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Orange County, CA Due Diligence at Dawn


Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)

Orange County, CA Due Diligence at Dawn

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Combined, the Orange County and LA metros accounted for more than 6,300 Phase I ESAs in the first half of 2018. The area’s position as an active port city, a technology hub and a desirable place to live rank the region high as an attractive target market for investors, particularly in the retail and industrial sectors.


Join us for an exciting Due Diligence at Dawn at the Crowne Plaza in Costa Mesa to learn about the forces driving the Phase I ESA market, the latest benchmarks on price and turnaround time, the growing opportunity in building energy assessments, and more.


There is a $25 registration fee. After the event, EDR will donate all proceeds to a local school through Check out our giving page to see the projects we have funded, as well as projects that future donations will fund.

7:30-8:30 am:   Continental Breakfast & Nametag Pickup

8:30-8:40 am:    Welcome

8:40-9:15 am:   Planning for 2019: The Latest Insights on a Market in Transition

Dianne Crocker, Principal Analyst, EDR Insight 

Amid strong market fundamentals, high interest in site reuse, rapid technological advancement and intense competition, the commercial real estate market is performing well as the record-setting recovery marches on. It’s difficult to plan for the end of the party when you’re still having a good time, but the next downturn could be here as early as 18-24 months from now—and the time to start planning is now.

There is much to be grateful for: abundant capital to fund property deals, strong interest in adaptive reuse, new life in smaller metros, a strong economy and rising corporate profits. Yet the headwinds are growing: rising interest rates, moderating property sales, growing geopolitical tension and uncertainty about the market’s endurance. The dynamics of the deal are also changing as lenders and investors become more cautious. Get an inside look at the drivers fueling environmental due diligence, the latest near-term forecast and what you can expect to see in your market in 2019.


 9:15-10:30 am:    The Building Energy Efficiency Opportunity Heats Up

Anthony Buonicore, Chairman, Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. and ASTM Green PCA Task Force

A confluence of economic, regulatory and technological forces are driving more attention onto a building’s operating efficiency. This trend is opening up new, exciting opportunities in the property condition assessment space. During this track, attendees will hear the latest  developments on the evolving ASTM Green PCA standard, the popularity of green lending programs at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, private sector drivers for energy efficiency assessments, and the data being harnessed to measure a property’s energy efficiency during property due diligence.


10:30-11:00 am:     Networking Break




11:00-11:30 am:    Environmental Issues Impacting Real Estate Liability - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Presenter: Attorney Kevin Mayer, Crowell & Moring

So much makes the southern California commercial real estate market unique—and complex. A growing slate of environmental risks are becoming a standard part of property due diligence. During this track you will hear from local environmental torts trial attorney, Kevin Mayer, on some of the hot topics impacting property risk assessments today.  


11:30-Noon:    It's Time To Protect Your Clients From PFAS Risk

Presenter: Attorney Matthew Wickersham, Alston & Bird

By now, you may have heard of the emerging contaminant grabbing the attention of regulators across the country, known as “perfluoroalkyl” or “polyfluoroalkyl” substances (PFAS). It’s time to start making your staff and your clients aware. Matthew Wickersham will bring you up to date on this evolving regulatory issue, including an overview of how individual states are addressing PFAS risks, the types of operations most commonly associated with PFAS, what it means to today’s commercial property transactions, and most importantly, how you can help your clients mitigate PFAS risk as regulations take shape.


Noon-12:15 pm:    Lunch Served/Pick Up


12:15-1:00 pm:    Lunch & Learn Presentation: Do your best work, faster

Stay for lunch and learn about the latest innovations from EDR, all aimed at helping you do your best work faster than ever before.

Have questions about Orange County, CA Due Diligence at Dawn? Contact EDR

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Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa
3131 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)

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EDR is a leading provider of information, technology and workflow solutions to the real estate lending and property due diligence industries including environmental consulting firms, financial institutions, appraisers, and corporations. EDR provides web-based tools that help its clients increase operational efficiencies and better analyze and manage property related risk. EDR's database contains over 4.1 billion property records, including the most comprehensive repository of environmental and land use information in the United States. EDR also conducts market research and shares strategic intelligence through a variety of online channels and in-person events.


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