ULI

Urban Land Institute Leader Douglas D. Abbey Named Chairman of the ULI Foundation

Longtime Urban Land Institute (ULI) leader and acclaimed real estate expert Douglas D. Abbey, Chairman of Swift Real Estate Partners in San Francisco, has been named chairman of the ULI Foundation. Abbey, whose membership with ULI spans 37 years, began his term as Foundation Chairman on July 1, 2018.
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Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Single-Tenant NNN Popeyes in Greenville, NC for $777...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, has completed the sale of a freestanding, 2,574-square-foot, single-tenant retail property that is occupied by Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen at 649 S. Memorial Drive (Highway 13) in Greenville, North Carolina.
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

New Report: Chicago Aldermen Wield Unchecked Power to Systemically Block Affordable Housing

In a decades-long practice that has systemically preserved racial segregation across Chicago communities, aldermen calculatingly use their aldermanic prerogative to block affordable housing developments, according to a new report released today by the Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance and the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
MBA

RIHA Releases New Report: Quantified Parking – Comprehensive Parking Inventories for Five Major U.S....

The Mortgage Bankers Association's Research Institute for Housing America (RIHA) today released a new report, Quantified Parking: Comprehensive Parking Inventories for Five Major U.S. Cities, authored by Eric Scharnhorst, Principal Data Scientist at Parkingmill.
SEIA

Conti Solar Advances Its National EPC Solar Services

Conti Solar, a national solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), O&M and energy storage development company, announced today it is expanding its regional staff to support its growing operation west of the Mississippi. The company currently has over 84 MW of solar projects in various stages of construction in California, Minnesota
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Western Washington Teamsters Reject AGC Offer

Construction industry Teamsters working under the Western Washington Associated General Contractors (AGC) contract rejected their contract offer by a wide margin this weekend. They are seeking fair compensation, benefits and treatment on the job.
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Randy Noel in Support of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the...

Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from LaPlace, La., issued the following statement of support for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be the next Associate Justice to the U.S. Supreme Court
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Edina Realty Launches “Emma Marketing” Automation for Agents

At its annual agent technology camp, Edina Realty, the largest residential brokerage serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin, announced the launch of marketing automation for its agents. This innovative service, powered by Imprev, automatically creates branded marketing content for agents throughout the life of Edina Realty’s listings
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Homesnap Delivers One Million Free Leads for Agents

Homesnap, the industry-endorsed national home search platform, today announced that it has sent over one million free leads to listing and buyers agents. These leads are shared by Homesnap to help real estate agents build their brand and connect with potential clients.
FTC

FTC Wins $5.2 Million Judgment against Defendants Who Tricked Consumers with Ads for Non-existent...

A federal judge has ordered Credit Bureau Center, LLC and its owner, Michael Brown, to pay more than $5.2 million to return to consumers, to resolve FTC charges that they deceived people with fake rental property ads and deceptive promises of “free” credit reports, and then tricked them into enrolling into a costly monthly credit monitoring service.
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 0.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 29, 2018.
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Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of New Single-Tenant Del Taco in Perris for $1,364...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm completed the sale of a new construction single-tenant retail property occupied by Del Taco at 51 E.
Appraisal Institute

Appraisers Face Unique Challenges in Hawaii: Valuation Magazine

Hawaii’s climate and landscape are keeping the state’s property values high and are contributing to its developmental and economic growth, according to an article in Valuation magazine’s second quarter 2018 issue.
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HUD Prioritizes Funding for Communities Taking Steps Against Criminalization of Homelessness

On June 20, the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) issued its annual Notice Of Funding Application (NOFA) for its $2.2 billion grant stream for Continuums of Care – the public/private collaboratives that provide homeless services across the country. For the fourth time since 2015, the funding application offers additional points to communities that document the steps they are taking to combat the criminalization of homelessness.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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CBRE Completes $16.6 Million Sale of Plaza at Power Marketplace in...

CBRE has completed the $16.6 million sale of Plaza at Power Marketplace, a ±70,961-square-foot shopping center located at 7225 S. Power Road and 18490-18550 E. Rittenhouse Road in Queen Creek, Arizona. The property is located near the Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus and the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Coliving Space is Catching On in Cities Around the World

In virtually every major city around the world, one trend stays constant: the cost of living increases every year. At the heart of this is the cost of housing - which in some cities like New York or Los Angeles will almost invariably consume the overwhelming portion of a person’s income.