BrainBox AI to Deploy Its Innovative Autonomous Building Technology Across AMP Capital’s Entire Real Estate Portfolio

New deal with AMP Capital in Australia sees BrainBox AI continue its global expansion across The Americas, EMEA and APAC

BrainBox AI, a pioneering leader in autonomous building technology, today announced a deal with AMP Capital to deploy its revolutionary artificial intelligence (AI) technology across the global investment management company’s entire managed real estate portfolio. AMP Capital, one of the largest investment managers in APAC, now becomes the first organization in the world to install an autonomous AI HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system across its managed real estate portfolio, which includes central business district office buildings, retail shopping centers and logistics facilities throughout Australia and New Zealand.

With this ground-breaking agreement, BrainBox AI is now further expanding its global presence in The Americas, EMEA and APAC. The rollout with AMP Capital comes only days after BrainBox AI’s recent announcement of its launch in Europe, with its technology now

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BrainBox AI concludes major partnership with AMP Capital to deploy its innovative autonomous building technology across entire real estate portfolio

Canadian artificial intelligence technology continuing its global expansion across the Americas, EMEA and APAC, enabling significant energy savings globally

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2020 /CNW/ – BrainBox AI, a pioneering leader in autonomous building technology, today announced a deal with AMP Capital to deploy its revolutionary artificial intelligence (AI) technology across the global investment management company’s entire managed real estate portfolio. AMP Capital, one of the largest investment managers in APAC, now becomes the first organization in the world to install an autonomous AI HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system across its managed real estate portfolio, which includes central business district office buildings, retail shopping centers and logistics facilities throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Since its launch in May 2019, BrainBox AI has already teamed up with over 30 partners across the world and is now managing over 40 million square feet of commercial real estate across

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3 Stocks to Buy to Sweeten Your Portfolio This Halloween

Halloween is coming up fast, which means it’s time to put jack-o’-lanterns on porches, inflatables on lawns, and tasty stocks in your portfolio.

Of course, it’s always a good time to fill up your portfolio with the best stocks. But in keeping with the season, we asked three of our Motley Fool contributors what treats they’d recommend to investors this October. They came back with Hillenbrand (NYSE:HI)NV5 Global (NASDAQ:NVEE), and Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:AXTA). Here’s why.

A jack-o'-lantern with a hundred-dollar bill in its mouth.

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Don’t avoid these caskets

John Bromels (Hillenbrand): If you see a casket in a haunted house, it’s a pretty good bet that something’s going to pop out of it to scare you. Stay away! For industrial conglomerate Hillenbrand, though, the casket is nothing to fear. 

Hillenbrand operates a few different businesses, but it’s primarily focused on plastics. It manufactures and sells equipment for processing and extruding

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Nuveen JV buys 400-unit affordable apartment portfolio

Asset management giant Nuveen has partnered Hudson Valley Property Group LLC (HVPG) to buy a 412-unit affordable apartment portfolio in Jersey City.

The venture paid $127 million for the the assets, which were sold by a local, family-owned business.

The four properties are subsidized through US Department of
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) project-based Section 8 contracts.

They are Van Wagenen I Apartments (233 units), Van Wagenen
II Apartments (114 units), Bergen Manor (40 units) and Kennedy Manor (25
units).

The acquisition is the first phase of a $145 million social impact investment the partners said will help  preserve New Jersey’s aging supply of affordable housing without relying on limited state public funds.

Van Wagenen Apartments

“The previous owners and their dedicated team took great pride
in providing much needed affordable housing for families throughout New Jersey,”
said Jason Bordainick, managing partner, HVPG.

“We are excited to be able to

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BGL Announces the Acquisition of a Multifamily Real Estate Portfolio in Washington, D.C.

CLEVELAND, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a four-building multifamily portfolio in Washington, D.C. on behalf of RLP Investments LLP (RLP). In total, the portfolio consists of 51 units and 36,324 square feet of multifamily real estate, approximately 10 miles east of downtown Washington, D.C. BGL’s Real Estate Advisors Group served as the exclusive financial advisor to RLP in the transaction. Financing for the acquisition and renovation of the properties was provided by MainStreet Bank. The developer was represented by Steven M. Buckman of BuckmanLegal, PLLC of Washington, D.C.

“BGL was able to help secure the acquisition financing in a very quick and efficient manner.”

