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Piedmont Strikes Offers to Sell 14 Office Complex to Pair of Undisclosed Purchasers


Piedmont Pointe II in Bethesda, MD. As part of its continuous strategy to focus on owning Class An office residential or commercial properties in select submarkets primarily within 8 significant Eastern U.S. office markets, Piedmont Workplace Real Estate Trust (NYSE: PDM) said it is in the process of offering 14 office buildings across the nation to two different buyers for a total minimum gross prices of roughly $425.9 million.

The properties total 2.6 million square feet and have a combined tenancy of 76%.

The price might increase an additional $5 million to $10 million if specific leasing targets are fulfilled within six months after the closing date, which Piedmont anticipates will remain in January 2018.

The REIT stated it expects to tape-record a gain of approximately $40 million in conjunction with closing one of the deals and a non-cash problems loss of roughly $48 million on the other transaction, prior to considering any extra cash made on meeting the leasing targets. Both agreements are subject to traditional closing conditions.

The sales will see the Atlanta-based REIT exit four markets: Detroit, Nashville, South Florida and Phoenix. The REIT owns seven office buildings in those markets.

Piedmont is also cutting the variety of submarkets where it owns property within several of its core markets, consisting of in Atlanta, Boston and Washington DC’s Maryland suburban areas.

It is also decreasing its exposure in Chicago where three of the structures being offered lie and where it owns 11 properties in total. The list of office complex associated with the pending offers appears below.

” As we’ve indicated before, we believe that being a net seller today is the right thing to do at this moment in the cycle,” Robert Bowers, CFO Piedmont told experts this month.

During the third quarter, the REIT finished two sales: Two Self-reliance Square at 300 E St. SW in Washington D.C for $360 million, or $593 per square foot; and 8560 Upland Drive, an 149,000 square foot office/warehouse building, which was Piedmont’s last possession in Denver, offered $17.6 million.

ARIZONA

Desert Canyon 300, Phoenix

FLORIDA

2001 NW 64th St. Ft. Lauderdale

5601 Hiatus Roadway, Tamarac

GEORGIA

Suwanee Entrance One, Suwanee

ILLINOIS

Windy Point I and II, Schaumburg

2300 Cabot Drive, Lisle

MARYLAND

Piedmont Pointe I & & II, Bethesda
MASSACHUSETTS

1200 Crown Colony Drive, Quincy
MICHIGAN

Auburn Hills Corporate Center, Auburn Hills

1075 West Entrance Drive, Auburn Hills

TENNESSEE

2120 West End Ave., Nashville

5301 Maryland Method, Brentwood

Plane went to Las Vegas strikes birds, diverted to New York

Published Monday, Oct. 23, 2017|4:47 p.m.

Updated 5 hours, 11 minutes ago

NEW YORK– A JetBlue aircraft from Boston to Las Vegas that struck some birds shortly after departure has made a safe emergency situation landing in New York.

JetBlue Airways Corp. spokesperson Sharon Jones says Flight 877 landed securely at John F. Kennedy International Airport just before 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Jones states the plane was diverted to JFK “out of an abundance of care.” She states all guests will be re-accommodated on another aircraft.

The plane struck the birds late Monday afternoon after removing from Boston Logan International Airport. It was then diverted to New York.

JetBlue did not say if the plane suffered any damage.

Motorist strikes several vehicles at Las Vegas school while trying to run over friend

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This image from a Facebook video shows a Ford Mustang ready to ram another automobile outside Johnson Intermediate school, near Alta and Buffalo drives, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

Released Friday, Sept. 22, 2017|5:45 p.m.

Updated Friday, Sept. 22, 2017|6:15 p.m.

. A male who struck multiple cars while aiming to run over a buddy with an automobile this afternoon near a west valley middle school was arrested on a count of attempted murder, according to City Police.

The occurrence originated from an argument between two buddies, the male and a lady, Lt. Nate Chio said.

Officers reacted about 3:40 p.m. to 213 Scherer St., throughout the street from Johnson Middle School, near Alta and Buffalo drives, Chio said.

A video posted online shows a Ford Mustang owning over a school pathway and striking two automobiles.

