Former BlackRock Chairman of Real Estate to Become Voting Member of Investment Committee for CrowdStreet Funds, Joins Company Advisory Board

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CrowdStreet, Inc. (“CrowdStreet”), the award-winning online marketplace for direct equity investment in commercial real estate (CRE), today announced the appointment of Jack Chandler, founder of Majesteka Investments Holdings, as a voting member of the Investment Committee for CrowdStreet Funds and a member of the company’s Board of Advisors. Chandler will work closely with Ian Formigle, Chief Investment Officer, to help guide the firm’s investment thesis as well as directly provide deal-level input into the company’s investment funds, such as its recently closed Opportunistic Fund. Individual investors benefit from the unique combination of Chandler’s outside insights with the deep understanding Formigle has for a deal’s fit for the CrowdStreet Marketplace. Prior to Majesteka, Chandler served as Managing Director and Global Head and Chairman of Real Estate at BlackRock, the New York City-based global investment management corporation and the world’s largest

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The Olson Company Introduces the Olson Connected Home, Transforming New Homes Into Smart Homes

SEAL BEACH, Calif. – October 26, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

The Olson Company, Southern California’s premier builder of attainable new home communities, announces Olson Connected Home, designed to minimize one’s eco-footprint, reduce monthly bills, and modernize everyday living. Olson Connected Home simplifies life with optional and included features for a safe and healthy home, while offering the convenience and cost-savings of next-generation smart home technology.

“We’re excited about the multitude of features Olson Connected Home is able to provide homeowners to help simplify and modernize their life,” says Scott Laurie, CEO of The Olson Company. “The use of Olson Connected Home technology allows for complete, precise control over just about every aspect of your home, creating an efficient, sustainable, and convenient environment for homeowners and their families.” 

The features and technologies integrated via Olson Connected Home give homeowners more control than ever; some of these include:

  • Nest Hello Doorbell

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Dunkin’ Brands Is in Talks for Sale to Company That Owns Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings

Dunkin’ Brands, the Massachusetts-based company that owns Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins, confirmed Sunday that it’s been in talks about a sale with a private company.



a close up of a building: This Aug. 17, 2020, file photo shows the corporate logo for Dunkin’ that replaced the former name of Dunkin’ Donuts above the entrance to a store in Jersey City, New Jersey.


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This Aug. 17, 2020, file photo shows the corporate logo for Dunkin’ that replaced the former name of Dunkin’ Donuts above the entrance to a store in Jersey City, New Jersey.


Dunkin’ confirmed the talks with Inspire Brands, though it insisted that they’re just preliminary, in a statement to NBC10 Boston following a report about the discussions in The New York Times. That report said the deal would be valued at $8.8 billion, though a Dunkin’ representative didn’t confirm that.

“Dunkin’ Brands confirms that it has held preliminary discussions to be acquired by Inspire Brands. There is no certainty that any agreement will be reached. Neither group will comment further unless and until a transaction is agreed,” Dunkin’ Brands Chief Communications Officer Karen

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Facing foreclosure, Pinecrest shopping center relinquished to New York lending company following coronavirus-related financial woes

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A New York-based lender who gave a $171 million loan to the developers of Pinecrest in Orange Village now owns Northeast Ohio’s newest shopping and dining center, thanks to financial issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cuyahoga County Fiscal Office records show that an affiliate of Square Mile Capital Management owns the 750,000-square-foot complex as of Wednesday. The firm in January 2019 issued a loan so that Fairmount Properties and DiGeronimo Companies, which developed Pinecrest, could refinance their construction obligations.

Crain’s Cleveland, which broke the story, reported that the transfer happened through a “deed in lieu of foreclosure,” which signals that the developers gave up the property instead of facing a foreclosure lawsuit. Cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer could not immediately obtain a copy of the land transfer documents, though court records show the previous owners did not face any foreclosure lawsuits in the county.

