A dozen high schools from across the nation will each receive grants of up to $5,000 from Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, strengthening their local SkillsUSA chapters in their work to support skilled trades students.
The grants support SkillsUSA chapters established within the past three years that serve students enrolled in construction trades, transportation or manufacturing clusters. Funds will be used to support SkillsUSA chapter development including educational materials, contest uniforms, travel and registration for technical competitions, training, guest speakers, career fairs and local industry visits.
After experiencing an unprecedented growth of over 213% in the last three years, Fathom Realty knows technology is critical to sustain their momentum and more importantly, for the success of their agents. Fathom’s CEO and Founder, Josh Harley, is continuing to put emphasis on smart growth. “We are adamant about keeping up with technology and providing our agents with only the best,” said Harley.
This places Rose in the top 1% of real estate professionals throughout the country. “Awards and recognition don’t mean much to me; however, the platform to bring about social and economic change and to help the masses means the world to me,” said Rose, who received numerous other awards this year including Hall of Fame, RISMedia Newsworthy Realtors, 10 Shades of Success Trailblazer Award, Community Partner of the Year Award and Top 500 in Texas.
To meet the growing demand for investment in Opportunity Zones, which offers tax benefits for investments in low-income areas, the country’s largest Opportunity Zone Expo will be held in downtown Los Angeles on Jan. 25, 2019. The event, which will help professionals stay at the forefront of this booming trend and spur housing and commercial development in areas of need, is launched by the California company of Opportunity Zone Expo, the country’s leading education, networking and marketing platform for economic development.
Engel & Völkers Miami today announced the acquisition of Select Realty Group, an independent boutique brokerage in Miami. Select Realty Group’s Owner and Managing Broker, Magnus Jennemyr will now serve as Managing Director & Private Office Advisor at Engel & Völkers Miami. In addition to serving his clients, Jennemyr will act in an advisory role to License Partner Irving Padron for expansion, among other matters.
Sherry Rexroad, chief investment officer of the Americas and global real estate securities platform at BlackRock, Inc., was a guest on Nareit’s REIT Report podcast, recorded in San Francisco during Nareit’s REITworld: 2018 Annual Conference.
Rexroad said sustainability is playing an increasingly central role in investment decisions at BlackRock.