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Inspector Commits Suicide After Building Collapse - New York Times

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:28

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Inspector Commits Suicide After Building Collapse
New York Times
Published: June 13, 2013. PHILADELPHIA — A city building inspector was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound late Wednesday, a week after a building collapsed at a site he had inspected in central Philadelphia, killing six people.
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Home Inspector: Half of all decks in "failure" mode, risk collapse - WGCL Atlanta

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:09

Home Inspector: Half of all decks in "failure" mode, risk collapse
WGCL Atlanta
Half of the country's 40 million house decks pose a safety danger and may not be covered by homeowner insurance policies, according to a code certified home inspector. Stan Garnet, of Inspector Associates, Inc. of Atlanta, said decks built in the 1990s ...

LIGHTPATH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. : LightPath Technologies Regains ... - 4-traders (press release)

Infrared Thermal Imaging (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 22:02

LIGHTPATH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. : LightPath Technologies Regains ...
4-traders (press release)
LightPath designs, manufactures, and distributes optical and infrared components including molded glass aspheric lenses and assemblies, infrared lenses and thermal imaging assemblies, fused fiber collimators, and gradient index GRADIUM® lenses.

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Faribault Main Street scores building inspection grants for downtown properties - Southernminn.com

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 19:48

Faribault Main Street scores building inspection grants for downtown properties
Southernminn.com
Carriage House Liquors is one of four downtown businesses that has been selected by Faribault Main Street to receive a complete and thorough building inspection. The end goal? To make sure owners are aware of any critical issues with their building ...

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Did the City Need to Perform Other Inspections on Collapsed Building? - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 19:01

NBC 10 Philadelphia

Did the City Need to Perform Other Inspections on Collapsed Building?
NBC 10 Philadelphia
A picture taken by an inspector from OSHA on May 15, 2013. City officials say the photo shows lights on in the building's fourth-floor and that proves demolition work hadn't begun at the building when L&I visited the site. Other pictures and citizen ...

Philadelphia building collapse inspector commits suicide - 12 News KBMT and K ... - 12NewsNow.Com

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 17:09

Philadelphia building collapse inspector commits suicide - 12 News KBMT and K ...
12NewsNow.Com
A Philadelphia city building inspector who approved construction at afour-story building that collapsed and killed six people last week has committed suicide, city officials confirmed today. The inspector, Ronald Wagenhoffer, was the last city official ...

Mark Byers of Birmingham's EGS Commercial Real Estate elected to regional post - al.com

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 16:00

Mark Byers of Birmingham's EGS Commercial Real Estate elected to regional post
al.com
Mark Byers, executive vice president of Birmingham's Cushman & Wakefield/EGS Commercial Real Estate, has been elected to a two-year term as the South Regional Director of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. In his new post, Byers will ...

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building dies of apparent suicide - Yahoo! News

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 15:51

Yahoo! News

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building dies of apparent suicide
Yahoo! News
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The city inspector who checked a Philadelphia building before it collapsed last week and killed six people has died of an apparent suicide, a spokesman for the mayor said on Thursday. The inspector, Ronald Wagenhoffer, 52, died ...

Inspector who surveyed Philly building before collapse commits suicide - CBS News

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 15:30

CBS News

Inspector who surveyed Philly building before collapse commits suicide
CBS News
PHILADELPHIA An inspector who surveyed a Philadelphia building before it collapsed last week, killing six people, has committed suicide, a city official confirmed. Deputy Mayor Everett Gillison said 52-year-old inspector Ronald Wagenhoffer was found ...

300 Bangladesh garment factories may be unsafe - CBS News

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 15:08

CBS News

300 Bangladesh garment factories may be unsafe
CBS News
AP was shown initial results of some of the inspections of about 200 buildings — many of them garment factories — on condition the factories not be identified. The owners volunteered their buildings for inspection — even paying for the surveys — a ...
Bangladesh strengthens factory inspection departmentShanghai Daily (subscription)

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European Commercial Real Estate Market Stabilized, Fund Manager Says - reit.com

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 14:53

European Commercial Real Estate Market Stabilized, Fund Manager Says
reit.com
“The underlying commercial real estate markets have stabilized,” he said. “If you have good, quality real estate, there's debt available, and the spreads are very wide. I think Europe's attractive. It doesn't have to be the highest-quality real estate ...

