The real estate market in Ohio has become favorable for home sellers. Although the real estate industry across the United States is in Turmoil, Ohio has seen an 8.1 percent increase in home prices compared to last year and a one percent increase from last month’s prices. The favorable conditions are expected to continue. A new development in New Albany, Ohio is in the pipeline, thanks to a home builder who has laid plans for building 240 homes.
Although home sales are increasing, Ohio has remained as one of the few cheap places one can earn a living. Moreover, middle-class jobs have been on the rise. The technology sector has not been left behind as it has witnessed rapid growth. Additionally, the Ohio public system has been named among the best systems in the nation. This has made many parents not to send their children to private school. Families see Ohio as one of the best places to raise their children. All these conditions sum up the major reasons why the real estate business in Ohio will not go down anytime soon.
With Ohio becoming a prime place for property investment, new homebuyers and sellers are expected to flood the region soon. This will further increase the prices, and thus home sellers should be prepared to reap from this opportunity.
Tammy Mazzocco is a real estate expert with unmatched skills and experience in the industry. She graduated from the Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences. Tammy Mazzocco’s real estate career began when she served as a secretary at Edwards Realty Company, a property firm specializing in commercial properties.
While at Edwards Realty Company, Tammy Mazzocco worked with a team of nine commercial realtors before leaving the firm to work for Scotland Yard Condominiums. During her time at Scotland Yard Condominiums, Tammy managed to become a licensed agent. She later worked at T&R Properties before pursuing a full-time career as a real estate agent in 1999. Today Tammy Mazzocco has over two decades of experience, and she is recognized for helping Ohio citizens in getting their dream homes.
In 2015, Mike Heiligenstein was of the opinion that traffic congestion was expected to increase in Austin, Texas. He, therefore, suggested that a tech solution would suffice to alleviate the problem. Mr. Heiligenstein added that the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority CTRMA acknowledged that at times the problem might be due to a road issue while at other times roads may not be the issue.
Accomplishments of CTRMA
Delving into what the Mobility Authority had done so far, he indicated that the authority had build 183A Toll Road in Leander and Cedar Park. CTRMA had also developed the United States’ 290 toll road that connects Austin and Manor. Both these roads had eased congestion in the areas they served and also increased their capacities.
In response to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s “2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard,” the authority was providing pedestrian and bicycle paths wherever possible to encourage more people to walk and cycle. To reduce congestion whenever caused by a car breakdown, the Highway Emergency Response Operator (HERO) program would be involved in the provision of free roadside assistance to help motorists with minor car problems.
Technology and Traffic Management
Given that innovation is at the heart of the Mobility Authority, Mr. Heiligenstein indicated that the MoPac Express Lanes undertaken by CTRMA would incorporate technology for the management of traffic flow. This forward thinking was attributed to anticipation of traffic management developments in future when vehicles may be able to communicate with road infrastructure such as noticing that another vehicle was driving in the wrong direction. Working into this future, the Mobility Authority partnered with Metropia to create a mobile app that would provide commuters with real-time alternative routes whenever there was traffic snarl up. CTRMA had also partnered with Carma, a carpooling app, to encourage ride sharing.
About Mike Heiligenstein
Mike Heiligenstein has spent his career working in the public sector. He graduated from the University of Texas with degrees in government, masters of government and an MBA. Before taking up his role as the executive director of the CTRMA, he worked in the Round Rock City Council as a member and also served as a Williamson County Commissioner. He has always directed his efforts towards infrastructure programs. Since taking up his role at the CTRMA in 2003, he has overseen the growth of the Mobility Authority into a nationally acclaimed leader in toll road operations. Under his leadership, the Mobility Authority built its first toll road 183A and introduced video billing and all-electronic tolling. Mr. Heiligenstein also sits on the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association and the Texas Transportation Institute boards.
If you want a job in the financial, administrator, commercial area, or maybe a position related to those spots but merely working for a company that does investment analysis, advisory and strategy, you should consider Highland Capital Management, one of the fastest growing investment companies in the United States.
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Highland Capital Management is continuously looking for new employees to train and share knowledge in the financial field of the industry, teaching a lot about the most modern investment plans and what are the biggest winners when managing the investments of corporations. A risk-free or low-risk but higher reward? What are the options, and why are some better than others?
