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Groundsure Commercial Review

The unrivalled commercial environmental risk report that delivers expert insight and understanding. Now includes the Groundsure innovative ClimateIndex™ forward climate modelling - supporting your compliance with the Law Society Guidance on Climate Risks including duty of care and duty to warn.

Key Datasets
  • Property specific, weighted sum model for reporting periods. Provides an effective, balanced forward climate risk scenario for flood, subsidence & coastal erosion risks

  • Projects changes in physical risks from flooding, natural ground instability and coastal erosion

  • Clear, concise index ratings and guidance enabling rapid identification of any risk to support client care

  • Time periods assessed in alignment with Prudential Regulatory Authority and Bank of England

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Key Features
  • Comprehensive contaminated land assessment utilising the most comprehensive data available including Groundsure’s National Brownfield Risk Model, environmental permits, active and historic landfill and waste sites and current industrial sites

  • ClimateIndex™ – Forward climate scenario modelling for potential flood, subsidence & coastal erosion impacts. Also includes transition risk analysis with Energy Performance (EPC) ratings for each building within the boundary, unique comparable property insight and tailored guidance on MEES improvement measures.

  • Manual review of high detail historical Ordnance Survey mapping in all cases

  • Operational environmental risk – the Groundsure in-house team of environmental experts who specialise in commercial property, are able to provide a desktop assessment of ongoing contamination risk at the site

  • Flood risk assessment covering river, coastal, surface water and groundwater, with higher flood risk results manually assessed by our expert in-house environmental consultants

  • Natural and non-natural ground stability screening including natural ground subsidence, cavities and non-coal mining

  • Coal mining screening

  • Detailed Radon potential data

Key Benefits
  • Maintains your compliance through satisfying two Law Society Practice Notes, plus the Climate Risk Guidance

  • Where issues are identified, our in-house environmental consultants offer pragmatic and commercially focused expert insight, deal-orientated recommendations and guidance on next steps

  • Named consultant can be contacted in case of follow up questions and queries

  • Streamlined workflow enabling smarter and faster decisions and saving time

  • Easy to understand client ready copy, Review is accessible to everyone involved in the transaction

  • Accepted by all major UK lenders

  • Client MEES advisory - Transition risk analysis and guidance on commercial EPCs and improvement measures helps you advise your client on their MEES and Green Lease strategies with their tenants


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