substantial improvement

substantial improvement

Any alteration, improvement, reconstruction, or repair of a building, the cost of which equals or exceeds a code-specified percentage of its market value: (a) either before the work is started, or (b) if the building has been damaged and is being restored, before such damage occurred.
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In determining substantial improvement in the jobs outlook, Yellen said she will likely also take into account: measures of gross job flows, such as job loss and hiring, which describe the underlying dynamics of the labor market; and her forecast of the overall pace of spending and growth in the economy.
This year South Dakota receives a B in preparation; (2) South Dakota has shown substantial improvement in enrolling students in higher education.
2 million, as ``an important improvement, a substantial improvement,'' and told The Associated Press early Monday that the company was awaiting a response from union negotiators.
Plus," he continued, "we provided the funds at our new 9/3 rate, a substantial improvement over the typical hard money loan.
After 16 sessions, half of the patients receiving the new treatment showed substantial improvement, compared with only one-quarter of those getting standard psychotherapy.
Furniture retailer MFI sought to put a traumatic year behind it yesterday by forecasting a substantial improvement in results at its main business.
Cylindrical roller bearings (CRBs) are the latest products to be introduced into SKF's Explorer class--a new performance standard for rolling element bearings that provide a substantial improvement in the lifetime and performance of bearings.
The researchers concluded that recruiting more BSNs and relatively fewer nurses with two- and three-year degrees could lead to a substantial improvement in the quality of care that patients receive.
We hope to have some proposals to put forward that everybody, but most especially the victims, will regard as a substantial improvement in how we get these cases dealt with and resolved fairly," he said.
and Terayon Communication Systems, have reported a substantial improvement in performance for content aware applications, such as server load balancing cable modem termination.
Rhyme Discrimination: Each of the four children demonstrated substantial improvement with rhyme discrimination tasks during thematic-fantasy play over the ten-week period.
R]ecent data from the Bank's independent Operations Evaluations Department [OED] show substantial improvement in project outcomes, especially for adjustment lending.