Session 3: Buyer Beware: Due Diligence and Brownfields
Thursday, September 12th
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Moderator: Joshua Jarrell, WV Department of Commerce
Speakers: Lydia Work, Triad Engineering
Ken Ellison, Former Director of WVDEP Division of Land Restoration
Marlo Long, BB&T
Description: What do you need to know before you buy a brownfield? How are some public entities taking on these sites while others stay away? This session will cover due diligence requirements of the buyer, as well as strategies for handling the liability and opportunity that comes with a brownfield. Come hear why the bank cares about a site assessment. Also learn strategies for taking site control of challenging properties.