Nova Ambiente provides environmental and technical assistance, guidance, and management programmes to all sectors within the European real estate industry and supports our Clients to meet their sustainability commitments through responsible investment and asset management mandates.
We are one of the most well-respected environmental and technical due diligence advisory firms in our industry.
We have a proven record of commitment to service and exceeding clients’ expectations and are proud of the lasting relationships that we have built with our clients and partner companies.
Our services cover a range of environmental and technical disciplines including due diligence for property transactions, post-acquisition management programmes, brownfield development assistance, corporate ESG strategy support, asset level data collection and strategy implementation and other sustainability and support services.
We have extensive experience in identifying and resolving material and environmental risk issues and providing clear commercial advice to ensure successful completion of transactions.
We take the time to consider the requirements and constraints of each project individually and provide advice driven by our client’s objectives and timeframes.
Where further assessment is required, we ensure that key objectives are met through development of an appropriate scope of works and clear interpretative reporting.
Environmental Due Diligence
The ongoing environmental management of property post-acquisition is one of our core strengths. We work in partnership with our Clients to:
Address residual environmental liability and compliance issues;
Establish good management practices and improve environmental performance; and
Demonstrate active risk management.
We have developed a collaborative management platform to help lenders, owners, and investors manage, track and review their property portfolios.
Environmental Property Management
Whether you need help with a planning application, development scheme or have a specific environmental concern, our land quality service can deliver the advice and support you require.
We can help you identify potential sources of contamination, understand ground conditions, and assess associated environmental risks. We also design and implement Phase II intrusive investigations and later stage remediation options and verification works.
We regularly work with regulators and owners / operators to identify and implement the most effective management solutions.
Land Quality Assessment / Brownfield
Our Building Survey / Property Condition Assessments are tailored to Client requirements and focus on evaluating the general condition and maintenance history of the property, assessment of overall design and construction and the remaining useful life of building systems.
Where material deficiencies are identified, recommendations are made to the extent of any necessary repairs and future maintenance requirements and Capex sheets are provided detailing short, medium and long-term expenditure requirements.
Our TDD service can be combined with Environmental and ESG Screening to provide our Clients with a comprehensive Due Diligence package.
Technical Due Diligence
As the Real Estate industry transitions towards integrating ESG insights and data into investment processes and asset management mandates we have been working collaboration with our clients to extend our products and services to deliver long-term value for Clients on their ESG journeys.
Our sustainability / ESG services focus on assisting our Clients with engagement with key stakeholders and development of their ESG policy and enabling them to invest and manage their assets responsibly.
Our key services include: development of ESG policy and strategy frameworks, carbon footprint assessment, physical climate risk risk screening and vulnerability assessment, asset level ESG screening, implementation of improvement / resilience programmes and enabling continuous monitoring and reporting against goals and KPIs etc.
Other services include: providing assistance and reporting for TCFD and SDFR alignment, MEES compliance assessment and management, green building certification and corporate level GRESB submissions and asset level GRESB data collection.
Sustainability / ESG Services
We are able to facilitate, and project manage a range of additional commercially focused services including:
Tank Testing and Decommissioning
Invasive Plant Species Surveys
Flood Risk Assessments
Energy Performance Certification