Government http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/36871/more en Greening the Construction Codes http://nreionline.com/commentary/greening-construction-codes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This year, the International Code Council is considering changes for the 2015 edition of its green building code—the International Green <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/construction?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Construction">Construction</a></span> Code.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/greening-construction-codes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/greening-construction-codes#comments Associations & Designations Government Commentary Construction Multifamily News Office Freemium Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:33:00 +0000 1039081 at http://nreionline.com Changing the Game http://nreionline.com/commentary/changing-game <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Five years ago, BOMA International was one of the founding members of the Better Buildings Alliance (originally called the Commercial Real Estate Energy Alliance). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/changing-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/changing-game#comments Associations & Designations Government Commentary News Office Freemium Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:11:00 +0000 932671 at http://nreionline.com Quantifying Investment Risk: Ranking the Resilience of 50 Global Cities http://nreionline.com/commentary/quantifying-investment-risk-ranking-resilience-50-global-cities <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Traditional methods of property investment risk assessment are insufficient in a world facing unprecedented challenges such as rising sea levels, overpopulation, inequality and access to natural resources; which are changing the basic patterns of the last two centuries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/quantifying-investment-risk-ranking-resilience-50-global-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/quantifying-investment-risk-ranking-resilience-50-global-cities#comments Government Commentary Finance & Investment Green Projects & Retrofits International News Public Infrastructure Freemium Mon, 19 May 2014 18:08:00 +0000 871531 at http://nreionline.com Conventional and Affordable Apartments Get Green With Fannie Mae http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/conventional-and-affordable-apartments-get-green-fannie-mae <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The federal government keeps expanding its suite of loan products that encourage energy efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/conventional-and-affordable-apartments-get-green-fannie-mae" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/conventional-and-affordable-apartments-get-green-fannie-mae#comments Government Multifamily New York News Single-Family Housing Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Fri, 16 May 2014 16:56:00 +0000 866101 at http://nreionline.com 10 Pieces of Legislation That Could Impact Commercial Real Estate http://nreionline.com/news/10-pieces-legislation-could-impact-commercial-real-estate <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 113th Congress has many pieces of legislation before it which, if passed, could impact the commercial real estate industry, mostly in very significant and positive ways.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/news/10-pieces-legislation-could-impact-commercial-real-estate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/news/10-pieces-legislation-could-impact-commercial-real-estate#comments Government Insurance Companies Legal Multifamily News Office Private Equity REITs Retail Thu, 08 May 2014 13:59:00 +0000 843311 at http://nreionline.com Commercial Real Estate Gears Up For Tax Reform http://nreionline.com/washington-dc/commercial-real-estate-gears-tax-reform <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For the past several years, Congress has promised to reform our nation’s overly intricate tax code. However, thus far, we’ve done little more than talk in broad brush strokes. The road to simplification is mired in complications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/washington-dc/commercial-real-estate-gears-tax-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/washington-dc/commercial-real-estate-gears-tax-reform#comments Associations & Designations Government Commentary News Tax Strategies Washington D.C. Freemium Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:28:00 +0000 662391 at http://nreionline.com California Introduces Green Waste Diversion Bill http://nreionline.com/government/california-introduces-green-waste-diversion-bill <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions/california?intlink=incontent " title="California Commercial Real Estate">California</a></span> has introduced a bill to encourage local governments to recycle and divert their green waste from landfills.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/government/california-introduces-green-waste-diversion-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/government/california-introduces-green-waste-diversion-bill#comments Government California Public Infrastructure Freemium Thu, 06 Feb 2014 20:14:00 +0000 579871 at http://nreionline.com Rising to the Better Buildings Challenge http://nreionline.com/commentary/rising-better-buildings-challenge <div class="field-byline"> Eileen Lee </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As climate change, pollution and volatile energy prices have an increasing impact on the world, social and political pressures to reduce carbon emissions are rising. Real estate remains one of the biggest opportunity areas for reducing energy consumption, with residential and commercial buildings accounting for almost 40 percent of all energy consumption in the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/rising-better-buildings-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/rising-better-buildings-challenge#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Government Commentary Multifamily News Freemium Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:25:00 +0000 579541 at http://nreionline.com Massachusetts to Ban Some Commercial Food Waste http://nreionline.com/government/massachusetts-ban-some-commercial-food-waste <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Massachusetts will enact a statewide commercial food waste disposal ban beginning Oct. 1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/government/massachusetts-ban-some-commercial-food-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/government/massachusetts-ban-some-commercial-food-waste#comments Government Boston Hotel Industrial Retail Freemium Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:18:00 +0000 568691 at http://nreionline.com California Considers New Statewide Bag Ban Bill http://nreionline.com/government/california-considers-new-statewide-bag-ban-bill <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>California’s legislature has introduced a new bill to phase out single-use plastic grocery bags statewide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/government/california-considers-new-statewide-bag-ban-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/government/california-considers-new-statewide-bag-ban-bill#comments Government California Retail Freemium Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:29:00 +0000 563411 at http://nreionline.com