Florida Business

First GREEN Bank Lends Nearly $4 Million to Facilitate Debary Town Center Development

17 11 2017

Loan supports Charles Wayne for the development of mixed use land project in Debary Transportation Overlay District (TOD) surrounding SunRail Station DEBARY, FL--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2017) -  First GREEN Bank, a local bank with a global mission, today announces its nearly $4 million loan to affiliates of Charles Wayne Properties, a Central Florida based commercial real estate firm, for the refinance and future development of the Debary Town Center. Development of the site is expected to begin in 2018 and be completed by the end of 2019. This approximately 68-acre area of land is located in the Debary Transportation Overlay District (TOD) and is currently the largest undeveloped parcel of land within walking distance of any SunRail Station across the commuter system. Development plans include the addition of more than 258,000 square feet of commercial space and approximately 16 acres is set aside for a multifamily apartment development. There will also be new, easy-access connection...

ServiceMaster 24 Hour Helps Locate Power Generator for Assisted Living Facility in the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

17 11 2017

ServiceMaster 24 Hour Past News Releases RSS TAMPA, Fla. November 17, 2017 When Hurricane Irma struck Florida in September, it left many homes and businesses throughout the state without power. One of the buildings without power was an assisted living facility where the mother of a local business owner is living. Unfortunately, the power generators owned by ServiceMaster 24 Hour were already in use to help the many homes and businesses that were without power after the storm. However, one employee of ServiceMaster 24 Hour was able to locate a generator and bring power back to the assisted living facility. After Hurricane Irma passed, the residents of the assisted living facility were left in a dark building that was hot and humid. These conditions were making many of the residents uncomfortable, making the need for a generator quite urgent. Bob Mattull, owner of the local business Dockside Roofing came to ServiceMaster 24 Hour looking for a power generator for his mother’s assisted...

Fence Builders Pembroke Pines is Open for Business

17 11 2017

The Fence Builders has recently opened its newest office and it promises to be the go-to place for all fencing needs. While being in the business for five years, the company is already specializing in fence installation, repair, and customization founded from a niche clientele. Dedication and passion for fences bring out the expertise in their professionals who produce superb craftsmanship. Pembroke Pines, Florida – The Fence Builders has recently opened its newest office and it promises to be the go-to place for all fencing needs. While being in the business for five years, the company is already specializing in fence installation, repair, and customization founded from a niche clientele. Dedication and passion for fences bring out the expertise in their professionals who produce superb craftsmanship. The list of services offered by Fence Builders Pembroke Pines also includes the installation of various materials: PVC Fencing, Chain Link Fences, Vinyl Fencing, and Pool Fencing among...

Hy-Lite Experts Offer 2018 Window Industry Insights

17 11 2017

PENSACOLA, FL – 11/16/2017 — Increased use of privacy windows, simple design lines in glass and the continued “hot” trend for using 4′ x 1′ transom windows are just some of the top developments that leaders at Hy-Lite® predict will impact the fenestration industry in 2018.  “We originally thought that the 2016/2017 demand for transom windows would burn out quickly, but it has not,” says Roger Murphy, president of Hy-Lite, a U.S. Block Windows Company. “In reality, our top overall selling product in 2017 was the Prairie-style 4′ x 1′ new construction framed transom window. This particular window has quadrupled in sales this year for us over last year. “Transom-sized windows are extremely popular in showers and baths to provide light and privacy. However, builders are reporting to us on other creative applications for this window, such as door sidelights and as a way to provide light in the kitchen by installing them over cabinets.” The Prairie window, part...

BASIC Announces the Release of Advisor by BASIC®

17 11 2017

PORTAGE, Mich., Nov. 17, 2017 -- BASIC is proud to announce the release of Advisor by BASIC®, a fantastic new service that helps brokers grow their book of business and maintain existing groups. Employers rely on brokers to keep them informed of the many changes and relevant trends in healthcare and compliance. As the newest addition to BASIC's roster of services, AdvisorSM provides agents and brokers the ability to send customized marketing materials to prospects and current clients with just three clicks. Brokers can choose from hundreds of articles in the AdvisorSM library, including trending issues relating to HR, compliance updates, IRS updates, and employer checklists. Eight to ten new documents are added every month on relevant trending issues important to HR. Brokers can request customized materials that meet their interests and needs. Importantly, the materials can be privately labeled. This allows the Broker to stay focused on top priorities for growth while outsourcing...

