Concerns over Unpaid CRDA Loan by Devco

The Middlesex County Improvement Authority neglected its obligation early this year to pay $1 million in interest on a loan worth $20 million. The loan was sourced from the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) in 2005 with the aim of financing New Brunswick’s The Heldrich. The Heldrich is a conference center and hotel, which was built by the New Brunswick Development Corp. The development authority had already accrued $7 million in arrears in failed payments. Initially, the Press of Atlantic City reported the information.

The New Brunswick Development Corporation acts as a model for the Atlantic City Development, which is a sister firm and is required to take charge of more than $200 million in both public and private financing. Stephen Sweeny, the Senate President, voiced the corporation as an example of what is achievable when private firms are used to channel public resources to implement large-scale developments. Chris Paladino, who serves as the head of the two organizations, structured the $20 million Heldrich loan. The hotels comprise of 235 rooms, and it was opened when the economic crisis was creeping in in 2007. However, the hotel has been struggling with ways of attracting guests for a significant period. The occupancy rate of the previous year was at 63.5%.

The Atlantic County Improvement Authority instituted bonds worth $120 million, which were issued in May for the Gateway project. The intentions of the bonds were to construct a satellite campus for the Stockton University, which was to be paid through tax credit sales as well as the dorm room revenue. The bond counsel for the Atlantic County Improvement Authority, John Cantalupo, observed that he had made relevant examinations on the Heldrich financing. He was affirmative that the Gateway bonds would not face similar adversities.

DEVCO was founded in the mid-70s as an accelerator for the city’s revitalization. It is a privately owned not-for-profit real estate development organization. The organization has played a significant role in New Brunswick’s renaissance, as it has appeared as a powerful engine for steering forward economic development and growth. Since its inception, Devco has managed over $1.6 billion in investments inside the city.

Entrepreneur Keith Mann Leads Top Company

Keith Mann is the co founder of a company known as Dynamic Search Partners. He is also the current Managing Director of his company as well. Mann’s company specializes in hedge funds and other alternative types of financial securities. Another thing that Mann does is provide executive search services and staffing for a number of equity finance firms. Since the year of 2001, Mann’s company has looked to fulfill over 2,000 mandates by clients. Along with reaching staffing goals, Mann’s company has also expanded operations to more than just staffing for finance professional positions. Dynamic Search Partners has established itself with one of the largest databases of financial executives in the entire nation.

 

Prior to becoming the managing director,Keith Mann started off as the Manager of the Alternative Investments Division. He would quickly rise up the ranks and reach the position of vice president. At this position, Keith would demonstrate quality leadership as he would frequently provide the firm with clear goals and objectives to reach. Mann helped the company find the most effective ways to help clients manage hedge funds as well as look for and recommend the top talent of financial professionals. With his leadership and expertise, Keith Mann has firmly established himself as one of the top entrepreneurs in his respective industry of financial staffing and management.

 

Along with working in the finance industry, Keith Mann has given back to his community. He recently announced that he will offer the Keith and Keely Mann Scholarship for Professional Achievement. This award is intended to provide recognition of the most innovative business leaders. Keith and Keely Mann have partnered up with Uncommon School in order to offer this scholarship to recipients who graduate from one of the Uncommon School locations throughout Brooklyn, New York. Mann has stated that the purpose of this scholarship program is to help prepare low income students attend and graduate from college. He has also looked to provide this scholarship so that individuals can attain professional success as well. With this scholarship program, Keith will definitely help a number of individuals take advantage of opportunities that will allow them to more easily achieve their goals.

 

Why Eric Lefkofsky Is A Medical Technology Warrior

Cancer is a cruel and puzzling foe that has confounded mankind since its beginning. A disease that causes one’s body to become one’s own worst enemy, cancer seems to have any number of causes, but no apparent cures. Unless one is lucky enough to be declared cancer-free in their battle with it, the best that can be hoped for is to arrest and manage the disease with an array of powerful medications. Unfortunately some of these treatments produce serious and sometimes lethal side effects, and it’s not uncommon to hear that these treatments can be worse than the actual cancer.

Fortunately, technological advances correctly administered now mean that health care providers can create individual biological biographies and administer patient cancer care much more effectively. This is made possible in large part through the efforts of Tempus and its co-founder and CEO Eric Lefkofsky.

