INSIGHTS

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 from Old Town Alexandria, a neighborhood I once called home. I was absolutely blown away by the volume of new construction in the DC area. National Harbor didn’t even exist when I left that area in the late 1990s, and now it’s a bustling destination in and… READ MORE >
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 Outdated malls struggling… READ MORE 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
Hurricane Michael Makes Landfall
EDR’s Environmental Impact Summary Sheet Identifies 33 Sites of Interest Hurricane Michael, a fast-moving Category 4 storm with fierce winds of 155 miles per hour, is unleashing its power on a swatch of… READ MORE >
  |   10.11.2018
EDR Hires Moira McArdle to Lead Marketing and Corporate Communications
Marketing veteran and product strategist will enhance EDR’s ability to deliver thought leadership to clients and markets  Moira McArdle has joined the business as Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications. In this… READ MORE >
  |   10.02.2018
EDR’s CEO on Forbes Real Estate Council: Technology Reshapes Property Risk Management
How Technology Can Redefine ‘The Art Of The Possible’ In an article that was just published by Forbes, our CEO Chris Aronson shares his insights into what the rapid pace of technological change… READ MORE >
  |   09.26.2018