The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) released its annual report that recognized the leading Latino mortgage originators in the United States for their contributions toward the association’s mission of sustainable Hispanic homeownership. Diego Ramos, Senior Loan Originator, and Rudy Lopez, Sales Manager, both associates at Envoy Mortgage, were among the candidates recognized for the 2019 Top 250 Loan Originators Award.
Rudy and Diego stand out in their field because they are source of confidence and reassurance for each of their customers and referral partners that they serve.
US Capital Global has acquired Grobecker Holland International (“GHI”), a boutique real estate firm headquartered in San Francisco and the city’s first online brokerage. Also headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Global provides sophisticated debt, equity, and investment products to lower middle market companies and investors, using the latest FinTech and RegTech innovation.
Innovative and progressive in its approach, GHI is the first escrow company in California to utilize distributed ledger technology in real estate.
Matan Companies is honored to announce that they have been named The Washington Post’s #1 Top Workplace in the Washington, D.C. area among small businesses. Selection is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, which measured several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection. This year’s list honors more than 150 companies including government contractors, law firms, nonprofits, schools, and businesses.
Jeffrey Busch, CEO of Global Medical REIT (NYSEMKT: GMRE), joined Nareit in New York for a video interview at REITweek: 2019 Investor Conference.
Busch said because Global Medical REIT has single tenant triple-net leases, good underwriting can ensure the company maintains 100% occupancy in its medical real estate. He said the REIT is in the “right industry right now,” as he expects the demand for medical office buildings and health care to increase.
VICI Properties Inc. (NYSE: VICI) said June 24 that it has agreed to pay approximately $3.2 billion to purchase three assets from Eldorado Resorts, Inc., in connection with Eldorado’s proposed acquisition of Caesars Entertainment Corp., and to modify existing lease agreements on the properties.
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FRED has included a lot of population data over the years, and it now offers data specifically for U.S. metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs).
First, a couple of caveats: It makes sense to study population numbers as a percent change year over year; looking at raw numbers can be misleading because size and density matter on a map. Also keep in mind that MSA definitions change, especially after a decennial census but sometimes midway between censuses; so, values at these dates may reflect changes in population, definition, or both.
The GeoFRED map above shows 2018 U.S. Census Bureau data for the 383 MSAs: 295 of them grew and 88 shrank. The largest (proportional) growth was in Midland, TX, with 4.32% in a single year, followed by 3.78% in Myrtle Beach, SC/NC, and 3.52% in St. George, UT. The largest (proportional) decline was in Charleston, WV, with -1.57%, followed by -1.55% in