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Petros PACE Finance’s Growth Continues with Hiring of Commercial Real Estate Executive Jerry Ellis as Senior Vice President of Business Development

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Petros PACE Finance, (www.petros-pace.com), the industry leader of Commercial PACE financing, announced today the hiring of Jerry Ellis as Senior Vice President of Business Development based in the New York office, strengthening the business development team as the company continues to grow nationally.

Ellis brings more than 25 years of commercial real estate investing experience to the role. During his career, he has participated in the origination, underwriting and closing of more than $7 billion of U.S. and international transactions.

New York is an increasingly important market for Petros, where we are expanding to meet rapidly growing demand for C-PACE,” said Mansoor Ghori, CEO and Co-founder at Petros PACE Finance. “Jerry is a seasoned veteran with a proven track record of success and we are pleased to welcome him to the team at this critical time as a step

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Small business coalition continues push for new reopening plan

SAN DIEGO – A coalition made up of San Diego County businesses is taking the next steps in its push for a new local economic reopening plan.

“Currently, there is no green tier,” said Jon Weber, owner of Cowboy Star Restaurant and Butcher Shop and founder of the We Mean Business coalition. “Currently, there is no light at the end of the tunnel.”

Weber started the coalition as a way for local businesses to join together toward the end of what has been a tumultuous year for most industries amid the coronavirus pandemic. Dozens of others have joined him in recent weeks to hold several rallies and now many of them are on board to sign a petition on the group’s website.

They hope it will force San Diego County’s Board of Supervisors to meet them halfway to draft a less restrictive reopening plan.

“It’s our commitment to the county

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US LBM Continues Southeast Growth With New Central Florida Location

LAKELAND, Fla., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — US LBM, a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the United States, announced today the recent opening of a new full line building materials location in Lakeland, Fla. The yard is the fifth new location US LBM has opened this year.

Central Florida continues to be a growing construction market, and this new location builds on US LBM’s strategy of expanding our reach in existing and adjacent markets while offering a diverse range of specialty building products,” said US LBM Southeast Operations Vice President James Martin.

The new location, which will operate as part of US LBM’s Raymond Building Supply division, boasts a 50,000-square-foot warehouse, approximately 2-acre yard and features a wide range of products that includes lumber, trusses, millwork, windows, cabinetry and rebar.

“Construction professionals across Florida trust the Raymond Building Supply team to deliver the best

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Media Central Continues to Expand Affiliate Marketing Partnerships Signing with Vessi, Canada’s Leading Waterproof Footwear Brand

MediaCentral to further monetize online media channels by tapping into the fashion market with latest affiliate marketing partnership

  • Vessi partnership adds to MediaCentral’s growing successful affiliate marketing program
  • Global footwear market is estimated at $365.5 billion with the athleisure chic category continuing to grow1
  • Affiliate marketing continues to expand with the industry estimated at $12 billion dollars globally in 20172

TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / October 1, 2020 / Media Central Corporation Inc. ( CSE:FLYY )( FSE:3AT ) (“MediaCentral” or the “Company”) today announced that they have entered into an affiliate partnership with the well-known waterproof Canadian footwear company, Vessi. The partnership will be featured on the digital platforms of MediaCentral’s leading NOW Magazine (“NOW”), and the Georgia Straight (“Straight). Similar to the previously announced partnership with online gaming site, Spreads, editors from each outlet will produce engaging sponsored content that will drive potential consumers to Vessi’s website via

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Central Pennsylvania business continues to overcome obstacles amid pandemic



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Visa (V) Continues to Aid SMBs, Unveils Promotional Programs

Visa Inc. V is introducing a set of programs and abundant resources in order to help recover small and micro business (SMB).

In the world of business, SMBs represent one of the worst-hit categories by the COVID-19 breakout. These small-scale units are looking for options to offset the business losses and 60% of those is already taking necessary steps into that direction.

With no certainty of the COVID -19 medication or vaccination anytime soon, there seems no time line for the pandemic to get cured. Despite the continued uncertainty on this front, 68% of the global SMBs is looking forward to the winter holiday season as an opportunity to recoup some of the business losses. Visa is handholding around 50 million SMBs by digitally enabling them to service their customers as a large chunk of shopping shifted to online.

The trend of digital payments is here to stay even after

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Barilla Foundation Continues Commitments in “Fixing the Business of Food” to Support Alignment of Businesses with Sustainable Development

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alongside the 75th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (BCFN), an independent foundation that works on proposing concrete actions to solve issues around global food systems, will host its second “Fixing the Business of Food” event — a joint initiative in partnership with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), the Santa Chiara Lab – University of Siena (SCL) and the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment (CCSI).

The event—moderated by Barbara Buchner, Global Managing Director of the Climate Policy Initiative—and featuring a keynote speech from European Commission’s Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans, will bring together representatives from business, finance, government, international institutions and academia for a discussion on the actions urgently needed to transform the current food system in order to align with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and

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BMO Business Activity Index – Canadian Economic Recovery Continues

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ – The BMO Business Activity Index (BMO BAI) from BMO Economics, which tracks monthly business activity with information on jobs, spending, sentiment and other indicators, rose 5.0 per cent in July, and is on pace for a 2.7 per cent gain in August. That would mark four consecutive months of strong growth from the pandemic low set in April, leaving the index 4.7 per cent below February’s peak.

“Activity by this measure had sunk as much 24 per cent at one point,” said Robert Kavcic, Senior Economist, BMO Capital Markets. “Thinking of it another way, about 80 per cent of the economic hole caused by the pandemic has been filled back up.”

Almost all indicators that make up the index continued to support the rebound in July and August. Hours worked posted solid gains as the job market recovers. The upside-surprise in housing

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The U.S. Federal Reserve Continues To Pour Gasoline On The Commodities Asset Class (NYSEARCA:DBC)

Inflation eats away at the purchasing power of money. Commodities are the raw materials that people around the world consume daily. Energy powers our lives. Agricultural commodities provide nutrition and often provide clothes and even energy via biofuels. Industrial commodities are the building blocks of infrastructure that shelter people. The US dollar is the world’s reserve currency and the benchmark pricing mechanism for virtually all commodities.

The global pandemic has caused more than a few dislocations in markets over the past months. It sent the price of WTI crude oil futures below zero for the first time in history as demand for the energy commodity evaporated and storage capacity disappeared. Animal protein prices fell to the lowest level in years for producers but rose for consumers as processing plants shut or slowed production. Supplies tightened while ranchers were left holding inventories of animals that typically went to processors.

The world’s

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Eric Mitchell Porat, Online Entrepreneur, Continues to Build Impressive Portfolio – Press Release

Eric Mitchell Porat is blazing a trail in the online business and adtech startup world.


NEW YORK – September 14, 2020 – (Newswire.com)

Since the early 2000s, Eric Mitchell Porat, a New York-based online entrepreneur and founder of One Acquire Media, has had a knack for building and scaling online businesses. 

In addition to owning 20 websites and counting in different niches, he also owns several successful companies. 

But, no matter the project, Eric keeps the user at the forefront of all his endeavors. 

“My goal is to help advertisers get their products or services in front of people that are genuinely interested at the right point of time in their user journey,” he said. 

Over the years he’s acquired and founded a number of businesses but three of his most successful to date are GeoIQ, Vayg Holdings, and One Acquire Media. 

The genesis stories for these successful ventures began

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