There is a lot to learn about the capital management company, and they are one of the best first-time jobs available in that industry for students who just graduated from the University or are still in the School of Finances.
Among the available positions with the group, the most-searched one is the Strategic Account Manager, which serves as a full-time job to learn about the strategies and investment solutions that Highland Capital Management offer to their clients.
The group has positions for the Accounting Office, Finance, work with marketing and propaganda, be a part of the IT team or the Administrative team. This means that you are not obliged to be studying finances to work with Highland Capital Management, as they need people from all sorts of knowledge to make the company keep functioning as a multiregional enterprise of high quality.
If you’d like to be a recruiter for the industry, there is a “Client Portfolio Manager” position, in their headquartered office at Dallas. If you’d like to learn more and execute fund administration and accounting, there is also a very requested job offering, and all of those can be found on the company’s official website.
The group triumphed in the last year, for finding the best investments of the moment, as they have found the very profitable market of energy stocks in 2016, which generated up to 32% of profit for the clients of the investment agencies who warned them of the investment opportunity arising. It was one of 2016’s biggest investment shots of the market, and the fund made a lot of profitable investments for a majority of their clients.
A recent press release highlighted efforts to put an end to the life-threatening issue of family violence in Dallas. Dallas’ top organization supporting family violence victims is The Family Place. The organization was happy to have recently received a $1 million challenge grant from Highland Capital Management. The announcement from James Dondero, the co-founder, and president of HCM means that the organization is now more likely to raise the $2.8 million needed to ultimately reach the $16.5 million Legacy Campaign goal.
This grant pledged to match any funds raised for the campaign up to $1 million. The Legacy Campaign will pay for the construction of a counseling center in Dallas for victims of family violence. The center will include a dental and medical clinic, a call center, counseling rooms, job training spaces and 13 emergency shelter bedrooms. The campaign will also support its initial operating costs.
James Dondero is a businessman and philanthropist who got his start after being accepted into the Morgan Guaranty training program in 1984. The same year Dondero graduated with the highest honors receiving dual degrees in Finance and Accounting from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. James is also certified as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
James was employed at American Express fresh out of college as a Corporate Bond Analyst and in his 4 years with the company managed to work his way to becoming a Portfolio Manager of roughly $1 billion in fixed income funds. In 1993, he co-founded Highland Capital Management which is now responsible for handling nearly $14.9 billion in assets. Aside from The Family Place Dondero also supports other charitable organizations such as SMU’s Tower Scholars Program and the George W. Bush Presidential Library. The original press release is available here.
His wife is also very good friends with Ivanka Trump, and his relationship with Trump’s other children is a close one as well. He hopes nothing but the best will come from the Trump presidency and looks forward to the administration’s new views on business.
Damac Properties was established in 2002. It is a private, residential and commercial development company in the middle east and Dubai. The Damac owner, Hussain Sajwani, has a brilliant mind for business of his own and promises that even without the help of Trump and his companies, his established developments will continue to grow. He and his wife are dedicated to bringing in a new era of development for the middle east.
The Hussain Sajwani family and Damac have supported many philanthropies as well. One such organization is the Ramadan Initiative, a campaign which he donated 2 million of his own money to clothe 1 million needy children. He made the donation as part of Damac’s initiative to better the quality of life of people all over the world. A cause noble enough for anyone to get behind.
For a man to be so successful in business and charitable is a strange occurrence in today’s cut-throat way of thinking. Hussain Sajwani does it all, though. He has truly broken the mold when it comes to what most people think of as a business man. He is dedicated to his goals and will accomplish everything he sets out to do. His success is a tribute to his persistence and innovative way of thinking.
Lori Senecal would step down as the Global CEO of CP+B at the end of 2017. She has served the agency for two years. Her tenure will be remembered most for American Airlines win.
Senecal said she and the chairman of CP&B Chuck Porter privately sketched out a plan for departure at the time she joined the agency.
It was in March 2015 when Senecal took on the role of global CEO Partners agency CP+B. It was during this period when this function was introduced in the organization. Before that, Senecal served as CEO and president of MDC Partners Network. She continues to hold the role as the global chief executive officer of CP+B. Visit Forbes for more info.
The co-founder and chairman Chuck Porter once referred Lori as the perfect person to help CP+B become a new global agency, that has the nimbleness and flexibility of an entrepreneurial start up. The motivation behind this was due to the remarkable leadership qualities portrayed by Lori.
In October 2015, one of the highlights for CP+B under Lori’s global leadership was to land American Airlines. In a dramatic move, CP+B snagged the account from TM Advertising, in spite of the fact that the latter had worked closely with American Airlines for at least 25 years.
Lori’s strong focus on leadership and talent led advertising age to associate CP+B with “Creativity Innovators of the year .“ Recently she was featured on the Adweek’s Power list, which demonstrated the top leadership in tech, media, and marketing.
Before, Lori used to serve as CEO and Global Chairman of KBS. Under her tenure, KBS realized growth from 250-persons private agency to over 900 people in the world.
Before joining KBS, Lori used to serve as President of the flagship New York office of McCann Erickson. Previously, she had also worked as a Global Chief Innovation Officer for McCann World group.
The fourth daughter of a retail-worker-turned-shop-owner and a schoolteacher, Senecal says she was raised in a very competitive environment which helped her to learn how to fight for attention practically since her birth. ”I felt an urge early on to peruse my path and break away from the pack,” she wrote in an email. Check out the website lorisenecalglobalceo.com
Due to air pollution and global warming, many people expect the worst. With the influx of industrialization in developing nations, the well-being of wildlife remains compromised. Therefore, the vegetation that once covered an entire society remains no longer. Due to deforestation, the world’s forests face rapid depletion. As humanity becomes aware of the threat that it faces, many organizations have chosen to take action. However, few organizations remained as aggressive as Wild Ark. Since the organization’s conception, Wild Ark has made substantial strides in making the world a better place.
Moreover, the company’s purpose remains simple. With that being said, Wild Ark’s goal remains on preserving “green belts” worldwide in order to save wildlife. Moreover, the organization intends on creating opportunities for people to join their cause and save the planet. Due to the fact that humanity’s existence remains inextricably linked to certain species, it remains pertinent for people to create a safe haven for these animals. Moreover, Wild Ark stems from a rich history. In fact, a group of conservationists brought the idea to fruition. Therefore, one thing led to another. Moreover, these conservationists remain devoted to teaching people about the importance of saving wildlife. As a result, countless people have changed their vacation plans to visit more “eco-conscious” destinations such as Samoa. With its tropical appeal and clear waters, it remains hard to resist.
Moreover, the founders of the organization remain Mark and Sophie Hutchinson. Due to their heightened sense of awareness, they decided to positively change the world. In particular, Mark Hutchinson remains an avid conservationist. At a young age, he chose to dedicate his life to protecting endangered species. To begin, his fascination with nature began as a child. His childhood consisted of gathering sheep, riding horses, and so forth. Moreover, he hails from Australia. By the age of 19, Hutchinson became enlightened and created a company called, “UNTAMED.” As a result, the company became largely successful and later became known as Avana. By 2015, he became disinterested with the corporate world. Henceforth, he birthed Wild Ark. Thanks to the organization’s efforts, numerous ecosystems remain preserved.
Author Jesse Boskoff’s article for Engadget highlights one of technology’s brightest thinkers.
Jason Hope is a futurist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who focuses on how technology can move businesses and humanity forward. In his article, Boskoff outlines Hope’s stance on the Internet of Things, a term for goods that have persistent Internet connections such as Wifi-controlled thermostats or remotely controllable cooking appliances. Hope believes that this trend of Internet-enabled devices will push society forward.
His authorship for website Tech.co outlines some examples of how the Internet of Things can move businesses forward. He has made several predictions over his career of the potential for the Internet of Things. Hope is available as a business consultant and with his eye towards the future and innovative outlook on technology he is an asset to any company looking to stay ahead of the times. Hope brings with him an impressive resume. Hope is an Arizona native who attended Arizona State University for both his degree in finance and his MBA. With those credentials as well as expertise in technology and familiarity with digital applications and their uses in the business world, Hope has made a name for himself. He helps the business community as a whole through his philanthropy and grant programs. Hope’s grants are available to intrepid, creative individuals that have ideas to innovate and push towards the future. Hope is a leader among futurists in the world of business.
