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Merchants Bancorp Declares Quarterly Common and Preferred Dividends
Nov 21, 2019 12:22 AM ET

Merchants Bancorp Declares Quarterly Common and Preferred Dividends

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 21, 2019 - CARMEL, Ind.-- Merchants Bancorp ("Merchants") (Nasdaq: MBIN), parent company and registered bank holding company of Merchants Bank of Indiana ("Merchants Bank"), today announced that its Board of Directors declared the following quarterly cash dividends for the fourth quarter of 2019, in each case to shareholders of record on December 13, 2019, payable on January 2, 2020: A dividend of $0.07 per share on the Company's outstanding shares of its common stock (NASDAQ:MBIN); A dividend of $0.4375 per share on. [more...]

Fraser President & CEO Honored with Heroes for Children Award
Nov 21, 2019 12:18 AM ET

Fraser President & CEO Honored with Heroes for Children Award

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 21, 2019 - MINNEAPOLIS,-- Diane S. Cross, Fraser President and CEO, was honored with the Children's Law Center of Minnesota 2019 "Heroes for Children" Award, recognizing her service helping Minnesota's most vulnerable children. The award honors "her strategic vision, her innovative spirit, and her commitment to making a meaningful difference for youth in our community." Cross accepted the award at the Law Center's Champions Annual Benefit on Nov. 19, 2019, at the IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis. Each year, the Children's Law. [more...]

Introducing the Broadmoor Business Park VeriReady Site
Nov 21, 2019 12:12 AM ET

Introducing the Broadmoor Business Park VeriReady Site

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 21, 2019 - RIO RANCHO, N.M.-- Sandoval Economic Alliance announced availability of their first VeriReady (verified site) this morning, Broadmoor Business Park. The site, located near Rio Rancho's City Center at Broadmoor Boulevard and Montezuma in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, contains 13 acres of land for sale or lease ready for quick development. Broadmoor Business Park offers availability within 11 months and was assembled by a local team of volunteer professionals including Excalibur Realty & Investments, Springer 5 Investments, Mark Goodwin & Associates, Studio Southwest. [more...]

HUD Engages ICF for Community Development Assistance Work
Nov 20, 2019 1:22 AM ET

HUD Engages ICF for Community Development Assistance Work

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 20, 2019 - FAIRFAX, Va.-- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently awarded global consulting and digital services provider ICF (NASDAQ: ICFI) several new three-year multimillion dollar cooperative agreements to continue support of the agency's integrated capacity building and technical assistance initiative, Community Compass. The agreements were awarded in the third quarter of 2019. ICF will provide capacity building, training and technical assistance services as needed to state and local municipalities, housing. [more...]

Auburn University
Nov 20, 2019 1:19 AM ET

Auburn University’s poultry science advances Alabama’s largest food and agricultural industry

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 20, 2019 - AUBURN, Ala.-- Auburn University's Department of Poultry Science, located in the College of Agriculture, continues to grow into a program of worldwide distinction, offering one-of-a-kind instruction, training and outreach in support of Alabama's largest agricultural industry, an industry with a statewide annual impact of more than $15 billion and 86,000 jobs. Graduates of degree programs in poultry science and food science are trained in food safety and quality, product development, production methods and other aspects. [more...]

Realtor.com® Hack-it-Forward Event Supports 14 Local Charities Across U.S. and Canada
Nov 20, 2019 1:16 AM ET

Realtor.com® Hack-it-Forward Event Supports 14 Local Charities Across U.S. and Canada

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 20, 2019 - SANTA CLARA, Calif.-- Realtor.com®, the Home of Home Search℠, recently held Hack-it-Forward, a three-day event in which employees across its seven offices in the U.S. and Canada tackled 26 tech hack projects to benefit 14 employee-nominated nonprofits. "Realtor.com®'s hackathons always bring out the best in innovation and teamwork, and this year, we chose to tap our employees' experience and expertise to solve challenges for deserving nonprofits. During this year's hackathon, we helped organizations make. [more...]

