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Black Label Real Estate Advisors Partners With Side to Leverage Top Tech, Streamlining Its Elevated Client Experience

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 3:00pm

Black Label Real Estate Advisors was founded in 2019 by Amber Montanio to elevate the real estate experience for Texas Hill Country clients.

Key Points: 
  • Black Label Real Estate Advisors was founded in 2019 by Amber Montanio to elevate the real estate experience for Texas Hill Country clients.
  • When making one of the most significant financial moves of their lives, Black Label Real Estate Advisors provides people relationship-based advocacy at the highest level.
  • Black Label Real Estate Advisors offers buyers and sellers unparalleled knowledge of Texas Hill Country's real estate market, from Austin to San Antonio and beyond.
  • Headquartered in New Braunfels, Black Label Real Estate Advisors specializes in luxury and custom properties throughout Central Texas.

Family Owned BullBag Dumpster Bag Deploys More of its Team to Help Houston

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 1:34pm

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Family Owned BullBag Corporation, the originator of The BullBag, "The Reusable Dumpster Bag," headquartered in South Florida with offices in several states has deployed more of its team to help in Houston.

Key Points: 
  • POMPANO BEACH, Fla., March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Family Owned BullBag Corporation, the originator of The BullBag, "The Reusable Dumpster Bag," headquartered in South Florida with offices in several states has deployed more of its team to help in Houston.
  • BullBag Corporation is very familiar with the devastation that snow, sleet, rain, and freezing temperatures can wreak, having originated in New England.
  • Having been operating in the Houston, Austin, and San Antonio, Texas areas for 4 years, BullBag has deployed additional team members to aid the existing Texas team.
  • As CEO, I have sent an additional BullBag team with access to an infinite number of BullBag dumpster bags to Texas to assist our existing Texas team.

AM Best Assigns Issue Credit Rating to Aflac Incorporated’s New Senior Unsecured Notes

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 8:18pm

AM Best has assigned a Long-Term Issue Credit Rating of a- to the newly issued senior unsecured notes of Aflac Incorporated (Aflac) (Columbus, GA) [NYSE: AFL].

Key Points: 
  • AM Best has assigned a Long-Term Issue Credit Rating of a- to the newly issued senior unsecured notes of Aflac Incorporated (Aflac) (Columbus, GA) [NYSE: AFL].
  • The $400 million, 1.125% notes, due March 15, 2026, were issued as senior sustainability notes.
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Bests Credit Ratings .
  • AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry.

New Austin Marriott Downtown Brings Inspiring Hospitality Experience To The Heart Of The Texas Capital

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

AUSTIN, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Austin Marriott Downtown opens today, steps away from the most popular downtown tourist attractions, bars and restaurants.

Key Points: 
  • AUSTIN, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Austin Marriott Downtown opens today, steps away from the most popular downtown tourist attractions, bars and restaurants.
  • From top to bottom, Austin Marriott Downtown's restaurants and bars are sure to be new local favorites.
  • "This hotel is where Austin's individuality meets the spirit of Texas," said David Meisner, General Manager of the Austin Marriott Downtown.
  • Austin Marriott Downtown offers a completely touchless check-in and check-out experience, as well as elevator and in-room television controls using a personal smartphone.

Following Federal Trade Commission Staff Recommendation to Challenge Transaction, Two Health Care Systems in Central Georgia Abandon Proposed Merger

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 10:01pm

Given the announcement from Atrium Health Navicent, Inc. and Houston Healthcare System, Inc. that they are abandoning their proposed merger, the Federal Trade Commission has closed its investigation into the proposed transaction.

Key Points: 
  • Given the announcement from Atrium Health Navicent, Inc. and Houston Healthcare System, Inc. that they are abandoning their proposed merger, the Federal Trade Commission has closed its investigation into the proposed transaction.
  • After a thorough investigation, FTC staff of the Northeast Region determined that the proposed merger would eliminate the intense competition between two of the largest hospital systems in the Macon-Warner Robins area of central Georgia.
  • The investigation revealed that the merger was likely to cause significant harm to central Georgia patients and businesses in the form of higher healthcare costs.
  • As a result, staff recommended that the Commission challenge the merger.

