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ICSC conference boasts sustainable features


  • SCT Newswire

Hosting the New York National Deal Making Conference at New York City's Javits Center -- which boasts energy-efficient lighting and a 7-acre green roof, among other green features -- is one of several… Read More

Reassuring U.S. data help boost global markets


  • Reuters

Positive economic data from the U.S. and concerns highlighted by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi helped drive up markets worldwide. Draghi indicated that the region's lackluster growth an… Read More

FSI elects new board members


  • Financial Advisor online
  • ThinkAdvisor

FSI has announced three new board members to serve in 2015: David Knoch, president and chief operating officer of 1st Global; Joe Himelick, managing and founding partner at Himelick Financial Group; a… Read More

Heavy snow prompts concern over roofs, flooding in western N.Y.


  • NBC News

The snowstorm that has battered the Buffalo, N.Y., area is leading to concerns about the stress that accumulated snow can place on roofs. Local building codes require roofs to withstand 50 pounds per … Read More

Fannie, Freddie narrow mortgage-repurchase parameters


  • Reuters

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have narrowed their rules requiring lenders and servicers to buy back problematic loans. The changes are meant to ease lenders' reluctance to make mortgage loans. "Addressin… Read More