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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

Council backs historic status for just two L.A. Times buildings, clearing way for redevelopment

The Los Angeles City Council granted historic.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 5th, 2018

Cultural Council to host State of the Arts event Thursday

Last year, the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville's annual State of the Arts event expanded to span a full day, after PNC Bank made a three-year, $150,000 commitment to nonprofits in Jacksonville through its Arts Alive Grant. This year's c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2018

New toolkit offers local governments energy-saving strategies for buildings

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy is offering a new resource to inform local officials to boost energy savings .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 24th, 2018

Evanston City Council"s vote to save lakefront mansion is a big "W" for bottom-up efforts to preserve the past

Historic preservation victories are rarely any sweeter .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribune7 hr. 53 min. ago

President Trump, “I want a trade deal good for US, China and Global Growth”

President Donald Trump wants to a trade deal that will be good for the United States, China, and global growth, White House Council of Economic Advisers Kevin Hassett said Monday.  The stock market responded, bouncing off.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 10th, 2018

Saudi Arabia, Allies Maintain Cold Shoulder for Qatar Ahead of Gulf Summit

Saudi Arabia and its allies are settling in for a new phase of a protracted standoff with rival Qatar, as officials from opposing Gulf Arab states gathered in Riyadh for a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 10th, 2018

American Exporter. The Energy Report 12/07/18

While there is so much focus on the drama in the OPEC cartel, the real historic news that went unnoticed was that the United States [...].....»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesDec 7th, 2018

Landlords raise red flags over council"s "green" bill

The lobbying organization for the city's biggest landlords said it would be impossible to comply with a City Council bill that would require them to cut their buildings' carbon emissions twice in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

Swift Real Estate Partners scoops up two San Francisco buildings

Known for its prolific deal-making, Swift Real Estate Partners recently gobbled up two San Francisco properties. One is the historic Sharon Building at 55 New Montgomery St., home of the well-known House of Shields bar. Swift paid $64.25 million or abou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

Action on building codes would spur low-carbon cities

Action on buildings codes is fundamental to efforts to significantly reduce urban carbon emissions, according to a report published by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 4th, 2018

Times building designed by William Pereira not a monument, council committee says

A bid to secure historic cultural monument st.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesNov 27th, 2018

Papa John"s Plummets Following Report Trian Is No Longer Interested

Earlier this fall, it appeared as if the third-largest pizza chain in the United States had found its saving grace, when news arose Trian Fund Management LP was exploring a bid on Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA). read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 27th, 2018

Columbus ticket tax proposal cut to 5%, with Nationwide Arena funding its own improvements

Columbus City Council is set to unveil a revised proposal to fund arts organizations with a tax on tickets to many events held in the city. The new plan cuts the proposed levy from 7 percent – which would have been the second-highest in the state.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018

All LEED-certified buildings eligible for LEED recertification

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will begin offering LEED recertification for all LEED-certified projects. Pro.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkNov 26th, 2018

San Francisco-based company bringing hotels to three historic Loop buildings

San Francisco-based boutique hospitality .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneNov 26th, 2018

Council bill would force large buildings to cut emissions

A new bill in the City Council would compel large buildings collectively to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030. Most carbon emissions in New York City come from buildings. And the lowest... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 20th, 2018

Guide offers understanding of elements that create successful multi-floor communal spaces

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has released a guide highlighting case studies of large, multi-floor communal spaces around the world......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkNov 19th, 2018

Men Who Work in Construction and Mining Have the Nation’s Highest Suicide Rate, Says CDC Report

Measured by occupation, librarians and teachers have the lowest suicide rates. For females, the highest suicide rate of any occupational group in the United States was in the arts, design, entertainme.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 15th, 2018

USGBC launches LEED Zero, to address net zero carbon operations and resources in LEED green building projects

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently launched LEED Zero, a new program that will address net zero operations and resources in buildings......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkNov 15th, 2018

West Carrollton approves purchases of two riverfront properties

West Carrollton City Council has approved the purchase of two riverfront properties in the city as part of its long-term redevelopment efforts. Approved for purchase on Nov. 13 were the buildings near the Great Miami River at 5449 Marina Drive, wh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018