Residential Building & Real Estate

‘Slow and steady’ Brexit property market confirmed in TwentyCi Q3 analysis – except for first time buyers

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:00am

The latest TwentyCi Property & Homemover Report for Q3 2019 the most comprehensive real time review of the property market - confirms a slow and steady Brexit property market over the last quarter, apart from an 8% increase in exchanges amongst young first time buyers.

Key Points: 
  • The latest TwentyCi Property & Homemover Report for Q3 2019 the most comprehensive real time review of the property market - confirms a slow and steady Brexit property market over the last quarter, apart from an 8% increase in exchanges amongst young first time buyers.
  • Q3 saw a total of 1,715,395 new instructions, 212,319 fall throughs and 801,013 withdrawals in the market, to change agent, or withdraw in this quarter.
  • Overall households with income bands of 20,000-50,000 were proportionally buying and selling more properties covering a total of 126,941 exchanges.
  • Online market share of all property exchanges remained stable at 7%, peaking at 7.9% in the 12 months to September 2019.

Coalition of Tenant Advocates Stage Press Conference at L.A. City Hall, Call for a Moratorium on Retaliatory Evictions

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 3:19am

Tomorrow, October 15, 2019, at 9:30 a.m., a broad coalition of tenant advocates will stage a press conference at Los Angeles City Hall calling on City Council to pass a moratorium on all retaliatory evictions in the wake of the passage of Assembly Bill 1482, the anti-rent gouging measure recently signed by Governor Newsom.

Key Points: 
  • Tomorrow, October 15, 2019, at 9:30 a.m., a broad coalition of tenant advocates will stage a press conference at Los Angeles City Hall calling on City Council to pass a moratorium on all retaliatory evictions in the wake of the passage of Assembly Bill 1482, the anti-rent gouging measure recently signed by Governor Newsom.
  • This surge in mass evictions, if unchecked, could amount to the potential displacement of thousands of working-class Californians.
  • The callous behavior of these landlords underscores the need for urgent action by politicians in Los Angeles and across the state.
  • Tomorrow, City Council has a chance to prevent thousands of tenants from becoming homeless by the holidays.

Omega Announces Increase in Quarterly Common Stock Dividend and Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:35pm

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) today announced that the Companys Board of Directors declared a common stock dividend of $0.67 per share, increasing the quarterly common dividend by $0.01 per share over the previous quarter.

Key Points: 
  • Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) today announced that the Companys Board of Directors declared a common stock dividend of $0.67 per share, increasing the quarterly common dividend by $0.01 per share over the previous quarter.
  • The common stock dividend is payable Friday, November 15, 2019 to common stockholders of record as of the close of business on Thursday, October 31, 2019.
  • Omega also announced today that it is scheduled to release its earnings results for the quarter ended September 30, 2019, on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 after market close.
  • In conjunction with its release, Omega will be conducting a conference call on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time to review its 2019 third quarter results and current developments.

American Campus Communities Provides Interim Update

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:15pm

Executing on the anticipated dispositions at these levels is currently our most attractive source of external capital, said William Talbot, American Campus Communities CIO.

Key Points: 
  • Executing on the anticipated dispositions at these levels is currently our most attractive source of external capital, said William Talbot, American Campus Communities CIO.
  • American Campus Communities, Inc. is the largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing communities in the United States.
  • As of June 30, 2019, American Campus Communities owned 169 student housing properties containing approximately 108,800 beds.
  • These statements are based on managements current expectations and assumptions regarding markets in which American Campus Communities, Inc. (the Company) operates, operational strategies, anticipated events and trends, the economy, and other future conditions.

New Pilot Program Helps Southern California Grow Native

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 7:33pm

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and local water agencies have teamed up with the California Native Plant Society to bring more native plants to the regions homes and gardens.

