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COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE AWARDS NEXT WEEK

October 14, 2016

The bi-annual Commercial Real Estate Award Dinner is next week, October 20, 2016 at the Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach. The CBPA Industry Awards Dinner will recognize the unwavering leadership of individuals and companies dedicated to the commercial, industrial, and retail real estate industry. The Champion of the Industry Awards go to Bhavesh Parikh More »

EXISTING BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY ACTION PLAN

The California Energy Commission has released an update to the Existing Building Energy Efficiency Action Plan (as required by SB 350/SB 758). This document is meant to set the agenda for Title 24 changes. If you own existing buildings and are concerned about the increasing costs for tenant improvements we highly encourage you to share this document More »

WHY ADA CLAIMS ARE RISING

A story in the insurance journal takes a look into why ADA claims are rising: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title III lawsuits are up 63 percent over 2015, according to law firm Seyfarth Shaw. ADA Title III prohibits businesses open to the public from discriminating on the basis of disability. The act applies to a variety of businesses and restaurants, More »

ADA/CCDA STRATEGIC PLANNING

Yesterday several members of the commercial real estate industry attended a meeting of the California Commission on Disability Access (CCDA) where the five year strategic plan was discussed. The Commission was urged to continue building on the reform successes of the past few years, to find ways to minimize unnecessary lawsuits, continue working with 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). To be clear, CBPA Recommends: Yes on Prop 51 and Prop 54. More »

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE AWARDS

October 7, 2016

The bi-annual Commercial Real Estate Award Dinner is almost here. Held on October 20, 2016 at the Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach, the CBPA Industry Awards Dinner is a chance to recognize the unwavering leadership of individuals and companies dedicated to the commercial industrial retail real estate industry. This year the Champion of the Industry More »

ADA/CCDA STRATEGIC PLANNING

Next week is a meeting of the California Commission on Disability Access (CCDA) where they will discuss their five year strategic plan. We are encouraging members of the public and members of the business community that are impacted by ADA laws to get involved in this meeting and participate with the CCDA. Our industry will have at least two representatives More »

NO ON PROP 53 CAMPAIGN RELEASES COMMERCIAL

Proposition 53, known as the “Cortopassi” initiative, erodes local control, allowing faraway voters to reject critical infrastructure projects we need. If Prop 53 passes, critical roads and hospital repairs in Sacramento could be delayed for years. We have joined a growing coalition of more than 250 public safety, local government, business and More »

RETAILERS AND SHOPPING CENTERS PARTNER FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Three groups have joined together to empower commercial building landlords and tenants to improve energy efficiency in leased space and reap up to $5 billion in annual energy savings. The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) are launching a More »

OP/ED: REAL ESTATE’S VITAL TO THE ECONOMY; TAX LAWS MUST BE WELL DESIGNED

The following opinion piece written by Jeff DeBoer, president of the Real Estate Roundtable, was published this week in USA Today. The Real Estate Roundtable, a non-partisan group focusing on issues affecting our industry, has long maintained that all business investments, including real estate, be taxed on the economics of the investment. Tax incentives More »

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