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Denver Post
Denver's $150M affordable housing plan highlights stepped-up strategyThe urgency of Denver's affordable housing problem has become all but impossibl
Denver's $150M affordable housing plan highlights stepped-up strategy
Denver Post / Posted 9 hours ago
The urgency of Denver's affordable housing problem has become all but impossible for Joe Vostrejs and many other employers to ignore. The downtown real estate and restaurant investor sees service employees with families struggle to afford apartments... Read more
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The News-Times
Towns struggle to ensure that housing is affordableMost towns in Greater Danbury fall short of the state’s goal affordable housing
Towns struggle to ensure that housing is affordable
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
Most towns in Greater Danbury fall short of the state’s goal affordable housing goal, but many are taking steps to improve its availability. Redding, which has no housing considered affordable under state standards, is the latest town to grapple... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 29Bicycle Coalition for seven years and as a member of its board for nine. The li
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 29
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
Bicycle Coalition for seven years and as a member of its board for nine. The list of ways that Deb’s work impacted our community — not only here in Marin, but regionally, statewide, and nationally — is truly inspirational. Deb was a force. A... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
New plan for affordable housing in Columbia moves forwardColumbia developer Howard Hughes and the Columbia Downtown Housing Corp., the n
New plan for affordable housing in Columbia moves forward
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
Columbia developer Howard Hughes and the Columbia Downtown Housing Corp., the nonprofit acting as an affordable-housing watchdog on behalf of the County Council, have reached a set of recommendations for future downtown development that officials say... Read more
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New Haven Independent
The Week That Was: Compromise Possible On Church St. South?Street South dominated the headlines. City inspectors concluded that almost all
The Week That Was: Compromise Possible On Church St. South?
New Haven Independent / Posted yesterday
Street South dominated the headlines. City inspectors concluded that almost all the roofs are shot on the 19-building, 301-unit subsidized apartment complex across from Union Station, and ordered emergency repairs. Families huddled in small hotel... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Micro-Unit Housing Planned for EastsideA micro-unit housing developer who hoped to build apartments at Fifth and Walle
Micro-Unit Housing Planned for Eastside
The Austin Chronicle / Posted yesterday
A micro-unit housing developer who hoped to build apartments at Fifth and Waller streets is now setting his sights on an East Cesar Chavez property – the site of a proposed Eastside hotel that galvanized neighborhood opposition – to construct the... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
City: Santa Monica Is Losing 400-550 Rent-Controlled Apartments Annually– it all combines to make this area unique and special. Unfortunately, though,
City: Santa Monica Is Losing 400-550 Rent-Controlled Apartments Annually
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted yesterday
– it all combines to make this area unique and special. Unfortunately, though, finding a place to live at a reasonable and affordable rate can be difficult to say the least. It’s an ongoing issue in Santa Monica, and one that was discussed again... Read more
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Washington City Paper
A House Provided: After crisis intervention, domestic violence survivors face another hurdle: D.C.’s affordable housing crunch.staying in that shelter—filling it to capacity. About 315 families stay in the
A House Provided: After crisis intervention, domestic violence survivors face another hurdle: D.C.’s affordable housing crunch.
Washington City Paper / Posted 2 days ago
staying in that shelter—filling it to capacity. About 315 families stay in the shelter each year. Easy access to emergency housing is what allows survivors to escape their abusers. But in a city where affordable housing is rapidly disappearing,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Developer, builders group sue city over affordable housing rulegroup representing local homebuilders and a Chicago developer have filed a laws
Developer, builders group sue city over affordable housing rule
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
group representing local homebuilders and a Chicago developer have filed a lawsuit against the city of Chicago for its affordable housing requirements, two months before even more stringent rules are set to take effect. In its suit filed... Read more
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The Atlantic
Louisiana's Fight Against Affordable Housing Continues to Hurt New OrleansOrleans, a locally based research nonprofit called the Bureau of Governmental R
Louisiana's Fight Against Affordable Housing Continues to Hurt New Orleans
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
Orleans, a locally based research nonprofit called the Bureau of Governmental Research issued a key finding: Subsidized housing will assist more of the poorest households in New Orleans than before the disaster, and a far greater number of low-... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Orinda developers oppose assisted living center in Gateway Valleywho say it doesn't fit with the rural nature of the area. Lawyers representing
Orinda developers oppose assisted living center in Gateway Valley
Inside Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
who say it doesn't fit with the rural nature of the area. Lawyers representing Brooks Street, which is overseeing the development of 245 half-acre or so lots in the pricey but slow-growing Wilder subdivision just east of the Caldecott Tunnel,... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
New security, major overhaul at Arlington Terrace Apartmentsfeeds from the comple,x's hallways. Those camera feeds cover every hallway on
New security, major overhaul at Arlington Terrace Apartments
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