Key Points: 
  • The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and local water agencies have teamed up with the California Native Plant Society to bring more native plants to the regions homes and gardens.
  • Through the pilot, staff at participating nurseries will receive training on the proper care, maintenance, watering and planting of California native plants.
  • Beyond these sustainability benefits, native gardens are just beautiful, said Dan Gluesenkamp, executive director of the California Native Plant Society.
  • CNPS has more than 70,000 fans and supporters, and 35 chapters promoting its mission throughout California and Baja California.

Con Edison Solutions Is Accepting Enrollments for Its New Community Solar Program in Northampton

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 8:00pm

National Grid residential and small business customers located in Northampton, Massachusetts and elsewhere in Massachusetts, can now enroll in a community solar program with Con Edison Solutions.

Key Points: 
  • National Grid residential and small business customers located in Northampton, Massachusetts and elsewhere in Massachusetts, can now enroll in a community solar program with Con Edison Solutions.
  • The concept of community solar was initiated with the Massachusetts Green Communities Act and more fully developed under the recent Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target, or SMART, program.
  • Community solar is a centrally-located solar facility that allows individuals and businesses within a defined geographic area to save on electricity while supporting green, sustainable solar energy.
  • To learn more about community solar or to enroll in the Northampton program, Massachusetts National Grid customers can visit: www.conedsolutions.com/communitysolar .

Global Prefabricated Buildings Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts Report 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 6:39pm

The "Prefabricated Buildings - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Prefabricated Buildings - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Prefabricated Buildings market worldwide is projected to grow by US$39.6 Billion, driven by a compounded growth of 4.7%.
  • Skeleton System, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays the potential to grow at over 4.5%.
  • Poised to reach over US$36.1 Billion by the year 2025, Skeleton System will bring in healthy gains adding significant momentum to global growth.

Global Construction Materials Markets 2019-2025: Market is Projected to Grow by US$529.2 Billion - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 6:33pm

Construction Materials market worldwide is projected to grow by US$529.2 Billion, driven by a compounded growth of 6.5%.

Key Points: 
  • Construction Materials market worldwide is projected to grow by US$529.2 Billion, driven by a compounded growth of 6.5%.
  • Aggregates, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays the potential to grow at over 5.8%.
  • Poised to reach over US$546.7 Billion by the year 2025, Aggregates will bring in healthy gains adding significant momentum to global growth.
  • Over US$16.1 Billion worth of projected demand in the region will come from Rest of Europe markets.

PPG Partners With United Way to Complete 9 COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Projects for Day of Caring in Greater Pittsburgh

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:02pm

Colorful Communities Day of Caring brings together teams of volunteers to help local non-profit organizations across Allegheny and Butler counties.

Key Points: 
  • Colorful Communities Day of Caring brings together teams of volunteers to help local non-profit organizations across Allegheny and Butler counties.
  • The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania is grateful for hard-working volunteers and corporate and community leaders like PPG, said Bobbi Watt Geer, president and CEO, United Way.
  • PPG is excited to celebrate the fourth annual Colorful Communities Day of Caring in Greater Pittsburgh in partnership with the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, said Malesia Dunn, PPG executive director, PPG Foundation and corporate global social responsibility.
  • Since 2015, PPG has completed more than 270 Colorful Communities projects, impacting more than 5.3 million people in 39 countries.

Top 10 Student Housing Leader Signs With RealPage Following Software Review

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:00pm

RealPage, Inc. (NASDAQ: RP ), a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, has announced that student housing leader Preiss Company has renewed the contract for its comprehensive RealPage software foundation following a competitive review.

Key Points: 
  • RealPage, Inc. (NASDAQ: RP ), a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, has announced that student housing leader Preiss Company has renewed the contract for its comprehensive RealPage software foundation following a competitive review.
  • Theyve always been there when weve needed them, they understand the student housing business, and theyre going to be there as we continue to grow our business.
  • RealPage hasnt just tweaked existing solutions so they can sell them into the student sector.
  • Preiss is one of the Top 10 providers of off-campus housing in the nation and the largest woman-owned owner and operator of private student housing.