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first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Trio launches new London mixed-use property consultancy previous nextAgencies & PeopleTrio launches new London mixed-use property consultancyAgents and consultants with backgrounds at Shaw, CBRE and Kier Developments have teamed up.The Negotiator23rd November 20180866 Views Three residential property experts have launched a new consultancy which will target opportunities created by mixed-use development in London.Guy PasseyThe new consultancy – Sq. One Real Estate – has been formed by Jamie Gunning, Guy Passey and Charlie Philip who together have more than four decades of experience through working with EA Shaw, CBRE and Kier Developments.Together they have advised on more than £4billion of property in London alone for clients including Legal & General, Shaftesbury, Aviva, Great Marlborough Estates, Capital & Counties, GFZ Holdings and Proma.We are an agile, specialist and experienced team offering a client – centric solution to this market.Charlie PhilipSq. One Real Estate is an active joint venture partnership with the commercial property advisers, Farebrother, Tuckerman and Union Street Partners, which are respectively specialists in the Midtown, Victoria and South Bank markets – all of which are locations where mixed-use development has proliferated.Jamie GunningJamie Gunning, co-founder at Sq. One Real Estate, said, “The lines between residential and commercial property have blurred – especially in London. “We are an agile, specialist and experienced team which offers a truly client-centric solution for this exciting part of the property market which creates places to live, work, eat and drink.“Our advice will be delivered with energy and honesty. Together with our partners, we offer a blend of market heritage, proven track records, fresh thinking and a wholly new approach to the mixed-use sector.”Guy Passey Jamie Gunning Sq. One Real Estate Charlie Philip consultancy November 23, 2018The NegotiatorWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more

first_imgMiles Coates, member of the Oxford Union standing committee in Trinity term 2011, has been disqualified from elections for electoral malpractice. The Ex-standing committee member was also fined the cost of the tribunal, which is a maximum of £500. A tribunal brought against Coates by Daniel Alphonsus, found him guilty of breaching Rule 33 (a) (i) (24) which implicated Coates of “taking part in a conspiracy” to commit electoral malpractice. Disciplinary proceedings have been delayed until 1st week of Michaelmas 2011 as requested by the defendants. Izzy Westbury, the incoming Union President, stated “The Senior Treasurer has since granted leave to appeal and requested that the Returning Officer convenes an Appellate Board, which I believe he is currently in the process of doing. Alphonsus also noted two other breaches of election practice. The tribunal found that Coates had no case to answer for these. Sangha has denied all allegations and stated ‘I deny the charges against me and given that I feel they are without basis, I hope to be and am confident I will be acquitted in due course.’ “This process is therefore still pending and no conclusions have yet been made.’ Coates has since given notice to the Senior officers that he wishes to appeal the final report of the tribunal panel under Rule 33 (d) (ii) (2) which states that “any Member who has had an allegation brought against him during the election concerned” has the right to appeal to an Appellate Board. The Union was also stirred by presidential rivalries earlier this term when ex-President James Kingston (Michelmas 2010) submitted a complaint against Karim Agha, Rahul Ahluwalia, James Langman and Ashvir Sangha on 18 June. The election tribunal, held on 25th June, disqualified Coates from the election and further disqualified him from nominating himself in future elections. When contacted, Coates and Alphonsus both declined to comment. Westbury said, “This application was granted by the Acting Returning Officer at the time, David Blagbrough, so proceedings will occur in accordance with this application.”last_img read more

first_imgEvansville Native and Former CEO Found Guilty in Indiana Fraud CaseJULY 21ST, 2016 MATT PEAK EVANSVILLE, INDIANA A former biofuels executive from Evansville is found guilty of securities fraud, in connection to one of the largest fraud schemes in Indiana history.Jeffrey Wilson is guilty of filing false reports with the Securities Exchange Commission and lying to investigators and auditors.His crimes centered on a biodiesel business, that was part of Imperial Petrolium.Wilson was the company’s CEO, fraudulently taking more than 140 million dollars in revenue and 56 million dollars in criminal profits.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

