ULI

Urban Land Institute to Advise the Jacksonville Transportation Authority on Connectivity and Downtown Revitalization

Nationally Renowned Real Estate and Urban Development Experts to Visit City June 17-22 WASHINGTON (June 18, 2018) — A group of nationally renowned land use...
Judith S. Jacobson

POAH names Judith S. Jacobson as new General Counsel/Managing Director

POAH has named Judith S. Jacobson as it new General Counsel/Managing Director starting September 4. Jacobson has over 30 years of experience in the affordable housing and community development field. She has been the deputy director and general counsel at Massachusetts Housing Partnership since 1996. 
NAHB

Builder Confidence Slips Two Points as Lumber Prices Soar

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell two points to 68 in June on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The decline was due in large part to sharply elevated lumber prices, although sentiment remains on solid footing.
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Randy Noel on EPA Sending Revised WOTUS Rule to OMB

Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from LaPlace, La., issued the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that a revised Waters of the U.S. rule has been sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

2.5 Million Homes, Businesses Totaling $1 Trillion Threatened by High Tide Flooding

Accelerating sea level rise in the lower 48 states, primarily driven by climate change, is projected to worsen tidal flooding, putting as many as 311,000 coastal homes with a collective market value of about $117.5 billion today at risk of chronic flooding within the next 30 years—the lifespan of a typical mortgage
ASE

Energy Efficient Codes Coalition Statement On Mayors Resolution

On Monday, June 11, 2018, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) unanimously adopted a resolution in support of America’s model building energy code, the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), as a cost-effective strategy to lower energy waste in the buildings sector and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
32BJ SEIU

32BJ Building Workers in Long Island Reach Tentative Agreement with Realty Advisory Board

32BJ SEIU’s Long Island bargaining committee and the Realty Advisory Board have reached a tentative agreement that would provide raises of thousands of dollars yearly over four years, maintain health care and increase funding for retirement benefits. If ratified by the members
ULI

Affordable Housing Policies, Programs in New York City, Los Angeles County, and the States...

Affordable and workforce housing policies and programs put in place by the governments of New York City, Los Angeles County, and the states of New Jersey and New York have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award.

CITIZENS HOUSING & PLANNING COUNCIL STUDY FINDS SIGNIFICANT QUALITY-OF-LIFE IMPROVEMENTS IN NYCHA PILOT PROJECT...

Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC) today released an interim study examining an innovative New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) pilot program that transferred management of six Section 8 properties to a new public-private partnership, Triborough Preservation Partners, making new capital funds available for repairs and introducing new property management.
1000 Marina

Meridian Completes Sale of 104,000 SF Multi-Tenant Office Building in Brisbane, California for $39.5...

With more than 500,000 SF currently in development/redevelopment and another 500,000-plus SF in the pipeline, Meridian is still aggressively pursuing more value-add general and medical office opportunities throughout California
Financial Services Committee

House Passes Bill to Expand Housing Options for Individuals Recovering From Opioid Addiction

On Thursday, the House passed H.R. 5735, the Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act of 2018, or the THRIVE Act by a vote of 230-173. The opioid crisis strikes the hearts of communities around the nation. By using federal resources more efficiently and effectively, including housing programs, Congress can better address the needs of individuals recovering from opioid addiction.
ULI

The World’s Top Real Estate Leaders to Gather in Boston for the Urban Land...

Nearly 7,000 of the world’s foremost leaders in the real estate and land use industry will convene at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2018 Fall Meeting, set for October 8-11 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. ULI is a global, multidisciplinary, member-driven real estate organization dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving, sustainable communities.
ULI

Affordable Housing Policies, Programs in New York City, Los Angeles County, and the States...

Affordable and workforce housing policies and programs put in place by the governments of New York City, Los Angeles County, and the states of New Jersey and New York have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award
FTC

FTC Requires Construction Company CRH plc to Divest Facilities in Montana, Nebraska and Kansas...

The Federal Trade Commission will require Dublin, Ireland-based construction company CRH plc to divest facilities in three states as part of a settlement resolving charges that CRH’s $3.5 billion acquisition of its Kansas-based competitor Ash Grove Cement Company is anticompetitive and violates federal antitrust law.
MBA

First Quarter Commercial/Multifamily Delinquencies Remain at Low Levels

Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans were relatively flat in the first quarter of 2018, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report.

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Your First Home
Maybe you have plans to get married and need to secure your first home so you have a place to move into after your honeymoon. Other first time homebuyers have rental leases that are soon to expire. While finding the first piece of residential property that you are to own and live in

South Cove, First New For-Sale Residential Development in Dana Point to...

South Cove
International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the recent opening of the KTGY-designed residential models at South Cove in Dana Point, California. Built by San Diego-based real estate development company Zephyr, this is Dana Point’s first new for-sale residential development to open in decades. South Cove is a unique, barefoot community that exudes laid-back luxury in a highly-coveted coastal setting at the southern gateway of Dana Point.

Norton Reelected as Top Democrat on Highways and Transit Subcommittee

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) was elected by her fellow Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to return as the Ranking Member of its Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

1000 Marina

Meridian Completes Sale of 104,000 SF Multi-Tenant Office Building in Brisbane,...

With more than 500,000 SF currently in development/redevelopment and another 500,000-plus SF in the pipeline, Meridian is still aggressively pursuing more value-add general and medical office opportunities throughout California

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