Who we are What We Do
Vieau Associates Inc. is an environmental consulting firm specializing in environmental due diligence and voluntary investigation and cleanup. As a professional services firm, we are focused on consulting, project management, and the cost-effective delivery of results. Our mission is to bring environmental issues to closure for real estate transactions and development. We work in conjunction with qualified drillers. laboratories, remediation contractors, and disposal companies to achieve our clients’ goals.
Since 2000, we have served the public and private sectors primarily in the upper Midwest. Our expertise has helped buyers, owners, lenders and developers, as well as legal, real estate, design, economic development and construction professionals. We also provide due diligence and training services to any client, anywhere in the U.S.
Environmental Due Diligence
Environmental Due Diligence Services help users identify impairment and manage risk. With experienced, qualified staff, Vieau Associates excels in this discipline. Our president, David Vieau, serves as an national-level instructor of the ASTM standards on environmental site assessments for commercial real estate. His comprehensive understanding of what is important in environmental site assessments helps clients with services such as:
- Phase I environmental site assessments to identify or rule out concerns
- Phase II investigations to confirm or refute suspect conditions
- Sampling and testing for asbestos, lead and mold
- Other services upon request
Voluntary Investigation and Cleanup
Voluntary Investigation and Cleanup Services range from regulatory program assistance for statutory liability assurances, to the management of comprehensive remediation efforts for brownfields redevelopment projects. Our proficiency in the application of risk based site characterization and corrective action protocol, coupled with a solid understanding of the project design variables and objectives, ensures that recommended investigation and cleanup goals are meaningful and achievable.
Clients rely on our professional team to balance the scope of work with risk tolerance, produce defensible results, and present a full range of remedial options to assist with decision making. While acting as the client’s advocate, we seek economies of scale. Our team is instrumental in defining the issues at the critical junctures of transactional negotiations, regulatory reporting and community outreach.
Where We've Been
Based in Minneapolis, Vieau Associates has demonstrated a strong track record throughout the Midwest.