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Appraisal Institute

Appraiser Diversity Workshop Scheduled

National
The Appraisal Institute is collaborating with the National Urban League and Fannie Mae to host a free virtual Appraiser Diversity Initiative workshop, "How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser," Saturday, Jan. 30, noon- 1:15 p.m. EST

CHA begins accepting applications for 250 college scholarships

National
The application period for the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Scholarship starts today. The program allows CHA students to apply for one of more than 250 college scholarships of $1,000 each. It came in handy for Brianna Bussell.
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Helps Tackle Unconscious Valuation Bias: Valuation Magazine

National
The Appraisal Institute is addressing unconscious valuation bias while also expanding opportunities for aspiring appraisers, according to an article

MGL PARTNERS SELECTS RAINBOW HOUSING ASSISTANCE CORPORATION AS SERVICE PROVIDER FOR AFFORDABLE COMMUNITY...

National
Durango, CO - RealEstateRama - Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow), a nonprofit organization that provides service-enriched housing programs for residents of rental housing communities throughout...
NAHB

As Cases Surge, NAHB Calls for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down

National
 The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is encouraging members, and all residential construction companies, to halt work for at least 10 minutes the week of Jan. 11-15 for a COVID-19 Jobsite Safety Stand Down to remind workers
NAR

Pending Home Sales Slide 2.6% in November

National
Pending home sales declined in November, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Month-over-month contract activity fell in each of the four major U.S. regions. However, compared to a year ago
FEMA

What to Expect after Applying with FEMA

National
Residents affected by Hurricane Zeta in Clarke, Dallas, Marengo, Mobile, Perry, Washington and Wilcox counties may want to know what comes next after applying for FEMA assistance. Residents who haven’t applied yet should first file a claim with their insurance company
AGC

Construction Sector Adds 51,000 Jobs In December, But Gains Are Likely Temporary As New...

National
Few Construction Firms Expect the Industry to Recover to Pre-Pandemic Levels Anytime Soon, While Demand for Most Types of Projects is Likely to Fall amid Growing Project Delays
AGC

BARELY ONE-THIRD OF METROS ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS IN LATEST 12 MONTHS AS DWINDLING LIST...

National
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst Year-over-Year Losses, While Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz. and Walla Walla, Wash. Register Largest
Morris Lyles, Realtor

Columbia Realtor® Morris Lyles is South Carolina REALTORS® 2021 President

National
Morris Lyles, Realtor® at ERA Wilder Realty in Columbia is South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) 2021 president. Morris was installed in a virtual awards ceremony at the association office in Columbia on December 15, 2020. His one-year term presiding
AGC

NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SPENDING SHRINKS FURTHER IN NOVEMBER AS MANY COMMERCIAL PROJECTS LANGUISH, EVEN WHILE...

National
Association Urges Quick Action on Infrastructure Funding and Protection from Meritless Lawsuits; Industry Survey Finds
Appraisal Institute

Rodman Schley to Become President of Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1

National
Rodman Schley, MAI, SRA, of Arvada, Colorado, 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
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on $900 Billion Stimulus Package

National
Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., issued the following statement after Congress passed a $900 billion economic relief package
NAHB

Affordability and Lack of Supply Put a Dent in New Home Sales

National
New home sales dipped in November, but remained at a solid level as builders struggled to meet demand and gain access to building materials. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in November fell 11 percent to an 841,000 seasonally adjusted
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Decrease 2.5% in November

National
Existing-home sales fell in November, snapping a five-month streak of month-over-month gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions either took a step back or held steady in terms

South Carolina REALTORS® Installs 2021 Leadership

National
Morris Lyles was installed as 2021 president of South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) along with new members of the association's leadership team during a virtual ceremony at the SCR office in Columbia on December 15, 2020. Their terms will begin January 1, 2021.
AGC

NEW CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY MEASURE WILL PROVIDE SOME NEEDED RELIEF FOR CONTRACTORS COPING WITH PROJECT...

National
Measure's Modest Amount of Funding for Infrastructure Projects and Clarification that PPP Loans May Not be Taxed Will Help Offset Some of the Challenges Facing the Construction Industry

Soul Children turn XS Tennis into Winter Wonderland for CHA children TODAY

National
The parking lot of XS Tennis will be transformed into "Soul Santa's Village" as the Soul Children Choir of Chicago host a drive-through holiday experience and toy giveaway for families of the Chicago Housing Authority
AGC

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT TRAILS PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS IN 35 STATES DESPITE GAINS IN INDUSTRY JOBS FROM...

National
New York and Vermont Record Worst February-November Losses, While Virginia Has Largest Pickup; California, Nevada Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While Texas and Delaware Post Biggest

Soul Children turn XS Tennis into Winter Wonderland for CHA children

National
The parking lot of XS Tennis will be transformed into "Soul Santa's Village" as the Soul Children Choir of Chicago host a drive-through holiday experience and toy giveaway for families of the Chicago Housing Authority from 2-4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 21, in the parking lot of XS Tennis, 5336 S. State St.

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

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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