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Dec 01 2021

The New ASTM E1527-21 Standard Practice for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESA)

The BBG Environmental Assessment Team Highlights Key Changes The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Committee on Environmental Assessment, Risk...
Nov 10 2021

BBG’S Litigation Support Contributes to $2 Million Tax Savings for New Jersey Shopping Center

NJ Tax Court Judge Cites BBG Appraiser’s Credible Appraisal and Testimony as Factors in Decision to Reduce the Shopping Center’s Value BBG litigation support services...
Nov 09 2021

Infrastructure Plan to Boost Eminent Domain Activity

Eminent domain activity is expected to strengthen as a result of the Biden administration’s infrastructure bill. The bill be used to fund one of the largest public-use...
Sep 28 2021

Pandemic-Driven Demand Eases Golf Course Slump

The COVID-19 pandemic is playing a big role in driving more golfers to hit the links this year, setting the stage for a revival of the nation’s golf courses. Lately,...
Aug 31 2021

Strong Housing Demand Spurs Growth in U.S. Multifamily Market

Shrinking housing inventory, low interest rates, higher building costs driving compression in cap rates for this property sector   Surging rental rates, dwindling...
Aug 26 2021

Population Shift, Pandemic Driving Changes in U.S. Housing Market

Sunbelt states leading U.S. population growth areas A shift in U.S. population demographics and the COVID-19 pandemic’s lingering impact are signaling key changes in...
Jul 08 2021

New York City’s Commercial Real Estate Market Stages a Comeback

The Big Apple’s commercial real estate market is gradually regaining strength as the city bounces back from months of pandemic-driven economic misery. Since the lifting...
Jun 16 2021

Infrastructure Plan Seeks to Aid Efforts to Expand Affordable Housing

The proposed national infrastructure plan may give more hope to Americans who have been denied access to affordable housing due to limited supply. In April, President...
Apr 26 2021

Converting Hotels into Multifamily Properties Can Improve Housing Affordability

By Mary Ann Barnett, MAI and John H. Wright Jr., MAI An alternate use for hotels that were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic is transformation into...
Mar 30 2021

Independent Valuation and Assessment Firms Gain National Platform, Technology and Corporate Support by Joining BBG

Most business owners consider selling their business at one point of time. Over the last few years, there have been 11 proprietors who have benefitted greatly from...

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