FEMA to Provide Rebuilding Workshops at Local Home Improvement Stores

NEW YORK, NY - December 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York residents beginning the rebuilding process will have another opportunity to get expert advice from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Beginning on Tuesday, December 11, FEMA mitigation specialists will be at five new locations to offer guidance on ways homeowners can build safer and stronger in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Opening Remarks at the Distressed Residential Real Estate: Dimensions, Impacts, and Remedies Conference

New York, NY - October 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Good morning. I am Bill Dudley, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. I would like to welcome you to today's conference titled "Distressed Residential Real Estate: Dimensions, Impacts, and Remedies," which we are co-sponsoring with the Rockefeller Institute of Government

Tenants and Elected Officials Demand New HCR Regulations, Call on Governor Cuomo to Lead...

New York, NY - August 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Tomorrow morning, dozens of tenants, community leaders and elected officials will join together and call on Governor Cuomo to issue new rules for rent law enforcement. For over a year, a crucial portion of the 2011 rent laws has been ignored: a promise to revise the Rent Stabilization code and add new rules and regulations. These news rules could increase New York State Homes and Community Renewal's power to prevent landlord fraud, unsanctioned rent increases, and illegal evictions

Gillis Attends Healthcare & Real Estate Conference in New York, NY

June 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Bradley Gillis, CCIM from Sperry Van Ness - Miller Commercial Real Estate in Salisbury, MD recently attended the Healthcare & Real Estate Conference in New York, NY. The conference featured important discussion on the state of healthcare in the United States, the implementation of healthcare reform and the various investment and development opportunities in the myriad of medical office buildings, research facilities and seniors’ housing. It was attended by 225 leading healthcare, real estate and capital markets executives from around the nation. The agenda included two keynote speakers; Edward Rollins who presented “The Impact of Today’s Political Cycle on Healthcare & Real Estate”, and Scott Mason, D.P.A.,


NEW YORK, NY - April 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York City multifamily sales activity surged in February 2012, far exceeding January’s lackluster figures and year-over-year comparisons, according to Ariel Property Advisors’ Multifamily Month in Review: New York City.

SL Green Realty Corp. 2011 Annual Institutional Investor Conference on Monday, December 5, 2011

New York, NY - November 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) announced today that it will host its Annual Institutional Investor Conference on Monday, December 5, 2011.

FEMA Experts Offer Rebuilding Advice at Home for the Holidays Show, Schenectady County

ALBANY, N.Y. - November 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be at Home for the Holidays Show, part of Arts, Crafts & Lifestyle Shows in Schenectady County this Friday, Saturday and Sunday to offer information on preparing for future disasters, flood insurance and rebuilding safer and stronger.

Master Salespeople Share Their Secrets to Success

Center Moriches, NY - October 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Top producing sales professionals from across North America explained how they are continuing to thrive despite market conditions and how their “Think Six,” mindset allows them to earn at least $100,000 a year and, like some, to $999,999 and beyond.

PRESS CONFERENCE MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011 @ 11AM Gregory W. Meeks Urges Constituents at...

JAMAICA,NY - July 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-6), senior member of the Financial Services Committee and House Foreign Affairs Committee, along with community organizations, including Neighborhood Works America, will hold a press conference on Monday, July 18, 11:00 am to urge eligible homeowners to act quickly to apply for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP). Congressman Meeks will be joined by Adolfo Carrion, HUD Regional Administrator, Region II. Mr. Carrion is a former Bronx Borough President and director of the White House Office on Urban Policy.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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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