INSIGHTS

Legal Viewpoint: Ten Things Affecting Today's Property Deals
“One size does not fit all…whether it’s panty hose or environmental due diligence.” At last week’s EDR Due Diligence at Dawn event in Chicago, I had the pleasure of introducing well-known Chicago environmental attorney, Lynn Grayson, a partner in the environmental law firm of Nijman•Franzetti LLP. After encouraging all of us to give thanks to CERCLA for its role in giving rise to an industry dedicated to identifying and mitigating property contamination risk, Grayson made this observation about how attitudes… READ MORE >
We Asked, They Answered: Customer Views on the Challenges of Due Diligence
Do more, do it faster, make it more accurate. Due diligence is already high stakes and labor intensive; add the pressures of an increasingly competitive arena and many companies are looking to technology… READ MORE >
  |   11.26.2018
EDR Hires Jack Walsh as Chief Financial Officer
EDR announced today that Jack Walsh has joined the business as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Walsh will leverage his significant strategic and operational expertise across finance, accounting, and financial planning &… READ MORE >
  |   11.20.2018
My RMA 2018 Summary: “Our Risk Management Is the Best It’s Ever Been”
Five Key Take-Aways from the RMA Conference Early last week, I attended the Risk Management Association’s annual conference. It was held at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, just across the Potomac… READ MORE >
  |   11.15.2018
RETAIL EVOLUTION: Here’s the Good News
Where technology and retail site selection intersect So much of the news coverage today about trends in the retail sector strikes a negative chord. The retail apocalypse. Record-high store closures. Outdated malls struggling… READ MORE >
  |   11.07.2018
SBA Lending Ends FY18 at Lowest Level in Four Years
…yet average loan size reached eight-year peak For the second consecutive year, volume under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s popular 7(a) program declined in Fiscal Year 2018, which ended on September 30thREAD MORE >
  |   11.01.2018
Got Questions on the 2018 Appraisal Threshold? The Feds Have Answers
In April, federal bank regulators made headlines when they officially raised the threshold above which appraisals are required for commercial real estate transactions from $250,000 to $500,000. It wasn’t a trivial change. For… READ MORE >
  |   10.26.2018
Upcycling for Retail Sites: Reuse, Renovate, Repurpose
Retail sector: glass is half full Just in time for Halloween comes the next batch of scare headlines about retail store closings. This round was prompted by Toys ‘R’ Us finalizing the closing… READ MORE >
  |   10.22.2018
EDR and ExactBid Will Now Operate Under One Brand: EDR
Combining platforms and resources will deliver product breakthroughs and accelerated innovation EDR, the pioneering leader in property due diligence technology and data, and ExactBid, a leader in real estate appraisal technology, announced today… READ MORE >
  |   10.18.2018