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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: May, 2010

Ab 2492 Legislative Vehicle For Split Roll?

Published on May 6, 2010

Here is a press release from Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) touting his desire to change Proposition 13 and create a split roll.   | Read More » |

Court Upholds Charging Fees To Project Opponents

Published on May 6, 2010

Our friends at CBIA bring us the following legal update: The Second District Court of Appeal has approved a city’s right to charge a fee to a project opponent who appeals its CEQA decision from a planning commission to a city council. In Friends of  | Read More » |

AB 2640 Proposes Repeal Of Like Kind Exchanges

Published on May 5, 2010

It is estimated that AB 2640 is at least a $350 million tax increase on our industry. A recently introduced piece of legislation in California is causing much consternation in the real estate industry. If enacted, AB 2640 (Arrambula; D – Fresno)  | Read More » |

Green California Summit and Exposition Free Pass

Published on May 5, 2010

CBPA is a proud sponsor of the 2010 Green California Summit & Expo taking place at the Sacramento Convention Center March 15-17. The event is shaping up to be the biggest green government conference ever. Over 200 suppliers of green products and services  | Read More » |

2010 Legislation – Need Your Help

Published on May 4, 2010

In 2009, CBPA followed more than 500 bills that had a potential impact on our industry. Many of those bills do not make it through the process or were amended in a way that resolves our concerns. Now, the cycle starts over again. We are reading every  | Read More » |

Campaign Resource Website

Published on May 4, 2010

The California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) has developed a website as the “go-to” resource for information on California’s gubernatorial candidates, CalChamber2010.com. This resource provides first-of-its-kind comparisons of the three candidates.  | Read More » |

Legislative Attacks On Prop 13 Continue

Published on May 4, 2010

In politics no bad idea is ever truly dead. Hardcore believers that raising property taxes is a good thing are undaunted by their leader’s better judgment and are looking for other avenues of approach. Rumor has it that an Assemblymember from San Francisco  | Read More » |

CALGreen Workshops and Education

Published on May 4, 2010

The mandatory provisions of the CALGreen will be upon us before you know. Get ahead of the curve and start getting key people in your company’s up-to-speed. Here are two upcoming opportunities: The California Building Standards Commission, Department  | Read More » |

Ballot Attack On Prop 13 Averted – For Now

Published on May 4, 2010

As we have previously announced, efforts to push two propositions to gut Proposition 13 protections for commercial real estate have been put on hold for 2010. The facts are clear that because we alerted, informed, and energized our industry, created a  | Read More » |