INSIGHTS

Is Your Environmental Due Diligence Checklist Enough?
NOTE TO READERS: It might surprise some readers that buyers of a commercial property are still unaware of the risks an owner faces for environmental contamination. Real-world examples are illustrative for highlighting the importance of good solid environmental investigations and, if warranted, risk mitigation tools like environmental insurance. Attorney William Wagner just published a valuable piece on the topic and we are publishing it here with permission. As Wagner noted,
“This case caught my attention because buyers really are still
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Evolution of Data Collection: Past, Present and Future
NOTE TO READERS: This article was just published in the January 2017 Edition of the Environmental Bankers Association’s Journal, and appears here with permission from the publisher. Links to the full Journal containing READ MORE >
  |   01.23.2017
EDR Insight's Market Confidence Index: SEATTLE
Growing market, strong forces driving growth and competitive pressures In a market that one respondent characterized as “flooded with consultants and competition,” the Seattle market for due diligence is rising according to 51%… READ MORE >
  |   01.03.2017
EDR Insight's Market Confidence Index: Bay Area
Survey results reveal a clear distinction in how area environmental due diligence professionals view the strength of the Oakland vs. San Francisco markets: a solid 85% characterize Oakland as a growing market, and… READ MORE >
  |   12.23.2016
EDR Insight's Market Confidence Index: Orange County and LA
66% of local due diligence consultants characterize the Orange County metro as a growing market, and a slightly lower 55% for the LA metro—“picking up over the last couple of years.” We closed… READ MORE >
  |   12.19.2016
SBA Kicks Off New Year With New SOP, New Head
Just a few months ago, the U.S. Small Business Administration ended Fiscal Year 2016 on a high note with loan volume up over the previous year. The agency also just rebranded its flagship… READ MORE >
  |   12.14.2016
EDR Insight Releases Market Confidence Index for BOSTON
85% of local due diligence consultants characterize Boston as a flat to moderately growing market that is drawing high interest from foreign investors. As part of this fall’s Due Diligence at Dawn tour,… READ MORE >
  |   11.28.2016
EDR Insight Releases Market Confidence Index for CHICAGO
Local EPs paint a picture of a cautious, but growing, Chicago due diligence market As part of this fall’s Due Diligence at Dawn tour, EDR Insight is compiling an Environmental Due Diligence Market… READ MORE >
  |   11.18.2016
Walking the Regulatory Road
NOTE TO READERS: Along with Dianne Crocker’s article, Bank Regulators Turn Up the Heat in the November 2016 edition of Scotsman Guide, appeared this important article by Rod Alba, senior VP and senior READ MORE >
  |   11.09.2016