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SJ City Council stymied by cost of housing goals that it agreed to meet

Anti-tax councilmember: “I did.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

City Hall clashes with Council over homeless bill

The de Blasio administration opposes a bill that would require housing developers to set aside units for homeless New Yorkers, officials said Monday at a hearing. The legislation, proposed by Bronx... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019

Washington, D.C., to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2032

Washington, D.C.’s city council voted to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2032, one of the nation’s most ambitious green energy goals to date. The.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 8th, 2019

Washington D.C. to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2032

Washington, D.C.’s city council voted to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2032, one of the nation’s most ambitious green energy goals to date. The.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 7th, 2019

San Jose City Council will think small on housing, transportation solutions at tomorrow"s meeting

The San Jose City Council is thinking small as it prepares for its final meeting of the year in advance of a holiday week off. At its meeting on Tuesday, the council is scheduled to deal officially with the placement of the first two communities o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2018

PGA of America HQ to anchor 600-acre mixed-use development in Frisco

It's official: PGA of America will relocate from its longtime home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., to Frisco, after a vote from Frisco City Council today approved a massive real estate and golf development. The golf professionals organization has agreed to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

OliverMcMillan"s Waikiki rental project clears Honolulu zoning committee

OliverMcMillan’s application for a planned development-apartment permit for its Lilia Waikiki mixed-use apartment tower cleared the city’s Committee on Zoning and Housing Thursday and is headed to the full Honolulu City Council for a final vote. The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2018

NYBC says city on pace to meet affordable housing goal

New York Building Congress, NYBC, says New York’s affordable housing is keeping pace with city-designated be.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 19th, 2018

Large $25M apartment project planned for UA area

A big multi-unit housing project in Tuscaloosa has taken a step forward. The Tuscaloosa City Council approved plans for Uncommon Tuscaloosa, a $25 million to $30 million.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018

Council bill would legalize some basement apartments

A City Council bill up for debate next week would legalize certain basement apartments in East New York—which officials hope will create affordable housing within existing buildings while bringing... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2018

KCI costs increase as airlines, aviation department adjust plans

The developer of the single-terminal Kansas City International Airport project and Kansas City Aviation Department plan to present a revised project cost to the City Council at Thursday's meeting: $1.9 billion. The team led by Edgemoor Infrastruc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2018

Atlanta"s airport pedestrian bridges will cost $55 million

Atlanta City Council's Transportation Committee gave the green light to increase the construction cost of the airport's pedestrian bridges for $35 million more, bringing the total cost to $55 million. John Selden, newly appointed general manager .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 27th, 2018

Baltimore affordable housing trust fund inches closer

A $20 million trust fund to help build affordable housing in Baltimore moved a step closer to reality Monday. The City Council voted to move legislation to establish the fund to final approval after six months of examination and debate to find a wa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 15th, 2018

Homewood construction firm wins contract with Bham suburb

A Birmingham suburb has approved a contract with a construction company based in Homewood. The Mountain Brook City Council agreed to award a $35,300 contract to C.S. Beatty Construction to build a mound for a field restroom at Mountain Brook Elementar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

Lead bills paint landlords into a corner

Landlords face a major fight as the City Council and the mayor's office agreed last week that lead-paint laws are in need of an update. The council held a hearing on more than two dozen bills with... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 2nd, 2018

City Council needs to lead, not concede, on housing issues

The City Council could have shown itself to be a competent leader in tackling the city's housing crisis last week. Instead, its members stuck to their scripts and missed an opportunity to prove they... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 29th, 2018

Boston accelerates goals for housing production by 30%

Mayor Martin J. Walsh is increasing Boston’s housing goal to 69,000 new units by 2030, up 30 percent from an earlier goal to build 53,000 units by that year, in response to faster-than-expected population growth in the city. The neighborhoods targe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2018

NYC spending more to house homeless

The city spent an average of $117 a day in fiscal 2018 to house single homeless adults, compared with $99 in fiscal 2017, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio's office. The daily cost of housing... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 19th, 2018

States of the Arts Council: Saving Jacksonville"s historic buildings are economically feasible

When it comes to renovating historic commercial buildings in Jacksonville, the cost to do so – most of the time – doesn't meet the payoff needed for the project to make fiscal sense. But a panel of experts at the Cultural Council of Greater Jac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

Knock down the projects and bring in the cranes

To bring New York City Housing Authority properties to a state of good repair would cost $31.8 billion, according to an assessment released last month. That is 23 times greater than the agency's... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 21st, 2018

Sacramento looks to crack down on "party house" Airbnb rentals, out-of-town hosts

The City Council will vote tonight on amendments to its ordinance regulating like short-term housing rental platforms like Airbnb, HomeAway and Craigslist......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2018