Due-Diligence

Real Estate Developers Land scarcity, zoning and construction: Overcoming the building challenges facing municipalities across the country

Land scarcity, zoning and construction: Overcoming the building challenges facing municipalities across the country

Demand for housing in the U.S. is high, but is there enough land available to meet it? A recent article...

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The Industry ASTM E1527-21 Transition: Are We Done Yet? 

It’s been nearly one year since ASTM published the revised version of the E 1527-21 Phase I ESA Standard Practice,...

Real Estate Investors The LightBox PRISM industry forecast: What the CRE industry can expect to see in 2023 and beyond

The LightBox PRISM industry forecast: What the CRE industry can expect to see in 2023 and beyond

LightBox’s Fall 2022 Consumer Sentiment Report notes that “Significant market headwinds, including a slowdown in economic momentum, rising interest rates,...

Environmental Due Diligence Technological Innovation is Helping the Commercial Real Estate Industry Respond to Climate Change

Technological Innovation is Helping the Commercial Real Estate Industry Respond to Climate Change

Attendees at LightBox’s recent PRISM conference in Phoenix, Arizona heard from leading subject-matter experts on topics such as technological innovations,...

Mapping and Routing Dealing with zoning regulations can be one of the most challenging processes in Commercial Real Estate. LightBox PZR is here to help.

Dealing with zoning regulations can be one of the most challenging processes in Commercial Real Estate. LightBox PZR is here to help.

Because zoning laws come into play on every commercial real estate transaction, it’s critical for commercial real estate buyers to...

Environmental Due Diligence The Commercial Real Estate market at year-end: earlier optimism has given way to caution amid various challenges

The Commercial Real Estate market at year-end: earlier optimism has given way to caution amid various challenges

LightBox released its Fall 2022 Investor Sentiment Report, which takes stock of how respondents in six commercial real estate segments—Brokerage,...

Environmental Due Diligence ESG and Resilience: Understanding how real estate affects climate change—and developing strategies to mitigate the impact 

ESG and Resilience: Understanding how real estate affects climate change—and developing strategies to mitigate the impact 

As environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) strategies continue to grow more popular, investors are increasingly adding the concept of...

Appraisers Jason Blankenship of ETN Consultants uses LightBox Valuation to streamline the appraisal process so his team can focus on serving clients

Jason Blankenship of ETN Consultants uses LightBox Valuation to streamline the appraisal process so his team can focus on serving clients

Jason Blankenship, MAI, is the president and owner of ETN Consultants Inc. and a Tennessee Certified General Real Estate Appraiser....

Real Estate Investors Fall 2022 Sentiment Report

Fall 2022 Sentiment Report

It’s a sharp contrast to the optimistic forecasts voiced at the beginning of 2022...

Appraisers Five strategies for writing strong appraisals in a timely fashion — and how LightBox Valuation can help

Five strategies for writing strong appraisals in a timely fashion — and how LightBox Valuation can help

Appraisal report writing was once an onerous process requiring repetitive data entry and the manual stitching together information from different...

Environmental Due Diligence PFAS IN BITS AND BYTES: The Changing Landscape of PFAS data and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

PFAS IN BITS AND BYTES: The Changing Landscape of PFAS data and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

LightBox recently hosted a LinkedIn Live discussing how the industry is incorporating per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) into environmental site...

Appraisers Be in the know: How to effectively bid and win more appraisal assignments

Be in the know: How to effectively bid and win more appraisal assignments

For appraisers, the pressure is on to maximize earnings, receive more awards, improve reputation, and save time. Based on our experiences, there are some important things you need to know to effectively bid and score more appraisal assignments.