Residential Real Estate Innovator REX Closes $40 Million C1 Round Funding, Adding The Founder Of Citadel And Co-Founder Of Madison Dearborn Partners And Bringing The Total Raised To Over $115 Million
Nov 20, 2019 1:12 AM ET

Residential Real Estate Innovator REX Closes $40 Million C1 Round Funding, Adding The Founder Of Citadel And Co-Founder Of Madison Dearborn Partners And Bringing The Total Raised To Over $115 Million

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 20, 2019 - AUSTIN, Texas,-- REX, the fast-growing, full-service residential broker that offers a more effective and less expensive way to buy and sell homes using big data and AI, today announced it had secured Series C1 funding of $40 million to complete its national expansion and broaden the availability of mortgage, insurance, escrow and other services it offers. Now operating in 23 cities in 17 states, REX is one of the very few disrupters. [more...]

Realogy Once Again Honored For Female Representation On Board Of Directors
Nov 20, 2019 1:04 AM ET

Realogy Once Again Honored For Female Representation On Board Of Directors

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 20, 2019 - MADISON, N.J.-- Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), the largest full-service residential real estate services company in the United States, was recently honored for significant women's representation on its Board of Directors by Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) and the Women's Forum of New York—organizations dedicated to women's leadership and accelerating gender balance on corporate boards. Realogy was recognized for having at least 30 percent of its board seats held by women, exceeding the national average. [more...]

Tech-Enabled Home Renovation Company Curbio Inc. and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties Announce Partnership
Nov 20, 2019 12:59 AM ET

Tech-Enabled Home Renovation Company Curbio Inc. and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties Announce Partnership

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 20, 2019 - PHOENIX-- Curbio Inc., the fast-growing real estate technology company that specializes in pre-sale home renovations, announced a strategic partnership with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties, a nationally ranked full-service real estate services firm. Curbio is the only turn-key solution that makes pre-sale renovation fast, easy and profitable for home sellers. The company renovates homes before they are listed so they can sell quickly for the best possible price and defers payment. [more...]

American Cancer Society and Pack Health Announce the My Journey Program
Nov 19, 2019 1:44 AM ET

American Cancer Society and Pack Health Announce the My Journey Program

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 19, 2019 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-- The American Cancer Society and Pack Health today announced a regional health coaching and care coordination pilot in an ongoing collaboration that provides personalized support for individuals during their cancer treatment journey. The My Journey Program uses Pack Health's health coaching platform and coaches to deliver free, one-on-one support for patients through the American Cancer Society's network of health system partners. Pack Health's Health Advisors help patients navigate care, overcome social. [more...]

ACProducts
Nov 19, 2019 1:33 AM ET

ACProducts’ Acquisition of Masco’s Masco Cabinetry division A Mutually Beneficial Deal, According to Freedonia Analyst

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 19, 2019 - CLEVELAND-- Masco Corporation, a diversified manufacturer of building and construction  products, announced today that it had entered into an agreement to sell its Masco Cabinetry division to the ACProducts Incorporated subsidiary of American Industrial Partners. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2020. According to Freedonia Group industry analyst Matt Zielenski, "The acquisition will make ACProducts' the nation's second-largest cabinet supplier with nearly $1.5 billion in annual cabinet sales. ACProducts will. [more...]

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine to be Named in Honor of Late Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson
Nov 19, 2019 1:28 AM ET

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine to be Named in Honor of Late Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 19, 2019 - OAKLAND, Calif.-- The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will be named in honor of late Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, reflecting Tyson's commitment to the future of health care and the school. The decision by the Board of Directors of the School of Medicine was announced today at the memorial service in San Francisco for Tyson, who passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on November 10. Artist rendering, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J.. [more...]

