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Optimism for 2016 German rental market
German rental association the Bundesverbandes der Baumaschinen-, Baugeräte- und Industriemaschinen (BBI) said 2015 had been a generally positive year for rental companies and dealerships with rental operations, with further growth on the cards for this …
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Homeowners, government clash over possible private rental regulation
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Anaheim Mayor Proposes Short-Term Rental Ban
Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait proposed banning short-term rentals at the end of a public workshop on the issue Tuesday, marking the first time a City Council member expressed support for an across-the-board prohibition of the controversial businesses.
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In short-term rental debate, mayor strikes conciliatory tone on proposed ban
Big players in the short-term vacation rental industry are stepping up to try to influence the debate. TurnKey Vacation Rentals on Monday filed an ethics complaint alleging that District 3 Councilman Pio Renteria was not up to date on his short-term …
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Video rental store in Mercer County still going strong
Do you still have any stores in your town devoted to movie rentals? For 99 percent of you, the answer is no. But in Hamilton, Mercer County, residents have the same option they've been relying on since the year 2000. The idea sounds archaic, but at …
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Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. Will Change Name to Herc Rentals
Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation this week announced that it will become Herc Rentals upon its mid-2016 separation form Hertz Global Holdings. The business also has introduced a new brand mark that will be deployed in phases as part of a multi-year …
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ARA's Rental Penetration Index down slightly in 2015 despite “robust” non
The American Rental Association's Rental Penetration Index, which has been on a steep incline in the past five years, saw its first downward movement in 2015, says ARA. The decrease was slight, however, going from 53.9 percent in 2014 to 52.9 percent …
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Boston developer plans 171-unit Charlestown rental complex
Berkeley Investments is going ahead with plans to add more rental housing in Charlestown with a proposal to redevelop two parcels near the Sullivan Square MBTA station for 171 apartments. The Boston company plans to renovate the existing three-story …
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Windsor signals move to step up vacation-rental oversight
The Town Council is moving to tax them, similar to the 14 percent rate for hotel rooms, as well as come up with regulations to ensure housing stock and neighborhood tranquility are not compromised. Council members agree on the need for greater …
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Europcar Selected Favourite Car Rental Service Brand by the TripAdvisor
Europcar Group (Paris:EUCAR), the European leader in vehicle rental service and major player in mobility markets, received a 2016 TripAdvisor® Travellers' Choice award for favourite Rental Car Service for four of its subsidiaries in Europe: France …
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Car Rental and Rail Pulse: News and Notes for Week of Feb. 22, 2016
The Amtrak Inspection Train that made its way between New Orleans and Jacksonville last week collected data to determine the viability and figure out the necessary upgrades and changes to the Gulf Coast route moving forward. Sixt Rent a Car announced …
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Colerain Twp. opens shelter rentals March 1
It's cold now, but township residents looking ahead to summer picnics and celebrations in the community's parks should make their plans and get ready to make their reservations. Park staff will begin processing shelter applications from township …

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As Denver Considers Short-Term Rental Rules, Here's What's At Stake
Cheryl Simmons of the Five Points neighborhood in Denver listens during a town hall on short-term rentals in Denver on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. "I take a lot of pride living in the Five Points neighborhood. I grew up there. It was diverse. It was rich …
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Police: Charleston County deputy scammed woman with fake apartment rental
A Charleston County deputy scammed a California woman by advertising a fake apartment rental on Folly Beach, according to police. Kaitlyn Daniels, 22, who was an officer at the detention center, was arrested on a charge of financial identity fraud …
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SLO rental inspections start amid growing opposition
The council voted 3-2 last spring to create the rental inspection program. More recently, a website,, has been created, a petition has been circulated and dozens of upset property owners have packed city informational meetings to voice …
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Car reported stolen from Salina car rental business
A car belonging to a Salina vehicle rental business and valued at $ 12,137 was reported stolen, a police department spokesman said. A silver 2015 Hyundai Elantra with Colorado license plate 650VQH was stolen from Hertz Rental, 3230 Arnold, between Nov …

Choice Hotels opens a vacation rental platform to (kind of) compete with Airbnb
Making good on its promise from last month, Choice Hotels confirmed that it will start offering vacation rentals. Choice Hotels CEO Steve Joyce had hinted at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit that Choice would enter the sharing economy via …
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Mill Creek MetroParks implements new rental discount policy
Mill Creek MetroParks recently implemented a new rental facility discount policy that reduces the discount rate that nonprofit organizations receive. The park board adopted the new policy at a meeting Feb. 8 at which it also approved a 2016 budget that …
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Man crashes stolen rental car in university parking lot, police say
A Lincoln man was jailed crashing what police say was a stolen rental car in the parking lot of Kaplan University early Wednesday morning. An officer spotted Quinton Rivers, 28, turn from J Street onto 18th Street without signaling about 3:15 a.m …
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Rental living rising in metro areas after bursting of housing bubble
In the areas studied, the rental rate has risen the most for these groups. The Hispanic renter rate climbed by 8.7 percentage points. The metro areas with the biggest renter gains were, not surprisingly, those that also were hit hardest by the housing …
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Municipalities vary on rental housing rules
There are approximately 2,500 rental units in Pekin on 1,600 properties. There are 840 landlords. The ordinance replaced the Registration of Rental Housing and Lots Ordinance that was approved several years ago. That ordinance required a one-time fee …
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Perth property owners find their Bullsbrook rental house is a meth lab
Shocked property owners made an unexpected discovery when they arrived to clean their rental house and found a meth lab had been set up in the laundry room. Police were called to the Bullsbrook property in Perth's northern suburbs at around 10.30pm on …
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BRIEF-Hammerson full-year net rental income rises
FY net rental income (1) up 4.3 pct to £318.6m, up 2.3 pct on like for like basis. * EPRA net asset value per share up 11.3 pct to £7.10 as of Dec 31. * Rmain confident that business will continue to deliver sustainable, attractive returns – CEO Source …
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