Archive for April, 2015

Infonetics: Wireless LAN Gear Nears $5 Billion in 2014; 802.11ac Access Points Take Off

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“The good news is that the fourth quarter of 2014 looks to be the turning point. RFP activity from K–12 customers is accelerating in anticipation of new funding in 2015, and that, coupled with the introduction of 802.11ac wave 2 access points, will drive renewed growth in 2015″
Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS (April 2, 2015)—Technology market research firm [...]

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HUD AWARDS $24 MILLION TO HELP LOW-INCOME PUBLIC HOUSING RESIDENTS SECURE HIGHER PAYING JOBS Housing Authorities in nine states will receive funding under Jobs Plus

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WASHINGTON – In an effort to help low-income residents find higher-paying jobs, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a $24 million investment for the next four years to nine public housing authorities and their partners to help residents increase their earned income and become self-sufficient. HUD’s Jobs-Plus Pilot [...]

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Washington Trust Provides $21.24 Million in Financing for Eight Industrial and Office Properties in Windsor, CT

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Westerly, Rhode Island…Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $21.24 million to The Real Group II, LLC, for the refinancing of eight separate Class A and Class B industrial and flex office buildings located in Windsor, CT.
The eight properties are located within one mile of each other in Windsor’s Day Hill Road industrial corridor. [...]

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Kazawest Announces English Bay Beach Park Development in Vancouver is Added to its Property Management Portfolio

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Kazawest Services Inc. announced today that it has been appointed as the exclusive property management company for a residential strata property in the English Bay area of Vancouver, BC. Kazawest is a leading Canadian property management firm headquartered in Vancouver.
Vancouver, BC, Canada, March 31, 2015 – (PressReleasePoint) -
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kazawest Services Inc. is pleased to [...]

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SBA Launches 2nd Growth Accelerator Fund Competition to Award $4 Million for Small Business Startups

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WASHINGTON –Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was in Brooklyn today at Manufacture New York to announce that for the second year, the SBA is launching an Accelerator Growth Fund competition for accelerators and other entrepreneurial ecosystem models to compete for monetary prizes of $50,000 each, [...]

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NFU supports call for rail costing review and Maximum Revenue Entitlement adjustment

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Submitted by Cathy Holtslander on Wed, 04/01/2015 – 16:33
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Cleveland Foundation announces $14.7 million in March grants

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CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Foundation board of directors today approved $14.7 million in grants for the month of March, bringing the foundation’s first-quarter grantmaking total to $21.1 million.
The focus of the March funding supports health and education initiatives throughout Greater Cleveland, two strategic priority areas for the foundation in its mission to enhance the lives [...]

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World Bank Approves $400 Million to Improve Urban Services in Tamil Nadu, India

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WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 – The World Bank today approved a $400 million loan for the Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project to help strengthen the financial and administrative capacity of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in planning, financing and delivering services in a financially sustainable manner. It will also pilot best practices in urban management [...]

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Pitt Dental School Dean’s Scholarship Ball Raises Funds, Reunites Alumni, Students, Faculty

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WHAT: The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine’s 15th annual Dean’s Scholarship Ball
WHY: The black-tie fundraiser, which raises money to provide tuition support for qualified dental students, was initiated in 2001 and has raised $2.5 million in gifts and pledges since 2014.
WHO:
Thomas W. Braun, D.M.D., Ph.D., dean of the School of Dental Medicine
Faculty, staff, [...]

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Announces $10 Million in Grants to Advance Innovation Across America

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26 Grants Issued through the Regional Innovation Strategies Program to Spur Capacity Building and Access to Capital for Innovators and Entrepreneurs
The Regional Innovation Strategies Program
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the first 26 recipients of the 2014 Regional Innovation Strategies program grants. The Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program, which is being run by [...]

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