MAA Announces Pricing of Senior Unsecured Notes Offering
Nov 19, 2019 1:21 AM ET

MAA Announces Pricing of Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 19, 2019 - GERMANTOWN, Tenn.-- Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: MAA) today announced that its operating partnership, Mid-America Apartments, L.P. ("MAALP") priced a $300 million offering of MAALP's 2.750% senior unsecured notes due 2030 (the "Notes") under its existing shelf registration statement. The Notes were priced at 99.762% of the principal amount.  The closing of the offering is expected to occur on November 26, 2019, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. MAALP intends to use net. [more...]

California housing market holds steady in October, C.A.R. reports
Nov 19, 2019 1:16 AM ET

California housing market holds steady in October, C.A.R. reports

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 19, 2019 - LOS ANGELES-- Shrinking inventory subdued California home sales and held home sales and prices steady in October, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.  Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 404,240 units in October, according to information collected by C.A.R. from more than 90 local REALTOR® associations and MLSs statewide. The statewide annualized sales figure represents what would be the total number of homes sold during 2019 if. [more...]

Tech-Enabled Home Renovation Company Curbio Inc. and TTR Sotheby
Nov 19, 2019 12:57 AM ET

Tech-Enabled Home Renovation Company Curbio Inc. and TTR Sotheby’s Realty Announce Partnership

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 19, 2019 - POTOMAC, Md.-- Curbio Inc., the fast-growing real estate technology company that specializes in pre-sale home renovations, has announced a strategic partnership with TTR Sotheby's Realty, one of the highest-performing real estate firms in the country. Curbio is the only turn-key solution that makes pre-sale renovation fast, easy and profitable for home sellers. The company renovates homes before they go on the market so they can sell quickly for the best possible. [more...]

Treehouse Toolkit Makes It Easy To Brighten Holidays Statewide For Kids In Foster Care
Nov 18, 2019 1:48 AM ET

Treehouse Toolkit Makes It Easy To Brighten Holidays Statewide For Kids In Foster Care

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 18, 2019 - SEATTLE-- The Global Service in Walla Walla, Washington is one of the first organizations to sign up to host a holiday drive this season with Treehouse, which gives youth in foster care a childhood and a future. "Treehouse makes the holidays bright for thousands of children and youth in foster care statewide, and we're just excited to be a small part of the magic," said Brook Thompson, a representative with The Global Service,. [more...]

Xinyuan Speeds up Real Estate Innovation with Blockchain
Nov 18, 2019 1:41 AM ET

Xinyuan Speeds up Real Estate Innovation with Blockchain

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 18, 2019 - BEIJING-- Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. ("Xinyuan" or the "Company") (NYSE: XIN), an NYSE-listed real estate developer and property manager primarily in China and in other countries, has become one of the first blockchain technology service providers in China. The Company is accelerating its innovation to enable the real estate industry and to win market recognition with the X-Bolts blockchain underlying technology platform and key products such as Golden Bricks and Conbow. Laying out. [more...]

kathy ireland® Worldwide Partners with Real Estate Online Platform Padlist
Nov 18, 2019 1:36 AM ET

kathy ireland® Worldwide Partners with Real Estate Online Platform Padlist

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 18, 2019 - CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- Padlist, an online real estate database platform for renters and landlords, has announced a partnership with kathy ireland® Worldwide. The announcement was made by Padlist's CEO Blake Van Leer and COO Lindsay Van Leer.  As part of the strategic relationship, Ireland will serve as Chief Editor and Ambassador as well as join the company's Board of Advisors. Ireland's powerhouse executive team at kathy ireland® Worldwide will provide Padlist with global brand building, real. [more...]

Walker & Dunlop Bolsters Small Loans Team with Two Hires
Nov 18, 2019 1:31 AM ET

Walker & Dunlop Bolsters Small Loans Team with Two Hires

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 18, 2019 - BETHESDA, Maryland-- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it has hired Vice Presidents Andrea Nolan and Denise Gomez Oluwo to the company's small loans team. The multifamily small loans market is growing rapidly, with more than $9.5 billion in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac transaction volume completed in 2018. The small loan product serves as an excellent option for Walker & Dunlop's existing client base, as well as regional banks and mortgage brokers seeking Agency financing for. [more...]