feeds from the comple,x's hallways. Those camera feeds cover every hallway on every floor of the eight-building, 536–unit apartment complex, and, according to officials there, they're capable of transmitting live footage to the NYPD's 121st... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
A Tale of Two PUDsup weighty issues. On Wednesday alone, Audit and Finance started down the road
A Tale of Two PUDs
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
up weighty issues. On Wednesday alone, Audit and Finance started down the road of revising the city's lobbying rules, Housing and Community Develop­ment discussed code compliance and affordable housing, and Open Space, Environ­ment, and... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Council sees before-and-after of Brodart neighborhoodKim Wheeler, deputy director of the Lycoming County Department of Planning and
Council sees before-and-after of Brodart neighborhood
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Kim Wheeler, deputy director of the Lycoming County Department of Planning and Community Development, and others briefed council on the two years of efforts by those involved in the Brodart Neighborhood Improvement Project. Mary Rucinski, of the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Orinda developers oppose assisted living center in Gateway Valleywho say it doesn't fit with the rural nature of the area. Lawyers representing
Orinda developers oppose assisted living center in Gateway Valley
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
who say it doesn't fit with the rural nature of the area. Lawyers representing Brooks Street, which is overseeing the development of 245 half-acre or so lots in the pricey but slow-growing Wilder subdivision just east of the Caldecott Tunnel,... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
CALM works to foster homegrown planning solutionsconversation. Behind the rise in high-flying rhetoric is a confluence of inter
CALM works to foster homegrown planning solutions
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 2 days ago
conversation. Behind the rise in high-flying rhetoric is a confluence of interrelated crises: a local and regional housing shortage, a seemingly inexorable rise in traffic, and questions about Marin’s character and future. Coalition for a... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Danbury Awarded $2.5M In State Funds To Revitalize Affordable HousingDANBURY, Conn. — The State of Connecticut is awarding $17.96 million in loans a
Danbury Awarded $2.5M In State Funds To Revitalize Affordable Housing
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted 3 days ago
DANBURY, Conn. — The State of Connecticut is awarding $17.96 million in loans and grants to help fund 10 affordable housing developments in the State Sponsored Housing Portfolio, including a $2.5 million grant to Danbury. The state Department of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH’s 50 richest families based on 2015 Forbes rankingthe dominant player in Philippine banking (through Banco de Oro Unibank and Chi
PH’s 50 richest families based on 2015 Forbes ranking
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
the dominant player in Philippine banking (through Banco de Oro Unibank and China Bank), retailing (SM Retail) and property development (SM Prime Holdings). With the consolidation of all real estate assets into SM Prime, this unit has also become a... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Big hopes for student housing projectShovels go to ground next month for a student housing project of 360 bedrooms n
Big hopes for student housing project
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
Shovels go to ground next month for a student housing project of 360 bedrooms near Barrie's Georgian College that's to be ready for occupancy in a year. A ground-breaking ceremony has been scheduled for Sept. 8 at 300 Georgian Dr. by Podium... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Berkeley's Progressives: Fighting to Make Gentrification Even Worse. CategoryBerkeley has an affordable housing crisis. Berkeley's progressive politicians
Berkeley's Progressives: Fighting to Make Gentrification Even Worse. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 3 days ago
Berkeley has an affordable housing crisis. Berkeley's progressive politicians are making gentrification worse and setting the city up for a dismal future. We need new and much better thinking than affordable unit requirements and in lieu fees. A... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Northland Ordered To Fix Another 17 Roofsinspection, another city official who has been on Northland’s trail—Livable Cit
Northland Ordered To Fix Another 17 Roofs
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 days ago
inspection, another city official who has been on Northland’s trail—Livable City Initiative (LCI) Deputy Director of Housing Code Enforcement Rafael Ramos—ventured into the apartment of one of the building’s tenants, Janet Vizcarrondo.... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Courtenay council selects operating organization for Braidwoodhas selected the Wachiay Friendship Centre and M’akola Group of Societies as jo
Courtenay council selects operating organization for Braidwood
Comox Valley Record / Posted 3 days ago
has selected the Wachiay Friendship Centre and M’akola Group of Societies as joint sponsors of the proposed Braidwood housing project — council’s top priority in recent years. It would be for a five-year term. Theirs was the lone response to... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Hotel owner disappointed in lack of community supportEisenberger, expressing how heartbroken she and her husband, Ed, are from heari
Hotel owner disappointed in lack of community support
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Eisenberger, expressing how heartbroken she and her husband, Ed, are from hearing comments expressed about the proposed redevelopment project. A public hearing was held Tuesday at city hall where the board of appeals considered a parking variance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NHA Dedication PostponedThe National Housing Authority (NHA) has postponed the dedication of the 52 hou
NHA Dedication Postponed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The National Housing Authority (NHA) has postponed the dedication of the 52 housing units in Ben Town Marshall, Margibi County. The dedication program was schedule for Friday August 22, 2015, but due to the absence of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Resort developer seeks housing unitsunder construction at mile marker 97.4, bayside, is seeking Monroe County Plann
