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Capital Impact Partners

Development Initiative to Increase the Development Capacity of Developers of Color Across the San...

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Innovative Program Provides Critical Training to Help Developers of Color Overcome Systemic Issues and Spearhead Affordable Real Estate Projects
NAR

Second Century Ventures Selects 10 Tech Companies for 2022 REACH Canada Program

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Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, announced Thursday the 10 companies selected for its 2022 REACH Canada program. These firms operate within a diverse range of market segments
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.
Sell Your House

How to Know It’s Time to Sell Your House

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Purchasing a house is one of the most significant decisions you might ever make in life, but selling it can be equally as momentous. Sometimes, a unique set of circumstances requires you to part with it, even if you’re not quite ready to. If you’re having a hard time knowing that now is the right time
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Unveils Unprecedented $400M Investment in Housing Production Trust Fund

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This Investment Brings the Total Investment in the Housing Production Trust Fund to $1 Billion in Her Time as Mayor, EquityRFP Also Announced for 1234 Good Hope Rd SE to Create Homeownership Opportunities
MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 2.62 Percent

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - RealEstateRama - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in...
NAHB

New Home Sales Edge Higher in August

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Strong demand, low interest rates and fewer existing homes for sale helped contribute to an uptick in new home sales in August even as home prices continue to rise. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in August rose 1.5% to a 740,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate from an upwardly revised reading in July
AGC

CHICAGO-BASED PEPPER CONSTRUCTION NAMED THE MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Chicago-based Pepper Construction was named the most innovative construction firm in the country for developing a virtual reality safety training program by leveraging tools and staffing

5 Things You Should Know About the Chicago Business Real Estate This Year

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The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed real estate around the country, including in Chicago. Changed doesn’t mean ruined or destroyed, though, it simply means that the Chicago business landscape looks very different in 2021 than it did in 2019. That is why it is important to know there five things about Chicago business real estate this year.
DOE

DOE Sets 2025 Community Solar Target to Power 5 Million Homes

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a new National Community Solar Partnership (NCSP) target: to enable community solar systems to power the equivalent of five million households by 2025 and create $1 billion in energy bill
NAHB

August Housing Starts Lifted by Multifamily Development

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Strong multifamily production helped push overall housing starts up in August as single-family starts edged lower due to ongoing supply chain issues and labor challenges. Total starts increased 3.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.62 million units
AGC

ATMORE, ALABAMA’S ROLIN CONSTRUCTION WINS DIVERSE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION...

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Associated General Contractors of America Also Recognizes Austin Commercial, Gilbane Building Company, KAI Enterprises, Trinity Subsurface, LLC, Hilti North America, and the Nevada Contractors
Appraisal Institute

New Appraisal Institute Book Explores Valuation of Restaurants

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The restaurant business can be tricky, and while owners and operators of those establishments know the associated risks, appraisers also need to be aware how these factors impact real property value, according to a book published by the Appraisal
AGC

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING STALLS BETWEEN JULY AND AUGUST AS DECREASE IN NONRESIDENTIAL PROJECTS NEGATES ONGOING...

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Total construction spending was flat between July and August, as a decrease in nonresidential projects offset continuing gains

Hart Island Finally Under The Department of Parks & Recreation’s Jurisdiction!

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"On December 2019, I was proud to join Mayor de Blasio, Melinda Hunt, President of the Hart Island Project, family and loved ones of people currently buried at Hart Island, and advocates as we signed into law Intro. 906-A, a bill I introduced to the Council transferring the jurisdiction and control over Hart Island, the City’s public burial ground, from the Department of Corrections (DOC) to the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR).

NYPA and OGS Begin Comprehensive Energy Audit of Empire State Plaza

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The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and New York State Office of General Services (OGS) have begun a comprehensive energy audit of the Empire State Plaza as part of the state’s goal to green the plaza and for 100 percent of the electric generation in the state to be renewable energy by 2040. Ramboll

Realtors® graduate from 2021 SC REALTORS® Leadership Academy Class

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South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) Leadership Academy class graduated September 9, 2021, at SCR's Leadership Summit Retreat at Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, South Carolina.

Freddie Mac Research Explores Causes for the Appraisal Valuation Gap for Homeowners in Minority...

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Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released an analysis showing that appraisal values are more likely to fall below the contracted sale price of a home in census tracts with a higher share of Black and Latino households, resulting in an appraisal gap. The extent of that gap increases as the percentage of Black and Latino individuals in the census tract increases

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases August 2021 Statistics on Housing Market

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Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its August 2021 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single-family residential properties.
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America Housing Stability Counseling Program (HSCP) awards more than $88 million in grants...

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NeighborWorks America announced that it has awarded more than $88 million in support of 131 organizations to address foreclosure and eviction prevention counseling efforts

Business Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases