Colliers International appoints new Managing Director for Japan business

Meghann Showers

TOKYO, Oct. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading global commercial real estate services and investment management firm, Colliers International (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) today announced that Yukihiro Ogasawara has been appointed as Managing Director & Chairman | Japan.

Ogasawara joins Colliers Japan from CBRE, where he was Vice Chairman of Capital Markets and led a strategy to advise Japanese capital for investment into regional and global markets.

Ogasawara brings across more than 40 years of expertise in recruiting teams, sourcing domestic and foreign capital; structuring finance deals; and overseeing the acquisition and management of office, hotel, residential and land developments.

Prior to CBRE, he forged an impressive career with Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd. in both Japan and the United States, serving as General Manager of the International Business Department before transitioning to commercial real estate brokerage at Sumitomo Real Estate Sales and serving on the Board of Directors

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Global Higher Education Learning Management Software Market 2020 Technology, Share, Demand, Opportunity, Projection Analysis Forecast Outlook 2026

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The Legal Marketing Association Showcases Attendees’ Incredible Skills During Virtual Event

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Complimentary registration for the 2021 Annual Conference is the Grand Prize

Chicago, IL:Our diverse membership includes singers, songwriters, dancers, magicians, comedians and other amazing talents. Introducing LMA’s Got Skills – taking place on Tuesday, October 20,at 7:30 p.m. EDT at the reimagined, virtual LMA Annual Conference – which will shine a spotlight on the talent within our community.

Rules of Participation

  • The LMA’s Got Skills talent show is open to all LMA Annual Conference attendees.
  • Talents may include (but are not limited to) singing, dancing, instrumental music, skits, magic, comedy, martial arts and juggling. All performances will be screened for appropriateness.
  • Participants must return a completed LMA’s Got Skills submission form by Friday, October 9.
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IMF sees Greek economy shrinking by 9.5% in 2020

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ATHENS, Oct 2 (Reuters)The International Monetary Fund sees the Greek economy contracting by 9.5% this year before returning to growth in the medium-term, the Washington-based Fund said in a report on Friday.

Greece emerged from its third international bailout in 2018, after a decade-long debt crisis. Its lenders, the euro zone and the IMF, are still monitoring its economic progress which has been hit hard by restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The country will register a 6.75% of GDP primary budget deficit this year due to both lower economic activity and the government’s stimulus measures, the Fund said.

Greece’s economy has been hurt by the impact of a nationwide lockdown in the second quarter and a slump in tourism revenues.

“Greece’s heavy reliance on tourism makes it particularly vulnerable. A rebound is expected in 2021–22 to reach an average 5% growth annually,” the IMF said.

Following a

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Pivot Plan is critical for Oregon small business survival | Letters

Meghann Showers

When people describe entrepreneurs and small business owners as resilient, there has never been a time when that has been truer than this year.

As small businesses in Oregon deal with unforgiving wildfires on top of the impact felt by the Coronavirus pandemic, businesses need to rethink and retool how they do business in order to survive. A pivot plan is critical.

The SBDC network is the largest resource partner funded by the SBA and provides one-on-one business advising at no cost to entrepreneurs. Whether it’s creating a resiliency plan, navigating options for financing, reworking a marketing plan, or establishing new operations systems, SBDC certified advisers walk business owners through their options so they can confidently make tough decisions about their business.

Right now, there are three things every small business must do to successfully pivot and move their business forward:

  1. Don’t panic. The resources for small business are
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NY economy shrinks by 36.3% during April-June because of COVID shutdown

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New York was among the states with the biggest drop in economic activity in the April-June period as businesses shut down to slow the spread of the coronavirus, according to data released Friday.

The federal Bureau of Economic Analysis reported New York’s gross domestic product fell 36.3% in the second quarter compared with the first quarter of 2020. GDP is the sum of all goods and services produced in an area for an entire year.

The bureau said the projected size of New York’s economy is now $1.6 trillion based on GDP for April-June, down from $1.8 trillion based on January-March GDP. The state lost $47.6 billion in business activity during the second quarter.

New York was hit especially hard by COVID-19 “and imposed stringent restrictions to contain the virus, which translated into weak second-quarter GDP results,” said John Rizzo, chief economist for the Long Island Association business group and

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Trump Blames Wildfires On Poor Forest Management. Biden Focuses On Climate Change : NPR

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President Trump visited California on Monday for a briefing on the wildfires. He has blamed the fires on poor forest management, while Democratic challenger Joe Biden has focused on climate change.


President Trump says the solution for fires in the West is simple; the answer is better forest management. Trump visited California today as the state’s largest fire in recorded history continues to burn. He refused to link the fires to climate change, while his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, made that connection right away. NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith joins me now with more.

Hi, Tam.


PFEIFFER: Would you walk us through what the president had to say about this today?

KEITH: So let’s just say that President Trump really was not there to talk about climate change and how it might be contributing to natural disasters. He was there to do

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Industrial Mixers Market 2019 Entry Strategies, Countermeasures of Economic Impact, Industry Size, Share, Growth and Marketing Channels

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Sep 24, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
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Slow pace of plan to revitalize Alamo frustrates downtown business owners

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SAN ANTONIO – The recent decision to leave the Cenotaph in its current location may delay the multi-year Alamo revitalization project. The lack of progress on another part of the project – the proposed entertainment district – may be frustrating area business leaders even more.

“I feel like downtown San Antonio has looked like a war zone since july of 2019,” says Davis Phillips, president and CEO of Phillips Entertainment. “You cannot talk to a single business owner – or property owner downtown – who is pleased with how this plan has been handled. “

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The latest delay came last week when the Texas Historical Commission voted 12-2 to deny the move of the Cenotaph. Local leaders had proposed moving the structure about 500 feet south to an area near the front of the Menger Hotel.

“It’s going to definitely set us back, quite

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UK PM launches transport review to boost economy, strengthen ties

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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched a review aimed at improving transport links across the UK, including a possible bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland, as part of a plan to boost the pandemic-hit economy and strengthen ties between its member nations.

Boris Johnson wearing a suit and tie: FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street, in London

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street, in London

The study will consider air links within the country, road and rail links in Scotland, the Welsh rail network, as well as the cost and practicality of building a “fixed link” with Northern Ireland, said a government statement on Saturday.

Johnson has in the past spoken of his desire for a 20-mile (32 km) plus bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Coronavirus lockdowns meant Britain’s economic output collapsed 20% in the second quarter, and the country faces rising unemployment as its furlough scheme comes to an end,

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