CIT Expands Direct Bank Offering with Launch of eChecking
Nov 18, 2019 1:27 AM ET

CIT Expands Direct Bank Offering with Launch of eChecking

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 18, 2019 - PASADENA, Calif.-- CIT's national direct bank, CIT Bank, today announced the launch of eChecking, a new digital checking account featuring no monthly fee, up to .25% APY and an ATM Fee reimbursement of up to $15 a month. To enhance the banking experience, the new account also features a wide variety of electronic transfer and payment solutions, including debit card controls, Zelle®1, Bill Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. "Today's consumers want the flexibility to manage. [more...]

FHLBank Pittsburgh and PHFA Announce Home4Good Funding Awards
Nov 18, 2019 1:24 AM ET

FHLBank Pittsburgh and PHFA Announce Home4Good Funding Awards

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 18, 2019 - HARRISBURG, Pa.-- FHLBank Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) announced today the 2019 Home4Good funding awarded to programs across the state working to reduce homelessness.  This year, FHLBank Pittsburgh provided $3 million toward the effort, and PHFA provided $1.5 million, for a total contribution of $4.5 million. It's the second year of this special joint initiative targeting homelessness. "FHLBank Pittsburgh's ongoing partnership with PHFA continues to make a meaningful difference in the. [more...]

Manitowoc-Based Independent Aspire Real Estate Group Affiliates With Century 21 Real Estate
Nov 15, 2019 12:57 AM ET

Manitowoc-Based Independent Aspire Real Estate Group Affiliates With Century 21 Real Estate

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 15, 2019 - MANITOWOC, Wis.-- Under the leadership of Victoria Seehafer, Manitowoc's Aspire Real Estate Group announced today that the independent company has chosen to affiliate with Century 21 Real Estate LLC, and will now conduct business as CENTURY 21 Aspire Group. Known for providing full-service real estate services and for being an active member of the communities it serves; the company will now live the CENTURY 21® brand mission to deliver extraordinary real estate experiences to home. [more...]

Redfin Report: New Home Sales Up 5.6% in the Third Quarter
Nov 15, 2019 12:51 AM ET

Redfin Report: New Home Sales Up 5.6% in the Third Quarter

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 15, 2019 - SEATTLE-- (NASDAQ: RDFN) -- New-home sale prices dropped 1.5 percent year over year to a median of $370,300 in the third quarter, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com). This marks the biggest decline since at least 2012 and the third consecutive quarter of declines. Meanwhile, new-home sales rose 5.6 percent, marking the second consecutive quarter of increases. New-home supply decreased 7.9 percent year over year, the biggest inventory drop since at least 2012, and the. [more...]

Hunt Real Estate Capital Provides a $5.2 Million Freddie Mac Loan to Refinance a Multifamily Property Located in Bronx, New York
Nov 15, 2019 12:49 AM ET

Hunt Real Estate Capital Provides a $5.2 Million Freddie Mac Loan to Refinance a Multifamily Property Located in Bronx, New York

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 15, 2019 - NEW YORK-- Hunt Real Estate Capital announced today it provided a Freddie Mac Small Balance Loan in the amount of $5.2 million to refinance a multifamily property located in the Bronx, New York. The property, 295 East 149th Street, is a six-story walk-up, mixed-use apartment building containing 22 residential units and three ground-floor retail units with a combined 975 square feet. The property was built in 1905, and the unit mix consists of one one-bedroom,. [more...]

