|Education & Training|
400+ Industrial Real Estate Leaders to Meet at I.con: The Industrial Conference, June 5-6 in Los Angeles
May 24, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
Los Angeles, CA – May 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Industrial real estate is hot, and NAIOP is bringing the industryâ€™s top leaders and decision-makers together to discuss trends, debate ideas and share knowledge at commercial real estateâ€™s only national conference for industrial â€“ I.con: The Industrial Conference.
Acclaimed New Urbanism Architect Andres Duany to Address NAREEâ€™s ‘Designs on the New Urban Grid’ Conference in Atlanta in June
May 21, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
ATLANTA, GA – May 21, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — New Urbanism visionary Andres Duany, one of world’s most influential architects and urban planners, will address the National Association of Real Estate Editorsâ€™ 47th Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference in Atlanta in early June.
May 17, 2013 Posted by HUD
WASHINGTON, DC – May 17, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developmentâ€™s Office of Field Policy and Management (FPM) was presented with the Graduate School USAâ€™s annual W. Edwards Deming Award for a staff training and orientation program to reinforce the use of next generation cloud computing. The W. Edwards Deming Award recognizes impressive workforce development and training initiatives that measurably improve an organizationâ€™s performance and impacts its mission.
May 16, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
ATLANTA – May 16, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., will deliver the keynote speech at the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) 47th Annual Journalism Conference, set for June 5-8 in downtown Atlanta. Isakson, who has served in the Senate since 2005, will speak to the group Friday, June 7 at the Hilton Atlanta at 8:45 AM
May 15, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, DC – May 15, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) is pleased to announce that Henry Cisneros, former Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Co-Chair, Bipartisan Policy Centerâ€™s (BPC) Housing Commission will deliver the keynote address at Housing Credit Connect in San Francisco on June 25, 2013. This annual event, presented by NCSHA, convenes decision makers from the nationâ€™s Housing Credit allocating agencies with leading program experts to discuss the top issues facing this vital housing resource.
May 13, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
San Antonio, TX – May 13, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business Schoolâ€™s student-managed Real Estate Fund II (KFBS-REFII) announced a co-investment initiated alongside Admiral Capital Group (Admiral) and Wood Partners in the recent acquisition of Brookhaven, a Class A multi-family high rise.
May 10, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 10, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Interested community service providers are advised that applications are now available through the Morris County Department of Human Services for anticipated 2014 funding to provide various services that are identified within Morris County planning documents.
NeighborWorks America Awards Organizations that Completed Community Leadership Institute with $228,000 in Grants
May 9, 2013 Posted by NeighborWorks
Washington, DC – May 9, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Today NeighborWorks America announced that 107 organizations will receive a total of $228,000 to spearhead community projects. All of the organizations had resident leaders attend NeighborWorks Americaâ€™s Community Leadership Institute, an annual training event that strengthens the skills of community leaders. Participants from around the country attend the Community Leadership Institute in up to 8 person teams from communities served by NeighborWorks organizations.
May 8, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, DC – May 8, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Energy Department and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) today announced that registration is now open for Americaâ€™s Home Energy Education Challenge (AHEEC), a national student competition created to help families save money by saving energy. Students, educators, and school principals are encouraged to register to participate at HomeEnergyChallenge.org.
EPA Honors Winners of First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus
April 22, 2013 Posted by EPA
WASHINGTON, DC – April 22, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the four winners of the Campus RainWorks Challenge, a new design challenge created to inspire the next generation of landscape architects, planners and engineers to develop innovative green infrastructure systems that reduce stormwater pollution and support sustainable communities
April 5, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 5, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — On April 3, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) announced the availability of up to $5 million to fund 16 or more Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants. Approximately 2,600 veterans will receive job training and related services to help them succeed in civilian careers. HVRP is the only federal program that focuses exclusively on the employment of veterans who are homeless.
March 14, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, DC – March 14, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Registration is now open for Housing Credit Connect to be held June 24-27, 2013 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. This annual event is presented by the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) and convenes decision makers from the nationâ€™s Housing Credit allocating agencies with leading program experts to discuss the top issues facing this vital housing resource.
New Research from Nonprofit NeighborWorks America Finds Nearly One-Third Drop in Likelihood of Serious Mortgage Delinquency When Consumers Receive NeighborWorks Pre-Purchase Housing Counseling and Education
March 7, 2013 Posted by NeighborWorks
Washington, D.C. – March 6, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — NeighborWorks America today released new peer-reviewed research that finds homebuyers who receive NeighborWorks pre-purchase housing counseling and education are nearly one-third less likely to fall behind 90 days or more on their mortgages within two years of origination, than consumers who donâ€™t receive NeighborWorks pre-purchase counseling and education. The research findings have important implications for the mortgage industry because a significant number of seriously delinquent mortgage loans end up in foreclosure, costing the mortgage industry as a whole millions of dollars.
March 6, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 6, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Department of Justice Civil Divisionâ€™s Consumer Protection Branch is hard at work to enforce food safety laws every day. But there is a lot you can do to keep your family safe at home. Every year, 1 in 6 Americans get food poisoning and 3,000 die from foodborne illnesses. Most will recover without any lasting effects from their illness. For some, however, the effects can be devastating and even deadly
ULIâ€™s 2013 Fall Meeting Set for November 5-8 In Chicago; Nearly 7,000 Land Use and Real Estate Industry Leaders Expected to Attend
February 28, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, DC – February 28, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and building thriving, sustainable communities, will hold its 2013 Fall Meeting November 5-8 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.
February 28, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
CHICAGO February 28, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) (â€śVentasâ€ť or the â€śCompanyâ€ť) announced today that management will make a presentation regarding the Company at the Citi 2013 Global Property CEO Conference in Hollywood, Florida on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Time
February 21, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 21, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — WHAT: Kick-off this yearâ€™s Oscar celebrations with Global Green USAâ€™s 10th Annual Pre-OscarÂ® Party. Hollywoodâ€™s elite activists and green-minded celebrities will enjoy a night of eco-friendly entertainment, including a VIP cocktail reception, and Patron dinner & program – including a special musical performance by Warner Bros. recording artist LP
February 13, 2013 Posted by NMHC
WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 13, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Despite the worst economy in a generation, apartments and their residents contributed $1.1 trillion to the national economy in 2011, supporting 25.4 million jobs, according to a new report released today by the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) and the National Apartment Association (NAA). The report, along with an interactive map and economic impact calculator, is available on the new website
February 12, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 12, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Program Objectives: The vision of EAH Housing is of balanced communities comprised of people of many income levels, educational backgrounds, job skills, religions, and races, with affordable housing available for all. We believe this balance enhances the quality and richness of all our lives. To that end, we at EAH constantly strive to support the residents of our communities in the pursuit of their dreams. Our scholarship program is a way to support and provide opportunities to students who have a desire to increase their level of education. The goal of the EAH Housing Scholarship Fund is to help see students through their entire college experience.
January 31, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 31, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Local market factors, which impact real estate lending, servicing and investment decisions, continue to grow in number and complexity. The need to provide a comprehensive view as to how market conditions impact a property, its value and the borrower are vital to understanding market drivers.