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U.S. Office Sector: Demand For Office Space Highest Since 2006

Office rents increase in 70% of the... ...Read More...

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Urban Green Council’s Green Building Award Call For EBie Entries

Sponsored by the USBGC, the awards recognize improvements in existing buildings, which make up almost 50% of greenhouse gas... ...Read More...

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Survey Shows Ethics Lacking In The Modern Corporate Environment

In the survey results, some respondents expressed disgust of certain individuals on their staff as well as their own inability to say something and correct the... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Operating Empty Buildings

One professional asks what the standard minimum maintenance requirement is for operating a vacant... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: The Cats Take The Rats

Research shows 77% of Americans support humane treatment of feral cats. So is it feasible for businesses, factories, schools, and communities to tap into this furry feral resource to rat out another pesky... ...Read More...

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Environmentally Friendly Mother Clara Hale Bus Transportation Depot Opens

The new structure replaces an aging facility with a state-of-the-art bus transportation center that meets the city's needs while minimizing its impact on the surrounding... ...Read More...

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Security Expert Predicts Four Critical Cybersecurity Trends For 2015

While 2014 was a landmark year for data breaches, 2015 could be even more significant.... ...Read More...

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Free Online Earthquake Resilience Program Now Available

Nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) ® creates online version of FEMA QuakeSmart™ Community Resilience Program for Small Businesses and... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Sick Again? Don’t Try These Excuses

One in four employers has caught an employee faking sick through social media, and one in five has fired an employee for calling in sick with a fake... ...Read More...