Requirements that customers wear masks in stores, restaurants and other establishments are often just requests. Workers must enforce compliance. : The alert went out to Johann Baqueiro: A customer was sipping her Starbucks coffee inside the Ralphs supermarket and she wasn't wearing a face mask. As a meat department manager, Baqueiro usually is focused on keeping customers happy with just the right cut for that night's dinner. But the other day, Baqueiro found himself once again leaving the meat counter to deal with another barefaced customer.
New policy envisages various tax exemptions for 10 years, berthing preference to local ships. : The government on Friday announced a new shipping policy aimed at boosting the maritime sector, cutting the country's annual freight bill worth $5 billion and reducing reliance on the international shipping lines for trade. Maritime Affairs Minister Ali Haider Zaidi told a joint press conference with Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Razak Dawood that the new policy would expand the maritime sector and earn foreign exchange for the country.
CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Always Growing, Auburn Gresham has been awarded the first ever Chicago Prize, a $10 million grant competition of the Pritzker Traubert Foundation that sought to invest in collaborative initiatives using physical development to spur economic activity, strengthen civic infrastructure, and improve the safety, well-being, and economic mobility of residents in the city's South and/or West sides. Also, the Foundation announced an additional commitment of $2.5 million in development funds accessible to the other finalist teams from Austin, Englewood, Little Village North Lawndale and South Chicago.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial real estate executives recognize the various challenges in the current market as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, while remaining optimistic about future market conditions, according to The Real Estate Roundtable's Q3 2020 Economic Sentiment Survey released today. The report emphasizes the importance for developing, testing, and distributing a vaccine in the coming months in order for market conditions to show further improvements.
Many of San Francisco's small businesses have closed for good due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Rick Caruso's open-air centers are better positioned than regional malls, reports Forbes. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
According to sources, SPRE has gone for structured debt financing at a rate of around 20 per cent. : Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate (SPRE) has raised $100 million (around Rs 750 crore) from non-banking finance company Asia Pragati, people with knowledge of the matter said. This is one of the biggest debt financing deals in real estate this year. According to sources, SPRE has gone for structured debt financing at a rate of around 20 per cent. The NBFC normally takes two times cover on its loans to developers, sources said.
CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Always Growing, Auburn Gresham has been awarded the first ever Chicago Prize, a $10 million grant competition of the Pritzker Traubert Foundation that sought to invest in collaborative initiatives using physical development to spur economic activity,...
The firm assisted the seller, Equus Partners, in the disposition to two separate buyers. : JLL has finalized the $46.2 million disposition of a two-property portfolio totaling 223,249 square feet of office space in Scottsdale, Ariz. Equus Capital Partners, a private real estate investment manager, sold 92 Mountain View to Exeter Property Group and Scottsdale Gateway I to Healthpeak Properties, according to Yardi Matrix.
(Telecompaper) Spanish operator Masmovil said its board issued a favourable view of the EUR 3 billion takoever bid for the company made by buyout funds KKR, Cinven and Providence...