Monthly Archives: September 2011

ABO To Honor AvalonBay

AvalonBay Communities will be honored as Development Company of the Year at ABO’s annual dinner gala, December 1st. Save the date! Two city agencies offered development opportunities this week. HPD is looking for someone to build  a mix of affordable … Continue reading

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90 Percent Violation Rate

The City Department of Environmental Protection issues violations to 90 percent of the new restaurants it inspects for undersized grease traps or inadequate trap maintenance. One of the problems is that DEP has different standards than the Department of Buildings, … Continue reading

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Deficit Committee “created to fail?”

The special congressional committee on deficit reduction seems to have been “created to fail” NAHB President Jerry Howard told ABO members at our luncheon, Wednesday. While he thought serious debt reduction legislation might be a year or more away, carried … Continue reading

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Carried Interest At Risk

Dire predictions for carried interest and mortgage interest deductions were made to developers at yesterday’s NAHB Multifamily Housing Council meeting in Milwaukee. Experts also questioned whether the special congressional committee to cut the budget would meet its goals. Jerry Howard, … Continue reading

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International Builders’ Show tix available

Make plans today to join your colleagues for four days of non-stop business and networking at the International Builder’s Show February 8-11 in Orlando. With more than 50,000 attendees, 1,000 suppliers and nearly 200 education sessions, you’ll get a year’s … Continue reading

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Save Dec. 1st

Save the date for ABO’s annual dinner dance, Thursday, December 1, 2011. Details coming soon. Crain’s New York reported that the Department of Buildings has created a new position to speed construction approvals. Fred Mosher, an architect at Skidmore Owings … Continue reading

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