High Rise

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High Rise

A tall building for residential and/or office space. High rises are most common in urban and densely populated areas. Buying or renting space in a high rise may be more expensive than buying or renting space in an outlying area.
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About 80 to 90 percent of the high-rise security officers who service the largest high rises in the city--most of which are downtown and in Century City--have now gone through the BOMA training, estimates Cox-Nitikman.
As part of ASOP, in the winter of 2005 Securitas conducted an eight-hour training class for about 45 officers who work in Los Angeles high rise buildings, says Geoff Craig-head, CPP, the company's vice president of high-rise and real estate services.
Even though there are comprehensive requirements for fire protection systems in new and existing high rises, differences exist in building codes and safety standards.
The community will feature a number of amenities such as concierge service, an infinity edge swimming pool and two lap pools, a private theatre, and state-of-the-art fitness facility, as well as stainless steel appliances with natural gas hook-up - the only high rises in West Palm Beach to offer such an amenity.
In the most dangerous fire fighting situations - high rises, this system will make firefighters safer and give them the ability to do a better job," said City of Phoenix Assistant Fire Chief Bob Khan.

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