first_imgNew Year’s Eve revelers will be entertained by an array of family-friendly entertainment, including this show by the Franklin Institute. (Photos courtesy City of Ocean City) WHAT: Ocean City marks the 28th anniversary of its popular family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration this year, and as many as 10,000 are expected to attend.First Night offers more than 70 opportunities to catch 35 different shows and activities at 22 venues throughout town. The lineup includes entertainment to satisfy every taste and age group. A fireworks display rings in the new year at midnight. The fun continues on New Year’s Day with a 5-kilometer run on the Boardwalk and the wildly popular First Plunge in the Atlantic Ocean.WHEN: First Night events run 4 p.m. to midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 31. The First Day 5K starts at 1 p.m. and the First Plunge goes off at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 1.ADMISSION BUTTONS: Buttons ($20) are good for all events. Children age 2 and under are free. They are on sale now.Online: Visit firstnightocnj.com.By phone: Call 609-399-6111.In person: Buttons can be purchased at the Welcome Center on the Route 52 causeway, at City Hall (861 Asbury Avenue) and at the Ocean City Music Pier Welcome Center (Boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace).Pickup at will-call will be available daily at the City Hall Welcome Center (Ninth Street entrance). Button sales and will-call pickup will be at the City Hall Welcome Center until 9 p.m. Dec. 31. Button sales and will-call pickup will move to the Music Pier Welcome Center from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Dec. 31.HIGHLIGHTS: New entertainment for this year’s lineup includes The Trammps (the Philadelphia-based band who made it big with “Disco Inferno” and other dance hits), Disney’s Imagination Movers (an Emmy-winning group performing an interactive, family-friendly rock concert), a stunt basketball show from the Harlem Wizards, the Duprees performing with the Ocean City Pops, a country line dancing experience with professionals teaching everyone the latest dances, and the Legacy Band performing party classics leading up to a confetti countdown at midnight.Traditional favorites include the return of rides at Wonderland Pier, ice-skating on a synthetic rink, open swim at the Aquatic and Fitness Center pool, the Franklin Institute interactive science show, string bands, magic shows, trivia, karaoke, and more. The evening is capped off with midnight fireworks launched from the beach between Fifth Street and Sixth Street.FULL SCHEDULE: The full schedule of events and activities and a printable grid are available at firstnightocnj.com. Descriptions of all entertainment programs are also available at firstnightocnj.com.PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION: All municipal parking lots and metered parking spots are free. Jitneys will provide free transportation from 5 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. for button-holders, operating continuously between sites starting at the Ocean City Transportation Center (Ninth Street and Haven Avenue) and Seventh Street Parking Lot (Seventh Street and Central Ave.). For a route map and complete information, visit firstnightocnj.com.DINING AND SHOPPING: Food and drink will be for sale at Ocean City High School (Sack O’ Subs), Wonderland Pier (6th Street Pizza and Grill) and Ocean City Community Center (Yianni’s Café) with snack stands at Ocean City Primary School and St. Peter’s United Methodist Church. For a full list of Ocean City dining and shopping outlets open on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, visit firstnightocnj.com.HISTORY: First Night in Ocean City was modeled after an alcohol-free New Year’s Eve celebration in Boston that marked the nation’s bicentennial in 1976. The first celebration in Ocean City 27 years ago included 25 entertainment acts in five different locations with admission buttons selling for $8 ($5 before Dec. 26).About 800 buttons were sold. While other First Night events have faded, Ocean City’s has only grown more popular with families making it an annual tradition for a safe New Year’s Eve. Today, attendance is capped at 10,000 with admission buttons selling out year after year.FIRST DAY AT THE BEACHBOARDWALK RUN: A 5-kilometer run starts at 1 p.m. in front of the Ocean City Music Pier. Race-day registration begins 11 a.m. at the Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace. Shirts for all who pre-register and while supplies last. Refreshments are available after the race. Entry fee is $30. For full information, links to online registration and printable forms, visit firstnightocnj.com.FIRST PLUNGE: The ocean plunge starts at 2 p.m. on the beach adjacent to the Music Pier. Participants should register inside the Music Pier before heading to the beach. Registration is free, but all participants must sign a waiver. First Day At The Beach shirts will be on sale at the Music Pier for $20.SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA: There will be an all-day shopping extravaganza with discounts at stores on Asbury Avenue and the Boardwalk from 5th to 14th Streets.Free horse-drawn carriage rides on downtown Asbury Avenue will be available noon to 3 p.m. on Jan. 1. Board in front of City Hall at Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue.last_img read more

first_imgThe naming of the World Scotch Pie Champion has been postponed by the organisers, as the recent snow meant entrants would have had difficulty attending the ceremony in Carnegie College, Dunfermline.Judging for the event took place earlier this month, with the winner due to be announced on Tuesday 30 November, but the organisers have now proposed a new date of Thursday 6 January.“We had over 100 members and their guests due to travel from all over Britain to attend the awards lunch. There was no way we could risk people travelling on roads affected by snow and ice,” commented organiser and MD of Stuart’s of Buckhaven Alan Stuart.There were a total of 80 entries in the annual competition, including two from English firms.>>Nationwide entries encouraged for Scotch Pie championshiplast_img read more

