Real Estate Investing: Private Equity Billionaires Hunt for Bargains in Brazil

Adelicia Caree

The private equity titans behind 3G Capital Inc. and their families are taking advantage of distressed real estate prices in Brazil, where the economy has been battered by Covid-19 and the botched government response.

Firms linked to billionaires Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marcel Telles and Carlos Alberto Sicupira are increasing bets on strip malls, office space and long-term rental apartments. The goal is to seize opportunities created by the pandemic in a nation that’s leading the world in daily Covid deaths.

Key Speakers At The 2018 Milken Conference

“The next 18 months will be very challenging for

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Say Architects uses frosted resin panels to create translucent boutique interior

Adelicia Caree

Milky resin envelops the windows and furniture within this accessories store in Hangzhou, China, designed by local studio Say Architects.


Located in the city’s newly-developed Binjiang District, Lika Lab is a boutique selling bags and jewellery, which the owners wanted to display within a red and blue interior.

Say Architects designed 12 pieces of display furniture for the Lika Lab boutique

Concerned that the bright hues would distract from the products on show, Say Architects proposed softening the colours with a “translucent skin” in the form of frosted resin panels.

These were used to clad 12 pieces of bespoke, steel-framed

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Cash for Your Home Improvement Projects

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Woman analyzing blueprint for her new home interior

Nic Redavid

Spring is a great time for tackling home improvement projects. The days are getting longer, and the temperatures are getting warmer. From working in the garden to cleaning the garage, painting a room, or a home remodel, most homeowners have a list of projects and ideas that never seems to end.

This spring, your local Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union branch in Wellington has some home improvement hacks to help you find a way to pay for all those projects and save some money along the way:

  1. Refinance your mortgage
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What the Better Business Bureau wants you to know

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SUPERIOR, WI– The spring weather means it’s the perfect time of year to get down and dirty remodeling your home or taking on a new improvement project.

It also means scam artists are lurking in the neighborhood, waiting to take advantage of people needing a hand.

The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau said scammers usually approach homeowners between March and October.

Nick Olson, President and CEO of Andersen and Hammack, said you should do you your research before letting a contractor into your home.

“The main thing to do is go on the Minnesota Department of Labor website or the Wisconsin

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Attorney Mitchell Kossoff Faces Lawsuits After Disappearance

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Mitchell Kossoff (iStock, Kossoff, PLLC/Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)

Three more landlords have come forward with claims that real estate attorney Mitchell Kossoff owes them hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Kossoff, the managing partner of Kossoff PLLC, has been unreachable for several days both by his partners at the firm and his clients, The Real Deal reported Wednesday. His disappearance has raised questions about the whereabouts of his clients’ millions.

Now, one lawsuit and two judgments of confession have been filed in New York State Supreme Court against Kossoff and his eponymous law firm. That’s in addition

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20 Creative Balcony Ideas – Balcony Decor Inspiration

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When it comes to warm-weather decorating, the first thing you might think of is adding new throw pillows to your living room sofa, placing a colorful rug in your entry or swapping out the drab art in your bedroom for a beachy print. While these are all great starting points, there’s one important space that you shouldn’t overlook — your balcony.

Of course, figuring out the best decor and layout for your balcony is far from easy. Luckily, we’ve rounded up 20 inspiring balcony ideas that’ll help you make the most of your space, furniture choices, accessories

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