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Announces Acquisition of a Grocery-Anchored Shopping Center Through its Wholly-Owned Indirect Subsidiary, New Market Properties, LLC
Nov 15, 2019 12:39 AM ET

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Announces Acquisition of a Grocery-Anchored Shopping Center Through its Wholly-Owned Indirect Subsidiary, New Market Properties, LLC

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 15, 2019 - ATLANTA-- Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: APTS) ("PAC" or the "Company") today announced its acquisition of Berry Town Center, a 99,441 square foot shopping center anchored by a high-performing Publix grocery store. Berry Town Center is located in the greater Orlando area five miles southwest of Disney World, Orlando's largest employer. Berry Town Center sits at the intersection of Highway 27 and Sand Mine Road, which sees a high-volume traffic count of over 41,500 CPD.. [more...]

Treehouse Toolkit Makes It Easy To Brighten Holidays Statewide For Kids In Foster Care
Nov 15, 2019 12:30 AM ET

Treehouse Toolkit Makes It Easy To Brighten Holidays Statewide For Kids In Foster Care

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 15, 2019 - SEATTLE-- The Global Service in Walla Walla, Washington is one of the first organizations to sign up to host a holiday drive this season with Treehouse, which gives youth in foster care a childhood and a future. "Treehouse makes the holidays bright for thousands of children and youth in foster care statewide, and we're just excited to be a small part of the magic," said Brook Thompson, a representative with The Global Service,. [more...]

Adwerx Integrates with DocuSign to Automate Seller Satisfaction Module
Nov 15, 2019 12:28 AM ET

Adwerx Integrates with DocuSign to Automate Seller Satisfaction Module

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 15, 2019 - DURHAM, N.C.-- Adwerx announced a new advertising integration with DocuSign Rooms for Real Estate. The move will extend DocuSign's real estate presence and streamline Adwerx's data entry processes for its clients. With the integration, agents can easily automate the seller satisfaction module of Adwerx advertising, distributing the advertising report to their sellers each day, and increasing the probability that the seller will see the ad for their home advertised on the internet.. [more...]

Sotheby
Nov 14, 2019 1:17 AM ET

Sotheby’s International Realty® Appoints Longtime Brand Leader Brad Nelson as Chief Marketing Officer

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 14, 2019 - NEW YORK and MADISON, N.J.-- Sotheby's International Realty® today announced the appointment of A. Bradley Nelson as Chief Marketing Officer of the global residential real estate brand. Nelson, who for nearly a decade has held various senior marketing roles within Sotheby's International Realty's owned brokerage and two of its most successful affiliates, will focus on supporting the brand's affiliated agents and companies by developing and delivering industry-leading marketing, product and technology offerings. "Since announcing the integration of. [more...]

SoCalGas and LADWP Mark Completion of Million-Dollar Energy Efficiency Project at Angelus Plaza, Largest HUD Project in the Western U.S.
Nov 14, 2019 1:15 AM ET

SoCalGas and LADWP Mark Completion of Million-Dollar Energy Efficiency Project at Angelus Plaza, Largest HUD Project in the Western U.S.

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 14, 2019 - LOS ANGELES-- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today joined the Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), a non-profit, affordable housing provider, and the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) to mark the completion of a two-year, $1 million energy efficiency project at Angelus Plaza in downtown Los Angeles. The energy efficiency upgrades are estimated to save over $150,000 annually in natural gas, equal to 160,000 therms of gas. This project will reduce emissions equal to taking nearly 200 cars off the. [more...]

Eastern Shore Entrepreneur Expands Reach and Services with Tidal Power Wash
Nov 14, 2019 1:12 AM ET

Eastern Shore Entrepreneur Expands Reach and Services with Tidal Power Wash

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 14, 2019 - EASTON, Md.-- After years of cleaning exteriors on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Talbot County native Sam Goodroe has launched Tidal Power Wash to expand his territory and service offerings. The company serves residential and commercial customers across Maryland—including the Eastern Shore, Annapolis, Easton and Ocean City—as well as those in the Delaware beaches, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. A new website (www.tidalpowerwash.com) details the full breadth of specialized cleaning services available for building exteriors, roofs, gutters, windows, solar panels, boats, docks and more. "We're excited. [more...]