Confronting the Brown Discount

Confronting the Brown Discount

What is a brown discount? The demand for green buildings has been steadily increasing. While environmental friendliness serves as a key incentive for building and investing in such properties, investors and owners now confront a significant challenge known as...
Reviving Empty Spaces: CRE Building Conversions

Reviving Empty Spaces: CRE Building Conversions

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the landscape of commercial real estate (CRE) has dramatically shifted. Empty office and retail spaces have become a burden for investors, property owners, and communities alike. However, amidst these challenges, building...
Mitigating Risk in Your Construction Projects

Mitigating Risk in Your Construction Projects

In the business of commercial construction lending, risk mitigation is a top priority. Lenders run the risk of losing some, most, or all of the loan they granted. Construction is complex and most projects see various ups and downs; changes in budget, schedule, or...
Accessible by Design: ADA Compliance for CRE

Accessible by Design: ADA Compliance for CRE

Things that many of us take for granted may not come as easy to those with differing abilities or physical challenges. EBI is committed to ensuring the projects we work on follow ADA requirements and accessibility standards so all people can use the spaces we help...
EBI’s Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac radon updates webinar

EBI’s Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac radon updates webinar

Last week, EBI invited agency (GSE targeted) lenders and borrowers to an informational webinar and Q&A discussion regarding the recent Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) release on updated radon testing for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. EBI’s radon team outlined...