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Why going green on the inside makes perfect sense

Why going green on the inside makes perfect sense Gerard F.X. Geier, II When designers refer to a “green interior,” rarely are they describing the color of the paint on the walls. To date, most sustainable design solutions focus on using products made of recycled materials or with low volatile organic compounds (VOCs). At Fox […]

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Citi Habitats, Inc

Citi Habitats, Inc Citi Habitats, Inc. announced that Warren Hershkowitz has been appointed as director of marketing operations. In his new position, Hershkowitz will be responsible for the marketing initiatives of Citi Habitats and its affiliate companies. Hershkowitz has 10 years of experience in marketing. Prior to joining Citi Habitats, he served as executive vice […]

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Around the town events seminars meetings talks

Around the town events seminars meetings talks – Brief Article NYU Course Oct. 29 to Nov. 12 — The New York University Real Estate Institute will offer an approved 22.5-hour continuing education course, entitled “Selling the City,” on three consecutive Mondays, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Neil Binder, of Bellmarc Real Estate, Barbara Corcoran, […]

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Report: Most residential sales below $500,000 – in Manhattan – Brief Article

Report: Most residential sales below $500,000 – in Manhattan – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included Parke Chapman Residential real estate in Manhattan is still hot, but the hottest properties are priced below half a million dollars. Corcoran Group data shows that 56 percent of the total deals done in November involved less than $500,000 […]

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IRS reform on its way to becoming law

IRS reform on its way to becoming law With the Senate unanimously approving IRS restructuring legislation on May 7th, the bill is certain to become law. At press time, differences between last year’s Housepassed bill (with an overwhelming 426-4 vote) and the Senate’s version have to be worked out, and most political analysts do not […]

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C&W places national client

C&W places national client – Cushman and Wakefield of New Jersey leases commercial space in Fort Lee, New Jersey Cushman & Wakefield of New Jersey recently represented Nestle’ USA, Inc. -in lease negotiations for their regional administration and sales headquarters. Nestle’ USA, Inc. signed a 10-year lease for 15,000 square feet of office space on […]

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Standards of behavior: Rules are not enough

Standards of behavior: Rules are not enough Colson, Robert H Everyone is subject to numerous standards of behavior, but their significance in specific cases depends on their source or authority. Awareness of the distinctions and commonalities of different behavioral standards is helpful in understanding the role and importance of professional ethics. I have found, based […]

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BTEA to launch initiative for management training

BTEA to launch initiative for management training Barbara Nelson The Building Trades Employers’ Association is hoping to create a new workforce training and recruitment initiative to fulfill the expected gap in skilled construction professionals within the next decade. According to a 2004 BTEA report entitled Building Jobs: A Blueprint for the New New York,” the […]

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Computer Monitoring and Surveillance

Computer Monitoring and Surveillance Wakefield, Robin L Balancing Privacy with Security Information security and employee privacy are important issues facing all organizations. E-mail monitoring software will grow significantly in the next five years, from $139 million in sales (2001) to $662 million (2006), according to International Data Corp. (IDC). Federal legislation mandates that companies actively […]

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NYC retail market making healthy start in 2002

NYC retail market making healthy start in 2002 – Brief Article Andrew Goldberg Where is New York’s retail real estate market heading these days? This is a question I am asked frequently by clients and colleagues alike, and I think to better anticipate the future, it is useful to review the recent past. Several related […]