Columbus Local News
Hunt Mortgage Group Finances the Acquisition of a Multifamily Property Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan
19 03 2018
NEW YORK, March 19, 2018 -- Hunt Mortgage Group, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today it provided a Fannie Mae DUS "Green Rewards" loan in the amount of $16 million to finance the acquisition of a multifamily property located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Woodchase Apartments is a 144-unit garden style apartment community that is located at 1100 Rabbit Run Circle. The property consists of 11 residential buildings and is currently 98% occupied.
The borrower is Woodchase Acquisition, LLC, a Michigan limited liability company. The loan term is 15-years with amortization based on a 30-year schedule with the initial five years being interest only. Yield maintenance will apply during the first 14.5 years.
"The deal sponsor is a partnership between Andover Real Estate Partners & M Group, LLC that was formed in 2014 to acquire traditional multifamily apartment communities around the country," explained Josh Messier, Managing Director,...
JOANN Helps Businesses, Organizations and Entrepreneurs Think Big, Create More with Launch of JOANN+
19 03 2018
HUDSON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For some, crafting is an occasional project or casual hobby; for others, it’s a way of life. To serve those constant creators, the nation’s 75-year-old craft retailer has introduced JOANN+, a program for all who think big, and create more. The launch marks a new opportunity for businesses, organizations and crafty entrepreneurs.
“Our customers have been making to sell, donate and give at scale since the first JOANN store opened in 1943,” said Steve Miller, SVP of Marketing and eCommerce at JOANN. “This year, we’ve launched JOANN+ to better serve their unique needs by offering bulk ordering and shipping options, dedicated customer service and sales teams, rebates and financing plans, industry-leading pricing, and more. We’re confident JOANN+ will help organizations, businesses and individual sellers to keep creativity flowing smoothly and even more affordably.”
For businesses like Slick Woody’s Cornhole Co., JOANN+ means easy access to...
Bickle Insurance Services Announces Charity Drive to Provide Shelter and Affection to Abused and Neglected Animals
19 03 2018
Here at Bickle Insurance Services, we can’t bear the thought of dogs in our community abandoned and struggling to survive in this winter. We pledge to do everything we can get these dogs healthy and find them good homes
ATHENS, Ohio March 19, 2018
Aaron Bickle, president and founder of Bickle Insurance Services, is leading a community charity drive to help provide for animals that have been abused, neglected, or surrendered. Funds raised during this event will be provided to the Athens County Dog Shelter to help ensure all animals in the Athens area are safe and loved.
“Here at Bickle Insurance Services, we can’t bear the thought of dogs in our community abandoned and struggling to survive in this winter. We pledge to do everything we can get these dogs healthy and find them good homes,” says Bickle.
In addition, the Bickle team plans to issue donations to the Dog Shelter based on the number of people who are referred into the firm during the charity drive for a no obligation...
Macy’s, Inc. Launches New App and In-Store Technology Features to Enhance the Consumer Shopping Experience
19 03 2018
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In Macy’s, Inc.’s (NYSE:M) latest example of its test, iterate and scale approach to innovation, the company is announcing details of the new technology initiatives highlighted by chairman and chief executive officer, Jeff Gennette, at the Shoptalk Conference. Mobile Checkout, powered by the Macy’s app and designed to speed the in-store checkout process, is now slated for a nationwide rollout to all full-line stores by the end of this year. In addition, an augmented reality furniture shopping experience will be incorporated into the Macy’s app with a rollout beginning in April.
Macy’s is also scaling to an additional 60 locations a successful Virtual Reality (VR) furniture pilot, which allows customers to virtually design and experience the interior of a room for which they are purchasing furnishings. The expansion is scheduled to be completed by fall 2018 and will cover a significant portion of Macy’s largest furniture departments.
Dana Incorporated Confirms Plans for Secondary Listing of New Company on London Stock Exchange
19 03 2018
MAUMEE, Ohio, March 19, 2018 -- Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) has undertaken a series of productive meetings with U.K.-based shareholders of GKN PLC (LON: GKN). During those meetings, Dana outlined the compelling rationale for its proposed combination with GKN Driveline. Dana received direct feedback from GKN shareholders that they would like to hold stock in the proposed new Dana plc and participate in the undeniable strategic benefits of the Dana-GKN Driveline combination, as well as the significant value that will be unlocked through this transaction.
In order to provide more shareholders with an opportunity to hold stock of Dana plc, Dana today confirmed that it will seek a secondary 'standard listing' on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange for Dana plc following the completion of the proposed combination.
Additionally, Dana confirmed that it expects to continue to pay its current quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share to the enlarged shareholder...