Resort developer seeks housing units
Key West Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
under construction at mile marker 97.4, bayside, is seeking Monroe County Planning Commission approval for 24 off-site affordable housing units to serve as employee residences for its staff. It is also proposing to build 28 single-family homes... Read more
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Independent
Holmdel approves zoning for affordable housingHOLMDEL — The Township Committee approved an overlay zone that paves the way fo
Holmdel approves zoning for affordable housing
Independent / Posted 4 days ago
HOLMDEL — The Township Committee approved an overlay zone that paves the way for a development of 60 affordable housing rental units on Palmer Avenue. Despite public opposition to the ordinance, committee members voted 3-2 to create the Affordable... Read more
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ITV.com
Council housing scheme shortlisted for prestigious awardThe development on Marlborough Avenue in Askern, designed by Doncaster Council’
Council housing scheme shortlisted for prestigious award
ITV.com / Posted 5 days ago
The development on Marlborough Avenue in Askern, designed by Doncaster Council’s Construction Services Design Team has been shortlisted for an award for Excellence in Architectural Technology. Previous winners of the prestigious Chartered Institute... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
MEDIC and entrepreneurs brief council on business proposalAshley Johnson and Amber Young were joined by Tom Deimerly, Marshall Economic D
MEDIC and entrepreneurs brief council on business proposal
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 5 days ago
Ashley Johnson and Amber Young were joined by Tom Deimerly, Marshall Economic Development Impact Committee president. Johnson and Young said Bobcat Academy could serve up to 75 children of elementary school age. The young professionals received... Read more
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The Star
Tuesday, August 25which now has an esti- mated combined market capitalisation of RM1.49 trillion.
Tuesday, August 25
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
which now has an esti- mated combined market capitalisation of RM1.49 trillion. - StarBiz E&O plans to list UK property unit in London: Eastern & Oriental Bhd (E&O), which reported a 22.6% rise in net profit to RM23.3mil for the first quarter,... Read more
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East Bay Express
Oakland Schools Interested in Building Affordable Teacher Housing on 12th Street Remainder ParcelOn Wednesday, the Oakland Unified School District board will consider a proposa
Oakland Schools Interested in Building Affordable Teacher Housing on 12th Street Remainder Parcel
East Bay Express / Posted 5 days ago
On Wednesday, the Oakland Unified School District board will consider a proposal to build affordable teacher housing on the 12th Street Remainder Parcel, the one-acre plot of land near Lake Merritt that was previously going to be developed into a... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
1 out of 5 households have severe cost burdenBulletin A staggering 20.2 percent of Manteca’s households spend more than 50
1 out of 5 households have severe cost burden
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Bulletin A staggering 20.2 percent of Manteca’s households spend more than 50 percent of their monthly income on housing costs including utilities. Under federal Housing and Urban Development standards anything above 50 percent reflects... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
SPECIAL REPORT: Clashing cultures at heart of battle over Kiryas Joel annexationJoel's neighbors want to preserve their slice of "country life," as he calls it
SPECIAL REPORT: Clashing cultures at heart of battle over Kiryas Joel annexation
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 6 days ago
Joel's neighbors want to preserve their slice of "country life," as he calls it, and resist the spread of multi-family housing. But he is also a father of 11 and acutely aware of the housing shortage his children and everyone else's will face... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Former St. Hedwig’s School to become housing for seniors The main staircase in the former St. Hedwig’s School will be preserved as the
Former St. Hedwig’s School to become housing for seniors
The Toledo Blade / Posted 6 days ago
The main staircase in the former St. Hedwig’s School will be preserved as the building transitions to a senior housing facility. While the classrooms of the St. Hedwig’s School building will... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Affordable housing & MantecaThe phrase “affordable housing” is rapidly become a paradox in Manteca. If you
Affordable housing & Manteca
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
The phrase “affordable housing” is rapidly become a paradox in Manteca. If you doubt that try renting a one bedroom apartment for under $1,000 a month assuming, of course, you can find one. It doesn’t help that elected leaders over the years have... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Housing moves to benefit HDB sector, hit private marketSINGAPORE: The increases in income ceilings for households buying new Housing a
Housing moves to benefit HDB sector, hit private market
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
SINGAPORE: The increases in income ceilings for households buying new Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats and Executive Condominiums (ECs), and the Proximity Housing Grant will drive more buyers to the public-housing market and hit the private... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City could use Willets Point ruling to wring concessionsconference. The de Blasio administration last week declined to appeal a court
City could use Willets Point ruling to wring concessions
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
conference. The de Blasio administration last week declined to appeal a court decision that has blocked the $3 billion redevelopment of Willets Point in Queens, a signature Bloomberg-era economic development initiative and one of the largest in... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Demand sky-high for inner-city livingWORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as th
