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Commerce

The practice of buying and selling goods and services, whether for use or investment. Commerce usually refers to buying and selling on a large scale; that is, the sale of one widget is a transaction, while the sale of all the widgets in a country is the commerce of widgets. See also: E-commerce.
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The Los Angeles Community College District has tried to convince us that commercial development of Pierce College land is the only way to save the college, that there is no other way of generating $800,000 a year - the sum annually required, in addition to regular revenues, to keep the college solvent.
Under the new rules, capital gains in Residential and Commercial Development are recognized only when the purchaser takes possession of the property, which is generally much later than the date when a binding contract is signed.
Skanska Commercial Development Nordic has completed three projects in Finland, including Lintulahti Building and two office buildings in Manskun Rasti, which all have achieved LEED Platinum certifications.
By bringing equity capital to community-based developers, the Metropolitan Workforce Housing Fund will provide over $1 billion of residential and commercial development in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
But she said the General Plan recommended against commercial development at the western end of Avenue S not because of any inherent problem with it there but because the area lacks sewers.
The content is designed to allow attendees to hear the latest approaches and best practices in commercial development from well-respected leaders in the field.
In this perverse version of "market failure," new commercial development is said to create an unfilled "need" for transit, housing, child care, and so forth.
Like everything else, the recession is having an effect on commercial development," comments Harold Martin.
Skanska is expanding its operation in the Commercial Development business stream to selected cities in the US.
The deal has also allowed Atlantic Wood Industries to sell surplus property and transfer its environmental liabilities while getting a cash payment from Commercial Development.
Manhattan's booming office market and the consequent rush among developers to build new commercial buildings is beginning to supplant demand for development sites and could be part of the dramatic reversal of a years-long trend in which developers have greatly favored residential over commercial development because it has yielded better returns.
The best and most profitable use, he said, would be a mixed-use project combining housing and commercial development - something akin to The Medici Apartments at Seventh and Bixel streets, which is ushering in a renaissance downtown.

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