Contaminated Land
Brownfield Redevelopment Challenging, But Not Impossible

NREI Online & GlobeSt.com January 13, 2017 By Steve Lubetkin  PHILADELPHIA, PA & HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO – Buying and selling brownfield sites for redevelopment as new, mainly industrial, uses can be challenging, but knowledgeable buyers can relieve some of the remediation headaches for owners of such bedeviled properties, according to two experts[…]

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Selling Contaminated Property: Trash or Treasure?

NREI Online January 31, 2017 By William Lynott and Philip Hinerman Not all investments work for everyone. For example, investing in wines or baseball cards should only be done if you have the interest and experience in wines or cards. Similarly, most buyers of real estate shy away[…]

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In a Market Starving for Shovel-Ready Industrial Sites, Viridian Finds a Niche

NJBIZ Online February 15, 2016 By Joshua Burd For Viridian Partners, a firm that specializes in acquiring, remediating and repositioning contaminated land into new development sites, New Jersey has always checked all of the boxes. “The nexus that we needed to make it work was a very land-constrained market[…]

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Colo Company to Build Large Warehouse Along Arthur Kill Waterway In Perth Amboy

NJ.com February 22, 2012 By Tom Hayden PERTH AMBOY — The city has historically depended on its waterfront along the Arthur Kill to supply industry, but much of that business has gone, leaving rusting brown fields. Now, the city will see the Arthur Kill once again bring in business[…]

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Viridian Wins Creative Deal of the Year Award

NJ BIZ News 5/25/2009 By Evelyn Lee Viridian Partners announced last week that it won the 2009 Creative Deal of the Year award from the New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. The Highlands Ranch, Colo.-based brownfield redeveloper received the award for the[…]

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Perth Amboy Moving to Clean, Redevelop 2 Contaminated Industrial Sites

NJ.com July 7, 2013 By Sue Epstein PERTH AMBOY — Two contaminated industrial sites earmarked for redevelopment for the past decade are finally being cleaned up and readied for use. The old National Lead site on High Street near the Outerbridge Crossing will become a 1.2 million-square-foot distribution center[…]

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Colorado Firm Planting its Roots in N.J.’s Brownfields

NJBIZ Online September 11, 2009 By Bill Lynott Viridian’s visibility takes hold as it restores more contaminated locations Having completed work on one of the year’s most high-profile New Jersey real estate projects, the chief executive of a Colorado-based brownfield development company is aiming to make further inroads in the[…]

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Viridian is the Cover Story of Brownfield Renewal

Brownfield Renewal Magazine June 1, 2009 By Bill Lynott With apologies to Charles Dickens, the year ahead is shaping up to be both the best of times and the worst of times for the business of brownfields. On the one hand, “brownfield financing has always been difficult, and now[…]

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