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Congress invested in real estate, then it gave tax breaks to real estate investors
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(FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images) The story is part of a series about lawmakers’ personal financial disclosures. OpenSecrets recently updated its personal finances database to include data from lawmakers’ most recent filings released last May. Congress slipped a provision into the $2.2 trillion stimulus bill that will save wealthy real estate investors billions in…

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Gladstone Commercial Corp (GOOD) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
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Image source: The Motley Fool. Gladstone Commercial Corp (NASDAQ:GOOD)Q1 2020 Earnings CallApr 29, 2020, 8:30 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorLadies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Gladstone Commercial Corporation’s First Quarter Earnings ended March 31, 2020 Earnings Call and Web Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] [Operator…

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Some Canadian banks freeze new financing for commercial properties on COVID-19 concerns
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TORONTO(Reuters) – Some Canadian banks have frozen new lending for smaller commercial property purchases, in some cases withdrawing letters of intent, as the coronavirus crisis raises concerns about owners’ ability to make payments, mortgage and real estate brokers said. The tighter lending environment will likely result in a rise in distressed sales of commercial properties…

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Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (HPP) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
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Image source: The Motley Fool. Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP)Q1 2020 Earnings CallMay 5, 2020, 2:00 p.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGreetings, and welcome to Hudson Pacific Properties First Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] [Operator Instructions]I would now like to turn the conference over to your host, Laura Campbell,…

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A J.C. Penney REIT Is an ‘Odd Value Proposition’ in Today’s Climate. But its Stores Could Attract a Wealthy Buyer
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Walloped by sagging sales and crippling debt, retailer J.C. Penney Co. Inc. wants to offload its real estate into a publicly-traded REIT as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. Some experts say this strategy could unlock the value of J.C. Penney’s properties and help it concentrate solely on selling apparel and other goods. But…

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Coronavirus: Third Brighton player tests positive for coronavirus
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Three players from Brighton have now tested positive during the pandemicA third Brighton player has tested positive for coronavirus.The unnamed player, who will now self isolate for 14 days, was tested on Saturday – two other players tested positive earlier in the pandemic.Brighton players have been training individually at the training ground and the club…

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Coronavirus: London’s Anniversary Games cancelled because of coronavirus
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Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (centre) wins the women’s 100m at the 2019 Anniversary Games at Queen Elizabeth Olympic ParkThe Anniversary Games in London have been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, UK Athletics has confirmed.London Stadium had been scheduled to host the event – also part of the Diamond League season – on 4-5 July.UK Athletics…

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Coronavirus: Coronavirus: Can live-streaming save China’s economy?
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Image caption China’s live-streaming industry has become an important platform for economic recovery “I’m a bit nervous,” confessed Li Qiang, the deputy mayor of Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus was first reported late last year, as he awaited the start of his first-ever live-streaming event.It is not the kind of tone one often…

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Burn Bright not Out: Reflections from Counselors
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Counselors discuss ways to feel fresh and avoid burnout during a pandemic. Posted May 01, 2020 Burn bright not out Source: Un-perfekt/Pixaby In a world that feels out of control, counselors continue to stand strong and carry on. We hear the cries of fear, uncertainty, desperation, and we are here to help brighten the glimmer…

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Ex-Obama Secret Service agent on how to stay mentally tough during trying times
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Evy Poumpouras admits her career path hasn’t exactly been an easy one.As a former NYPD cop turned Secret Service agent protecting then-President and first lady Barack and Michelle Obama, Poumpouras has endured years of intense mental and physical training.”It can be intimidating to someone when they understand they have to be physically fit so they…

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Coronavirus: Coronavirus: The Russian republic enduring a ‘catastrophe’
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Image caption When oxygen ran out, local residents went on long trips to help replenish canisters in their hospital Dr Ibragim Yevtemirov still coughs every so often as he talks. A paediatric trauma surgeon in Dagestan, in the Caucasus region of southern Russia, his ward had been full of Covid-19 cases for a couple of…

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China’s trillions towards tech won’t buy dominance – The Australian Financial Review
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OpinionChina wants to bring technology into its mainstream infrastructure buildout and, in the process, heave the economy out of a gloom due only partly to the coronavirus.Anjani TrivediBig spending numbers are being thrown around in China, once again. This time, it’s trillions of yuan of fiscal stimulus on all things tech. The plans are bold…

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The Power of Forgiveness During Shelter in Place
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With less freedom and more family members at home together during this time due to shelter in place, the circumstances may be creating more tension than meaningful connection. For some, this additional time together may be bringing greater intimacy, care, and empathy, but for others, it may be adding salt to a resentment wound that…

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Real estate activity in suburbs catches second wind in Covid era
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(Illustration by Matt Chinworth) While the city’s commercial properties slumber through the coronavirus pandemic (much to their owners’ misfortune), chunks of the suburbs are being shaken awake. As part of a trend that predates the Covid-19 crisis, and is now accelerating because of it, hospitals, private medical groups, banks and a wave of online retailers…

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Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
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Image source: The Motley Fool. Cousins Properties Inc (NYSE:CUZ)Q1 2020 Earnings CallMay 1, 2020, 10:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning, and welcome to Cousins Properties First Quarter 2020 Conference Call. All participants will be in a listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] After today’s presentation, there will be an opportunity to…

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