Outlook at 19th Annual Real Estate Trends Conference Still Sees Long Road Ahead
The annual Real Estate Trends Conference , held last week at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia , delivered a less than enthusiastic outlook for 2010 Real Estate markets. Liquidity was the order of the day as professionals on all sides of the industry gave a similar message to attendees — it will be a long, tough haul but, with planning, diligence, and a bit of luck, we’ll make it through to the other side. Sally Gordon , managing director of BlackRock advisors, and Jeffery DeBoer , President, CEO and longtime lobbyist with Real Estate Roundtable, championed liquidity in an uncertain market. Gordon compared 2007 home valuations to the dot-com “phantom valuations.” It is possible, she. Read More.
CB&H Webinar: How to Do Business with the Federal Government (June 18th)
Are you interested in setting up your company to do business with the Federal Government? The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) includes over $100 billion in stimulus funding for transportation infrastructure, energy-related public infrastructure modernization, clean water, flood control and environmental restoration, and the repair and upgrade of federal facilities. Join us on June 18th as the government contracting specialists from CB&H’s Government Contractor Services Group discuss: How the U.S. Government buys goods and services How selling to the U.S. Government is different from selling in the commercial marketplace How your company can tap into ARRA funds What requirements you should be aware of when doing business with the U.S. Government. Read More.
RECon Seminar: Get Green by Going Green (Virginia Beach, VA)
Going Green means green tax savings available for energy-efficient building design, construction, upgrades and renovation. Cherry, Bekaert & Holland is partnering with Engineered Tax Services to provide a seminar explaining the tax benefits of the Energy Policy Act, which was recently extended through 2013. As an environmentally conscious commercial building owner, real estate investor, architect or contractor, are you reaping the benefits of this huge tax savings opportunity? Seminar attendees will learn: How to identify valuable tax savings in the Energy Policy Act to take advantage of energy efficient design, construction, upgrade and renovation of buildings placed in service between. Read More.