ACRES 2018 May Event – Construction Environmental Challenges and Resolutions in NJ & NY

Dear friends,

ACRES hosted a seminar on commercial real estate: environmental challenges and resolutions.  Our friend from Impact Environmental, a reputable full service waste management and environmental consulting firm in NY and NJ who has handled projects such as World Trade Center, Columbia University, etc, will walk you through the process of developing an environmentally challenged property and share real world examples with our audience.  Special thanks to this event sponsor Willis Towers Watson and always to this year’s platinum sponsor Emerald Creek Capital.


Time: Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 200 Liberty Street, 7th Fl, New York, NY 10281


  • Find Value in Environmentally Challenged Properties
  • General Development Process of Brownfield
  • Key Benefits of Developing Brownfield
  • Key Government Incentive Programs
  • Case Study

ACRES Member: Free (log in as a member to register the event for free; to join ACRES membership program, see membership registration section below)
Early Bird: $20 (before May 6th, 2018)
General Admission: $30
Ticket Link:

About the Speaker
Xin Yuan, Impact Environmental
Xin Yuan is the Quality Control Manager of Impact Environmental and is a licensed professional engineer in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. He has eight years of experiences in site investigation, remediation, waste management, compliance and permitting of contaminated property development. Xin also serves on the board of Chinese Environmental Scholars and Professionals Network as chairman.

Event Sponsor

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 39,000 employees in more than 120 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Out unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential.

ACRES Platinum Sponsor

Emerald Creek Capital is a direct portfolio lender originating commercial bridge loans. The firm provides short-term financing secured by a 1st mortgage on commercial real estate nationwide. Emerald Creek Capital’s open-door lending platform allows the fund to deliver fast and flexible loans tailored to the specific needs of each client. Capital is available for acquisitions, refinances, repositioning and other market driven opportunities. Please contact Dean Wang for more information.

ACRES Membership Program
Please register now and get acess to a full year of events for free!
2018 Membership Program: $50 (for a full year based on registration date)
To join the membership program, please register at below link:


Headquartered in New York City, American Chinese Real Estate Society (ACRES) is a registered non-profit organization, serving a growing number of bilingual real estate professionals who have interests and resources in both the US and China. An advocate for Chinese business groups as well as a leading facilitator of US-China cross-border transactions, ACRES strives to provide valuable connections, education, and experiences to local experts with a global reach. ACRES has hosted many quality events ranging from market analysis panels, development site visits to entrepreneurship discussions, and holiday networking events, etc; and has partnered with a number of respected companies, including Real Capital Analytics, Street Easy, SOM, Financial Times, DMG Development and etc.

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