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Technology Solution that Ensures a Safer Re-Entry for California’s Workplace

June 28, 2021
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Governor Gavin Newsom made it official, recently lifting most of California‚Äôs pandemic restrictions; Golden State residents can now go back to normal as businesses and offices re-open. Welcome back, California! …

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Is ‘Office Space Dead’ After COVID? Far From It.

June 22, 2021
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Within mere weeks of COVID-19 and remote working, commentators had written the obituary for office space, claiming that the post-pandemic life would spell the end for traditional work spaces and commercial real estate. However …

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Getting to Know Veteran Electrical Power Systems

June 21, 2021
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Veteran Electrical Power Systems (VEPS) has earned the trust and business of hundreds of clients over the last 8 years. Veteran Electrical Powers Systems is an all-in-one C-10 electrical contractor licensed, insured, and bonded in the state of California. Veteran Electrical Power Systems is a service disabled veteran owned small business and takes pride in hiring and working closely with veterans …

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CAL/OSHA Ends Mask Requirement for Vaccinated Employees in the Workplace

June 18, 2021
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On Thursday, CAL/OSHA Board members voted to officially end the mask requirement for vaccinated employees, citing improving COVID-19 conditions due to reduced transmission risk and vaccination rates. This new development is a clear message for businesses and property owners alike, signaling the start of a transition towards normalcy and recovery. Earlier in …

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BOMA Engages Congress on Creating COVID-19 Cleaning Tax Credit

June 11, 2021
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COVID-19 Tax Credit

From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, property owners have done well in promoting sanitation efforts, PPE equipment, and social distancing measures to comply with health orders and limit the spread of the virus. However, although local economies are set to re-open in the near future, recent data by the International Council …

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VICTORY: State Bill That Would Have Jeopardized Leases and Rent Payments Defeated

June 8, 2021
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As of Wednesday of last week, the California State Assembly officially voted to table a bill that would have made it more difficult for commercial property owners and landlords to collect unpaid rent accrued during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a huge victory for the commercial …

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A Big Test on Homelessness: Echo Park Lake to Officially Reopen

May 26, 2021
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Echo Park Homelessness

After being closed for over two months for repairs and sanitation operations, Echo Park lake is set to re-open to the general public at 3 P.M. on May 26th. Families, community members, and residents are encouraged to …

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Los Angeles On Track to ‘Fully Reopen’ on June 15th, Health Officials Say

May 24, 2021
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After announcing in early April that California would ‘fully reopen’ on June 15th if health conditions continued to improve, state health officials confirmed on Friday that the state is on course to ease …

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Sustainable Landscaping Tips for Your Building

May 21, 2021
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Road Map to Reopen California Sustainability has become an important goal for commercial real estate, including landscape architecture and design. In fact, the state of California has developed a set of municipal and statewide guidelines for landscaping around commercial buildings and industrial zones. One of the more important set of guidelines is the Model Water Efficient Landscaping Ordinance (MWELO), which…

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Court Orders Pause On Proposition 65 Lawsuits Related to Acrylamide

May 19, 2021
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Proposition 65, Acrylamide

After a wave of lawsuits on restaurants struggling during COVID-19, a new California district court order has ordered a pause on all Proposition 65 lawsuits related to acrylamide. With legal efforts being led by the California …

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