Environmental Aspects of Real Estate and Commercial Transactions: Acquisition, Development, and Liability Management, Fifth Edition (Paperback)

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Examining the intersection of real estate, business, and environmental law, Environmental Aspects of Real Estate and Commercial Transactions is written by a team of accomplished real estate, environmental, tax, land use, and business lawyers and technical experts, in private practice, corporations, government, and law schools.

The clearly written, detailed, and timely chapters cover all aspects of the environmental issues that must be considered in the purchase, sale, or finance of real property, regardless of use. Covering the entire range of environmental issues that arise when real estate is acquired, developed, operated, sold, financed or the subject of a work out, every chapter has been substantially revised to reflect changes in law and practice.

The book's 29 chapters are organized into four parts for quick access to pertinent information:

  • Part 1: Overview environmental liability
  • Part 2: Environmental due diligence
  • Part 3: Issues related to the transactional structure, tax, and business matters
  • Part 4: Environmental issues specific to real estate development

About the Author

Kevin R. Murray is an environmental law partner with Holland & Hart, based in Salt Lake City, Utah. His practice focuses on managing environmental liabilities, repurposing real estate assets, and creating value through property remediation and planning. Considered one of the nation's leading redevelopment attorneys, he is known for his strategic approach to crafting innovative solutions that deliver maximum value for his clients ranging from the largest international corporations to individual landowners. Leveraging more than 35 years of expertise of successfully remediating and redeveloping complex projects, Mr. Murray deftly navigates agency jurisdictional challenges. He has been the lead attorney for billions of dollars of acquisition and development of environmentally challenged assets worldwide, including many Superfund sites. Mr. Murray is a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers and an acclaimed adjunct professor of real estate development and finance at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University Law Schools, having taught since 1990. Mr. Murray's expertise has been recognized by leading legal and business organizations. He is well-published in many journals and periodicals, and a frequent speaker/lecturer on environmental law and real estate development issues. Mr. Murray was appointed by Utah Governor Huntsman to serve as a member of the Utah Solid and Hazardous Waste Control Board in 2005. He was appointed as board chair in 2011 and served in that role for four years. Mr. Murray has also held various executive leadership positions with the Urban Land Institute, the Dallas Bar Association, the Utah Bar Association, and other professional and civic groups.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781641057998
ISBN-10: 1641057998
Publisher: American Bar Association
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2022
Pages: 835
Language: English

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