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GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to Support Ukrainian Refugees

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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.

Finding Your Perfect Warehouse Space in Houston

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Houston, the bustling metropolis of Texas, is a hub for businesses of all sizes. Whether you're an established company looking to expand or a new entrepreneur starting out, finding the right warehouse space is crucial for your success.

MEDIA ADVISORY: ELEVATOR SAFETY AND STANDARDS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

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The public has the right to attend the meeting at any of the locations. Alternatively, the public may attend the live meeting remotely: The Board assists the NYS Department of Labor and the Commissioner of Labor with regulations, compliance and licensing covering elevators, motorized lifts and walkways, chair lifts and other similar equipment.

APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR NEW GREEN RESILIENCY GRANT PROGRAM

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President & CEO Maureen A. Coleman announced that the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation is now accepting applications for the inaugural round of the new Green Resiliency Grant (GRG) program. Governor Kathy Hochul has made at least $60 million available for green infrastructure projects such as green roofs, green streets, and permeable pavement.
Congresswoman Norma J. Torres

Congresswoman Torres Calls for House Leadership to Request Boeing President and Chief Executive Officer...

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Congresswoman Norma Torres (CA-35) – A senior member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing

The Impact of High Speed Rail on Real Estate in China

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In recent years, the interplay between high-speed rail (HSR) systems and land markets has emerged as a topic of significant interest. Despite the growing attention, the specific effects and underlying mechanisms of HSR on land prices have not been extensively studied. Our research aims to bridge this gap by analyzing China's land transaction data.
FEMA

FEMA commits $384 million to rebuild educational facilities on St. Croix and St. Thomas

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A commitment of $384.8 million to demolish and replace three elementary schools on St. Croix, one on St. Thomas and repair a
Congressman Josh Gottheimer

RELEASE: On Tax Day, Gottheimer Announces New Action to Cut Taxes and Make Life...

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April 15, 2024, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer announced new action to lower taxes and make life more affordable for Jersey families, small businesses, and communities. According to

Sustainable Practices in Modern Asphalt Production and Paving

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Asphalt production is a critical aspect of our built environment. It's the material we use to pave roads, construct driveways, lay airport runways, and create pathways in public parks. Manufacturing asphalt involves heating and combining aggregates, like sand or gravel, with binders, such as bitumen, to create a versatile and durable construction material.

Estate Lots: Tailoring Your Dream Home in a Tranquil Setting

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Discover the allure of estate lots and how they provide the perfect canvas for tailoring your dream home in a tranquil setting. Explore the benefits of owning an estate lot and learn how you can create your own slice of paradise amidst serene surroundings.

Black Women Contractors Request House of Representative Minority Leader Congressman Hakeem Jeffries to Demand...

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Ann McNeill, Founder and Chair, National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC), authored a letter to the House of Representatives Minority Leader, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries to demand mandatory, equitable contracting goals in US DOT surface transportation contract awards.
FEMA

To Qualify for Federal Assistance, You Must Apply with FEMA

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Survivors of the severe storms and flooding that occurred Dec. 17–19, 2023 and Jan. 9-13, 2024, living in Kent, Providence or Washington counties may have already reported their damages to

NAREB’S ABCs for Buying a Home: The Important Steps to Owning a Home and...

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The most effective way for African Americans to build wealth is through homeownership. But so many families ask, where do you start when you want to buy a home? The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) broadly provides this information so more Black families can enjoy the benefits of homeownership and create intergenerational wealth.

NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF STATE ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF NEARLY $1.6 MILLION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT...

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The New York Department of State (DOS) today announced the availability of nearly $1.6 million from its 2023-24 Local Government Efficiency Grant (LGEG) program to incentivize local governments to plan for and implement projects that reduce local government costs through shared services and municipal reorganization.
NACWA

Water Coalition Testifies Before Senate About Importance of a PFAS CERCLA Exemption for Utilities

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Drinking Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Utilities and The Communities They Serve Could Unfairly be on the Hook for

EFC Announces Draft Eligibility Guidelines to Launch New Green Resiliency Grant Program

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The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) today announced proposed eligibility guidelines to launch a new Green Resiliency Grant (GRG) program. This action delivers on elements of Governor Kathy Hochul’s clean water and resiliency plan to protect New Yorkers from extreme weather.
FEMA

FEMA and SBA Assistance Tops $105.3 Million for Michigan Storm Survivors

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A little over one month since President Joe Biden declared a major disaster for the state of Michigan following the Aug. 24-26, 2023, severe storms, tornadoes and flooding, more than $105.3

Big 4 US Banks Abandon Standards to Protect Environment and Communities

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Four of the biggest banks in the world have left the Equator Principles, which set minimum standards on risks to the environment and local communities in countries where they finance oil, gas, coal, infrastructure and mining projects.
USDOJ

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over $770 Million for Rural Infrastructure Projects During Investing in America...

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During a visit to Edgecombe County, N.C., a Rural Partners Network community, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

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

Advantages of Electric Fireplace Inserts Over Traditional Fireplaces

An electric fireplace insert is a modern alternative to traditional wood-burning or gas fireplaces. It is essentially an electric heater designed to fit into an existing fireplace cavity or to be recessed into a wall. These inserts typically consist of a metal housing containing a heating element, a flame effect mechanism (which often uses LED lights and mirrors to simulate flames), and a fan to distribute heat into the room.