INSIGHTS

HAPPY NEW FISCAL YEAR! MARKET READIES ITSELF FOR CHANGES TO SBA’S ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
** Part II of our webinar series on the new SOP will be held Thursday, October 19 at 2pm EST. Join us! New SBA SOP 50 10 5(J) Just Released The U.S. Small Business Administration kicked off Fiscal Year 2018 with the release of a new version of SOP 50 10 5—version J—as well as year-end stats on the impressive growth that the agency’s flagship 7(a) and 504 programs have experienced in recent years. Below is a high-level look at… READ MORE >
Boston CLRM: Construction Lending Amid Market Shift
At the end of September, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Construction Lenders Risk Management forum in downtown Boston. Hosted by Partner Engineering’s Bill Tryon and Elizabeth Krol, the event drew… READ MORE >
  |   10.05.2017
Boom On! A Look at the Positive Forces Impacting Site Redevelopment
Last Thursday I hosted a webinar, titled “Site Assessment and Redevelopment Opportunities in the New Political Climate.”  I was very fortunate to be joined by three leading experts in the brownfields space who… READ MORE >
  |   09.26.2017
Is Your Bank's Appraisal Policy Up to Par? Tips from the Experts
Yesterday EDR, in collaboration with the ICBA, hosted a webinar titled “Are Your Appraisal Policies & Procedures Compliant?” The focus was on the types of things that trip up banks during an audit… READ MORE >
  |   09.20.2017
EDR Says Over 300 Sites in Path of Hurricane Irma Pose Serious Environmental Risks
According to EDR, the leading provider of environmental risk and historic property use information and technology, 323 sites that currently house hazardous waste or have been contaminated in the past are within the… READ MORE >
  |   09.08.2017
Houston Market Mobilizes: Boots on the Ground, Drones in the Sky
Nearly ten years ago, I published a piece on the environmental impacts of Huricane Katrina at a time when the media used terms like “toxic gumbo” and “nasty bouillabaisse of chemicals” to describe… READ MORE >
  |   09.08.2017
EDR Publishes Toxic Sites Data to Assist in Harvey Recovery Efforts
Amidst speculation of toxic chemicals in the Harvey flood waters, EDR, the leading provider of environmental risk and historic property use information and technology, has launched an event response website to provide free… READ MORE >
  |   09.01.2017
How PARCEL and Collateral360 Work Together to Support Commercial Real Estate Due Diligence end-to-end.
For 27 years EDR has been committed to providing the most trusted data and advanced technology to help our customers do their best work faster. As our industry continues to innovate and evolve,… READ MORE >
  |   08.23.2017
EDR Announces Three Changes To Its Leadership Team
EDR today announced that Dean Graves has been promoted to the position of president and chief operating officer. In his new role, Graves will oversee the company’s technology, production and operations divisions, ensuring… READ MORE >
  |   08.22.2017