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Political Experts React to Midterm Elections

Just two days after the 2018 midterm elections in the U.S., Nareit presented a panel session featuring experts from both sides of the political aisle. Heather Podesta, founder and CEO of Invariant, brought a Democratic view, while Dave Bockorny, executive chairman and CEO of the Bockorny Group, presented from a Republican standpoint. Nareit’s Tony Edwards, executive vice president and general counsel, moderated the Spotlight Session, titled Welcome to the Second Day of the 2020 Elections.

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Economists Forecast REIT Expectations in 2019

At Nareit’s REITworld: 2018 Annual Conference, a Spotlight Session featured three Nareit economics experts: Moderator John Worth, executive vice president of research and investor outreach; and panelists Brad Case, senior vice president of research and industry information; and Calvin Schnure, senior vice president of research and economic analysis. Their discussion was focused on what’s on the horizon for REIT economics and the broader real estate industry heading into 2019.

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Reinventing A Landfill Into A Solar Gem: AC Power Recognized by Owens Corning for Development of Solar on Its Closed Landfill

Reinventing A Landfill Into A Solar Gem: AC Power Recognized by Owens Corning for Development of Solar on Its Closed Landfill

 

NEW YORK/ Nov. 8, 2018 (STL.News)

New York- and New Jersey-based AC Power, LLC, was recognized by Owens Corning as Sustainability Partner of 2018 for work developing a solar power project on a landfill owned by Owens Corning in Evesham, New Jersey.
“The last two years have been exciting in the solar market and being recognized by a company as revered as Owens Corning is a true milestone,” says AC Power founder and CEO, Annika Colston.

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Scout Clean Energy Secures Permits for US$150 Million Wind Farm in Indiana

Scout Clean Energy Secures Permits for US$150 Million Wind Farm in Indiana

 

BOULDER, Colo. and PORTLAND, Ind./ Nov. 8, 2018 (STL.News)

Scout Clean Energy (“Scout”), a Colorado based renewable energy developer and portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners (“Quinbrook”), today announced the successful completion of all local permitting approvals for the 130 megawatt (MW) Bitter Ridge Wind Farm (“Bitter Ridge”) in Jay County, Indiana.

Jay County Council recently granted a 10-year tax abatement for the proposed US$150 million Bitter Ridge Wind Farm.

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Now Is the Time to Winterize Homes, Appraisal Institute Says

Now Is the Time to Winterize Homes, Appraisal Institute Says

 

CHICAGO/ Nov. 8, 2018 (STL.News)

How should you prepare your home for winter? When should you begin? To increase the chances of improving your home’s value, ask a real estate appraiser before starting.

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, encourages homeowners to begin winterizing their properties now to benefit from reduced household costs and enhance comfort.

“Now is the time for consumers to make changes to their home that will be beneficial throughout the cold winter months,” said Appraisal Institute President James L.

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Family Office Networks Expands FON Real Estate

Family Office Networks Expands FON Real Estate

 

PALM BEACH, Florida/ November 8, 2018 (STL.News)

Family Office Networks is expanding its real estate platform through its FONRealEstate.com partnership with Sloane Real Estate and now offers expanded and specially curated opportunities to high net worth investors seeking unparalleled access to investments in commercial and residential properties.

“FON Real Estate is committed to serving as a trusted partner to our families that provides high-touch real estate investing support.

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ERA Real Estate Announces Affiliation Of Rising Realty

ERA Real Estate Announces Affiliation Of Rising Realty

 

MADISON, N.J./ Nov. 8, 2018 (STL.News)

ERA Real Estate, a global franchising leader, today announced the affiliation of Rising Realty, an established brokerage with affiliated agents across its Chicago and Boca Raton offices. Originally established in 2000, the company will now serve clients as ERA Rising Realty, helping to establish The ERA® brand more resolutely in both cities.

“This is an exciting opportunity for ERA Real Estate to add to our significant network in both Chicagoland and South Florida,” said Simon Chen, president and CEO of ERA Real Estate.

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