Lenders’ Interest in Construction Builds With Market Confidence
As confidence returns to the housing market, financial institutions are treading back into the waters of lending on construction and development projects in metros like Miami, San Francisco, Chicago and Manhattan. The loans… READ MORE >
  |   06.28.2013
FEMA Redraws the Lines: The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act and FEMA's Flood Mapping Program
Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Irene. Hurricane Sandy. Over the past several years, these and other super-storms have pummeled coastal communities up and down the East Coast, tearing houses off their foundations, flooding whole towns… READ MORE >
  |   06.27.2013
Technology in the Field - Q&A with Duncan Anderson of Odic Environmental
“Freedom to be in the field and stay in the field” Is your head in the cloud? If so, you are among a pioneering group of environmental professionals eager to work better and… READ MORE >
  |   06.27.2013
Commercial Property Market Intell Report - 2Q13
AUTHOR: Anthony J. Buonicore, CEO, The Buonicore Group After growing at a solid pace in the first quarter, economic growth appears to have slowed somewhat during the second quarter, reflecting continuing difficulties in… READ MORE >
  |   06.26.2013
A Lender's Guide: Five Things You Need to Know About the New ASTM Phase I ESA Standard (E 1527-13)
For the first time in eight years, there will soon be a new ASTM standard for Phase I environmental site assessments (ESAs). Any financial institution with an environmental policy that references ASTM E READ MORE >
  |   06.13.2013
Commercial Real Estate Recovery: Who's Leading the Charge?
Believe it or not, we are quickly approaching the mid-year mark and the market continues to recover—but in baby steps rather than in long strides. Demand for commercial properties is up as developments… READ MORE >
  |   06.13.2013
Lender Due Diligence Requirements Not Easing Yet
EDR Insight was featured in a recent article in Commercial Property Executive by Jenny Redlin, Principal at Partner Engineering & Science. Despite an overall easing in commercial and industrial lending standards, among domestic… READ MORE >
  |   06.05.2013
Regulatory Compliance Takes Front Seat to Strategic Concerns
The lending community is facing a confluence of challenges. Many are operating with reduced budgets and staff while dealing with the converging forces of conducting more sound risk management in the face of… READ MORE >
  |   06.03.2013