Education & Training

Education & Training

Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative Announces Training and Certification Program for 5,000 construction workers...

New York, NY - July 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative (CGSGI) announced today the signing of agreements with SENA and CAMACOL Bogotá and Cundinamarca (CAMACOL B&C) that establish the first on-site job training and certification program for construction workers in Colombia. CGSGI will develop a portable, on-site training facility in the Ciudad Verde ("Green City") low-income housing development in Soacha, Cundinamarca, near Bogotá, the capital of Colombia to offer free training and certification for 5,000 construction workers. The on-site training program will utilize courses developed by SENA, the National Learning Service of Colombia, and trainees will be evaluated by CAMACOL B&C, the Colombian Chamber of Construction. Workers will receive certifications from SENA for the competencies in which they have been trained.

184 KENT COMPLETES 8,000-SF LEASE TO RIVER SCHOOL

New York, NY - July 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- 184 Kent, the luxury residential rental that opened on Williamsburg’s waterfront one year ago, has recently secured a tenant for 8,000 square feet of ground floor retail space. The space was leased by The River School, a childcare and educational facility that will open at 184 Kent in 2012.

U.S. ENERGY SECRETARY CHU TO RECOGNIZE NYC’S FIRST 1,000 GREEN BUILDING SUPERS

New York, NY - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will join New York real estate industry executives and union leaders on Monday to recognize New York City’s first class of green building superintendents to graduate from the 32BJ-Thomas Shortman Green Supers training program. Green Supers is an ambitious labor-management green buildings program, launched just over a year ago with Mayor Bloomberg, to train superintendents and resident managers in the latest state-of-the-art energy efficiency measures.

Jaffee Introduces Property Tax “Circuit Breaker” To Provide Middle Class Tax Relief

Pearl River, NY - May 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- As an increasingly heated debate on property tax relief continues to focus solely on a tax cap, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced she has introduced legislation (A7673) that creates an income-based tax “circuit breaker” as a viable alternative that actually lowers homeowners’ tax bills while protecting quality education.

PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS LIVING IN FORECLOSED BUILDINGS MORE LIKELY TO CHANGE SCHOOLS New research...

New York, NY - April 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Much attention has been given to the recent foreclosure crisis, in particular to its causes and impacts on communities. Considerably less attention, however, has been given to the collateral costs on children, in particular on their educational experiences. As children around the country leave their homes due to foreclosures, we look at whether they leave their schools as well.

AS BED BUG SEASON ARRIVES INDUSTRY EXPERTS ADDRESS NYC BED BUG REGULATIONS & DISCUSS...

April 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the warm weather arrives, bringing bed bug season with it, a group of industry experts will discuss New York City’s new bed bug regulations and the possibility of additional regulation for hotels and office buildings. The discussion will also address proposed standards and procedures for effective bed bug detection and prevention.

HPD AND CPC LAUNCH “NYC Green House” FOR BUILDING OWNERS

New York, NY - February 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the Community Preservation Corporation (CPC) announced the launch today of NYC Green House, a broad-based knowledge source and online resource guide for multifamily property owners who want to save money by going green

New Western New York Coordinators to Help Spread Word About Energy Programs from the...

Buffalo, NY - December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has hired two new educators to teach the public about energy-related programs available to Western New York residents

The New York City Housing Authority and the Foundation For the Advancement of Women...

November 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the Foundation For the Advancement of Women Now (FFAWN) announce their partnership to help young women living in public housing tackle life’s challenges through a series of workshops.

SL Green Realty Corp. To Present At The Nareit Reit Week 2010 Investor Forum...

New York, NY- June 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) today announced that senior management will make a presentation at the NAREIT REIT Week 2010 Investor Forum on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. EDT (8:15 a.m. CDT).

Department of State Launches Real Estate Education Campaign

ALBANY, NY - May 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Secretary of State Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez today announced that since the start of 2010 the Department of State has taken dozens of actions against dishonest licensed real estate professionals, leading to numerous revocations, suspensions and fines.

Harlem CDC Hosts “Doing Business Uptown” Small Business Conference

Citibank Sponsored Event United Seven Upper Manhattan Small Business Support Groups. New York, NY - April 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) — The Harlem Community Development Corporation (Harlem CDC), in partnership with leading small business development organizations, hosted a small business conference at the Gospel Uptown Supper Club on Saturday, April 10th.

Gillibrand Announces $445,400 In Neighborworks® Grants To Neighborhood Housing Services Of New York City,...

New York, NY - April 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) today announced $445,400 in NeighborWorks® America grants for Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, Inc. (NHS). NHS is a member of the national NeighborWorks® network that supports affordable housing and community development activities throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

Regus Launches ‘Win an Office’ Sweepstakes

New York City, NY - November 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Regus (LSE:RGU), the global leader in flexible workplace solutions, today kicked off its ‘Win an Office’ sweepstakes that will award a lucky small business or entrepreneur one year of office space at one of Regus’ 18 New York City locations. The winner will receive a fully-furnished office for 12 consecutive months

FREE PUBLIC “ASK THE EXPERT” CALL-IN DAY ANNOUNCED FOR NEW YORKERS WITH HOME IMPROVEMENT...

New York, NY - September 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- WHO: The New York State Consumer Protection Board (CPB), together with the New York State Builders Association, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority the Division of Housing and Community Renewal, the Preservation League of New York State and hosted by WMHT, the Capital Region’s public broadcasting station.

Funding for Job Training and Educational Opportunities for At-Risk Youth and Affordable Housing for...

WASHINGTON D.C. - June 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corporation of Jamestown will receive a YouthBuild grant in the amount of $402,532 from the United States Department of Labor.

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NYCHA, HPD AND HDC ANNOUNCE DEVELOPERS FOR NEW 100 PERCENT AFFORDABLE...

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) today announced the selection of two teams to develop 100 percent affordable housing apartments for seniors and families at NYCHA’s Betances Houses V and VI in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the South Bronx

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A.G. Schneiderman, DA Gonzalez Announce The Indictments Of Nine Defendants For...

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, together with Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, today announced that nine individuals have been variously charged with money laundering, mortgage fraud, grand larceny, conspiracy, and other charges related to their participation in a scheme to defraud mortgage lenders that spanned two New York City boroughs and resulted in over $1 million in ill-gotten mortgage loans