Demand sky-high for inner-city living
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
WORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as the city’s urban transformation gathers speed. WORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as the city’s urban transformation gathers... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Demand sky-high for inner-city livingWORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as th
Demand sky-high for inner-city living
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
WORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as the city’s urban transformation gathers speed. WORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as the city’s urban transformation gathers... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Demand sky-high for inner-city livingWORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as th
Demand sky-high for inner-city living
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
WORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as the city’s urban transformation gathers speed. WORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as the city’s urban transformation gathers... Read more
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The Young Witness
Demand sky-high for inner-city livingWORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as th
Demand sky-high for inner-city living
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
WORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as the city’s urban transformation gathers speed. WORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as the city’s urban transformation gathers... Read more
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Western Advocate
Demand sky-high for inner-city livingWORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as th
Demand sky-high for inner-city living
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
WORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as the city’s urban transformation gathers speed. WORK is about to start on three major apartment developments in Newcastle as the city’s urban transformation gathers... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Clashing cultures at heart of battle over Kiryas Joel annexationJoel's neighbors want to preserve their slice of "country life," as he calls it
Clashing cultures at heart of battle over Kiryas Joel annexation
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 7 days ago
Joel's neighbors want to preserve their slice of "country life," as he calls it, and resist the spread of multi-family housing. But he is also a father of 11 and acutely aware of the housing shortage his children and everyone else's will face... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Public tours Marshalltown Senior Residencescake and punch in the historic Letts-Fletcher building at 201 E. Main St. Frid
Public tours Marshalltown Senior Residences
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 8 days ago
cake and punch in the historic Letts-Fletcher building at 201 E. Main St. Friday's event was coordinated by Cohen-Esrey Affordable Partners, LLC, Overland Park, Kan. Many a Marshalltonian remembers it as the former Iowa Wholesale Supply... Read more
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Deseret News
Old public safety building to become mixed-income housingSALT LAKE CITY — A plan is in place to transform the city's former public safet
Old public safety building to become mixed-income housing
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A plan is in place to transform the city's former public safety headquarters into a mixed-income housing structure within three years. The nearly 60-year-old structure at 315 E. 200 South, known as the Northwest Pipeline Building,... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Old SLC PD building to be redeveloped as housingSALT LAKE CITY — The old Salt Lake City Public Safety Building will be put up f
Old SLC PD building to be redeveloped as housing
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 8 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The old Salt Lake City Public Safety Building will be put up for sale and redevelopment as trendy housing, but with an eye toward making it affordable. At a news conference on Friday, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker announced the... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Affordable Homes in an Unaffordable MarketThe gold rush of residential development throughout Middle Tennessee conceals w
Affordable Homes in an Unaffordable Market
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
The gold rush of residential development throughout Middle Tennessee conceals what some in the region say is a growing crisis in affordable housing. New homes and condos come on to the market every day, and even more are under construction or still... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
High-end grocers consider leasing downtown Santa Barbara spaceThe lease price is listed at $4.75 per square foot per month. “They’re hoping
High-end grocers consider leasing downtown Santa Barbara space
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
The lease price is listed at $4.75 per square foot per month. “They’re hoping to capture the southern portion of the community because right now there is no specialty market to serve Summerland, Montecito, the Riviera and downtown,” said Scott,... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Church Street South Endgame: Raze, Rebuildalmost reached a deal with the city two years ago, to demolish the place to bui
Church Street South Endgame: Raze, Rebuild
New Haven Independent / Posted 8 days ago
almost reached a deal with the city two years ago, to demolish the place to build a bigger, better, and more diverse development. Now it would like a second chance. Some New Haven decision-makers might want to see someone else do the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NHA to Dedicate 52 Housing Units in Marshall FridayThe National Housing Authority (NHA) will Friday, August 21, dedicate 52 three-
NHA to Dedicate 52 Housing Units in Marshall Friday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The National Housing Authority (NHA) will Friday, August 21, dedicate 52 three-bedroom housing units in Ben Town, Margibi County, NHA Mortgage Officer Lewis Free, has revealed. He said was speaking at the Ministry of Information regular press... Read more
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