Tuesday, May 24, 2011

NAI Global Expands into Mumbai, India with Sure Shot Suggestions

NAI Global, the world’s premier managed network of commercial real estate firms and one of the largest real estate services providers worldwide, announced today it is expanding its coverage into Mumbai, India with the signing of Sure Shot Suggestions ( India ) Pvt. Ltd. The firm will now operate as NAI Sure Shot Suggestions.
Located in Mumbai, India, NAI Sure Shot Suggestions is a full-service commercial real estate firm formed in 1992 by Sanjay Puri. The firm is a leading provider of real estate services to many local Indian corporations and investors and is renowned for its work on behalf of many multi-national corporations including Amway, Barclays, Citibank, Orange, Schlumberger, Sony and Standard Chartered.
“Through our partnership with NAI Global, we are now able to provide real estate services to our clients beyond Mumbai with the high standards of service we have established in the Greater Mumbai market.” stated Sanjay Puri, NAI Sure Shot Suggestions’ Managing Director. “Through our new partnership with NAI Global, we will have access to new resources and technology to better serve both our local and international clients.”
“As India’s economy continues to expand, it is playing an increasingly important role in global trade. It’s vital for NAI to have a strong presence in India’s capital,” said NAI Global President & CEO Jeffrey M. Finn. “With the addition of NAI Sure Shot Suggestions, NAI now has a well-established partner to provide local knowledge, relationships and skills to our corporate and investor clients with interests in Mumbai and throughout India.”
NAI Sure Shot Suggestions ( India ) Pvt. Ltd. is located at 2A, Gomes Society, Gr. Flr., TPS-III, 4th Road, Santacruz (East) Mumbai 400 055, India.

UTPA business incubator recognized as nation's best | incubator, juarez, maria - TheMonitor.com

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Tax-deferred exchanges, which accounted for nearly 30 percent of investment sales during the industry’s boom years, slowed to a trickle at the lows of the recession. Today—fueled by a renewed availability of capital—those deals are reemerging.
In 2007, perhaps the frothiest year of the boom, $4.1 billion in tax-deferred exchanges were executed on 765 transactions nationwide. That velocity proved to be short-lived.
The subprime lending crisis led to a full-blown credit crunch that began to rear its ugly head during the first quarter of 2008. As a result, banks, conduits and other institutions shut off the capital spigot for all types of investments. Most significant was the near shutdown of the CMBS market, which accounted for almost half of all commercial lending during the first half of 2007.

Bill Rose
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Bland Distribution Services Expands Facility

McAllen Economic Development Corporation
Hidalgo County, Texas – Bland Distribution Services (BDS) of Donna, Texas announces the expansion of its cold storage and dock areas. The distribution center broke ground in January 2008 and after unprecedented growth in just 2 years, a decision was made to expand the BDS cold storage space.
That expansion has recently been completed and BDS now has 100,000 square feet of cold, dry, packing, dock and office space.  Cold storage space is divided into eight separately controlled areas with a 3,100 pallet position capacity. Each area incorporates Airo-cide technology, an air filtration and anti-ethylene gas system, and state-of-the-art refrigeration computer controls. The expansion included an additional six refrigerated dock doors bringing the total to eleven doors. BDS also has six dry docks and office space for lease to customers.
“We are most excited about the new refrigerated space for reworking and repacking shipments which assures the cold chain for our customers,” said Nick Sanchez, General Manager of BDS. “The facility has now doubled the controlled temperature zones from four to eight, increased dock doors has brought the loading time from check in to completion down to one hour.  This expansion allows BDS to once again grow with their customers and develop new business, as it has been at full capacity since December 2010.
BDS opened in November 2008 as a cold storage and distribution center for fresh, frozen and dry goods. BDS specializes in consolidating loads, layer picking shipments, reconditioning/repacking and ...