Nearby Services Rally to Help Woodstown (NJ) Ambulance Recover from Devastating Fire
19 03 2018
Former Woodstown Ambulance facility
'We just need a space that we can make ours, rather than using other peoples' facilities' -- Director Ryan Segrest
Past News Releases
WOODSTOWN, N.J. March 19, 2018
Neighboring EMS agencies loaned ambulances and donated supplies to help the 47-member Woodstown Ambulance Service quickly return to service after a Feb. 19th fire destroyed its main station, and consumed five of its six ambulances.
Some of the help came from agencies who are subscribers to Aladtec's scheduling and workforce management program. Woodstown also recently contracted to use Aladtec for its scheduling needs.
The fire was discovered around 4 a.m. on the opposite end of the building from where on-duty medics were sleeping, according to a Feb. 20 story published by NJ.com.
EMTs Lauren Conrad and Rebecca Roberts told ABC affiliate WPVI-TV that they were roused by a firefighter partner who smelled smoke, discovered the fire and told everyone to evacuate....
Ratanjit Teaches Readers ‘101 Gems for Re-Aligning Your Life’
19 03 2018
AURORA, Ohio March 19, 2018
Ratanjit returns to the publishing scene with the release of “101 Gems for Re-Aligning Your Life” (published by Balboa Press), a collection of timeless universal truths based on the concept of “Oneness” and how it is applicable to every relationship people have, every endeavor and every person they come into contact with.
The quotes in “101 Gems for Re-Aligning Your Life” are like catalysts, which will initiate a transformative experience within readers; eliminating insecurities, fear and stress while enhancing one’s self-worth, building confidence in all aspects of life and putting them on a purpose-filled journey. The book will appeal to a broad range of people, most especially those who are seeking greater meaning out of life and to learn more about themselves and the core motivations behind all their endeavors, as well as desiring to make a positive difference in the world.
“By allowing these quotes to truly permeate one’s total being...
Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges A Plumber or Pipefitter with Mesothelioma to Call Them for Instant Access to The Nation's Leading Lawyers Who Excel at Getting the Top Compensation Results
19 03 2018
All we want is to connect you with top-notch attorneys who will get you the compensation you deserve. Our top priority is seeing to it that people with mesothelioma receive the best compensation.
NEW YORK, NY, March 19, 2018 -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is appealing to a plumber or pipefitter in any state who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma and/or their family to call the group anytime at 800-714-0303 for instant access to the nation's highest skilled and experienced mesothelioma attorneys who specialize in assisting these types of people on a nationwide basis. These are the top lawyers for compensation results for their clients.In many instances, plumbers and pipefitters with mesothelioma could see a compensation claim exceed one million dollars. The difference maker in helping a plumber or pipefitter with mesothelioma receiving the best possible financial compensation is the lawyer they hire to assist with the mesothelioma compensation...
It’s Your Time: New Ready.Shop.Go.™ Online Car-Shopping Puts Customers in Control, Reduces Wait at the Dealership
19 03 2018
DEARBORN, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The numbers don’t lie: people are becoming more and more impatient. Accordingly, demand for convenient, time-saving digital services is growing, and most consumers now consider surfing the internet a productive use of time.
These are some of the trends driving Ford’s decision to launch Ready.Shop.Go. – a flexible, transparent online car-shopping experience that allows customers to search inventory, view pricing and incentives, lock in a deal for 48 hours (subject to vehicle availability), apply for financing, estimate trade-in values and schedule a test drive before ever setting foot in a showroom. The result: less time spent at dealerships and more time hitting the open road.
“Our customers are busy people, whether with daily work demands or spending time with their families. Quality time is scarce and downtime is even more so,” said Mark LaNeve, vice president, U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service. “Ready.Shop.Go. allows them to find the perfect...
Author Charles Duane Todder’s New Book “Entelechy” is an Epic Saga of Reincarnation Spanning the Twentieth Century Amid the Rolling, Hardscrabble Hills of Kentucky
19 03 2018
SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio March 19, 2018
Charles Duane Todder, a Kentucky native whose long career in interior design and architecture informed the exquisite detail in this story, has completed his book “Entelechy”: a riveting tale of life’s continuum across generations.
“Entelechy” is the saga of a scrabbled slice of Kentucky. A place so revered by its nineteenth century immigrant owners that even the meager returns and days of back-break and heart-break cannot dissuade the loyalty of these homesteaders toward the ornery hills and creek they so loved, till at last, the reluctant land rewards cleverness and tenacity with an abundance of storied proportions.
Noah Gottlieb is the precocious son of this land who is able to rise from humble beginnings to remarkable heights of importance and riches. His life is a dizzying ride that allows a wonderful, vicarious glimpse into a world of powerful boardrooms and the even-more-powerful social salons of the early twentieth century. Keeping...
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