Monthly Archive:: February 2013

$700 Million Camana Bay Project

For the past 5 years, Ken Dart, founder of Dart Realty, has been successfully leasing a $700 million mixed-use project on Cayman Island, named Camana Bay. Camana Bay is a new town center located in the heart of Cayman Island. Stretching sea to sea, from the Seven Mile Beach to the North Sound of the [&hellip

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Education and Humanitarian Partnerships

This month, the Humpty Dumpty Institute announced “the expansion of its partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) to include all 47 ‘public’ Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the TMCF network, adding nearly 300,000 students to the Higher Education Alliance (HEA).” The partnership between HDI and TMCF highlights five schools that are [&hellip

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Smaller than a Studio: Micro-Apartments

The days of up scaling have given way to the days of downsizing as tough economic times and a renewed sense of minimalism sweep the country. The newest trend in real estate? Micro-apartments. Often smaller than a studio, these 200-400 square feet units typically include a kitchen and a bathroom, and cater to one or [&hellip

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Alternative Investment Updates

Since the global financial crisis of 2008, security in investments has been at the forefront of many people’s minds. Alternative investments receive somewhat of a negative connotation, often in association with Ponzi schemes and failing hedge funds. In reality, alternative investments, once understood, can be lucrative, and a vehicle for strong returns. By definition, alternative [&hellip

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Visit the City of All Cities

Infamously known as “the city that never sleeps”, the places to visit in New York are endless. Divided into five boroughs, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island, the Big Apple offers anything and everything you can possibly imagine. From the dead of winter to scorching hot summer days, New York City always has [&hellip

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Maryland Moves to Big Ten

The University of Maryland recently left the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) after 59 years, and will be joining the Big Ten Conference in 2014. School’s in the Big Ten conference include Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue, Wisconsin, and as of 2014, Maryland. Before this dramatic news [&hellip

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Sports for Charity

In an unprecedented move in the sports world, soccer superstar David Beckham is vowing to donate his future salary from a recently signed a five-month contract with Paris Saint-Germain to a children’s charity in Paris. The 37-year old father of four began his career with Manchester United at just 17 years old. In 2003, he [&hellip

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New Album Hype

When an artist releases a song after seven years, there’s obviously a lot of hype surrounding it. When that artist is Justin Timberlake, multiply that hype by 1000. The long awaited release of Timberlake’s new single “Suit & Tie” debuted at No. 14 on the Billboard’s Pop Songs Chart. Already, it smashed the charts with [&hellip

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Halftime Highlights

“Apparently there’s a football game during the Beyoncé concert tonight,” quipped one of the many viral GIFs from Super Bowl Sunday. Even those not invested in football found themselves turning on their TV’s, at least during half time, to witness what was sure to be a spectacular show. And did she deliver?  She sure did. [&hellip

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Online Video Partnership

As movie sales decline and more people watch TV shows via the Internet, Verizon and Redbox have partnered together in an attempt to penetrate the online video streaming market. Their new service, at $8 a month, offers unlimited access to online films (generally older films), a catalog of newer films available for rent or purchase, [&hellip

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