Madison Realty Capital Provides $53 Million Construction Financing to Heritage Equity Partners for Multifamily Development in Brooklyn

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Realty Capital, a New York City based real estate private equity firm focused on debt and equity investment strategies, today announced it has provided $53 million in construction financing to Heritage Equity Partners, led by Toby Moskovits and Michael Lichtenstein, for a 150-unit ground-up multifamily development […]

AIR Worldwide Collaborates with experts at the Brookings Institution and AXIS Capital to Quantify the Impact from Climate Change on Hurricane Risk

BOSTON, Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR), in collaboration with experts from the Brookings Institution and AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, released a report which explores how climate change may affect hurricane risk in the United States by 2050, specifically related to financial losses to residential and commercial properties. AIR Worldwide is […]

Sannam S4 Acquires Alumno, a Singapore-Based Education Consultancy, and Accelerates Global Expansion Strategy

Alumno Founder and CEO Michael Bartlett appointed Sannam S4 Global Managing Director, Education SINGAPORE, Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sannam S4, a leading international education services provider, announced today its acquisition of Alumno, a Singapore-based education consultancy offering strategic advice and implementation support to universities, education organizations and governments on marketing and branding, TNE, […]

Fresh push to abolish lese majeste law triggers fierce pushback from Thai establishment

Thailand’s heated debate over the lèse-majesté law has been revived, with supporters and detractors clashing on social media following the arrest of dozens of alleged violators in recent weeks. Some politicians have called for the repeal of Article 112 of the Criminal Code, under which defaming, insulting or threatening the King, the Queen, the heir-apparent […]

Ratsadon group demand apology for alleged attack by Icon Siam mall guard

Anti-establishment protesters demonstrated in front of Icon Siam shopping mall on Tuesday, to demand an apology from its management after a security guard allegedly assaulted one of the protesters. Three members of the “United Front Thammasat and Demonstrations”, which is affiliated with the Ratsadon anti-establishment group, rallied at the mall, carrying placards protesting the government’s […]

Thanathorn blasted for politicizing government’s AstraZeneca vaccine deal

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has criticized Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, accusing him of not being grateful to the “Mother Land” for his alleged attempt to politicize the government’s procurement of COVID-19 vaccines. Mr. Anutin was referring to Thanathorn’s criticism of the government’s procurement of vaccine from Oxford-AstraZeneca via Siam Bioscience, a Thai pharmaceutical […]