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New SAFETY Act Best Practices Guide to Commercial Building Security Now Available

A new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) for commercial office buildings. With best practices developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)
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Institute Looking to Hire Professionals with BIM, CAD, GIS Expertise

The National Institute of Building Sciences is in the process of filling several positions to support federal agency clients. The organization is looking to hire building professionals with expertise in building information modeling (BIM), computer-aided design (CAD) and geographic information systems (GIS).
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The Institute Appoints Jury for 2018 Beyond Green™ Awards

The National Institute of Building Sciences announces the jury for the 2018 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards. The 2018 jury members include Nancy McNabb, AIA; Jason Hartke, PhD; and Arpan Bakshi.

MITCH LANDRIEU WILL BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS INSTITUTE’S 2019 LAW SEMINAR, JAN....

The annual event explores current trends and best practices in community association law for attorneys, insurance and management professionals, and other industry leaders.

How To Start A Career In Real Estate

If you are considering a career in real estate, there are some things that you need to know and do before you can attain a high level of success. Let’s talk about the education, licensing, skills, and other things that you will require in order to get started with listing, selling, and managing properties for sale.
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FMOC Webinar to Look at Improving Maintainability of Facilities through Design

Operations and maintenance (O&M) expenses can account for as much as 80 percent of a building’s life-cycle costs. Yet, working with facility professionals during the design phase of the project can alleviate these costs and help optimize building performance.
Capital Impact Partners

Capital Impact Partners Deepens Investment in Underserved Communities and Commitment to Social Justice In...

Capital Impact Partners began 2018 by deepening its commitment to breaking down barriers to success for underinvested communities by expanding justice and equity. The organization announced today that it provided more than $36 million in financing during the first half of 2018.
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New law cuts red tape for real estate professionals, businesses; takes additional bill...

Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation to reduce burdensome licensing requirements for real estate businesses. The new licensing program is expected to save the state money by reducing a duplicative and unnecessary licensure structure that provides no benefit to the public and discourages business creation and growth.
ULI

Urban Land Institute’s Recommendations on Mitigating Homelessness in Los Angeles Being Implemented by ULI...

ULI Los Angeles, a District Council of the Urban Land Institute, is coordinating with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office to help implement key recommendations from its recent report on homelessness. ULI has gathered top-level architecture
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Opens Valuation Profession’s Premier Event

More than 550 real estate professionals from around the world today attended the opening session of the valuation profession’s most important annual event, hosted by the Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers.
NIBS

NIBS Collaborates on Primer to Help Buildings Professionals Navigate Energy Industry

A new publication is now available to offer buildings professionals a practical look at the future of the energy sector and the role of buildings. The resource, Building Our New Energy Future, is a primer tailored to prepare buildings professionals for the challenges and opportunities
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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

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
NIBS

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.”
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.
NIBS

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
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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.
ULI

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.
DOI

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

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Second Largest MLS in Minnesota to Join NorthstarMLS

Southeast Minnesota REALTORS® (SEMR) has become a shareholder in the largest MLS in the state of Minnesota, NorthstarMLS. MLS operations will be merged this fall. As a result, NorthstarMLS will represent approximately 19,000 real estate professionals

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New SAFETY Act Best Practices Guide to Commercial Building Security Now...

A new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) for commercial office buildings. With best practices developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)