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Magnum Energy Solutions considers conservation key

Cory Vanderpool has a question: Before property owners spend a lot more time looking at alternative energy sources like solar and other renewables, why not consider better conservation measures first? That’s a good question. And on a recent show, the director of business development for Magnum Energy Solutions gave me the answer. She said there’s still a lot that a …

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Sylvester Cancer Center puts Dolphins Cycling Challenge funds to good use

Down here in South Florida, we just celebrated the fourth Dolphins Cycling Challenge, an annual event to raise money for cancer research at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Health System (UHealth). More than 2,700 riders helped to raise nearly $2 million this year, and the event has provided $3.8 million since its inception. So …

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Lauren Book makes sure kids know “It’s OK To Tell”

Lauren Book is a busy lady. The founder of LaurensKids.org has been traveling in Canada and Barbados recently to teach and promote her organization’s Safer, Smarter Kids sexual abuse prevention curriculum. This program, approved by the state of Florida for use in public kindergarten classrooms and guidance offices statewide, is also in a pilot phase covering first grade through third …

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Sylvester Breast Cancer Survivorship Program tackles post-treatment challenges

Cancer is a far-reaching disease. It drains the life out of not only the patient but his or her family as well. And surviving it has its own set of challenges that require a multifaceted approach if recovery is to be successful. Fortunately, we have one of the best post-cancer survivorship programs in the nation right here in South Florida. …

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Commercial Real Estate Auctions Bring Speed, Transparency To Sales

If you’ve never tried it or even thought about it, there’s a lot to be said for the auction process as a method of selling or buying distressed assets. And we recently had three experts on the air to give us the scoop. Joe Cuomo, SVP and co-head of business development at Auction.com, said the REO market is a melting …

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Never stop building your brand

I’ve been listening to branding expert Bruce Turkel. I don’t mean hearing him. I mean listening – and doing the things he’s recommended to build the “Fried On Business” brand. And it’s been working, but now I have to build on it. So will you, if you take his advice to heart. How do we do this? How do we …

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Magnum Energy making major energy conservation impact

We’re all looking for ways to save money on energy. That’s true whether you’re a renter, a homeowner, or a commercial property owner with multiple locations and thousands of units. So it was really exciting to talk with two key executives from Magnum Energy Solutions, an up-and-coming supplier of wireless energy management solutions. “We are out there helping clients minimize …

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CBRE hosts mega-summit on Florida multi-housing

The second CB Richard Ellis Multi-Housing Summit Florida starts tomorrow, and I had a chance to get a preview from one of the key principals for the event. Gerard Yetming, a senior vice president for CBRE in Fort Lauderdale, said the event will attract more than 550 owners, operators and other sector experts for the day-long event at The Four …

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Comprehensive UHealth program coaches breast cancer survivors

Dr. Ashwin Mehta, M.D., is one of our favorite guests, so it was a delight to have him on the Sept. 26 UHealth segment to talk about the Breast Cancer Survivorship Program at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Health System. This is an innovative coaching program that takes a holistic approach to improving health …

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Researcher sees much to like in real estate

I love live broadcasting. I love it when we get “on-the-spot” reports from our guests in the field, and that’s exactly what we did recently from the University of Florida and the Kelley A. Bergstrom Center For Real Estate Studies in Gainesville. These folks have a Master of Science in Real Estate Program that’s second to none, and we had …

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