8 dead, dozens injured as fierce storm strikes western Romania

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Cornel Putan/ AP FILE Emergency situation employees stand beside a fallen tree in Timisoara, Romania, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, following a lethal storm that affects the west part of the country. Authorities state 6 people have passed away and at least 30 were hurt during a storm in western Romania that produced winds of approximately 100 kilometers (60 miles) an hour.

Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017|12:56 p.m.

BUCHAREST, Romania– A violent storm in Romania that produced winds of as much as 100 kilometers (60 miles) an hour left a minimum of eight individuals dead and dozens more injured Sunday, authorities stated.

Among the earliest reported deaths was a male who passed away in the city of Timisoara after he was struck by a signboard, while a woman was eliminated by a falling tree, Elena Megherea, a General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations spokesperson in Timis County, said.

Two more individuals, one of whom was hit by a tree, passed away in the western town of Buzias. After the storm moved north, a 50-year-old male died in the northwest city of Bistrita after he was struck by a branch during a walk in the park, emergency circumstance officials stated.

The country’s Inspectorate for Emergency Situations more than doubled the number of individuals hurt to 67 on Sunday night. It stated the storm tore roofs off schools, health centers and homes, rooted out trees and harmed automobiles.

Elena Tarla, an Emergency situation Situations spokesperson for Caras-Severin County, says the storm removed trees and downed power lines. She states numerous homes lacked electrical energy.

Mihai Grecu, head of the emergency department at Timis County Healthcare facility, informed national news agency Agerpres that 30 individuals were getting treatment for injuries from flying objects.

Authorities warned citizens to remain at house or take shelter, to eliminate appliances from sockets, and to keep away from power transmission towers.

Sunday’s storm followed days of high temperatures.

Police: Mom leaves 3 kids house alone, strikes club

ROSELAWN (FOX19) –

A 23-year-old mom of three is in difficulty after leaving her children house alone around midnight Friday to go celebration at a club, Cincinnati cops stated.

Shaira Brookins has a 3-year-old, 4-year-old, and 6-month-old.

“I came out and I saw the little kids over here and an infant over there,” said next-door neighbor Mark Fritz, who was leaving for work Saturday around 7 a.m.

Still drowsy, he looked throughout the method.

“I was like, ‘Is that an infant?’ So, I ran over there, grabbed the baby, selected the baby up, the diaper fell off because it was damp and soaked,” Fritz said.

The infant was riding in a pull toy, Fritz stated, and it looked like the infant will roll down the front actions.

“I’m just grateful the baby had not fallen and busted his head,” he stated.

Fritz knocked on the front door, but no one responded to. It ends up, the door was unlocked, so he went within, fearing the worst.

“Somebody could have been dead in your house or whatever,” said Fritz. “I didn’t know, so I went in, and the house looked deserted.”

A neighbor called 911 while he stayed with the kids. Fritz inquired where their parents were.

“They resemble, ‘We don’t know. Mommy down there,’ whatever,” Fritz stated.

However it wasn’t like Brookins strolled a 1/2 block away for a drink.

The Lion’s Den, which is a private club, is an easy 20 minute drive– 15 miles away– from her home in Roselawn.

People who go to that club, but did not wish to talk on electronic camera, informed FOX19 Now the Lion’s Den closes at 5 a.m. According to the arrest report, Brookins did not get home until 8:30 that early morning, three hours later.

“Then the sister came and got the kids, thank God,” said Fritz.

Brookins is in jail on a $30,000 bond. She’s due back in court Wednesday.

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SUV strikes pedestrians on a Massachusetts walkway

(Source: CNN)( Source: CNN) (Source: CNN). (CNN)– Frightening video of an SUV support into 3 people strolling in Massachusetts.

” I was cutting hair and all I heard was boom! I come out look out and the vehicle was all over individuals.”

Giordano Depena owns this barber shop on Moody Street. His security video camera caught the whole accident.

” She parked there and went in that store then she came out she owned forward a bit and I don’t know how she came back.”

In the video, you can see a male and a lady crossing the street when the motorist of the SUV appears to all of a sudden accelerate backwards, striking them as well as another guy who strolling on the walkway.

2 of the victims were beneath the SUV when that SUV sped up again, this time moving on. One man is still pinned underneath.

