SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Homeless moms who were evicted earlier this year from a vacant San Francisco Bay Area house they occupied say a community land trust has purchased the property and will turn it into transitional housing for other mothers experiencing homelessness.

Members of the activist group, Moms 4 Housing, announced Friday that the three-bedroom home in West Oakland was purchased by the Oakland Community Land Trust from a real estate investment company. The property requires extensive renovation for habitation, the group said.

The land trust purchased the property for $587,500 and closed in May, but the pandemic and planning for repairs delayed a public celebration . The land trust is a nonprofit organization that holds property for the benefit of low-income residents.

Steve King, executive director of the trust, says the house requires extensive repairs, including a new roof and windows. He said his group will work with

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a woman standing in front of a brick building: Emily Grey, business coach and owner of The Flourish Market. Emily Grey


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  • Now that the pandemic’s thrown a wrench in meetups and in-person gatherings, businesses will have to adjust their plans to find and pitch customers from home.
  • Seven business owners and coaches shared tips with Business Insider on successfully growing a business remotely.
  • You can start by tapping into your existing network or revisiting connections you’ve lost along the way.
  • Offer free time and resources to struggling clients — being generous during a difficult time deepens relationships and referrals. 
  • If you’re looking to add to your clientele, interact with potential clients in online communities and home in on a compelling, tight pitch to immediately capture interest. 
  • This article is part of a series called Resources for Resilience, focused on providing tips and inspiration for small businesses who are learning
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  • Now that the pandemic’s thrown a wrench in meetups and in-person gatherings, businesses will have to adjust their plans to find and pitch customers from home.
  • Seven business owners and coaches shared tips with Business Insider on successfully growing a business remotely.
  • You can start by tapping into your existing network or revisiting connections you’ve lost along the way.
  • Offer free time and resources to struggling clients — being generous during a difficult time deepens relationships and referrals. 
  • If you’re looking to add to your clientele, interact with potential clients in online communities and home in on a compelling, tight pitch to immediately capture interest. 
  • This article is part of a series called Resources for Resilience, focused on providing tips and inspiration for small businesses who are learning how to survive and thrive in today’s economy.

When all the spring conferences, trade shows, and networking events were canceled, it was

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A township in Cape May County said it has scheduled a property tax sale in October to help recoup losses from state-ordered, coronavirus shutdowns and restrictions.

Ten of the 15 properties up for sale in Middle Township are in the Whitesboro area of the township, a community established in 1901 for Black settlers to own homes, especially to escape the violence and racial oppression in Jim Crow America. The sale has some community members wondering if their historic shore community will retain its identity as an area established primarily for people of color.

“This was an African-American safe haven,” said Shirley Green, a longtime resident and local historian. “For them to be tax selling is pretty-much running us out of our quality of life.”

But Green said she understands both sides of the issue. She owns nearly two dozen properties in Whitesboro, many of which are residential rentals. She said

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Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” no longer rules the U.K. singles chart, as there is a new champion on the European nation’s ranking of the most-consumed tracks. 24kGoldn and Iann Dior’s “Mood,” a tune that has conquered the world in the past month or so, rises to No. 1, giving both acts their debut leader in the country. As that cut surges, “WAP” declines to No. 2 after a trio of turns on the throne.

Two tracks enter the top 10 on the U.K. singles chart for the first time this frame, with one rising into the region while another debuts there.

Steady at No. 3 behind 24kGoldn, Iann Dior, Cardi B and

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STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC (together with its affiliates, “Land & Buildings”), a significant shareholder of Apartment Investment and Management Company (“AIV” or the “Company”) (NYSE: AIV), issued a public letter to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”). The full text of the letter follows.

September 22, 2020

Apartment Investment and Management Company

4582 South Ulster Street, Suite 1700

Denver, CO 80237

Attention: Board of Directors

Dear Members of the Board of Directors,

Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC (together with its affiliates, “Land & Buildings”), a large shareholder of Apartment Investment and Management Company (“AIV” or the “Company”) (NYSE: AIV), has significant concerns regarding the Company’s announcement on September 14, 2020, of its plan to separate its business into two, separate and distinct, publicly traded companies, Apartment Income REIT (“AIR”) and Aimco, through a reverse spin-off. We believe the proposed transaction will

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LONDON, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Prime Land Real Estate is a real estate Development Company based in Doha, Qatar. The company and its CEO, Eng. Fadi Kreiker, have both been honoured in the Business Worldwide Magazine 2020 Awards, winning a GCC Business Excellence Award and CEO Award respectively.

The 2020 GCC Business Excellence Awards honour organisations behind innovations and inspirations driving increased growth and development to their sector in this dynamic region. Prime was the outright winner in the category ‘Best Real Estate Developer – GCC’.

The CEO Awards focus on those at the heads of organisations; using their achievements and exceptional leadership skills to inspire and motivate others. Fadi Kreiker was named  ‘Best Group CEO in the Real Estate Industry – Global’.

This follows a number of other accolades for Prime Land Real Estate, which focuses on building a portfolio of architecture to benefit the

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WASHINGTON — In some corners of the Latino community, there’s a compelling familiarity to President Donald Trump’s narrative of an American economic comeback that appears to be giving him an opening where it matters most six weeks before the election: at the margins.

It’s a story that has both deep roots and immediate salience for many voters whose families fled political and economic oppression in Latin American countries for security and opportunity in the U.S., as well as for those trying to hold on to what they built in the shadow of the coronavirus crisis.

“We built the greatest economy in history, and now we’re doing it again,” Trump said Wednesday at a Latinos for Trump event in Phoenix. “As Hispanic Americans, you know better than anybody, we implemented historic tax cuts and regulation cuts, the biggest in the history of our country.”

Strategists in both parties say they see

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Neither TikTok nor Oracle outlined the details of the proposal, though it appears to fall short of Trump’s initial call to ban the app in the United States unless its operations in the country were sold to an American company. The proposed arrangement would allow ByteDance to retain ownership but outsource management of data to Oracle’s cloud-computing operations, according to people familiar with the deal who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss them candidly.

If that less restrictive arrangement is approved, it would seem to show that Oracle put itself in a position to persuade the president to dial back his earlier demands. Shortly after Trump’s 2016 election, Oracle chief executive Safra Catz served on his transition team. She has also dined at the White House with Trump. And Oracle co-founder and chief executive Larry Ellison hosted a fundraiser for Trump at his Rancho Mirage, Calif., estate in

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Billionaire George Soros Places Bet on 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

“If investing is entertaining, if you’re having fun, you’re probably not making any money. Good investing is boring.”The words are George Soros’, and whatever you may think of his politics or activism, it is impossible to deny that he is one of the world’s greatest stock market investors. In some 30 years of active trading, his hedge fund saw an annualized average return exceeding 30%; it was one of the greatest runs of sustained profits in Wall Street’s history. Soros ran his hedge fund behind the scenes, building a portfolio based on reliable dividends and solid returns.He has continued that strategy in recent years, after taking his firm private. Considering his aphorism, ‘Good investing is boring,’ it’s no wonder that Soros gravitates toward stocks with proven returns. His recent new positions simply bear this out, as Soros has bought

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