Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) is a behemoth in the alternative asset management segment. The company currently has $550 billion of assets under management across real estate, infrastructure, renewable power, private equity, and credit. While most of those businesses are thriving, the company is facing some serious headwinds in real
As we all huddle indoors to avoid an airborne contagion mixed with ash from raging wildfires, seeking air conditioned refuge from record heat, while coping with job loss and election anxieties, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on the indoor plant, that under-appreciated bit of greenery splashed in the
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been experiencing a lot of angst about live music and I don’t mean just missing it. It’s the fact that even with some live music
WASHINGTON (AP) — Masks were rarely spotted in the West Wing. Crowds of people gathered shoulder to shoulder on the White House South Lawn. And Air Force One streaked across the sky from one massive campaign rally to another.
With ready access to testing and the best public health minds
It goes without saying that COVID-19 has had an unprecedented and far reaching effect on the Canadian economy. With record unemployment and job uncertainty being a reality for many, it can be tough to find the silver lining. However, it’s important to remember that
Innovative men’s apparel brand Vollebak has come out with a hoodie that’s completely compostable and biodegrable. In fact, you can bury it in the ground or throw it into your compost along with the fruit peels from your kitchen. That’s because it’s made out of plants and fruit peels. Add
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New Trier Township and the Village of Glencoe are partnering on an outdoor contactless children’s book collection drive at the Glencoe (Southeast)
People have been spending more time at home in 2020 than in years past, and certain projects around the house have become a priority. One home improvement idea that serves the double benefit of creating organization and making cooking at home more efficient is to reimagine the kitchen
Presidents have a history of keeping us in the dark about dangerous things. Google “Torpedo Alley” and the “Bay of Pigs Crisis” for more details. Give Trump a break!
Trump acted quickly with travel ban
Regarding The World-Herald’s COVID-19 timeline on Sept. 13, I was looking for the date that
Home renovation and maintenance activities have been gaining prominence lately, thanks to increased stay-at-home practices amid the coronavirus pandemic. The trend has been benefiting certain home improvement market players, including Lowe’s Companies, Inc. LOW. This apart, the company’s efforts to expand digital offerings is worth appreciating. These upsides were well-reflected
Understanding real estate basics will help you get a jump start on owning real estate or creating a real estate business. Real estate can be a tremendous tool for building wealth, increasing net worth, and creating income.
Navigating the world of real estate can be intimidating. Millionacres is here to
Governor Murphy announced the reopening of indoor dining today, is everybody okay with it? We hit the streets to find out.
There’s a big question looming over the restaurant industry: What will happen when the weather gets too cold for outdoor dining?
For now, diners are — for
It all started with a firing—a very foolish one.
In 1978, Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank were executives at Handy Dan, a home improvement chain based in Southern California. Despite the business being very profitable, the pair had begun to tinker with a new idea. By lowering prices, they found,
The people you work with can become some of your closest friends. After all, you spend 40 hours a week tackling major projects, chit-chatting around the water cooler, racing to the kitchen when there’s free food, and most importantly, working together as a team.
But even though you spend all
When a cold snap hit Chicago last month, Cy Oldham was prepared. The owner of Uptown bar Fat Cat lit the heat lamps and fire pits on the patio and invited guests to cozy up with a warm Bourbon cider. The $7,000 investment in heaters, fire pits and propane tanks
Maurer Properties LLC sold property at 375 Carol Ave. to Zwigart Properties LLC for $205,000.
David Burch sold property at 1347 Main St. to Lawrence Rettinger for $137,000.
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Why go out to eat when you can enjoy restaurant-quality food in your own home? Husband-and-wife
Home improvement projects provide homeowners with a chance to put their own stamp on their homes. In addition, many such projects make homes safer and, in some instances, more eco-friendly.
The opportunity to make a home more comfortable, safer and/or more eco-friendly entices many homeowners to open their wallets. In