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high-rise

A concept with no fixed definition except as contained within specific fire codes or building codes.In commercial real estate,it is generally understood by reference to what it is not.It is not a low-rise, which is a one- or two-story structure. It is not a midrise, which could be anything between three and six, perhaps eight stories high, depending on the community. A high-rise is anything taller than a midrise.The meaning of high-rise in Asheville,North Carolina,will be different than that in New York City or Chicago.

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But, Highrise is more than a just a CRM and its features include a help desk, group email client, and company address book all in one.
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Obvious because his Filipino-Canadian family grew up in the area, a rundown, rent-subsidized enclave comprised of dreary highrises located at the eastern edge of downtown Toronto, which is an intense microcosm of the city's multiracial mix.
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When the lights in highrise office, apartment and condo buildings are left on at night, the birds are attracted to the lights and don't see the glass windows.
The bike patrol concept, currently employed by over 400 police departments across the United States, provided the most cost-effective and environmentally sound approach to patrolling the hallways, walkways, and perimeter streets of the 350 public highrise residential developments in the city.
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Abu Dhabi: Residents living in higher floors of highrise buildings must be more vigilant about smoke alarms to prevent fatalities, says the country's most senior firefighter.