A female runs over getting on the ground to assist pull that guy out.

Police and paramedics soon arrive.

The lady likewise consoles another victim who is resting on the sidewalk.

Walpole Authorities say surprisingly all three pedestrians, a 22-year-old guy, 59-year-old male and a 65-year-old lady, are all anticipated to recuperate.

They were taken to Newston Wellessley Health center with non-life threatening injuries.

The chauffeur of the SUV, a 60-year-old female, was not injured. No word if she will be charged.

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Rainfall strikes northwest Las Vegas; more anticipated

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Rain falls in Henderson on Aug. 11, 2017. Thunderstorms are expected this evening in higher elevations of the valley, such as Summerlin and Centennial Hills, according to the National Weather Service.

Friday, Aug. 11, 2017|4:26 p.m.

Parts of the northwest Las Vegas valley were struck with.1 to.5 inches of rainfall this afternoon, inning accordance with the National Weather Service.

Thunderstorms are expected this night in greater elevations of the valley, such as Summerlin and Centennial Hills, inning accordance with the service. That could bring strong winds, lightning and hail.

The showers and strong winds likewise hit Henderson in the late afternoon.

Saturday, there’s a 25 percent opportunity of rains.

3 year-old dead after toddler brother strikes him in head with toy truck

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Source: WGCL LAGRANGE, GA (CBS46) –

A three year-old Troup County young boy is dead after he was struck on the head with a toy truck by his 1 year-old brother.

According to the LaGrange Daily News, the occurrence occurred on Might 6 at their house on Boozer Street in LaGrange.

The young boy was struck in the head with the toy truck by his sibling and was sent to bed by the boyfriend of their mom, who was enjoying the kids while she was at work.

According to cops, the sweetheart didn’t call 911 up until the next early morning, when the kid was discovered unresponsive in his bed. The boy was required to an area healthcare facility where he later passed away.

No arrests have actually been made and no identities have been launched.

Stay with CBS46 News for updates.

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Art gone Vegas: The Neon Museum strikes the Strip and Cirque’s artists display at Neonopolis

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The Red Barn indication– from one of Las Vegas’ very first gay bars– will be the first Neon Museum piece to go to the Fashion Show mall.

Wednesday, Might 17, 2017|2 a.m.

Intriguing Vegas art happenings are on the way.

At some point in June, the Neon Museum and the Style Show mall will partner to develop the very first satellite space on the Strip for the museum’s historic neon art. The Style Show’s Strip-side plaza will be the house of the Red Barn sign, a charming martini marquee from the antique shop that opened on Tropicana Avenue in the late 1950s and converted into a bar in the early 1960s. Prior to 1970 occurred, the Red Barn had turned into one of Las Vegas’ first gay bars, house of the RB Follies program and head office for the publishing of the RB Rag, one of the earliest gay publications in Southern Nevada. It closed in 1988.

After numerous months, the Red Barn sign will rejoin the Neon Museum’s collection and a various setup will take its place.

“For decades, the Las Vegas Strip earned prestige for taking down and removing historic buildings and the neon signs associated with them,” said Rob McCoy, president and president of the Neon Museum, in the announcement. “With this effort, Fashion Program takes an action toward reversing that pattern by reintroducing renowned and historic neon signs to the Strip, where it can be delighted in by 10s of millions of visitors.”

Odds are those visitors will likewise be inclined to visit the downtown museum, too.

“This display screen is just the start,” stated Jim Heilmann, senior general supervisor at Fashion Program. “Our concierge team will work with the museum to supply special incentives for our shoppers to go to the world-famous Neon Museum Boneyard. Throughout the year, we will host events and offer fundraising chances to enhance our shared mission of spreading out appeal and culture.”

So there you have it: Downtown art sliding to the Strip. And after that there’s the reverse result, when Strip art moves downtown: On June 1, Cirque du Soleil’s 12th annual art exhibit, The Collective, will start its month-long screen at the Metropolitan Gallery of Las Vegas Art Museum, located inside Neonopolis on Fremont Street.

The Collective is a collection of artwork produced by Cirque’s performers, specialists and staff– another creative outlet for the ultra-creative– and for the first time in the program’s history, each taking part staff member was able to send approximately 3 works instead of one.

