Housing & Development

Housing & Development

California New-Home Market Ends 2008 with a Whimper, CBIA Announces

SACRAMENTO, CA - February 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The pace of home sales at California new-home communities continued to slow in December following deteriorating credit conditions in the closing months of 2008, the California Building Industry Association reported today. CBIA officials urged the Legislature to quickly enact stimulus legislation that the Association believes will help reverse the continued depression in the state’s homebuilding industry.

Turner to Manage Construction of $42 Million Expansion of Northern Inyo Hospital in Bishop,...

New York, N.Y., - February 06, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Turner Construction Company, the nation’s leading builder of healthcare facilities, has been given approval by Northern Inyo Hospital to proceed with the $42 million Phase Two expansion to the hospital facility. Construction for Phase Two will start in March 2009 with completion scheduled for March 2011.

California Homebuilding Depression Expected to Deepen in 2009, CBIA Announces

Forecast Calls for Record-Low 63,400 Housing Starts; Association Urges Lawmakers to Take Quick Action on Stimulus Measures

Ray Panek Installed as 2009 HBANC Chairman

February 03, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Nearly 200 HBANC members and friends were on hand this past Friday for the Association’s Annual Installation Gala, which was held this year in Oakland on the top floor of the Marriott City Center, which boasts one of the Bay Area’s most panoramic views

HBANC Professional Women in Building Council Wins Four National Awards

At the recent International Builders Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, the HBANC’s Professional Women in Building Council won four national awards –for Membership Recruitment and Retention - 1st Place; for Member Services - 1st Place; and the coveted overall win- Council of Year 2008! The awards are each for $500 and total $1,500.

2008 Housing Production in California Was the Lowest on Record, CBIA Announces

SACRAMENTO, CA - January 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Total housing production in California in 2008 was at the lowest level on record, the California Building Industry Association announced today, prompting CBIA officials once again to urge state and federal lawmakers to act immediately to stimulate the housing sector and the economy

Frozen Credit Markets Keep California New Home Market Cold in November, CBIA Announces

SACRAMENTO, CA - January 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The pace of home sales at California new-home communities remained glacially slow in November following the October credit freeze, the California Building Industry Association reported today

Governmental Entitlement Process

A required course in the Certificate Program in Light Construction and Development Management Irvine, CA - January 14, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The governmental entitlement process and other rules and regulations have a major impact on your development project. Master the art of working with the government by exploring

Housing Production Continues Decline in November, CBIA Announces

SACRAMENTO, CA - December 24, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Single-family housing production in California in November was the lowest month on record, prompting the California Building Industry Association to urgently call on state and federal lawmakers to act immediately to stimulate the housing sector and the economy. Specifically, homebuilders are proposing a tax credit for new-home buyers, which has proven in the past to be an effective means of reviving depressed housing markets and reinvigorating job-generating home construction.

October Credit Crisis Paralyzed California New-Home Market, CBIA Announces

CRAMENTO, CA - December 16, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The pace of home sales at California new-home communities was extraordinarily bad in October, primarily due to the global credit crisis, the California Building Industry Association reported today.


Fairfield, CA - December 10, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Fairfield, California’s commercial leasing tivity remains steady with the recent announcements from several businesses that they are locating in the city because of its strategic location between San Francisco and Sacramento.


Fairfield, CA - November 15, 2008 (RealEstateRama) - Fairfield, California’s downtown area is in a growth mode with the news that several restaurants are planning to open their doors for business.

Affordable Housing Opportunities on Long Beach Boulevard

Long Beach, CA - November 11, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The City of Long Beach, through its nonprofit Long Beach Housing Development Company, is moving forward with plans to acquire the final property for the development of a new affordable housing development in the 1900 block of Long Beach Boulevard. This is immediately adjacent to the newly constructed Olive Villas mixed-income community, another affordable housing development created this past year by the City.

Boxer Calls for Major Infrastructure Investment to Create Jobs, Boost Economic Recovery

San Francisco, CA - October 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, held a press conference today to call for major investments in America’s infrastructure to create jobs and restore the economy. Prepared text of her remarks follows.

California Again Sees Decrease in Housing Production in August, CBIA Announces

SACRAMENTO, CA - September 29, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — California homebuilders continued to cut back on new-home production in August while trying to sell off existing inventory in a housing market that’s still adjusting, leading analysts to further reduce homebuilding projections, the California Building Industry Association reported today.

Gov. Schwarzenegger Continues Commitment to Expand Charter Schools in California

"Funding and having access to affordable and adequate school facilities are some of the greatest challenges facing charter schools and their operators," said Governor Schwarzenegger. "The measures I signed today will help reduce these burdens and expand opportunities for charter schools to open in California."


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - September 25, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) —The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today adopted California's first Long Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan, presenting a single roadmap to achieve maximum energy savings across all major groups and sectors in California.

California New Home Market Stays Cold in Summer Heat, CBIA Announces

SACRAMENTO - August 18, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The pace of sales at California new-home communities remained sluggish in June, following a resumed trend of deterioration in year-over-year sales declines that began in May, the California Building Industry Association reported today.

CBIA Thanks Governor for Quickly Signing Another Crucial Industry Recovery Bill

SACRAMENTO - August 7, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — California homebuilders today thanked Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature for enacting the last piece of CBIA’s three-part homebuilding stimulus package launched in January to help provide some relief to the battered homebuilding industry.

CBIA Applauds State’s First-in-Nation Green Building Codes

SACRAMENTO - The California Building Industry Association today said the state’s adoption of new mandatory green building standards will help ensure that California remains at the cutting edge of the green building movement while keeping new homes as affordable as possible.


Rite Aid Rosamond

Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of Single-Tenant Rite Aid in Rosamond,...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, arranged the sale of a new single-tenant net-lease Rite Aid property located at 2938 Rosamond Boulevard in the City of Rosamond, north of Lancaster/Palmdale, in Southern California’s Antelope Valley. The purchase price was $7,604,000



Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) released the following statement regarding the Ribbon Cutting for the newly open Building 209 on the West Los Angeles VA Campus, the first permanent supportive housing development created on the West Los Angeles VA Campus.