Appraisal Institute

Appraisers Play Distinct Roles in Arbitration: The Appraisal Journal

Alternative dispute resolution – including negotiation, mediation and arbitration – is a growing area in need of skilled real estate valuation professionals, according to a study published this week in The Appraisal Journal.
Krispy Kreme Restaurant Property

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Single Tenant Krispy Kreme Restaurant Property

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant Krispy Kreme located at 2700 E Beltline Ave SE in Grand Rapids, Michigan for $1,600,000. The Krispy Kreme property is well located in a dominant retail corridor featuring two premium malls and many national retailers.

EscrowTab Receives MISMO® Software Certification for Paperless Signing Technology

MISMO is pleased to announce that EscrowTab, Inc., a provider of paperless closing technology, has received MISMO certification for their EscrowTab software product. EscrowTab achieved Premiere Level Certification, which is the highest level certification available by MISMO.

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.

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 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

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.

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

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.

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

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 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.

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.

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

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton to Testify Opposing All Anti-Home-Rule Riders to D.C. Appropriations Bill...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will testify in support of her amendments to strike all five anti-home-rule riders from the House’s fiscal year 2019 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, as well as in opposition to three newly filed anti-home-rule amendments, at a House Rules Committee markup scheduled for Monday, July 16, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., in H-313 (U.S. Capitol).