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BUILDING, estates. An edifice erected by art, and fixed upon or over the soil, composed of stone, brick, marble, wood, or other proper substance, 'Connected together, and designed for use in the position in which it is so fixed. Every building is an accessory to the soil, and is, therefore, real estate: it belongs to the owner of the soil. Cruise, tit. 1, S. 46. Vide 1 Chit. Pr. 148, 171; Salk. 459; Hob. 131; 1 Mete. 258; Broom's Max. 172.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Karachi has faced almost two-year ban on construction of high-rise and multi-story buildings, he said adding that despite waver of ban on construction high-rise and multi-story buildings the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) is still not approving building plans.
It is pertinent to recall that more than 300 plans of high-rise and multi-story buildings were pending before the relevant authority and more than Rs600 billion investment money was stuck for over one and a half year due to the said ban.
Multi-story buildings with large floorplates such as the Falci Building in Long Island City are attracting former Manhattan based companies priced out of that market and attracted to the lower production costs, tax benefits and other incentives being offered in the Outer Boroughs.
is offering Emergency Evacuations from Multi-Story Buildings. The five-minute video is designed to provide a series of do's and don'ts for employees who may have to evacuate tall buildings because of fire, bomb threats, or chemical spills.

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