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BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- March 19, 2021

Posted: March 19, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
 WAREHOUSE BILL CAUSES CONCERN  Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes (D-Gran Terrance) has announced that she intends to amend her bill, AB 1547, with language that many warehouse owners and tenants believe will continue to drive companies out of the State of California with another policy that will make it very difficult to operate any type of industrial warehouse or logistics center as it may give unprecedented tools to nearby NIMBYs to fight new projects. According to the author’s office, AB ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- March 12, 2021

Posted: March 13, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
SCAQMD WAREHOUSE INDIRECT SOURCE RULE OPPOSED Last week, joining a broad chorus of opposition, California Business Properties Association representing over 400 individual companies and every major commercial real estate association sent a letter in opposition to the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) proposed Warehouse Indirect Source Rule (ISR). On behalf of the commercial, industrial, and retail real estate sectors, CBPA expressed concerns that the draft ISR Warehouse Actions ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- March 5, 2021

Posted: March 5, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
COMMERCIAL EVICTION EXECUTIVE ORDER EXTENDED Yesterday the Governor extended the authority for local government to adopt a commercial eviction moratorium through Executive Order N-03-21 to June 30th, 2021. The purpose of the extension is to put the date into alignment with the residential eviction laws – however, at this point none of the other provisions in statute regarding residential evictions pertain to commercial. Please remember, there is no statewide policy on this, as a local government ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- February 26, 2021

Posted: February 26, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
2,369 LEGISLATIVE BILLS INTRODUCED IN CA STATE LEGISLATURE  Last Friday was the California State Legislature’s “Bill Introduction Deadline,” and the tidal wave of bills that were introduced totals 2,369 pieces of legislation to deal with for 2021.  When you add in resolutions and other types of non-binding bills the number climbs to 2,476 bills! Your staff in Sacramento reads every single one of these bills and will start working with our own legislative committees and subject matter experts ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- February 19, 2021

Posted: February 20, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
BILL INTRODUCTION DEADLINE TODAY!  Today is the California State Legislature’s “Bill Introduction Deadline,” and as of today we have already seen more than 2,000 new legislative bills introduced on a wide variety of topics. Your staff in Sacramento reads every single one of these bills and will start working with our own legislative committees and subject matter experts to identify those that have an impact on your business, tenants, and those you do business with, and will work to support ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- February 12, 2021

Posted: February 13, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
WAVE OF LEGISLATIVE BILLS COMING! With one week to go until the California State Legislature’s “Bill Introduction Deadline,” we have already seen more than 1,100 new legislative bills introduced, on a wide variety of topics.  But wait, there’s more.  A lot more.  In the next seven days we expect that number to more than double.  The dribble of bills will become a tsunami of new legislation. Your staff in Sacramento reads every single one of these bills and will start working with our ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- February 5, 2021

Posted: February 5, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
CALCHAMBER URGES PULL BACK OF EMERGENCY COVID RULES On behalf of all employers in the state of California, including the commercial, industrial, and retail real estate industry, the CalChamber has urged the California Legislature this week to correct a series of costly COVID-19 workplace mandates imposed through an emergency regulation order. “The regulation, issued by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) late in 2020, requires employers to take a number of extraordinary ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update: January 29, 2021

Posted: January 29, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
RESIDENTIAL EVICTION MORATORIUM EXTENSION SIGNED INTO LAW Today Governor Newsom signed into law an extension of the State’s eviction moratorium, language that came together over the past week that includes how to spend $2.6 Billion in federal funds tagged for residential rent relief. The deal extends the provisions of AB 3088 signed into law last Fall, to June 30, 2021, with a few additions, including how to distribute Federal funds.  The bill establishes the State Rental Assistance Program to ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- January 22, 2021

Posted: January 23, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
***BREAKING NEWS:  JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF TEJON RANCH This afternoon, a Kern County Superior Court Judge ruled in favor of Tejon Ranch and Kern County over its 2019 re-entitlement of Grapevine. The judge decisively rejected the Center for Biological Diversity’s lawsuit — their 12th — against Tejon Ranch. Many are pointing to this as a form of CEQA lawsuit abuse and an example of why housing and commercial space (homes and jobs) is so difficult and expensive to build in California. Click here ...

LOOKING FORWARD

Posted: January 15, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
CBPA IN REVIEW AND LOOKING FORWARD; LAST YEAR, 2021, AND BEYOND Please see the message below from Rex S. Hime, President and CEO, California Business Properties Association, looking back at a tough year, and setting the framework for moving forward. —– California Commercial Real Estate Leaders: Thank you for continuing to support California Business Properties Association (CBPA) through your association’s affiliation and/or your company’s direct membership.  CBPA provides a critical ...
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