Tempus is computer software that allows users to map genomes and body functioning on the molecular level in real time, and use this collected data to make decisions about the best course of action involving individual patients. Tempus also delivers a complete report to physicians after patient scanning that includes current information on clinical trials that patients might qualify for, and detailed information on tumors. Tempus also can be used in conjunction with research involving animal trials to develop new types of cancer therapy.

Eric Lefkofsky is no stranger to being involved in shaking up and improving ways of doing things. In addition to his creation and involvement with Tempus, Eric did similar work in setting up Lightbank, a company that funds disruptive technologies. Disruptive technologies are ones that shake up or transform existing technologies. Next-generation genome tracking, self-driving vehicles, natural resource recovery, and cloud platform technologies are all examples of disruptive ones. And not only are these technologies disruptive, they’re transformative, meaning that they’ll impact on how these industries operate far into the future. This means that cancer patients in decades to come will benefit from the efforts of Tempus and Lefkofsky.

In addition to his Tempus and Lightbank work, Lefkofsky has co-founded Uptake, an analytical data company that provides companies with information to help improve company security and safety. In addition to focusing more recently on Tempus, Lefkofsky has become very involved recently in charitable gift giving.

In 2006, he and his wife Elizabeth founded the Lefkofsky Foundation, and since its creation, have given or pledged millions of dollars around the world, including to the Chicago public school system, and a prominent children’s hospital. He is also either a member of or sits on the board of directors of a number of cultural institutions, including the Steppenwolf Theater Company and the Chicago Institute of Art. But Lefkofsky’s touch and instincts aren’t always perfect. He also served on the committee that failed to bring the Summer Olympics to Chicago in 2016.

More information for Lefkofsky: http://www.bizjournals.com/chicago/news/2016/10/20/groupon-founder-eric-lefkofsky-joins-steppenwolf.html

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The Life And Career Of Eucatex President, Flavio Maluf

Born in São Paulo on the 2nd of December 1961, Flavio Maluf is the president of Eucatex, a Brazilian company focusing in paint manufacture. He is Paulo Maluf’s eldest son and a businessman. He graduated from Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation with a degree in mechanical engineering. He lived in the United States for about one year studying at the New York University. He served for Sistema S.A., Corretora de Títulos, and Citibank N.A., New York. He has been the director of Eucatex S.A. since 29th April 2005. He is the chairman and president of the Board at Eucatex S.A.

Family and Personal Life

Flavio Maluf is a dedicated family man. He wedded Jacqueline de Lourdes Torres Coutinho in 1986, and together they have three children (one daughter and two sons). His firstborn daughter recently graduated with a chemical engineering degree from a university in the UK. His youngest son on the verge of joining a UK university in pursuit of an Engineering degree and follow his father’s footsteps.

Life at Eucatex

Eucatex was the first Brazilian company to use eucalyptus as the raw materials of producing panels and sheets. Since its inception in 1951, Eucatex has been in the forefront in the provision of acoustic comfort and environmentally friendly products. The company has up to date continued to experience growth, and as of today, the company continues to meet the demand for wood fiber, soft sheets, and acoustic ceilings. It supplies the large civil construction industry and furniture manufacturers in South America. The company has seen massive growth and modernization under the leadership of Flavio Maluf.

Charity Events

Flavio Maluf is dedicated to giving back to the community through his participation in charity events. Aside from his responsibilities at Eucatex, Mr. Maluf is in collaboration with LANG Carli hospital and maternity to provide healthcare for the disadvantaged.

Makeup Options That Give Women Bold Choices

 

Are you tired of wrestling with your dull boring makeup options and applying several reapplications throughout the day? Galore magazine did an in depth article about Lime Crime and its Founder and CEO, Doe Deere. She got her start at the young age of 13 selling products to her friends in Russia, but not before popularizing the products herself. Deere began selling temporary tattoos to her friends and classmates and making a profit. Best of all, she was glad to have a product that made her friends happy. She learned that art of being an entrepreneur at that moment and never looked back.

How Lime Crime Was Born

 

She was tired of the traditional neutral colors that makeup was providing and it wasn’t long before she decided to invent her own colors. Her makeup choices would offer bold colors and provide a rich velvetines matte formula, like those in the products on UrbanOutfitters.com here. Her colors go on smooth, but dry to fit the contours of your eyelids and lips. Lime Crime offers a unique assortment of eye shadow’s and lipsticks that are individually wrapped and packaged in their own signature wrapping. You will be able to easily distinguish Lime Crime products from other products.

