Economic Development Articles

Articles in this category explore the issue of corporate and commercial real estate. Topics include tax incentives for businesses, infrastructure and urban development and renewal, corporate parks and communities, and other economic development initiatives. Specifically, posts cover expansions, renovations, and new construction of commercial facilities.

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Sustainable Building Codes In The Middle East Being Developed

ICC and ASTM International partner to support development of regional sustainable building... ...Read More...

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March 15-21: Termite Awareness Week

Subterranean termites can collapse a building entirely, destroy plastic plumbing pipes, and may cause serious damage.... ...Read More...

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Business Facilities LiveXchange News: Speakers Announced

Corporate executives will learn relocation and expansion strategies from industry leaders at Business Facilities... ...Read More...

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Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and... ...Read More...

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BOMA Florida Announces Recipient Of The 2015 Legislator Of The Year Award

Senator Hukill’s selection as The Legislator of the Year is bestowed to recognize and honor her significant understanding of issues impacting commercial real estate, most notably phasing out sales taxes imposed on commercial real estate... ...Read More...

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Freer Gallery Of Art To Close For Major Renovations

Smithsonian’s Freer gallery will close to the public on January 2016; should reopen... ...Read More...

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Gilbane Building Company Completes Restoration Of Historic Kings Theatre

Extensive $95 million restoration and renovation revitalizes grandeur of former movie... ...Read More...

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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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Sloan Partners With Chicago Cubs

The plumbing systems manufacturer has joined the Cubs organization as a Legacy Partner and Official Water Efficiency... ...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...