CORRECTING and REPLACING China’s DHgate Launches Digital Trade Center (DTC) in Southern California

17 11 2017

BEIJING--Headline of release should read: China’s DHgate Launches Digital Trade Center (DTC) in Southern California (instead of China’s DHgate Launches Digital Trade Center (DTC) in California, Texas, and Florida). The corrected release reads: CHINA’S DHGATE LAUNCHES DIGITAL TRADE CENTER (DTC) IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Chinese cross-border e-commerce platform DHgate is set to launch its wholesale storefront Digital Trade Centers (DTC) across the United States. Calling all North American importers, wholesalers, and retailers to experience the future of importing and wholesale purchasing at 1706 E Francis St, Ontario, CA, 91761. The DTC integrates an in-person sourcing experience with the cutting edge digital technology- a localized suite for the global importer. The launch of the DTCs will empower small businesses in the US to streamline the process of importing Chinese products. Diane Wang, DHgate Founder and CEO is eager to bring the future of importing to American small-businesses. “We...

Cuba Ventures Corp. Blockchain Revolupay identifies CCU Coin Cryptocurrency Data mining center in the Bahamas for possible synergy. CEO Steve Marshall meets with CEO of Stonegate Bank USA.

17 11 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 17, 2017 -- Cuba Ventures Corp. (TSX-V:CUV) (Frankfurt:IJA2) (OTCBB:MPSFF) (the “Company”) announces it has identified a Cryptocurrency Data mining center for its primary data mining effort located in the Bahamas. The privately held datacenter with the USA derived IT fiber backbone is ideal for the company’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency deployment. CEO Steve Marshall meets with CEO of Stonegate Bank, one of only two financial institutions authorized to transact with the Republic of Cuba. Cuba Ventures resumes trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under symbol IJA2.FRA.Cuba Ventures Corp. identifies Cryptocurrency Data mining center in the BahamasCuba Ventures Corp. has identified a privately held carrier grade commercial data center located in the Bahamas with redundant 10 Gbit fiber optic connections to Tier-1 internet backbones in North America. The facility is staffed, monitored and protected 24/7 with the latest in network monitoring and security...

China’s DHgate Launches Digital Trade Center (DTC) in California, Texas, and Florida

17 11 2017

BEIJING--Chinese cross-border e-commerce platform DHgate is set to launch its wholesale storefront Digital Trade Centers (DTC) across the United States. Calling all North American importers, wholesalers, and retailers to experience the future of importing and wholesale purchasing at 1706 E Francis St, Ontario, CA, 91761. The DTC integrates an in-person sourcing experience with the cutting edge digital technology- a localized suite for the global importer. The launch of the DTCs will empower small businesses in the US to streamline the process of importing Chinese products. Diane Wang, DHgate Founder and CEO is eager to bring the future of importing to American small-businesses. “We are honored to open our American Digital Trade Centers, one of the world’s most competitive markets, and look forward to sharing quality Chinese products with small businesses and entrepreneurs around the country,” Wang says. Global Importers Suite The DTC will integrate online and offline business models...

Wolters Kluwer Names the Winner of its 2017 Alfredo deHaas Excellence in Analytics Award

17 11 2017

MINNEAPOLIS--Wolters Kluwer today named Liza Mistry, Senior Group Manager CRA & Fair Banking Data Analytics at TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank ® in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, as the 2017 honoree of its Alfredo deHaas Excellence in Analytics award. The award, which recognizes a banking professional who “excels in leveraging data to demonstrate his or her institution’s commitment to regulatory compliance,” was presented at the company’s 21st annual CRA & Fair Lending Colloquium, held November 5-8 in Nashville. Named after longtime Community Reinvestment Act analyst Alfredo deHaas of MUFG Union Bank, N.A. in San Francisco, the award is meant “to trumpet the ‘unsung heroes’ who embody Alfredo's passion and spirit for championing the creative and thoughtful use of data.” Mistry was selected by a committee of veteran compliance professionals from the banking industry for her professionalism and commitment to excellence in data analytics. The committee...

UnitedHealthcare and Qualcomm Integrate Wearable Devices From Samsung and Garmin into Wellness Program

17 11 2017

MINNETONKA, Minn.--UnitedHealthcare and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), through its subsidiary Qualcomm Life, have integrated wearable devices from Samsung Electronics America Inc. and Garmin International, Inc., into UnitedHealthcare Motion™. UnitedHealthcare Motion is a national wellness program that provides eligible plan participants access to activity trackers and enables them to earn more than $1,000 per year by meeting certain daily walking goals. The Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro and Gear Sport, and the Garmin vívosmart® 3, have been integrated and validated with Qualcomm Life’s 2net™ platform for medical-grade connectivity that features multiple safeguards to help keep data secure. UnitedHealthcare Motion participants who already own one of these devices may be able to use them with the program. UnitedHealthcare Motion is available to employers with self-funded and fully insured health plans nationwide. The program enables employees to earn up to $4 per day in financial...

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