Philly building collapse inspector commits suicide - The Inquisitr

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 14:52

The Inquisitr

Philly building collapse inspector commits suicide
The Inquisitr
The inspector of the Philly building collapse site has committed suicide. The inspector was found by his wife in a pickup truck with a fatal gunshot wound to the chest. Ronald Wagenhoffer, the 52 year old Department of Licenses and Inspections employee ...

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building dies of apparent suicide - Chicago Tribune

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 13:15

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building dies of apparent suicide
Chicago Tribune
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The city inspector who checked a Philadelphia building before it collapsed last week and killed six people has died of an apparent suicide, a spokesman for the mayor said on Thursday. The inspector, Ronald Wagenhoffer, 52, died ...

AP Exclusive: Building inspections in wake of Bangladesh disaster show other ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 11:50

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AP Exclusive: Building inspections in wake of Bangladesh disaster show other ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladeshi garment factories are routinely built without consulting engineers. Many are located in commercial or residential buildings not designed to withstand the stress of heavy manufacturing. Some add illegal extra floors atop ...
Bangladesh strengthens factory inspection departmentShanghai Daily (subscription)
AP Exclusive: Bangladesh factory flaws highlightedBeloit Daily News

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Reports: L&I inspector on collapsed building found dead - Philly.com

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 09:56

Reports: L&I inspector on collapsed building found dead
Philly.com
The man who inspected a building on Market Street before it collapsed last week in Center City Philadelphia, killing six people, was found dead last night in an apparent suicide. Northwest Detectives said 52-year-old Ronald Wagenhoffer was found dead ...

AP Exclusive: Building inspections in wake of Bangladesh disaster show other ... - Newser

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 09:32

AP Exclusive: Building inspections in wake of Bangladesh disaster show other ...
Newser
Bangladeshi garment factories are routinely built without consulting engineers. Many are located in commercial or residential buildings not designed to withstand the stress of heavy manufacturing. Some add illegal extra floors atop support columns too ...

AP Exclusive: Building inspections in wake of Bangladesh disaster show other ... - Fox News

Building Inspection (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 08:57

AP Exclusive: Building inspections in wake of Bangladesh disaster show other ...
Fox News
DHAKA, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi garment factories are routinely built without consulting engineers. Many are located in commercial or residential buildings not designed to withstand the stress of heavy manufacturing. Some add illegal extra floors atop ...

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Apartment investing? demand remains robust - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 07:04

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

Apartment investing? demand remains robust
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)
We've been saying it for years: Everyone loves Seattle and the Puget Sound region. From a multifamily and commercial real estate investment perspective, institutions, REITs, private capital and investment advisors have been active here for a very long ...

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Housing boom slowly helping boost commercial real estate - Sacramento Business Journal

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Wed, 06/12/2013 - 23:29

Housing boom slowly helping boost commercial real estate
Sacramento Business Journal
Another commercial real estate sector, retail, may still lag a bit until large numbers of new homes are built. But in areas projected for high growth, such as west Roseville and the Folsom area south of Highway 50, Brennan said, there will be a need ...

Lakeway Center in Metairie sold to real estate developer Jeffrey Feil - NOLA.com

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Wed, 06/12/2013 - 21:13

Lakeway Center in Metairie sold to real estate developer Jeffrey Feil
NOLA.com
The three buildings on Causeway Boulevard were purchased for an undisclosed price, according to HFF, the commercial real estate services firm that closed the sale. The property was sold by Chicago-based Equity Office Properties. Feil, through his ...
HFF, INC. : HFF closes sale of Class A office complex in suburban New Orleans4-traders (press release)

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