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Why Anyone Would Want to Live in Burnaby

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Burnaby is among the largest cities in British Columbia, behind Surrey and Vancouver. The city has transformed over the previous years from its rural setup to an impressive urban center. Called after the pioneer Robert Burnaby, the town is culturally assorted, with its residents originating from Southeast Asia, China, Korea, and India.
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How to Repair a Damaged Driveway

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The process to repair a damaged driveway requires a different approach depending on what type it is. Some are more repairable than others, and the finishes are often much better than you’d imagine too.

Transportation Chairman Rodriguez Introduces Bill Requiring Parking Sensors On Certain City Fleet And City...

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December 10th, Council Member Ydanis Rodríguez will introduce a bill requiring "all vehicles with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or greater in the City fleet and those operated pursuant to a contract with the City, entered into on or after June 1, 2021, to be equipped with parking sensors by no later than June 1, 2022."
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Miami job market during 2020

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Florida is one of the most regarded states amongst tourists and locals for attractions, entertainment, and coastline vibes. With great weather year-round and gorgeous beaches, it is no surprise that Florida is such a well-known tourist destination.

Council Transportation Chair Rodriguez To Join Marble Hill Houses Residents Association and Lime to...

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NYC Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez and the Marble Hill Houses Residents Association will host a scooter demo with micromobility company, Lime on Wednesday, December 2nd, at 11:00 AM at the Marble Hill Houses in the Bronx.
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7 Advantages of Living In a Gated Community

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These days, many people consider living in a gated community instead of residing in an urbanized and highly-dense area. Most of them are young families looking for a permanent place to stay. For others, the idea of living in a gated community comes with some misconceptions

NYS OASAS Announces Approximately $24 Million in Funding to Expand Addiction Treatment Facilities in...

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The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) today announced approximately $24 million in capital funding for expansions of addiction treatment facilities in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes Regions. The Binghamton Evaluation Center is receiving more than $13 million to add 50 new stabilization and rehabilitation beds, and the Rochester Evaluation Center for Medically Supervised
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DROP IN NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION OFFSETS MOST RESIDENTIAL SPENDING GAINS AS GROWING NUMBER OF CONTRACTORS...

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Association Officials Warn that Demand for Nonresidential Construction Will Slide Further without New Federal Relief Measures, Citing New Data Showing Most Contractors

Transportation Chairman Rodriguez Introduces Bills Suspending Certain Parking Violations Given to New Yorkers And...

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Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Introduced two bills aimed to help New Yorkers and essential workers during these challenging times. The first bill is in relation to suspending parking violations issued to essential workers during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. "No monetary liability shall be imposed upon essential workers for any parking violation issued from the effective date of the COVID-19 state disaster emergency through September 30, 2020.

Increasing Mopeds and E-scooters Road Protections

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Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 27th, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee will be holding an oversight hearing on Shared Mopeds and E-scooters. The Transportation Committee will be hearing testimonies and addressing all issues related to shared mopeds and e-scooters

Transportation Chairman Rodriguez and Brooklyn Borough President Call On The Federal Government To Rescue...

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Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee alongside Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will be distributing face masks to the surrounding Northern Manhattan community. The recent rising COVID-19 cases have prompted many electeds and community leaders to increase PPE distribution to ensure every New Yorkers is protected.
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CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 26,000 WORKERS IN SEPTEMBER BUT NONRESIDENTIAL JOBS STALL AS MANY COMMERCIAL...

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Pandemic Prompts Strong Demand for Housing, But Undermines Demand for Most Types of Nonresidential Projects as Retail and Office Suffer and State and Local Governments Cut Construction

DURING NATIONAL DRIVE ELECTRIC WEEK 2020, NEW YORK STATE ANNOUNCES INITIATIVE TO EXPAND ELECTRIC...

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The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and the New York State Department of State (DOS) announced today a collaboration to significantly expand deployment of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations, capable of recharging EVs in 20 to 30 minutes, in eight Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) communities across the state.
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Trump Administration Transfers Federal Water Projects in Utah to Local Water Users

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt was joined by Governor of Utah Gary Herbert, U.S. Senators Mike Lee and Mitt Romney, U.S. Congressmen Rob Bishop and John Curtis and other officials as he transferred the ownership of the first two federal
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CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 16,000 WORKERS IN AUGUST BUT NONRESIDENTIAL JOBS SHRINK; ASSOCIATION SURVEY FINDS...

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Postponed and Canceled Projects Proliferate, Yet Majority of Firms Report Difficulty Filling Hourly Craft Positions; Officials Urge Immediate Federal Action to Fund Infrastructure and Enact
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Public Clean Water Utilities Applaud Proposed Increase to Infrastructure Funding

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Wednesday afternoon the U.S. House of Representatives voted to advance the Moving Forward Act, an ambitious proposal by House Democrats to drastically increase clean water infrastructure funding.
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Texas

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FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Hanna from July 25, 2020, and continuing

Things to Know When Moving to Bristol

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Bristol is a hub of social and cultural activity. Here, you can find a strong, creative, and independent atmosphere. If you’re planning to move to Bristol, this article is for you. Here are some of the most important things you must know about Bristol.
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FINAL NEPA RULE WILL MAKE IT EASIER TO REBUILD INFRASTRUCTURE, REINVIGORATE THE ECONOMY AND...

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Administration's Final Reforms to the Federal Environmental Review Process Fix Problems with Prior Process, Maintain Environmental Rigor, and Accelerate Needed Infrastructure

House Infrastructure Bill Advances Energy Efficiency

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The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from Interim President Clay Nesler Wednesday on House passage of the infrastructure bill (H.R. 2), which includes a number of provisions to begin rebuilding the energy

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Meridian Acquires El Dorado Medical Plaza in Tucson, Arizona

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that the firm has closed escrow on the purchase of El Dorado Medical Plaza, a 187,690-square-foot, three-story combined Class-B medical office

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Radon Testing in Your Home Can Save Your Life

Radon testing is done to measure Radon's presence in your home. Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from the natural extraction of uranium in many soils. This gas enters the air from the floor and can enter through the wall or the house's basement cracks. Radon is a hazardous substance that can cause cancer and other health problems.