Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Conclude June Housing Bloom with Groundbreaking on Affordable Housing in Mt....

On Friday, June 22, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will hold a closing celebration of June Housing Bloom with a groundbreaking on Liberty Place Apartments, a 71-unit affordable housing
USGBC

U.S. Botanic Garden’s Renovated Bartholdi Park Showcases Sustainable Gardening, Achieves SITES Gold Certification

The renovation of Bartholdi Park at the United States Botanic Garden(USBG) is complete, and the new garden is a showcase of sustainable gardening. Created in 1932, Bartholdi Park has served
MBA

MBA Statement on Proposal to Reform Government’s Role in Housing Finance

David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) issued the following statement regarding the proposal to reform the government's role in housing finance
NAR

Realtors® Commend Supreme Court Decision Promoting Fairness Between Online, Main Street Businesses

The Supreme Court today announced its decision in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., holding that states have the right to require online sellers to collect and remit sales tax.
NIBS

Only One Week Left to Submit an Abstract

Time is ticking away to submit an abstract to present at Building Innovation 2019: The National Institute of Building Sciences Seventh Annual Conference and Expo. Potential presenters have
EPA

EPA Provides Nearly $70 Million Loan for Omaha Water Infrastructure Upgrades

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a $69.7 million loan to the city of Omaha, Nebraska, to help finance its Saddle Creek Retention Treatment Basin. This marks the second loan
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Randy Noel on House Passage of Farm Bill

Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from LaPlace, La., today issued the following statement on House passage of the farm bill

Members of Congress Invited to Attend ‘Summer Camp on Capitol Hill’

Members of Congress and their staff are invited to re-discover summer camp at the National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA) second annual “Summer Camp on Capitol Hill.”
NHC

NHC statement on the Trump administration’s housing finance reform proposal

The National Housing Conference is encouraged that the Trump administration’s proposal, “Reform Federal Role in Mortgage Finance” is addressing a critical issue affecting the American Home.

IS DALLAS UNSTOPPABLE? NEW HOME SALES STRONG THROUGHOUT TEXAS

New home sales in Texas last month were higher in all four of the state’s largest markets including Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. But the Dallas-Ft. Worth market continues

White House Proposal Would Worsen Affordable Housing Crisis

The Office of Management and Budget released a report entitled, “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century: Reform Plan and Reorganization Recommendations.” This 132-page document
BOMA

BOMA 360 PROGRAM CONTINUES GLOBAL EXPANSION

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International conferred the BOMA 360 Performance Program® designation upon dozens of properties in the second quarter of 2018, including the Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in China and the second tallest building in the world.
USDOJ

Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Rigging Bids at Online Foreclosure Auctions

Real estate investor Stuart Hankin pleaded guilty today for his role in a conspiracy to rig bids, in violation of antitrust law, at online public foreclosure auctions in Florida, the Department of Justice announced. He is the first defendant to plead guilty in this conspiracy.
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.
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Randy Noel on Rules Pertaining to AHPs

Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom builder from LaPlace, La., today issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s finalized rule promoting association health plan

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Plaza At Powe rMarketplac

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).