Mikhail Phillips, Managing Member of RLP, commented, “BGL was able to help secure the acquisition financing in a very quick and efficient manner, as they stepped in when a prior advisor

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Brookfield Weighs $3 Billion Life Sciences Real Estate Portfolio Sale

(Bloomberg) — Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is exploring a sale of its life-sciences real estate portfolio, and seeking about $3 billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter.



a large body of water with a city in the background: The CN Tower stands among buildings in the downtown skyline in this aerial photograph taken above Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Toronto housing prices fell for a fourth month in September as sales remained sluggish, particularly in the detached-home segment that has borne the brunt of the correction in Canada's biggest city.


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The CN Tower stands among buildings in the downtown skyline in this aerial photograph taken above Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Toronto housing prices fell for a fourth month in September as sales remained sluggish, particularly in the detached-home segment that has borne the brunt of the correction in Canada’s biggest city.

The Toronto-based alternative asset manager is working with advisers to sell roughly 2.3 million square feet of life-sciences real estate it acquired as part of its 2018 purchase of Forest City Realty Trust Inc., said the people, who requested anonymity because the information isn’t public.

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A Brookfield representative declined to comment.

Blackstone Group Inc. agreed last week to recapitalize a portfolio of

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Victory Square Technologies Portfolio Company Receives Approval for Sale & Distribution of …

  • Victory Square Health received CE from EU competent authority of Belgium for Safetest 15 Minute Rapid Test antibody test for distribution, sale, and usage throughout the European Union on October 16, 2020
  • The Safetest 15 Minute Covid-19 Rapid Test has a 96.6% Sensitivity, and can confirm whether one is currently infected with the virus causing Covid-19 or whether one was infected before and was unaware of the infection
  • Over 4.5 million Covid-19 cases and 198,886 deaths reported in the EU / EEA as of October 17, 2020
  • This Safetest Covid-19 Rapid Test approval now enables Victory Square Health to distribute throughout the 27 countries and 446M inhabitants, which make up the European Union
  • This EU approval for the Safetest 15 Minute Rapid Test is in addition to the Company’s proprietary Elisa test approval issued by the EU / EEA on September 14, 2020

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 19, 2020 (GLOBE

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Ventas Life Science and Healthcare Real Estate Fund Acquires Trophy Life Science Portfolio in South San Francisco for $1.0 Billion


Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) (“Ventas” or the “Company”) today announced that the Ventas Life Science and Healthcare Real Estate Fund, L.P. (the “Fund”) has acquired a trophy life science portfolio in the premier South San Francisco life science cluster for $1.0 billion. Ventas is the Sponsor and General Partner of the Fund, which is a perpetual life vehicle focused on investments in core and core plus life science, medical office and senior housing real estate in North America.


“We are pleased to further expand our growing research & innovation footprint into the premier South San Francisco life science cluster with the acquisition of this outstanding lab portfolio,” said Debra A. Cafaro, Ventas Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Strong and growing capital flows into the life science sector are accelerating innovation and discovery. These flows support the demand for first class lab space in dynamic markets like South San

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9 Gun Stocks to Lock and Load Your Portfolio With if Biden Wins

By arguably most measures, President Donald Trump is done for. Whether you look at the polls or Trump’s meltdown during the debate or his novel coronavirus infection, it’s getting ugly for Republicans. Given that Joe Biden has a much stronger lead than former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton did back in 2016, it seems the former vice president has this in the bag. And that would be great for gun stocks.

However, no one should be too comfortable with the prospect of a Biden victory before it happens. First, according to Inan Dogan, Republicans apparently have a penchant for sandbagging opinion polls. Then, on election day, they vote for their guy and it could happen again. Second, The Economist noted in November 2019 that poorly educated voters hold the keys to the White House. If so, that might complicate the narrative for gun stocks.

Nevertheless, there are great arguments to

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Establishing A Synthetic Real Estate Portfolio

Introduction

I am a 73 year old retired real estate lawyer who had sold most of his real estate holdings a few years ago. There are notable exceptions, such as the brownstone on the West Side of Manhattan, where I raised my family and although I put it for sale before Covid, no one seems to want to purchase it at a reasonable price. I have watched the decline in prices but am too old to start buying and managing properties myself. As an alternative, I have elected to create a synthetic real estate portfolio which I can invest in and monitor through the purchase of Reits and publicly held real estate companies. I had been successful in my real estate endeavors to the extent that I retired and went back to school taking undergraduate and graduate courses in art history and proceeded to build a moderately successful second career.

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