first_imgHigh street bakery chain Greggs has celebrated a profitable Christmas and thriving year, with total sales up 10.8% during the festive period.The retail bakery business saw like-for-like sales increase by 5.1% during the five-week period ending 7 January 2012. Ken McMeikan, chief executive of Greggs, said: “An excellent Christmas boosted our sales performance at the end of a tough year for high streets. Highlights during the Christmas period included record sales of our award-winning sweet mince pies with more than 7.5 million sold since the launch of our seasonal range, a 27% increase in sales of Festive Bakes and coffee sales up 21%.”Greggs appears not to have fallen victim to the high street like many UK businesses going into administration, reporting a 5.8% rise in total sales during the last financial year, a 52-week period ending 31 December 2011, with like-for-like sales up 1.4%.Throughout the 12-month period, a record 98 new shops were opened, with a net increase of 84 after 14 closures, giving a total of 1,571 shops in 2011. This expansion created around 800 new jobs, lifting total employee numbers above 20,000.McMeikan added: “We anticipate that the tough trading environment will continue during 2012, with consumers’ disposable incomes remaining under pressure. We will therefore continue to focus on maximising our customer appeal through product innovation and strong promotional activity, building on Greggs’ already excellent reputation for value.“We expect another year of marginally positive like-for-like sales growth in 2012, while total sales will benefit from the opening of around 90 net new shops, creating a further 800 new retail jobs and making Greggs even more accessible to customers across the UK.”last_img read more

first_imgMountain biking always struck me as a spring, summer, or fall sport. The short daylight hours of winter and colder temperatures make it difficult to squeeze in trail bike rides in the winter. After picking up the sport of cyclocross this fall, I decided that I would take the plunge into the world of night riding. It took me a few weeks of thinking and talking about night riding before I decided I was ready to commit. A couple of months ago I purchased a relatively expensive bike light. I also decided to purchase a couple of Cree XML T-6 bike lights based on the recommendation of a friend. After using both the expensive light and the Cree, the Cree bike lights have exceeded my expectations, especially given the price point.Based on my shopping experience and anecdotal evidence, quality bike lights are notoriously expensive. When spending that much on an electronic device, however, I expect it to do more than simply act as a flashlight.  One thing that makes the Cree bike lights such an attractive option to the novice night rider is that they are a not cost prohibitive barrier to night riding. With Cree, you can test the waters of night riding without making a huge investment. The Cree lights claim to have 1,600 lumens, have three settings, high, medium and strobe. I have not tested the lumen output to verify this claim, but suffice it to say, this light is bright. The Cree lights are rechargeable and a full charge last about 4 to 5 hours, which is pretty similar for much more expensive options. The lights easily mount to a helmet or your handlebars and come with accessories for mounting. I suggest you buy a pair of Cree bike lights, one for your helmet and one for your handlebars and get out and explore the trails after dark. Adventure awaits.MSRP $29.99last_img read more

first_img 13SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr At $2.4 billion/180,000-member Citadel Federal Credit Union, Exton, Pa., Michael Schnably, senior vice president, uses three stats to measure auto lending success:total loan dollars;income from the loan portfolio; andmember satisfaction or Net Promoter Score.“We also garner feedback regularly from selected member transactions and quarterly from a more formal member survey,” he says.Response time or loan turnaround at the dealer are other factors some CUs measure, along with success in new member growth and cross-selling opportunities. Drew Egan, president/chief operating officer for CU Solutions Group, a CUES Supplier member in Livonia, Mich., sees CUs tracking increased website activity, campaign landing page hits, started or completed loan applications, closed loans as well as increased call volumes and foot traffic in the branches. continue reading »last_img read more

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first_imgCDCWashington D.C. — A disease has spread to areas it normally hasn’t been, the American Heart Association is warning.The disease, mostly found in Central and South America, has become more common worldwide, American Heart Association officials said. Health officials have noted for years that it affects an estimated 300,000 U.S. residents or more.Chagas disease, a cause of heart failure, stroke and sudden death, results from a parasite transmitted by “kissing bugs,” a committee stated in a medical journal Aug. 20.“Kissing bugs” get their nickname because they like to bite people on their faces.Doctors say the next time you’re out in a wooded area or on the patio, you should be on alert.But it isn’t the bite itself you should be concerned about, according to Dr. Robert Springer.“So while they’re biting you, ‘kissing’ you in the middle of the night, they also happen to be defecating there,” Springer said. “You wake up the next morning, you’re wiping the sleep out of your eye and you’ve just moved infected excrement into your eye and into your mouth mucous membrane. Then you become infected.”The excrement contains the parasite that causes the virus. The symptoms include swelling of the eye or area where the parasite entered the body. It can also be associated with fever and headaches, but in extreme cases, Chagas disease can be deadly.The disease can also be passed through contaminated food or drink, from pregnant mothers to their babies and through blood transfusions and organ transplants, the American Heart Association notes.The above map shows where “kissing bugs” have been reported across the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.“Worst-case scenario is a chronic infection that can involve the heart,” Springer said. “It can involve the intestines and especially in the heart. It can cause large enlargement of the heart and heart failure and other heart troubles, including rhythm disturbances.”“Kissing bugs” infest adobe houses in Central and Southern America, according to the American Heart Association. They are found across much of the U.S., but most indoor structures, built with plastered walls and sealed entryways, prevent insect invasion, and “kissing bugs” rarely infest indoor areas of houses.Not all “kissing bugs” are infected with the parasite that causes Chagas disease.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the majority of the current cases are travel-related, meaning the person got the illness while traveling out of the country.Medications can cure infections caught early, the American Heart Association also notes.(Associated Press)last_img read more