Education & Training

Education & Training

NIBS, ASTM International, RCI, Inc. Issue Joint Statement

The National Institute of Building Sciences (Institute), ASTM International (ASTM) and RCI, Inc. issued a joint statement July 11 announcing their intent to avoid duplication of effort relating to their respective building enclosure commissioning (BECx) programs.

ULI Welcomes World-Renowned Industry Leaders as Members of the Global Board of Directors and...

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global, multidisciplinary real estate organization, added world-renowned industry leaders to its Global Board of Directors and Governing Trustees. ULI’s mission, advanced by more than 40,000 members, is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide

IAPMO Returns as Building Innovation 2019 Technical Programs Sponsor

With planning underway for Building Innovation 2019: The Institute’s Seventh Annual Conference and Expo, the Institute welcomes back the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) as Technical Programs Sponsor. This is the fourth straight year that IAPMO has taken the role.
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Releases Guide to Residential ‘Green’ Addendum

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today released a guide to complete and use the organization’s “Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum.”

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.

Two Weeks Left to Submit an Abstract to Present at Building Innovation 2019

Potential presenters, there are only two weeks left to submit an abstract to present at Building Innovation 2019: The National Institute of Building Sciences Seventh Annual Conference and Expo. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the industry’s only all-inclusive Conference where members of the entire building community come together to connect

ICC to Serve as Building Innovation 2019 Conference Sponsor

The National Institute of Building Sciences welcomes back the International Code Council (ICC) as the Conference Sponsor for Building Innovation 2019: The Institute’s Seventh Annual Conference and Expo. Building Innovation 2019, to be held January 7-10, 2019, at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C.

Renowned Real Estate Industry Leader W. Edward Walter is the New Global Chief Executive...

W. Edward (Ed) Walter, a widely renowned real estate industry leader and most recently the Steers Chair in Real Estate at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, is the new Global Chief Executive Officer of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global real estate organization with more than 40,000 members dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving communities. Walter, who joined ULI’s executive team on June 11, has taken the position formerly held by Patrick L. Phillips, who led the Institute for nine years.

New Mexico Elementary School Receives $26.2 Million for New School Construction

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced today that the Laguna Elementary School in New Laguna, New Mexico, will receive $26.2 million for the construction of a new school. “As Secretary of the Interior, I am responsible for the education of 48,000 native children in the Bureau of Indian Education school system

More than 1,850 community-development professionals to attend NeighborWorks Training Institute, boosting local economy by...

Kansas City, MO — An estimated $4.2 million boost is coming to the Kansas City economy when community-development professionals from around the country convene...
Appraisal Institute

Co-working Spaces Changing Office Real Estate: Valuation Magazine

Co-working spaces are significantly impacting the U.S. office real estate market, but it’s unclear if the explosive growth they’ve experienced since the Great Recession signals a market disruption or a passing trend, according to an article in Valuation magazine’s first quarter 2018 issue.

Homelessness Law Center Celebrates Opening of Exhibit Inspired by Pulitzer-Prize Winning Book Evicted

Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond, is the inspiration for a new exhibit at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. The immersive exhibition will premiere April 14, presenting new data developed by Desmond’s Eviction Lab and using original photography and audio interviews to examine the impact of eviction.

The USA Science & Engineering Festival Takes Building Sciences to the Next Generation

Building science can take you from landscapes to skyscrapers, from virtual design to hands-on construction, from sustainability to resilience, from vision to reality, and, in the case of the National Institute of Building Sciences, it can take you on a walk through a virtual base on Mars.
Ginnie Mae

The MPF® Program and Ginnie Mae Announce $1 Billion in MBS Issued

The MPF Program recently surpassed $1 billion in mortgage-backed securities (MBS) issued. The MPF Government MBS product was the result of a partnership forged by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago and the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) to issue securities guaranteed by Ginnie Mae and backed by mortgages originated by FHLB member financial institutions.

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy updates signature property tax resource

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has released a comprehensive update of State-by-State Property Tax at a Glance, the most thorough online resource for U.S. property tax information for policy makers, researchers, journalists, the real estate industry, and home owners.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Jewel-Osco in the Chicago MSA

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Single Tenant Net Leased Jewel-Osco...

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Jewel-Osco property located at 12803 Harlem Avenue, Palos Heights, IL for $15,500,000.

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