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ALL THE PROPOSITIONS

September 30, 2016

Here is a list of all the propositions on the ballot with links to the full text. The commercial real estate industry has taken a position on two; Support the Education Bond (Prop 51); Support the legislative “sunshine” measure (Prop 54); and Oppose the Cortopassi Initiative (Prop 53).   Proposition 51 – School Bonds. Funding for K–12 More »

ENERGY CODE UPDATE UNDERWAY

The 2019 Title 24 Standards update is underway. Utility-Sponsored Stakeholder meetings will be scheduled in fall 2016. These meetings are key in shaping the proposals that will be presented to the California Energy Commission and we need experts from our industry to participate. If you think California’s Energy Code is overcomplicated and difficult More »

2016 INDUSTRY AWARDS DINNER

California Business Properties Association’s Industry Awards Dinner will be held on October 20, 2016 at The Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach. The Industry Awards Dinner is a chance to recognize the unwavering leadership of individuals and companies dedicated to the commercial, industrial, retail real estate industry. In addition, to our special recognition More »

TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING CRISES GET SHORT SHRIFT IN LEGISLATURE

September 23, 2016

Columnist Dan Walter explores the actions – or lack thereof – in the Legislature regarding housing and transportation. “There are few things more fundamentally important to life in contemporary California than transportation and housing, and both are in crisis… Click here to read the full column. Sacramento Bee  More »

TSUNAMI OF LOCAL TAXES HEADED FOR STATE’S TAXPAYERS

Joel Fox, Editor of Fox & Hounds and President of the Small Business Action Committee, takes a look at the “Tsunami of Local Taxes” on November’s ballot.   According to a report compiled by the California Taxpayers Association, a record number 421 local taxes and bonds (paid by increased property taxes) will hit the state’s many local More »

GOVERNOR SIGNS JANITOR PROTECTION BILL

Governor Jerry Brown has signed SB 1978 (Gonzales; D-Los Angeles) that establishes various requirements for the janitorial industry, including a registration requirement and protections against workplace sexual violence and harassment. Click here for the link to the full text of the bill. Our industry had concerns with early versions of the bill which More »

AGENCIES CONTINUE WORK ON PURPLE PIPE REGS

The Building Standards Commission and Department of Housing conducted a fourth workshop earlier this week as both agencies continue to refine draft building standards that will require recycled water infrastructure (purple pipe) in certain parts of the state starting July 1, 2018. This is in response to the industry-supported legislation AB 2282 (Gatto) More »

RETAILERS OPPOSE INTERCHANGE FEE AMENDMENT

For those of you that are retailers and/or have retail tenants we want to make sure you know about some moves afoot in D.C. that could have a huge negative impact under the guise of interchange fees “reform.” Several years ago our industry successfully advocated for a new federal law to limit escalating interchange fees and drive competition into More »

ALL THE PROPOSITIONS

Here is a list of all the propositions on the ballot with links to the full text. The commercial real estate industry has taken a position on two; Support the Education Bond (Prop 51); Support the legislative “sunshine” measure (Prop 54); and Oppose the Cortopassi Initiative (Prop 53).   Proposition 51 – School Bonds. Funding for K–12 More »

NEW PROPOSITION 65 RULES

Morrison & Foerster LLP has a piece regarding the new Proposition 65 rules. If you own or manage any properties these rules are very important to know and follow properly. The article entitled “WARNING: California Adopts New Proposition 65 ‘How to Warn’ Rules” can be found by clicking here.  More »

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