arizona has served clients locally and globally for more than 35 years.