Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:28:02 +0000 Baltimore hearing on bill to tax short-term rental properties yields varying opinions Baltimore's City Council chambers were standing room only Thursday as residents, government officials and more met for several hours to discuss a proposed bill to tax and regulate short-term rental properties on platforms such as Airbnb.
Dozens of people at the public hearing testified in support of, against, or for certain amendments to Bill 18-0189. While opinions varied, one thing was agreed upon: It is still very much a work in progress.
City Councilman Eric Costello, who introduced the bill…
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:27:56 +0000 Pennsylvania counties with the most incoming investment dollars Financial technology company SmartAsset recently released a study on the counties receiving the greatest amount of investment in their local economies.
In Pennsylvania, the 20 counties that scored the best are spread throughout the state with a southwestern county sitting at No. 1.
Click on the gallery above to see the top ranked counties in Pennsylvania.
The SmartAsset study based its "incoming investment index" on business growth over a 3-year period, GDP growth, new building permits (per 1,000…
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:27:32 +0000 Unlocked for non-subscribers: Meet OBJ's 2018 Structures Awards honorees It's that time of year again, when Orlando Business Journal honors some of the most impactful, innovative real estate projects and the people behind them in the 2018 Structures Awards.
This year's honorees were involved in construction and dealmaking that sets the stage to bring plenty of jobs, transformation and economic impact to the area. OBJ chose 10 projects and two individuals to recognize for the best in Central Florida real estate activity. The honorees were derived from nominations submitted…
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