Fairmount Principal

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For Owners Looking to Sell, an Option That Keeps Their Company Intact

In early 2000, Michael and Lynn Terry started a business selling horse trailers that were lighter than their competitors’ and customized to each client’s needs. Nearly two decades later, their company, Cimarron Trailers, with tens of millions of dollars in sales, employed over 130 people in Chickasha, Okla., and their trailers were sold at 30 dealerships across the country.

And they wanted to retire.

But as the couple, who met in high school, contemplated a sale, they faced a conundrum: They had offers from dealers and competitors to buy their business; they also had an offer from a private equity firm for a price so high they were shocked. But none of those offers guaranteed that Cimarron would continue as a business with its 130 employees working in its community.

“We thought, this has got to go on,” Mrs. Terry said. “We’re one of the bigger employers here in Chickasha.”

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Hyundai Mobis Sets Out for Strategic Investment in AR HUD, investing in leading company, UK’s Envisics

  • Developing autonomous driving specialized AR HUD for mass production by 2025
  • Implementing the ‘First Mover’ strategy targeting the premium market growing 12% a year
  • Increasing investment in infotainment in addition to autonomous driving and electrification

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hyundai Mobis (KRX:012330) announced on the 7th that it has made a significant investment in Envisics, a UK based global leader in Augmented Reality Head-Up Display (AR HUD). AR HUD is a next generation safety convenience feature that matches driving information with the road ahead in real-time and projects it onto the windshield.

Hyundai Mobis has been making aggressive investments in autonomous driving and electrification over the last 3 years despite the unclear global business conditions, such as COVID-19. This demonstrates the company’s focus on actively discovering and developing next generation components in infotainment, and in autonomous driving with Velodyne and Motional, and is complemented by

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How Couple Vernell and Veronica Beckum Built a Multi-Million Dollar Property Preservation Company

Vernell and Veronica

Vernell and Veronica Beckum speak on their story of how they built a multi-million dollar property preservation company.
Vernell and Veronica Beckum speak on their story of how they built a multi-million dollar property preservation company.
Vernell and Veronica Beckum speak on their story of how they built a multi-million dollar property preservation company.

Phoenix, AZ, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — – Building a multi-million dollar company is nothing short of challenging. But for Vernell and Veronica Beckum, they make it look easy. They began their property preservation company, Total Presence Preservation, in 2008 and never looked back. How exactly did they do it? Well, we’re about to find out. 

Vernell and Veronica

Vernell and Veronica had decided to uproot their lives and head out of rural Michigan with the intent to go to Atlanta, where they both already had jobs waiting for them. Along the way, they stopped to visit their cousin in Indianapolis—as it turns out he needed help with some work

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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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Houston-based Home Buying Company Easy Solution Home Buyers Is Helping Homeowners Sell Their House Fast And Stress-free

HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Easy Solution Home Buyers is a family-owned business founded in 2018 by Justin and his wife, Erin. The company is built on strong values and promises to always be fair, honorable, loyal, trustworthy, compassionate, and empathetic in their dealings. In as little as 10 days, Easy Solution Home Buyers can help homeowners with any unwanted property. 

The company’s firm belief that helping those around them will ultimately benefit the community as a whole. Easy Solution Home Buyers looks to provide its clients with the quickest, easiest, smoothest options to get out of difficult situations. 

To better service for their clients, Easy Solution Home Buyers offers a three-step process to make home selling as easy as possible. Simply contact them with the information regarding the house that’s for sale, after which they will meet the client or have them send pictures of the house.

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Manchester Home Buying Company I Buy NH Houses Offering Solutions for Homeowners Looking to Sell Their Houses Fast

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MANCHESTER, N.H. – October 17, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

I Buy NH Houses are home buying experts. Whether the homeowner is currently facing foreclosure, burdensome inheritance, divorce settlements, or any other reason, I Buy Houses can help them get  cash for their house

To better service their clients, I Buy NH Houses offers an efficient and straightforward process. In just three easy steps, the homeowner will be able to sell a house fast to a reliable home buying company. 

Contact I Buy NH Houses with all the information pertaining to the property, after which they will take a look at the property. Within 24 hours, the homeowner will be contacted with a fair no-obligation, all-cash offer. Should they choose to accept, I Buy NH Houses will base the closing

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