Due-Diligence

Appraisers LightBox Lender Appraisal Index for Q1 Stable as Fed Delays Expected ‘24 Interest Rate Cuts

LightBox Lender Appraisal Index for Q1 Stable as Fed Delays Expected ‘24 Interest Rate Cuts

In the first quarter of 2024, commercial appraisal volume from lenders increased 8.1% over the typical seasonal slowdown of Q4...

Environmental Due Diligence CRE Environment Due Diligence Volume Stable in Q1 as Fed Puts Rate Cuts on Hold

CRE Environment Due Diligence Volume Stable in Q1 as Fed Puts Rate Cuts on Hold

After Phase I ESA activity ended last year with a 20% decline compared to 2022, 2024 began with the first...

Appraisers LIGHTBOX CRE ACTIVITY INDEX Q1 2024

LIGHTBOX CRE ACTIVITY INDEX Q1 2024

LightBox Activity Index Up Modestly in Q1 2024 from Q4 Low; Forecast Redrawn as Rate Cuts Stall The first quarter...

Data Reshaping Urban Landscapes Through Upzoning

Reshaping Urban Landscapes Through Upzoning

Across many cities in the U.S., urban planners and policymakers are working to address the congested traffic and the shortage...

Environmental Due Diligence USEPA Issues Expected Rule Designating PFAS as CERCLA Hazardous Substance

USEPA Issues Expected Rule Designating PFAS as CERCLA Hazardous Substance

What It Means for Environmental Due Diligence of Commercial Real Estate The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the pending...

Data The Changing Landscape of Data Center Zoning

The Changing Landscape of Data Center Zoning

As the exponential growth of digital businesses and AI continues to surge, the landscape of data centers is shifting. New...

Environmental Due Diligence LightBox helps California Forever accomplish analysis for large-scale planning project with diverse datasets

LightBox helps California Forever accomplish analysis for large-scale planning project with diverse datasets

“I’d recommend LightBox for any project that demands accuracy, versatility, and efficiency. They played a pivotal role in the success...

Environmental Due Diligence Q&A with PRISM Advisory Board Member EBJ’s Grant Ferrier

Q&A with PRISM Advisory Board Member EBJ’s Grant Ferrier

Interview with: PRISM Advisory Board Member, Grant Ferrier, President and Founder of Environmental Business International, Inc. Top-of-mind for environmental due...

Appraisers Q1 Preliminary Results Show Signs of Gradual Thaw

Q1 Preliminary Results Show Signs of Gradual Thaw

As the end of the first quarter nears, commercial real estate professionals are watching for signs of a market in...

Appraisers Year in Review: Navigating Turbulence in the 2023 Commercial Real Estate Appraisal Market, and What We’re Seeing in Early 2024

Year in Review: Navigating Turbulence in the 2023 Commercial Real Estate Appraisal Market, and What We’re Seeing in Early 2024

Dianne P. Crocker, Principal Analyst, LightBox Lackluster activity in the commercial real estate investment and lending environment continued through year-end...

Appraisers Valuation’s scalability and adaptability help an independent appraiser handle jobs for a wide range of clients: a customer success story

Valuation’s scalability and adaptability help an independent appraiser handle jobs for a wide range of clients: a customer success story

LightBox recently caught up with Zach Smith, MAI, an independent appraiser who appraises a wide variety of property types, including...

Environmental Due Diligence LightBox Q4 2023 Phase I ESA Market Snapshot Released, Q1 2024 Starts Slow

LightBox Q4 2023 Phase I ESA Market Snapshot Released, Q1 2024 Starts Slow

Dianne P. Crocker, Principal Analyst, LightBox Phase I ESA Sector Ends on Low Note, Uptick Expected by Mid-Year Curious how...