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09/21/2017

A Simple Way to Implement New Technology in Old Properties

Did you know 90% of America's rental stock was built before 1999, according to a 2011 Harvard University housing study? That’s before the iPhone, Blackberry, cellphones, even PCs. Most people received TV via antenna! Yet now people expect all the conveniences of modern life: high-speed internet

09/21/2017

On Yer Bike

By Richard Pickering, Head of Futures Strategy ‘Boris is Boris’ Only days before her big announcement in Florence later this week, Theresa May is unlikely to have welcomed Boris’s 4,000 word dissertation on the future of Brexit. A refrain of his £350m-for-the-NHS claim, it provoked ‘surprise and

09/21/2017

Toys 'R' Us plans holiday hires including toy demonstrators

(Reuters)- Toys “R” Us Inc, the U.S. toy retailer that filed for bankruptcy protection this week, said on Thursday it is hiring part-time seasonal workers to staff its stores for the holidays, including for a new position of toy demonstrator. The move is the clearest sign yet that Toys “R” Us is

09/21/2017

Arbor Realty Appoints New VP

Arbor Realty Trust Inc. welcomed a new vice president to its Chicago team. Sam Gold will oversee the Freddie Mac SBL, Fannie Mae and FHA loans provided to clients in Dallas, Chicago, Milwaukee and other areas in the Midwest. He will report directly to John Caulfield, Arbor’s Agency Lending COO. “Sam

09/21/2017

Pointy, a startup that lets local retailers easily put stock online with a simple gadget, raises​ ​$6M

Pointy​,​ ​an Irish start​ ​startup​ ​that​ lets ​local​ ​retailers put their stock online so that they can be discovered via search engines, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The round is being led by Frontline Ventures, alongside Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital, Draper Associates and a number

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