Maryland Expanding Green Building Thru Government Leases

Green Building Law Update

The Maryland Green Building Council recommended a broad and deep expansion of green building leasing by state government and the Maryland Department of General Services has agreed to enlarge what is a “high performance building” for the purposes of state government leasing. What the state continues to do is lease buildings and space within existing buildings, however despite a vibrant leasing program little of that space is actually green.

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Is it Better to Lease or Buy Your Construction Equipment?

Construction Marketing Blog

Or is it smarter to lease it on an as needed basis? Pros and Cons of Leasing Construction Equipment. If a construction company or contractor has a more sporadic workload, leasing may be the best option when it comes to construction equipment.

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Revolutionizing the standard green lease

BD+C

As more building owners, managers, and tenants incorporate environmental stewardship and sustainability into their real estate operations, the concept of green leasing has moved into the mainstream. A green lease is a lease for a commercial or public building that incorporates an agreement between a landlord and a tenant as to how a building is to be occupied, operated, and managed in a sustainable way.

Release the Lease

Construction Law Monitor

Just recently here at Wolfe Law Group , I had a client come to me with some ownership issues involving leases. Typically after a construction project is complete, especially in the commercial realm, there will be a lease of some type.

Green Leasing Strategies Examined In New Report

Business Facilities Blog

A new study from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) reports that green leases have the potential to save the U.S. “Green leases address energy saving problems by aligning landlord and tenants incentives so that both win when the building is upgraded to be […].

New accounting standards affect leased vehicles

Constructor Magazine

Both the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the Financial Standards Accounting Board (FASB) have recently issued new accounting standards related to lease assets

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Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Holds Firm in October

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the October 2017 Monthly Confidence Inde

ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index: September Up 12%

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), w

What to Know about Lease Hold Improvements for Your Business

Wolgast Corporation Blog

Lease Hold Improvements. Lease language can be long, tedious, and yet full of important details. If there aren’t already those permissions included, then leasehold improvements can be negotiated when you renew your lease. Office Remodel (Part II).

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Higher in August

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) released the August 2017 Mon

Equipment Leasing Rules Change

Construction Equipment

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Higher in November

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the November 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today.

How Commercial General Contractors Can Help Improve Shopping Center Space for Lease

Commercial Construction

Many shopping centers owners have difficulty leasing or keeping consistent retail tenants in certain portions of their shopping mall. Englewood moved escalators to the corners of Westfield’s Fox Valley Mall in Aurora, Ill. to create better foot-traffic flow and help struggling retailers.

ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index: June Up 5% YTD

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s ( ELFA ) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for June was $9.8

New Leasing Business Down 19 Percent in July: ELFA

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) , which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for July was $7.9

The Big Question: Rent, Lease or Buy?

Construction Business Owner

Ask these 10 questions to determine whether to rent, lease or buy equipment

Equipment Investments. Purchase or Lease?

DirtPail

Before you purchase or lease any major unit of equipment, justifying the decision comes with some head scrathing and pencil pushing. Many major contractors (including the one I work for) rent or lease equipment quite often to fill a particular immediate, but temporary need. Your financial forecast and future growth in a particular niche or your business has a great bearing on whether to purchase equipment, or go the route of leasing what you need.

How green leases benefit owners and tenants

BD+C

Green leases, also called energy-aligned leases, have been gaining more adherents since they were introduced to the market about 10 years ago. Traditional leases tend to create disincentives for landlords and tenants to invest in more efficient systems and equipment They are effective tools to ensure that both landlords and tenants benefit from energy and water efficiency building upgrades.

March New Leasing Volume Up 10 Percent Year-over-year,

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) , which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for March was $8.9

Equipment Leasing, Finance Grows in August but Down for 2016

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index showed a 12 percent increase in new-business volume in August compared to August 2015. Volume as $7.7 billion, up 10 percent from July. The Index reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Year to date, cumulative new business volume is down 6 percent compared to 2015. Credit approvals totaled 76.9

Georgia-Pacific Signs Leasing Deal In Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Business Facilities Blog

Goodman Birtcher signs one of the largest logistics leasing deals in the past 10 years in Southern California with Georgia-Pacific taking 1.6 Georgia-Pacific Signs Leasing Deal In Rancho Cucamonga, CA appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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March New Leasing Volume Up 10 Percent Over 2016

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) , which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for March was $8.9

February's Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Remains High

Construction Equipment

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Remains Strong in March

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released the March 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) this week.

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

Construction Superintendent Magazine

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903-billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for July was $8.2

Smart Leasing

Construction Business Owner

A common trait of successful construction companies is the ability to manage risk and minimize the effects of uncontrollable conditions. However, not all adverse jobsite conditions can be mitigated. So, many businesses, construction and otherwise, develop financing relationships beyond banks to add stability to their operations

DOE Releases Green Lease Website, and More Musings on the Split Incentive "Problem"

Green Building Law Blog

The Department of Energy and several interesting partners (both BOMA and NRDC, for example) have launched a website consolidating green lease resources. A number of public agency versions of leases, as well as some guidance documents are included. Much is made of green leases, and the "split incentive problem" that is seen as a barrier to green building, and which green leases are designed to address.

ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index: January Down 12 %

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) , which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for January was $6.0

Lease Crutcher Lewis raising $125K to mark 125 years - Djc.com

Nuts and Bolts

Emergency exit signs recalled » Lease Crutcher Lewis raising $125K to mark 125 years. More than 130 Lease Crutcher Lewis employees and family members recently gathered on the Lakeside School campus to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the firm. -->. « BRICK IS BACK!!!!

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

Construction Superintendent Magazine

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Monthly Leasing and Finance Index, which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $903-billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for January was $6.7

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Reaches All-Time High

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released the January 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $1 trillion equipment finance sector

Lend Lease participates in Spirit Day to support LGBT youth

BD+C

The Americas Region of Lend Lease is proud to announce its participation in Spirit Day. Lend Lease employees throughout the United States and Mexico will be wearing purple on Thursday, October 16th in support of Spirit Day.

Equipment Purchase and Leasing

DirtPail

The allocation of cash assets for the purchase or lease of equipment is best guided by professional tax advisors familiar with the company’s business plan. Before you purchase any major unit of equipment, you will probably want to determine whether it is more cost efficient than continuing to get by with old equipment. To perform this analysis you need to collect and compare information on the old machine versus a new one.

Lend Lease Starts Construction on Trump International Hotel in D.C.

Construction Superintendent Magazine

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Lend Lease has been selected by The Trump Organization to provide construction management services for Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

Construction Superintendent Magazine

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Monthly Leasing and Finance Index, which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827-billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for July was $7.8

Confidence in Equipment Leasing Market Drops 10.5 Percent

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) released its February Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) that shows confidence in the equipment financing sector dropped from January's 54.0

Leasing Equipment in Louisiana? How To Protect Your Lien Claim

Construction Law Monitor

You are in the business of leasing heavy equipment to contractors. There is likely no answer for you under the lien law – unless you filed a notice of lease agreement with the owner within the appropriate time frame. must “deliver a copy of the lease to the owner not more than ten days after the movables are first placed at the site of the immovable for use in the work.” Think Different To Send Notices of Lease Easily.

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