Environmental and Sustainability Consultancy

Paragon’s in-house environmental department offers a broad range of services to the property sector, ranging from site acquisition to regeneration. We have wide experience within the UK and Europe, acting on behalf of commercial property owners, occupiers, fund investors and developers.

We take a commercial approach to environmental advice and understand the significant impact that environmental issues can have on development timescales and cost. We do not overstate environmental risk and we provide salient, succinct advice. We are solution-led and sustainably minded, and health and safety is paramount.


  • Transactional

    • Property due diligence and transactional appraisals
    • Desk top studies and Phase 1 pre-acquisition and vendors reports
    • Sustainability appraisals
    • Peer reviews of existing documents
    • Phase 2 Site investigation for due diligence
    • Flood risk advice.
  • Asset Management

    • Flood risk resilience / management planning
    • Invasive plant species advice
    • Environmental compliance / auditing.
  • Project Services

    • Sustainability services 
    • Land contamination assessments for site regeneration / redevelopment – Phase 1s, Phase 2s, remediation and verification works and liaisons with planning authorities and statutory regulators (EA/LA)
    • Ecology / archaeology
    • Environmental project monitoring


Link to MEES regulation PDF


  • Everything you need to know about the MEES regulations

    MEES Regulations affect both residential and commercial property.

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  • Flood Risk Assessments: Do you have flood resilience plans in place?

    Robust due diligence and flood resilience planning is vital to protect property assets....

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  • Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC)  to be abolished in budget

    George Osborne confirmed in the Budget that the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) will be abolished, with effect from the end of the 2018-19 compliance year.

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