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Auction.com to Host Online Charity Auction of Luxury Playhouses

Torrance, CA - October 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Auction.com, the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, is lending its innovative online platform to Project Playhouse, a charity auction benefitting HomeAid Orange County’s efforts to build doorways for Orange County’s homeless.

Raphael Bostic Named Director of the USC Bedrosian Center

Torrance, CA - October 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The USC Price School of Public Policy has tapped Raphael Bostic as the new director of the Judith and John Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise

HGA Moves to Expanded Offices in San Francisco

Torrance, CA - September 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- HGA Architects and Engineers (HGA) has relocated to expanded offices in San Francisco to accommodate its growing practice serving healthcare, higher education and cultural clients. HGA’s San Francisco office has grown by nearly 25 percent in the past two years, adding shared expertise to the 120-person California practice, which includes the Sacramento and Los Angeles offices

C.W. Driver Hires Steven Nelson as Vice President of Estimating

Torrance, CA - September 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a premier builder serving the Western United States since 1919, has hired Steven Nelson as vice president of estimating in the firm’s Pasadena office. In his role, Nelson will act as a trusted advisor for the firm’s long list of clients and will be responsible for providing estimates on the firm’s preconstruction services and proposals, as the company continues to grow. A 30-year industry veteran, Nelson’s extensive experience will be a crucial component to the firms various practice areas including commercial and industrial projects, healthcare, retail and education

U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Addresses Housing Crisis in Town Hall, One-on-One Counseling, Workshop for...

LOS ANGELES, CA - September 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- With thousands of California homeowners facing foreclosure, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass held a community town hall and consumer rights workshop to provide residents with one-on-one foreclosure counseling, financial guidance, as well as brief attendees on current legislation in Congress to help homeowners who are facing foreclosure stay in their homes.

Lee & Associates Promotes Two New Principals

Torrance, CA - August 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Erik Thompson and Luke Hudson of Lee & Associates, one of the largest national commercial real estate providers with regional expertise, have been promoted to principal of the Orange office. The former associates host a wealth of knowledge of the local real estate market

HGA Hires Ronald Benson as Senior Associate in Los Angeles

Torrance, CA - August 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- HGA Architects and Engineers (HGA) has hired Ronald Benson, AIA, NCARB, LEED® AP, as senior associate in its Los Angeles office. A licensed senior project manager with more than 25 years of international and domestic experience, Benson will join the firm’s higher education and healthcare practice groups.

San Jose Remodeling Seminars

San Jose, CA - August 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) - Kitchen & Bath Remodeling Seminar Saturday, August 25, 2012, 10:00am-12:00pm Case Design/Remodeling Office: 6155 Almaden Expressway Ste. 400 San Jose, CA 95120

Lee & Associates West LA Hires Three New Principals

Torrance, CA - August 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Principals Keith H. Fielding, Tibor S. Lody, and Aleks Trifunovic , who previously worked as a team with Klabin Company, will provide an immediate impact with 40 years of collective experience and a long-standing relationship with the West Los Angeles market.

SATURDAY, JULY 21st: Office of Congressman Cardoza to Host Free Foreclosure Assistance and Recovery...

WASHINGTON, DC - July 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Saturday July 21st, Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-Merced), the California Partnership for San Joaquin Valley, and the San Joaquin Valley Housing Collaborative will be hosting a free foreclosure and recovery workshop where current and former homeowners can receive valuable advice and counseling from experts.

California Homeowner Bill of Rights Takes Key Step to Passage

SACRAMENTO, CA - June 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the passage of two central elements of the California Homeowner Bill of Rights through a special two-house conference committee. The 4 to 1 vote sends the bills to an expected vote next week in both the Assembly and Senate

First-time Home Buyer Workshop on Saturday, June 23

Long Beach, CA - June 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Neighborhood Resource Center and Union Bank will present a "First-Time Home Buyer" workshop on Saturday, June 23, from 10 am to 1 pm at 1900 Atlantic Avenue in the second floor conference room. The workshop is free, and free parking is available behind the Union Bank building.

KTGY Principal Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP to Speak at PCBC on 50+ Housing...

IRVINE, CA - June 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Award-winning KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, is pleased to announce that KTGY Principal Manny Gonzalez, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP has been invited to be a speaker at the PCBC 2012 show, Homebuilding’s Premier Tradeshow and Conference, held June 27-28, 2012, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif. Gonzalez is a frequent guest speaker and panelist at various industry events and webinars.

Councilwoman Jan Perry to Speak at June 13, 2012 CREW-LA Event on

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, CA - June 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- CREW-LA, Los Angeles’ premiere trade and networking organization for women, as well as men, from a variety of real estate professions, has invited Jan Perry, Councilwoman for Los Angeles’ Ninth District, to present at its June 13, 2012 luncheon at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel located at 506 S. Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. “What’s in the Pipeline?” will look at current and future commercial real estate projects in Los Angeles and their impact, from Perry’s perspective, on the economic growth of the City.

Two Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Associates Recognized as Outstanding Young Lawyers by LACBA

Torrance, CA - June 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Daniel B. Guggenheim and Leslie D. Reed, two associates from the national real estate law firm Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, were honored with the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award at the 14th Annual Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) Real Property Section Installation and Awards Dinner, which was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles on Wednesday, May 30. Two out of the three recipients of the prestigious award are from the Los Angeles office of Pircher, Nichols & Meeks.

Lee & Associates Principal Earns Prestigious Society of Industrial and Office Realtors Designation

Torrance, CA - May 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rusty Williams, a principal with Lee & Associates’ North San Diego County office, has been accepted for active membership in the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR). Membership in SIOR, the most prestigious professional commercial and industrial real estate association, is a designation reserved for only those who demonstrate exceptional ethics as well as a high gross fee income (GFI) per year in the commercial real estate industry. Only the top-one percent of commercial brokers meet the stringent membership requirements

HENRY HANNA HONORED WITH SPERRY VAN NESS AMBASSADOR AWARD

MAY 2012, SALISBURY, MD - May 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sperry Van Ness – Miller Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce Henry Hanna, CCIM, SIOR was awarded the SVN Ambassador Award at the 2012 National Conference in San Diego, CA. This is awarded each year to one advisor who represents Sperry Van Ness to the public and to the real estate community across the country.

Christopher Piché Joins C.W. Driver as Director of Business Development

Torrance, CA - May 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a premier builder serving the Western United States since 1919, has hired Christopher Piché as director of business development to expand project opportunities for the firm’s Southern California operations. Piché will cultivate new and existing client relationships throughout the company’s broad range of building types/markets, including hospitality and gaming, sports and entertainment, education, civic and retail/mixed-use.

Lee & Associates Oakland Appoints Ryan Martens to Principal

Torrance, CA - May 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the largest national commercial real estate providers with regional expertise, has appointed Ryan Martens to principal in the Oakland office. Martens will specialize in industrial sales and leasing.

Wendy Carroll Joins Westside Estate Agency’s Malibu Office

Torrance, CA - May 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Along with her extensive knowledge of the Westside market, particularly Malibu, Carroll’s integrity, passion and discretion are shared by WEA founders Stephen Shapiro and Kurt Rappaport

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Community Bank Of The Bay And California...

Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), Community Bank of the Bay (CBB) and the California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC) announced today a unique collaboration to help curb commercial lending that displaces local tenants, homeowners, small businesses

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Rep. Peters Introduces Bill to Increase Transparency of Government Contracts

U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced a bill to help ensure that the federal government gets what it pays for on federal construction contracts. The Stop Unfair Bid Shopping Act (SUBS Act) would require general or lead contractors on projects valued at $1.5 million or more to list those