VTX Consulting Services Inc. (VTX) was retained by Loews Hotels to conduct a Phase I ESA of a hotel property in Toronto. In conducting this assessment, VTX followed the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Standard CSA Z768-01. THe primary purpose of this assessment was to provide Loews with an evaluation of known and potential environmental contaminant issues at the site resulting from current and/or historical activities conducted at the site and/or surrounding properties. VTX conducted interviews with staff management, reviewed historical environmental reports and conducted a site reconnaissance of the site. The investigation was performed within an expedited time frame.