Following Federal Trade Commission Staff Recommendation to Challenge Transaction, Two Health Care Systems in Central Georgia Abandon Proposed Merger

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 10:01pm

Given the announcement from Atrium Health Navicent, Inc. and Houston Healthcare System, Inc. that they are abandoning their proposed merger, the Federal Trade Commission has closed its investigation into the proposed transaction.

Key Points: 
  • Given the announcement from Atrium Health Navicent, Inc. and Houston Healthcare System, Inc. that they are abandoning their proposed merger, the Federal Trade Commission has closed its investigation into the proposed transaction.
  • After a thorough investigation, FTC staff of the Northeast Region determined that the proposed merger would eliminate the intense competition between two of the largest hospital systems in the Macon-Warner Robins area of central Georgia.
  • The investigation revealed that the merger was likely to cause significant harm to central Georgia patients and businesses in the form of higher healthcare costs.
  • As a result, staff recommended that the Commission challenge the merger.

City Wide Hosts Virtual 2021 Franchise Convention

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 5:26pm

LENEXA, Kan., March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --City Wide, the nation's leading management company in the building maintenance industry, hosted its 18th annual franchise convention this year on March 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • LENEXA, Kan., March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --City Wide, the nation's leading management company in the building maintenance industry, hosted its 18th annual franchise convention this year on March 1, 2021.
  • Originally scheduled to take place in Tucson, Arizona, City Wide adapted a concept the company has become familiar with this past year to host its first ever virtual convention.
  • During a year of uncertainty, City Wide held true to its mission, becoming a trusted partner for more than 12,500 clients, 6,800 independent contractors and 23,000 combined associates nationwide.
  • Jeff Oddo, CEO and owner of City Wide Facility Solutions and City Wide Franchise, shared with the system a speech that recapped the previous year, and discussed future plans for the company.

AHC Inc. Partners with Virginia Housing and Fairfax County to Preserve 229 Affordable Homes

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 2:30pm

The acquisition was made in partnership with Virginia Housing and Fairfax County to fulfill their goal of providing safe, affordable homes for the residents of Fairfax County.

Key Points: 
  • The acquisition was made in partnership with Virginia Housing and Fairfax County to fulfill their goal of providing safe, affordable homes for the residents of Fairfax County.
  • "Virginia Housing remains focused on working with our partners to increase the amount of quality affordable housing available to our citizens, especially in Northern Virginia.
  • AHC Inc. financed the properties with loans from both Virginia Housing and Fairfax County, as well as an AHC Loan.
  • "We are excited to partner with both Virginia Housing and Fairfax County to help address the ongoing affordable housing crisis in our state," said AHC Inc. VP of Multifamily Development, John Welsh.

Cologix Expands Columbus Campus by 40 MW

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 3:55pm

Cologix is expanding its campus with its new COL4 site that adds 40 MW, bringing Cologix's total planned capacity in Columbus to approximately 70 MW.

Key Points: 
  • Cologix is expanding its campus with its new COL4 site that adds 40 MW, bringing Cologix's total planned capacity in Columbus to approximately 70 MW.
  • Over the next few years, Cologix plans to deploy over 200 MW of total capacity in the Columbus market.
  • - The land parcel is proximate to Cologix's Columbus campus, located at the corner of Alta View Blvd and Worthington Wood Blvd.
  • For more information about Cologix's Columbus data center campus, including COL4 pre-sale opportunities and Google Cloud Interconnect, please contact sales@cologix.com .

SpotOn Launches “To Denver, With Love” Campaign To Support Local Restaurant Community

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 3:05pm

ToDenverWithLove.com (Photo: Business Wire)

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  • ToDenverWithLove.com (Photo: Business Wire)
    In 2020 alone, the Colorado restaurant industry lost more than 94,000 jobs and $3 billion in revenue.
  • Through To Denver, With Love, SpotOn is proud to support Denvers restaurants and bars as they work to overcome the lasting impact of the pandemic and get back to what they really love - serving the Denver community.
  • All proceeds of campaign merchandise sales will benefit the Colorado Restaurant Foundations (CRF) Angel Relief Fund to support restaurant workers who have been adversely impacted by the pandemic.
  • Consumers who submit via Facebook or Instagram can also tag their favorite local restaurant to trigger a donation to the restaurant directly.