INSIGHTS

AASHTO Reports on Hurricane Florence's Environmental Risks
“Our focus after storm events is on providing up-to-the-minute answers to critical questions like how many sites may be affected, and what types of hazardous material may be unleashed due to wind and flooding or where are the geographic risk clusters.” Dianne Crocker, EDR Insight’s principal analyst
NOTE TO READERS: This article was published on September 21, 2018 in the AASHTO Journal. It is reprinted here in its entirely with permission from the publisher. REPORT SEEKS TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL POLLUTION… READ MORE >
EDR Delivers Environmental Impact Summary Report on Hurricane Florence
EDR has identified 236 unique sites that currently house hazardous waste or have been contaminated in the past and are within the immediate projected path of Hurricane Florence. Ahead of Florence’s expected landfall… READ MORE >
  |   09.14.2018
170 Sites Posing Environmental Risks Lie in Hurricane Florence’s Crosshairs
An additional 152 sites are prioritized for cleanup under a state program  Hurricane Florence has the potential to dump 10 trillion gallons of rainwater on North and South Carolina. That’s enough water to… READ MORE >
  |   09.14.2018
EDR Celebrates Tenth Year with Camp Rising Sun
EDR employees recently volunteered with Camp Rising Sun in Colebrook, CT. This year marks the tenth anniversary of EDR’s involvement with the place where kids with cancer have fun. Employees volunteered as staff… READ MORE >
  |   08.30.2018
U.S. SBA Introduces Bill to Adopt $500,000 Federal Appraisal Threshold
If you are a lender that participates in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s loan programs, be aware that Congress considering a bill introduced last week to bring the 7(a) program in line with… READ MORE >
  |   07.18.2018
What's New with Area and Corridor Study Reports?
With improvements to our Area and Corridor Study Reports, EDR is making review of large properties faster and easier. Sometimes target properties exceed the search distance of the EDR Radius Map. In these… READ MORE >
  |   07.18.2018
U.S. EPA TOUTS A NEW REAL ESTATE MARKET: SUPERFUND SITES
NOTE TO READERS: Earlier this year, we published a brief on the significance of the new federal BUILD Act, an omnibus funding bill with good news for brownfield redevelopment. Among other things, the… READ MORE >
  |   07.03.2018
FINDING YIELD DURING RECORD ECONOMIC RECOVERY
NOTE TO READERS: Below is an article that was just published in the Summer edition of the EBA Journal. The focus is on where the commercial real estate market stands at the first READ MORE >
  |   07.02.2018
EDR's Summer Interns
EDR has hired five summer interns who will be working on several technical projects which include image processing methods, and environmental and spatial data concepts. The interns are college students who are attending… READ MORE >
  |   06.26.2018