DDD TRACK HIGHLIGHT: Tips for Assessing Vapor Migration Risk
In October, we hosted three Due Diligence at Dawn/Dusk events in Detroit, Edison and Arlington. One track, titled Vapor Migration Case Studies in Phase I ESAs, was presented by Anthony Buonicore, P.E., BCEE, QEP, Principal, The Buonicore Group and Chairman… READ MORE >
  |   10.31.2019
OPINION: Now is When Commercial Lenders Need to Prepare for the Next Recession
NOTE TO READERS: This article was published by National Mortgage News on August 29, 2019, and is reprinted here with permission from the publisher.
Author: Dianne Crocker
July 1, 2019, was an important date. Why? Because it marked the day
  |   09.04.2019
A NEW LOOK AT THE METROS OUT IN FRONT IN 2019: Top 5 Phase I ESA Markets by Size
Late last month, I delivered my mid-year market update, highlighting key trends in commercial real estate this year—and what that’s meant for the volume of Phase I environmental site assessments across the U.S. The ranking of metros sustaining the strongest… READ MORE >
  |   08.22.2019
Banks, Credit Unions at Odds Over New Evaluation Rule
After a long period of stasis, there has been a cascade of updates to Federal regulations on when real estate appraisals are required by lenders. The shift began in 2018 when the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the… READ MORE >
  |   08.20.2019
As part of EDR’s Developing Leaders mentor program, launched in January, we are hosting webinars that enable prominent industry leaders to share their wisdom with the next generation. On July 17, I was grateful to have two accomplished professionals whom… READ MORE >
  |   07.22.2019
Loans under the 7(a) program are 13% below this time last year, Live Oak maintains top spot, while Newtek makes a move.  The last time we checked in on loan… READ MORE >
On April 1, 2019, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s new version of environmental policies and procedures took effect (SOP 50 10 5(K)). In a timely track that opened the June… READ MORE >
Polyfluoroalkyl substances (or PFAS) are making headlines as more is known about the health effects of this emerging risk. PFAS is most commonly associated with the surfactants used in fire-fighting… READ MORE >
NOTE TO READERS: Below is an article that was just published in the Summer edition of the EBA Journal. The focus is on how broad trends like office-using job growth, READ MORE >