 

In fact, Lime Crime offers great Youtube tutorials from actual users that will give you ideas on how to mix, match, blend, wear, and remove their products. They also offer great tutorials that will show you which styles work well with Lime Crime products. Their sister company Dolls Kill offers you a wide variety of accessories, shoes, and clothing items that go uniquely well with Lime Crime. You have the option of being bold with your makeup choices and they give you creative ways to blend Lime Crime to meet the demands of your busy day. Best of all, Lime Crime is waterproof as evidenced by Tumblr, but easy to remove for women to transition from their day to night look.

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You’re invited to visit the Lime Crime website to learn more about promotional offers and free shipping on orders over a certain amount. Make Lime Crime your go-to makeup product, and join the legion of Facebook followers that have done the same.

Geoffrey Cone Proves His Professional Muscle By Pursuing Foreign Trust Challenges

New Zealand is a country that has seen massive changes in legislation over the past few years. Trust and estate laws have been transformed to offer more room for easy resolution of cases and many professionals in the industry have benefitted from the tax regime. However, there has been concern across the media on how the laws imposed are likely to affect local trust litigation.

 

Media houses in the last few weeks have covered stories about the arrangement of the tax laws and the impact they are likely to have on the processes instated for trust law. A number of processionals including Geoffrey Cone have risen to the occasion and responded to the issue, offering insight into the matter and providing facts that have allowed individuals to understand how the laws are likely to affect them and their dealings.

 

On the many posts that have been made about foreign trusts, he has issued facts that have sought to reiterate the reason there has not been much progress in the local scene despite there being great achievements on international litigation. First, the much needed progress can only be achieved if New Zealand was a tax haven. The latest OECD ranking does not place the country among those that have achieved great results when it comes to working on estate and trust litigation. This is because it cannot be considered a tax haven.

 

To become a tax haven, one of the requirements is having as seamless system that allows easy sharing of information across governments. This has not been achieved fully although there are plans to do so. Secondly, New Zealand has not managed to relax taxes or place no taxes on certain processes and items. They have not also been able to establish a transparent system that makes the tax process easy to interpret.

 

Geoffrey Cone

The life and career of Geoffrey Cone has revolved around offering solutions to pressing issues that have been ailing different industries. He is a lawyer by profession and his main areas of operation are tax and estate litigation. Geoffrey Cone is a graduate who emerged with LLB Honors and he proceeded to pursue a diploma in estate and tax law.

 

Since 1980, he has been working as a lawyer and has worked with clients from different countries. One of his biggest achievements is the establishment of Cone Marshall, a law firm he founded in 1999 that offers estate and tax litigation support to clients from international markets.

 

EOS Lip Balm for Everyone

There are a lot of lip balms that are on the market today. You may be wondering what EOS lip balm can do for you and your lips. The good news is there is a lot if can do for you.

EOS Difference

The big thing about EOS Lip Balm is that it’s made from Shea Butter. This helps your lips are feeling good. The lip balm is great option for you because it can make your lips feel softer as well as making your lips not as chapped as they might be if you were to use nothing.

Another great thing about it is that it comes in different colors and flavors. This is good if you like different smells and flavors for your lip balm. They also come in a neat container that looks interesting when you are taking it with you. It comes in different colors that can match your mood as well, which makes things even more fun.

Is it Really different?

If you have tried other lip balms, then you know there is a big different from the others to the EOS Lip Balm. The biggest difference it what is in the lip balm. Most other brands don’t have the Shea Butter in it. They use a different kind to make the lip balm stick together as well as work on your lips.

Another difference is the container. As mentioned before, it comes in many colors as well as in a round container versus a container that is long and more traditional.The container also makes it easier to use the entire contents. This way you aren’t wasting anything.

There are a lot of different types of lip balms, but EOS is one of the best and can make your lips look and feel great. Take a chance and try it today. Visit luckyvitamin.com or Ulta.com to place your order.

