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
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
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