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Juneau passenger traffic expected to reach a million visitors in 2015 be made two years out."2015 looks bright," Binkley said.There will be some larger ships docking. Pricing is up, occupancy up and the cruise lines aren't having to discount to fill ships, which keeps Alaska an attractive destination.The cruise...
Carnival struggles in Europe, does better here

...mixed. There has been a slight increase in ship capacity in Alaska, but pricing has been lower compared to last year. Also occupancies in both Alaska and Caribbean cruises are "slightly lower" than last year, Bernstein said.Cruise ships typically sail...
HUD provides St. Vincent de Paul nearly $125,000 in grant funds

...grants for them in 2005. Austin said the shelter has received the Shelter Plus Care grants every year since 2002, and those occupancies began in 2004. HUD states a survey of those seeking emergency shelter or transitional housing in 2009 revealed 38 percent...
Mall retail options dwindle

...describes as "community-oriented" as he filled vacancies. Occupancy is between 80 and 90 percent but the mixture of tenants is...has done business there since the 1970s. He compared mall occupancies with Southeast Alaska's tides. "I've seen it rise and...
Governor's mansion not immune to Southeast weather, 100-year-old house gets major renovations

...administration's interior renovations. They have hammered, nailed, and painted through the Frank Murkowski and Palin occupancies and now the Parnell's. Prior fixes to that included complete rewiring during the Bill Sheffield reign."The common thread...
Downtown revitalization suffers setback

...Wold said. This constant turnover, rental occupancies as opposed to ownership occupancy, may have a negative affect on people's...environment. The more you have a middle class occupancy it breeds a comfort and security level that...
Once a vaudeville theater, the Palace Theater has decayed for past decade forums if people are interested, we'd certainly be willing to work with the landowner to find out what types of occupancies the building would be suitable for, we'd be very willing to engage with the owner, or somebody who was interested in...
Juneau looks to tap federal housing aid

...foreclosure notices on behalf of local nonprofits. An ideal property would be on the bus line; it would have single-room occupancies, which are in short supply; and it would have multiple units. And it would have to be headed for the auction block soon...
City grants may increase housing options

...permit applications, but grants won't be dispersed until construction finishes. The grant program specifies that proof of occupancy is required to obtain the funding.Committee member Kate Troll said she thought the application language should include giving...
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...during the permitting process, during construction and post construction. Any given year you can expect 20 to 50 percent nest occupancy. By regulation, the permitted number of eagle disturbances cannot exceed 10 percent per year of the entire Southeast Alaska...


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