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CBPA 2010 INDUSTRY AWARDS DINNER

October 1, 2010

The CBPA Industry Awards Dinner is rapidly approaching! The dinner will be held on October 21, 2010, at The Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach. This year we will be awarding our Champion of the Industry Awards to Art Coppola with Macerich, Richard Ziman with AVP Advisors, LLC and Howard Schwimmer with Rexford Industrial. In addition to the Champions More »

POSITIONS ON PROPOSITIONS

The Board of Directors has taken the following positions on statewide propositions that will be on the November Ballot. As a statewide professional organizations representing commercial retail real estate, positions are taken on issues that have a unique and/or disproportionate impact on our businesses. Proposition 22 – Bars the state from taking/borrowing More »

BILLS SIGNED/VETOED BY THE GOVERNOR

Below is a list of some of the high priority bills the Governor acted on before the Sign/Veto deadline that struck at Midnight last night. We have included veto messages where available. If you don’t see a bill on this list that you care about, or if you have questions or want more information about any of these bills, please simply reply to this More »

STILL NO BUDGET – 93 DAYS LATE

Even though word leaked out last week that the state’s longest budget impasse in history was drawing to a close, we still have no budget agreement. Lack of a budget has a significant impact on the commercial real estate industry. Many building owners that lease to state entities have not been paid for two or three months; and many contractors that More »

CA ADOPTS NATION’S MOST AGGRESSIVE GREEN ENERGY REGS

September 24, 2010

The California Air Resources Board also has unanimously adopted the nation’s toughest “green energy” policy – known as the “Renewable Energy Standard” — that requires one-third of electricity sold in California to come from clean, renewable sources by 2020. In 2009, the Governor signed an Executive Order directing the Board to adopt More »

AIR BOARD ADOPTS TOUGH REGIONAL EMMISIONS TARGETS

As part of implementing the nation’s first law that connects land use to greenhouse gas emissions (SB 375), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has adopted regional targets strongly supported by environmental groups meant to reduce GHG emissions from vehicle miles traveled (VMT). The business community expressed concern that the targets were More »

STILL NO BUDGET – 86 DAYS LATE – “FRAMEWORK” AGREEMENT REACHED?

Word leaked out yesterday from the Governor’s office that the state’s longest budget impasse in history may be drawing to a close. “The governor and the leaders have reached a framework of an agreement. We will continue to work through the details over the weekend and hope to come to a final agreement Monday when they reconvene,” said Schwarzenegger More »

CALGREEN – 110 DAYS AWAY

September 17, 2010

New code becomes mandatory January 1, 2011 for all new construction in California. These comprehensive regulations will apply to all newly constructed residential, commercial, school and hospital buildings. In cooperation with the Building Standards Commission and the Department of Housing and Community Development, Green Technology is providing seminars More »

GUIDE TO THE NONRESIDENTIAL CALGREEN CODE

The First Edition of the “Guide to the Nonresidential CALGreen Code” is now published on the Building Standards Commission (BSC) website at the following link: http://www.bsc.ca.gov/CALGreen/default.htm  More »

FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION REGULATION

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) was authorized via SB 5 (Machado) to develop building standards that “reduces the risk of flood damage and to protect life, safety, and the construction in the Central Valley Flood Plain Management Area.” During the adoption of the 2010 edition of the California Building Code (CBC), DWR was convinced to withdraw More »

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