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New ConsensusDocs Owner & Energy Consultant Agreement

Speaking from the deck of the new Interstate 65 bridge in downtown Louisville, Gov. Steve Beshear announced today the bridge will open to two-way traffic ahead of schedule.

NCRC Celebrates Anniversary of the Signing of the Community Reinvestment Act

On the anniversary of the date the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) was signed into law by President Jimmy Carter in 1977, National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement

Builders Applaud Court Ruling Suspending EPA Water Rule

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today commended the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit for enacting a nationwide stay of the Environmental Protection Agency’s final regulations that dramatically expand the definition of “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act

SBA Administrator Contreras-Sweet, Realtors® Chief Economist Yun Put Commercial Lending in Focus

U.S. Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet today joined National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun at an event highlighting small business issues and commercial real estate.

Building Innovation 2016 Keynote Speakers to Share Unique Perspectives

Each year for its conference, the National Institute of Building Sciences staff looks to enlist expert keynote speakers that will build on the event’s theme while engaging and educating conference attendees. For Building Innovation 2016: The Institute’s Fourth Annual Conference & Expo, scheduled for Monday-Friday, January 11-15, 2016, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C., the keynote lineup is set to present diverse and informative perspectives on Achieving a Resilient Future.

MEREDA’s Morning Menu Event: Real Estate Partnerships: How to make money while keeping your...

In today’s complicated real estate market, rarely can one party bring all the resources needed to complete an ambitious real estate project. Whether it be capital, know-how or a below-market purchase option on a buildable lot in the East End, developers need partners! While partnerships present a great opportunity, they also have unique legal, tax and operating attributes that can ruin your longest friendship if not handled properly.

2015 Chair of The Counselors of Real Estate® To Speak at RED Forum in...

Noah D. Shlaes., CRE®, 2015 chair of The Counselors of Real Estate,, the invitation-only international association of top-level real estate advisors headquartered in Chicago, will represent the organization as he delivers the keynote address at the RED (Real Estate and Development) Forum in Athens, Greece, October 13.

Low-cost wind energy can play key role in California’s renewable energy future

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation to get 50 percent of the state’s electricity from zero-carbon renewable sources within 15 years. American wind power applauded the governor and the bill’s author, Senate leader Kevin De Leon, saying wind can help California meet these goals cost-effectively and reliably

Institute Kicks Off Effort to Develop National BIM Guideline for Owners

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) is kicking off development of a new guideline to help building owners and their design teams utilize building information modeling (BIM) during the building design, construction and operations process and to better support owners’ performance requirements

Student Housing Development, Construction Costs on the Rise

Over the past few years, there’s been a lot of student housing development activity. So many of the available, truly pedestrian-to-campus locations have already been snapped up. However, despite the scarcity of opportunity sites, investor and industry preference remains for these infill locations so there is a willingness to bid more for the site, resetting land prices with every deal.

More Capital Drives Student Housing Prices

The student housing sector’s solid fundamentals and positive outlook continues to gain the attention of capital sources. Both debt and equity are widely available as traditional sources of capital mix with newly available debt and equity vehicles. More institutional players are active and a lot of foreign capital is coming in through them or directly through joint ventures with local operators. Similarly, well capitalized, large homebuilders and military housing contractors are also entering the space

NCOA and Bank of America Empower Older Adults to Take Control of Their Financial...

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Bank of America Charitable Foundation are teaming up to help older adults improve their financial outlook by connecting them to credit and debt counseling, employment, housing, and other money management tools.

New ULI Report, Bay Area In 2015, Suggests Bay Area at Risk of Losing...

A new report from the Urban Land Institute, Bay Area in 2015, suggests that the San Francisco metropolitan region is at risk of losing Millennials in the years ahead, as high housing costs are making them increasingly skeptical about their ability to eventually move into homes in neighborhoods with the high livability attributes they desire.

New Report From ULI Highlights Financial Returns for Real Estate Developers and Owners Who...

As climate change poses greater financial risks to real estate in the form of near-term extreme weather events and longer-term impacts like sea-level rise, developers and owners are increasingly investing in new infrastructure and technologies, innovative design and construction methods as well as other resiliency strategies to not only protect their properties, but to create value for their developments, according to Returns on Resilience: The Business Case, released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI)

New Report From ULI Highlights Financial Returns for Real Estate Developers and Owners Who...

As climate change poses greater financial risks to real estate in the form of near-term extreme weather events and longer-term impacts like sea-level rise, developers and owners are increasingly investing in new infrastructure and technologies, innovative design and construction methods as well as other resiliency strategies to not only protect their properties, but to create value for their developments, according to Returns on Resilience: The Business Case, released today by the Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Multi-Tenant Retail Property

Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of Newly Constructed Multi-Tenant Retail Property...

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 6,777-square-foot new construction multi-tenant retail pad building occupied by The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (with drive-thru), Chipotle, Jersey Mike’s Subs and WaBa Grill at 13916 Garvey Avenue in Baldwin Park, Calif.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Financial Services Committee

Hensarling: Committee Must Examine Allegations of Latest Fannie Mae Backdoor Schemes

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling released the following statement following media reports that high ranking Fannie Mae employees have been intentionally violating their government prohibition on lobbying through a series of secret meetings to remove the failed mortgage giant from federal oversight.