INSIGHTS

1Q19 Construction Lending Update
NOTE TO READERS: This article was just published in the inaugural edition of the CLRM Journal, a publication dedicated to construction lender risk management and distributed to construction lenders and equity capital providers READ MORE >
  |   02.04.2019
Government Shutdown Puts Federal Lending Programs on Hold
“Due to the lapse of government funding, SBA will remain inactive until further notice.”  As we all settle back into work in the New Year,  be aware that the partial federal government shutdown… READ MORE >
  |   01.03.2019
WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR YOUR CAREER IN 2019?
“Mentoring gave me a new perspective. And when you do it right—whether as a mentor or a mentee—it’s life changing.” Those are the words that stuck with me after the Massachusetts Conference for… READ MORE >
  |   12.20.2018
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
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
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’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
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
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  |   09.24.2018
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