Covina SC

Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Two-Tenant Retail Property in Los Angeles County for...

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 two-tenant retail building occupied by Ross Dress For Less (dba dd’s Discounts) and Stars Gymnastics at 404-410 N. Azusa Avenue in Covina, California.
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.”

Creating Better Communities: Thirteen Finalists Selected for the Urban Land Institute’s 2018 Jack Kemp...

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housinghas announced the finalists for this year’s Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award, which honors exemplary developments that ensure housing affordability for people with a range of incomes.


Tenant companies looking to attract and retain the best talent increasingly are placing more demands on commercial building owners and managers to offer premium amenities and services to help them with this goal. On Tuesday, June 26, at 8:30am, a panel of experts will share how they are meeting evolving tenant expectations and which amenities future tenants may come to expect as part of the 2018 BOMA International Conference & Expo.

Sixth Mississippi Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Rig Bids at Public...

Mississippi real estate investor Ivan Spinner became the sixth real estate investor to plead guilty in connection with the ongoing investigation into bid rigging at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Mississippi, the Department of Justice announced.
Norton Introduces Bill

Norton Introduces Bill to Permit Marijuana Use in Public Housing

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced her bill to permit the use of marijuana in states where it is legal—for medical or recreational purposes—in federally-assisted housing, including public housing and the Section 8 housing program. Norton held a signing ceremony for the bill with Sondra Battle, a District of Columbia resident who lives in Section 8 housing while suffering from fibromyalgia, a chronic disease that she treats by using medically-prescribed cannabis.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Requests MWAA Provide House Committee with Full Details on Chief Executive’s Compensation to...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today wrote the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) requesting that a copy of the employment contract of MWAA President and Chief Executive Officer John “Jack” Potter be provided to the Committee. While MWAA has disclosed Potter’s base salary, which ranks among the highest in the nation for airport executives

MBA Statement on Kathy Kraninger Nomination to be BCFP Director

Dave Motley, CMB, Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and President of Colonial Savings, F.A., released the following statement regarding President Trump's nomination of Kathy Kraninger to become the next Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP)

Urban Land Institute to Advise the Jacksonville Transportation Authority on Connectivity and Downtown Revitalization

Nationally Renowned Real Estate and Urban Development Experts to Visit City June 17-22 WASHINGTON (June 18, 2018) — A group of nationally renowned land use...
Judith S. Jacobson

POAH names Judith S. Jacobson as new General Counsel/Managing Director

POAH has named Judith S. Jacobson as it new General Counsel/Managing Director starting September 4. Jacobson has over 30 years of experience in the affordable housing and community development field. She has been the deputy director and general counsel at Massachusetts Housing Partnership since 1996. 

Builder Confidence Slips Two Points as Lumber Prices Soar

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell two points to 68 in June on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The decline was due in large part to sharply elevated lumber prices, although sentiment remains on solid footing.

Statement from NAHB Chairman Randy Noel on EPA Sending Revised WOTUS Rule to OMB

Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from LaPlace, La., issued the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that a revised Waters of the U.S. rule has been sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

2.5 Million Homes, Businesses Totaling $1 Trillion Threatened by High Tide Flooding

Accelerating sea level rise in the lower 48 states, primarily driven by climate change, is projected to worsen tidal flooding, putting as many as 311,000 coastal homes with a collective market value of about $117.5 billion today at risk of chronic flooding within the next 30 years—the lifespan of a typical mortgage

Energy Efficient Codes Coalition Statement On Mayors Resolution

On Monday, June 11, 2018, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) unanimously adopted a resolution in support of America’s model building energy code, the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), as a cost-effective strategy to lower energy waste in the buildings sector and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

32BJ Building Workers in Long Island Reach Tentative Agreement with Realty Advisory Board

32BJ SEIU’s Long Island bargaining committee and the Realty Advisory Board have reached a tentative agreement that would provide raises of thousands of dollars yearly over four years, maintain health care and increase funding for retirement benefits. If ratified by the members

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