Madison Street Capital has already made a name for itself when it comes to the provision of top notch financial serves to individuals and businesses alike, and now, they have added another top profile client to their customer database. The financial services firm has been able to make the arrangement of a minority equity and subordinated debt investment for ARES security corporation, and this was done to the satisfaction of both parties involved in the deal. It is worth mentioning that this is not the first-time Madison Street Capital would offer this kind of service, and to a company of this magnitude too, making them the best bet for the ARES firm.
Announcing the transaction was the CEO of Madison Street Capital, Charles Botchway, and the managing director of the company was also on hand to make an impression. Speaking at the announcement, the MD (Reginald McGaugh) stated his satisfaction and honor in working with ARES, and he singled out the president of the Security firm, in person of Ben Eazzetta, for praise. He also made mention of the kind of high-end technology that ARES uses to protect the slew of important assets under its jurisdiction, and lauded the open hand the company extended to them to enable Madison Street Capital get just the perfect financial solution for them.
The guys over at Madison Street Capital were not the only ones who loved the terms and outcome of the deal, as Ben Eazzetta also had something of his own to say. He hammered on how thorough the experts at Madison were and was also impressed at the level of commitment that they showed from the start of the program to its end. He was much more impressed with the way Madison Street Capital experts tackled the stages of due diligence, the initial valuation steps and the process of raising capital. With such qualities already established, and a stunning recommendation such as this from a top firm’s leader, this just goes on to establish Madison Street Capital as the best in their line of work.
Being happy with Madison also extended the kind of choices that the mentioned company made for the betterment of ARES’ financials, one of such being the choice of Corbel Structured Equity Partners to make and manage the investments while the former company oversees the entire process.
ABOUT MADISON STREET CAPITAL
Madison Street Capital is an international organization which deals mainly in the provision of investment services to various businesses all around the globe. They have been in the business of investment-banking for a while now and asides leaving a trail of happy customers in their wake, they are also well known for their excellent services, impeccable leadership and integrity.
For any business owner that would like to make some great investments, Madison Street Capital reputation already precedes it, and they are by far, the best option.
When most people think of shopping malls, they envision a large, enclosed center with dozens of shops and restaurants and that’s about it. Residents of Joao Pessoa, Brazil, however, know that a mall can be so much more. That is because their city, which is the capital of the northeastern Brazilian state of Paraiba, is also home to Manaira Shopping Mall. Developed by successful businessman Roberto Santiago, Manaira is far more than just a shopping mall. Rather, it is a one-stop destination for shopping, dining and entertainment. Most people know that Santiago is behind the successful entertainment destination, but they tend to know next to nothing about him.
Roberto Santiago Manaira Shopping Mall opened way back in 1989. At the time, the developer, Roberto Santiago, was only 30 years old. He had purchased the land on which it sits about two years earlier. How did such a young man come up with the means to buy such a prime piece of real estate? Mostly by obtaining an excellent education and by being savvy with his investments. Read more at Blog Do Gordinho.
Roberto Santiago graduated from Pio X Marist College before obtaining a degree in business administration from University Center of Joao Pessoa. With these educational credentials under his belt, he ventured out into the business world with a position at Cafe Santa Rosa. He was careful with the money that he earned and saved as much of it as he could. Along the way, he also made some very smart investments.
When the opportunity to invest in a thriving cardboard box manufacturing company presented itself, Roberto Santiago jumped at it. This was a good move because the venture was a wild success. Santiago was able to save even more, which is how he was ultimately able to purchase the plot land in downtown Joao Pessoa where the mall now stands.
If you’ve never been to Manaira Shopping Mall, you are really missing out. It is far more than a place to do a little shopping. It includes an 11-screen movie theater with stadium seating; Game Station, a video game arcade, with more than 200 games; a bowling alley that is frequented by Roberto Santiago himself; a fitness center; several banks; and even a college, Higher Education of Paraiba.
What does the future hold for Roberto Santiago and Manaira Shopping Mall? You can be sure that the ambitious entrepreneur has many exciting developments in the works, so stay tuned!