Family Dollar adding more stores in Augusta

...said.Family Dollar has nearly 40 stores in metro Augusta.Winburn said Family Dollar uses computer software and real estate managers to help identify store locations and serve families in that immediate area.The three new stores come after an...

REITs and rising rates: Pushing against conventional wisdom

...People are saying, 'OK, rates aren't rising tomorrow, and you know it's not so bad."Looking ahead, some real-estate managers do see the possibility for a big shake-up coming. At the Forward Select Income fund, for example, Portfolio...

Ga. city plans copper theft task force

...assembled a copper theft task force, a collaboration of the city's three law enforcement agencies and local real estate managers. The team also includes a commercial developer, who has been targeted repeatedly, and the president of a local...

Microsoft campus caters to workers

...size of congregation of people, you start thinking about the things they need in their daily lives," Microsoft real estate manager Chris Owens told The Seattle Times . "The Commons ... has a lot of features to help people get things done...

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...Professional Photographers of America for achievements in photography excellence. - Cathy Goldman , a commercial real estate manager for Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Co., has earned the certified property manager designation from the Institute...

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Cartoon fish tale draws ire of Italian-American group

...We're concerned about what preteens are learning from the outside world," said Mancini, 56, a Long Island real estate manager. "They don't associate other groups as criminals, they only know Italians as gangsters. Our goal here is to...

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...permitting would be very difficult, or the perception is it would be difficult," said John D'Anna, McDonald's real estate manager for the New York metro region. The Home News Tribune reports that an offer has been made on the building, even...

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Proposed site for cell tower irks residents

...homework," she said. "The tower needs to be in an industrialized area, not a residential one." Angie Beach, a real estate manager for Crown Castle International, the company hired by BellSouth to build the tower, contends that a lot of time...

FCC allows renters to install satellite dishes

...give renters the right to install TV antennas. Associations representing apartment owners, home builders and real estate managers argued against this, contending that such rules would unconstitutionally tread on their property owners' rights...

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Thurmond leads in labor commissioner race

...On the GOP side, Mr. Collins had 63,147 votes, or 53 percent, with 1,070 of 2,751 precincts reporting. Real estate manager Jeb Fuller of Marietta had 28,959 votes, or 24 percent, and Rick Millsaps of Lilburn had 26,976, or 23 percent...