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Yearly Archives: 2016

South Carolina REALTORS® Release November Market Data

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its November 2015 real estate market reports, showing that residential real estate experienced the best year for that month since the recession. The year is wrapping up to have the best national showing since 2006

Norton Bill to Give D.C. the Same Power as States to Grant Clemency –...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a bill that would give the District of Columbia exclusive authority, like states, to grant clemency for criminal convictions under its laws. While D.C. law appears to give the mayor authority to grant clemency (D.C. Code 1–301.76), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has opined that the mayor’s clemency authority, if any, is very narrow, and that the President of the United States has authority to grant clemency in all D.C. criminal cases and exclusive authority for D.C. felonies.

NREL and CSEM Jointly Set New Efficiency Record with Dual-Junction Solar Cell

Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and at the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) have jointly set a new world record for converting non-concentrated (1-sun) sunlight into electricity using a dual-junction III-V/Si solar cell.
Appraisal Institute

Raising Appraisal Limits Could Hurt Consumers, Bank Appraisers Say

More than 80 percent of bank appraisers think reducing the number of loans requiring an appraisal could increase risk to borrowers, according to a survey of its professionals released today by the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers.

Teamsters Call On Solutions One Industries to Recognize Union, Honor Contract

Teamsters that provide logistical and warehousing support for the men and women who serve at the Fort Irwin National Training Center are fighting an effort by One Solutions Industries to deny the wages and benefits guaranteed to the workers under their collective bargaining agreement.

Joe Hagan, President and CEO of the National Equity Fund, has been elected to...

Mr. Hagan has been in the housing credit business since the program began in 1986. He was the Director of Multifamily Housing at the Ohio Housing Finance Agency. In 1989 he founded the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH), where he was President for three years; OCCH went on to become the largest state equity fund in the country, investing more than $1.3 billion. He left OCCH to serve as president of the newly formed Banc One Community Development Corporation, making strategic housing credit investments throughout the bank’s market.
Appraisal Institute

Scott Robinson to Become President of Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1

Scott Robinson, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, of Salisbury, North Carolina, will begin his one-year term as president of the Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1. The Appraisal Institute is the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers with nearly 20,000 professionals in almost 60 countries.

The Boulder Group Publishes 4th Quarter Net Lease Market Research Report

The Boulder Group’s Research Department has released a new research report providing comprehensive numbers and analysis of the 4th quarter activity in the National Net Lease Market.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Support Ukrainian Refugees

GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to...

GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Support Ukrainian Refugees

GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to...

GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.