They did not have a problem with the development as long as each owner worked on his own house. But as soon as they swapped labor, the unions ordered all union workers off the job. So the going was at least a little dicey for the association. Nevertheless, before the year on the mortgage was up they were able to re-finance the loan and obtain an additional $5,400 to help with general development costs. By the time a few of the homes were completed they even had
Newark is the most populous city in the state of New Jersey, and one of the nation’s largest shipping hubs. It is the sixty-seventh most populous city in the country and has just over two hundred seventy-five thousand residents. This makes it the second most populated city in the New York metropolitan region, after New York City. It is the largest port on the Eastern Seaboard, location of several corporate headquarters, and several universities. It is a diverse city, made up of five wards containing many neighborhoods that vary greatly, from urban business and industrial districts, to quiet near-rural areas on the outskirts of the city.
The real estate industry is thriving with approximately sixty-eight percent of all Americans being homeowners. With low interest rates, 1st time home buyer down payment assistance programs, and government funded educational opportunities (i.e. the Home Ownership Center of Greater Cincinnati), the real estate and mortgage lending industries will continue to flourish. However, there are some unethical lending practices that are threatening the housing industry as a whole.
As you aware, this firm represents the interests of the Spinnaker Tower Condominium Association (hereinafter “Spinnaker”). It is my understanding that Jefferson Grounds, LLC would like to complete construction of a concrete apron in the Harbortown Community later this year. It is my understanding that Jefferson-Grounds, LLC (hereinafter “Jefferson”), has requested that Spinnaker open up Jib Lane in order to accommodate traffic within the Harbortown Community during the construction of the apron. As indicated in our previous letter of April 29, 2015, Jefferson does not qualify as the “Administrator” under the Declaration of Easements, Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Harbortown Community, recorded in Liber 22198, Page 562-575, Wayne
Gentrification is an existential threat in the Bay Area due to urban renewal, spatial capital, and inequity. This threat can best be described as the process of residential or commercial use of an urban area shifting towards higher economic classes (Center, 199). The process of gentrification has caused many native residents to be displaced from their homes, as well as being forced to move further out of the area or become homeless. Neighborhoods that were once oasis’ for the working class are shifting and becoming too expensive for the people who live there. Food and job insecurity are two forms of inequity that contribute to gentrification practices. These three factors are key in the gentrification that is threatening Bay Area residents.
The city is currently looking at two projects costing in excess of $4,000,000 each that will require financing. The first project is the HVAC improvements at the James J. Eagan (JJE) Civic Center which are estimated to cost $4,000,000. The second project is the renovation of the former Dick Weber Bowling Lanes to accommodate municipal court and police functions which is estimated at $4,600,000. To facilitate the financing of these two projects the city has engaged the services of Michelle Bock, Managing Director with Piper Jaffray and Co., to act as a Financial Advisor (FA) to the city as it relates to the financing of the aforementioned projects.
According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia experienced the most gentrification between the years of 2000 to 2014. Out of 356 communities, only 15% of them experienced the effects of gentrification during that period. Many of the newly gentrified areas, for the most part, are located in Center City, or around already gentrified neighborhoods in West and South Philadelphia, or near the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University. The previously gentrified neighborhoods had gentrified during the years of 1980 to 2000. To understand the effects of gentrification on housing, diversity, and economics the differences between gentrified communities like North and South Philadelphia, and non-gentrified neighborhoods like
Dogs may be a mans best friend, but their waste is not. For the residents of One Brooklyn Bridge Park Condominiums, their ongoing matter of waste layering all parts of where they call home has become an epidemic. Having to indoor walking through corridors and lobbies littered with feces, urine, and other dog waste on a daily basis has caused extreme discomfort among residents, as well as being exceedingly expensive and time consuming to clean. As a response to this persistent problem the board has decided to implement an ordinance that all dogs living in the building must have their DNA registered. Through a service called Poo Prints the board can send register each dogs DNA and send in samples of waste for DNA testing. Then the board can discover
The number one state in America with the highest rate of homeless people is California with a total population of 113,952 homeless individuals with 71,437 of them being unsheltered (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD], 2014, p. 9). In 2014, San Francisco, CA was in the top-ten major cities with the largest numbers of homeless individuals totaling at 6,408 (HUD, 2014, p.11). The 2015 Homeless San Francisco Point-In-Time Count & Survey was conducted to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the experience of the homeless residents in San Francisco. Information from this study was collected from individuals and families sleeping on the street, emergency shelters, transitional housing, cars, abandoned properties, or in other places not meant for human habitation. A face-to-face representative survey was then taken from 1,027 participating homeless individuals to be used to profile and estimate the condition and characteristics of San Francisco’s homeless population (Applied Survey Research, 2015). Respondents were asked basic demographic questions such as age, gender, sexual orientation, and race/ethnicity.
In the past research, I found that Orland Park is a great place to live. It has a nice neighborhood, great schools, and great houses. Recently, I began doing research to find out more information on the housing market in Orland. Before I researched the housing market, I was almost certain that Orland would do extremely well in the housing market. I was thinking that they would have a lot of apartments for rent and many houses for sale. In addition, I figured they would be selling extremely well. However, after I did my research, that was not the case at all.
In September 2003, Mason Sexton, a young, inexperienced developer, was making plans to replace a rooming house he had inherited next to the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville with a new 14-unit, 5-story apartment house. In his attempts to assemble the information, approvals, and resources necessary to go ahead, he runs into many problems associated with the development process. While Sexton is able to carry out most of the conceptual, investigative and planning stages of this development, he runs into many problems because of his inexperience and his initial plan changes over time. He runs into issues obtain financing, has to spend money to obtain a certificate of occupancy, underestimates the
It is common sense to pick a target, the houses that look nice, where most of the people works, apparently working + nice houses = money. It is not a particular selection, most of the time is randomly. Burglars stated that they balance the target; easy to enter; checked for the alarms; no people around; burglars even know when they owners are not in the house. I also noticed that there is gentrification, one of the inmates stating that two blocks up where the nicest houses are located.
On one end, developer Franklin Properties wants to turn the library into 22 residential condominiums. The building would also include a café, a wellness center, a community meeting room and space for medical offices. The Franklin project would also adapt the structure of the exsisting Old Library. "Even though it's only twenty units of housing, they are condominiums. Which means people are going to buy them, and I think the downtown community would benefit from having twenty people that are homeowners, that are living
It’s no surprise that Los Angeles is one of the largest populated areas in the United States, representing over 25% of California’s residents living within a 4,057 square mile radius. The main distinction for the City of the Angles is its culture with over 200 different languages spoken daily.
The facility has a potential growth by acquiring IT systems. As mentioned, the major challenges are staffing, technology, and limited financial resources which is expected since the merger Suburban’s administration never performed any improvements or major capital investment. In my opinion, the selling of the facility demonstrate failure but also without the acquisition of technology the hospital could not expand their capabilities neither improve their services.