Read how EOS lip balm started here: https://www.fastcompany.com/3063333/startup-report/the-untold-story-of-how-lip-balm-upstart-eos-outdid-chapstick?utm_content=buffer47040&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Stop Living in the Magical World- Possess Your Future Now

 

According to Jim Hunt of VTA Publications Ltd, today, many people are not taking money issues such as saving and investing seriously. They do not make informed decisions now that will positively affect their financial status in the years to come. Some live in the magical world where they think that if they play the lottery repeatedly, chances of winning enough to transform their lives or solve most of their financial issues are increased. But the truth is chances of winning never increase with the many times you play the lottery. This rational thinking ends up putting them in more problems than they were in.

 

Why are People not Saving for the Future?

People tend to also think that they have more chances of making more money in the future than they have now, therefore, they do not invest or use wisely what they are earning at the moment. When you change your thinking and realize that you can be faced by emergencies in the future that require money or you need to save for retirement, you will start saving money faithfully. This though is not easy. Breaking free from the bondage of using all you make might require professional help.

 

Where Do You Get Help?

 

Jim Hunt, the CEO of VTA Publications is a professional who will not only help you start saving money but you will also learn how you can invest it wisely. With his help, you start seeing things in the real sense rather than assuming all will be well in the future. You discover that you will not be able to work all your life therefore the need to save for retirement and even buy your own house.

 

VTA Publications Ltd was established in the year 2012. It publishes materials on the financial and economics sector with an aim to offer long distance learning courses. It is also an events’ organizer and a booking agent for seminars and other events that enable its clients to access renowned experts from all walks of life. Jim Hunt has created the Wealth wave and How to Make Mum a Millionaire, detailed on PR Newswire, which are programs anyone can use to make money even from a falling stock market. He gives you tips and practical strategies that can turn you into a millionaire in no time.  Hear from Jim in real time via his Twitter feed.

Brazil Is A Growing City For Real Estate

 

 

The real estate market in Brazil is on a rise. Numbers have increased in the past five years and are expected to continue to increase in the next five. There have been oil discoveries on Rio’s Coast and recently the World Cup and 2016 Olympics have been held in Brazil making the country a goldmine for real estate investors.

 

With more buildings and homes in Brazil, comes the need to hire more construction companies. There are a few Brazilian infrastructure companies that are responsible for a majority of the construction works in the country. OAS is one of the construction companies in Brazil that specializes in civil construction and infrastructure. Another top company is Cyrela, who operates businesses in 16 different Brazilian countries.

 

Construcap is one of the top ten construction companies in Brazil and is known for its superior quality. Established in 1944, this successful company specializes in commercial, industrial, road, rail, aeroviárias, and port and infrastructure. This company has also covered all legal grounds and is in compliance with ISO standards and OHSAS.

 

Construcap is a unique innovative company that combined engineering with construction. It has proven success with a gross revenue of BRL 1.98 billion in 2012 alone. Construcap has built Fiat factories, as well as stores for major grocery chains, constructed train lines, produced major highways, and has even built power plants. It is definitely a company to consider if thinking about investing in real estate in Brazil.  Especially when you factor in the platinum seal award they’ve won.   Look up vacancies on Catho.com.br, to see if there are any good jobs available in Construcap.

Better Business Bureau Accredits Stellar Service Of Securus Technologies

Some companies just do the right thing even when nobody is watching. Take Securus Technologies, for example. This telecommunications company provides solutions to the law enforcement community and the criminal justice system. That’s the slick way of saying it. What the company really does is operate phone services for prisoners and inmates across the country. In fact, the company services over 1.2 million inmates across the country.

 

Since this company secures a government contract to make them sole provider of telecommunications services to the facilities, they can choose to operate like a monopoly. There is very little regulation in the industry aside from some guidelines set down by the FCC. Securus could choose to jack up the prices on the prisoners in order to squeeze an immense amount of money out of a very vulnerable part of our population.

 

Instead, this company invests in customer service and new technologies. They recently assisted law enforcement with a software program that can search a massive database full of recorded phone calls. All the law enforcement officer needs is a recording of the person in question. The software then latches onto the particular vocal signature of that person and searches the entire database for every phone call made by that person.

 

They also operate the largest customer service center in the industry. They remedy concerns on the first phone call to the center 99.9% of the time. Phone calls are picked up on average within 11 seconds and the facility can take up to 2.5 million calls per month. This ensures that all customers are satisfied, even the prisoners.

 

It is operating with integrity like this that has earned the company accreditation from the Better Business Bureau. Already a leader in the industry with an A+ rating from the BBB, the company volunteered to take the next step in its evolution.