“Homeowners will have the chance to get to know their next-door neighbors as we reveal another side of our workers through their artwork,” said Lou D’Angeli, vice president of marketing for Cirque du Soleil. “In hosting The Cumulative each year, we are able to shine the spotlight on their unique skills, creating an even higher connection between us and the neighborhood.”

The exhibition will likewise show Cirque-owned art pieces and props and outfits from various Strip productions. There will be a $5 entryway charge at the gallery.

With Macron win confirmed, European market rally strikes pause

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Thibault Camus/ AP French President-elect Emmanuel Macron holds hands with his other half, Brigitte, throughout a triumph event outside the Louvre museum in Paris, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Talking to thousands of supporters from the Louvre Museum’s yard, Macron stated that France is facing an “tremendous job” to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and make sure security versus extremist dangers.

Monday, Might 8, 2017|7:32 a.m.

LONDON– When Emmanuel Macron topped the preliminary of voting in the French governmental election two weeks ago, French stocks soared to near-decade highs. On Monday, the reaction to his triumph in the runoff was extremely controlled: financiers had actually been completely anticipating it and seem careful of the difficulties he’ll face reforming a divided country.

In midday trading, the CAC 40 index of leading French shares was down 1 percent at 5,379. Other indexes throughout Europe were also trading lower, while the euro, which briefly struck a six-month high above $1.10 over night, was down 0.5 percent at $1.0942.

In market parlance, it’s a clear case of buying the rumor and offering the reality.

“With markets having actually rallied throughout last week in expectation of a Macron win, there was little upside left for equities and the euro,” said Chris Beauchamp, chief market expert at IG.

The clear predisposition in favor of Macron in the markets over the far-right prospect Le Pen rests on a number of factors, above all related to his views on Europe. Macron is a keen supporter of the European Union and the euro currency, while Le Pen has actually proposed taking France from both.

Macron’s victory has therefore pressed back any fear that France was on a road that might have led to the breakup of the EU and the euro itself. It’s likewise a more damage to the populist tide that many blame for Britain’s vote to leave the EU and the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president. For the 3rd straight election in Europe, populists have actually failed– very first Austria’s Norbert Hofer was beat in the country’s governmental election; then far-right leader Geert Wilders did a lot worse than prepared for in Dutch elections.

Whatever Le Pen’s defeat means for populism’s long-term future, Macron’s triumph can not disguise the fact that France remains a deeply-riven society on a number of problems and those divisions are not going to go away anytime soon. Around 11 million people chose Le Pen, about a 3rd of those who cast their tallies. When recalling at the preliminary of ballot, which saw Jean-Luc Melenchon from the far-left get nearly 20 percent, almost half the French electorate backed prospects who were against trade globalization. Include the record number of abstentions and spoiled votes in the election, the low turnout and the defeat of standard celebrations, and there’s a clear sense of alienation within French society.

“Understanding all this the brand-new French President might well find that winning was the easy bit,” said Michael Hewson, primary market expert at CMC Markets.

How his presidency plays out and how markets move on in the months ahead might rest on June elections to the French parliament. After that, Macron will appoint a brand-new prime minister who will then form the next French government. There’s every chance that Macron will wind up having to govern in a so-called “cohabitation” with representatives from celebrations beyond his nascent political motion, En Marche, which is being relabelled as La Republique En Marche (Republic on the Move).

Cohabitation has the potential to cause a weak presidency and discouraging Macron’s reform efforts, which might undermine his popularity and stoke support for politicians with a more populist bent. Since the facility of the Fifth Republic in France in 1958, there have been 3 durations of cohabitation, most recently between 1997 and 2002 when President Jacques Chirac from the center-right needed to govern along with a Socialist prime minister as the Socialist Celebration had control of parliament.

“There is a very material threat that a duration of cohabitation throughout a Macron presidency could avoid France from executing policies that would address its growth and fiscal challenges,” said Sarah Carlson, senior vice president at credit scores agency Moody’s Investors Service.

If viewpoint polls are right, Macron may actually wind up having a parliament mainly understanding to his program at a time when the European economy– and the French one in specific– seem acquiring momentum. Macron has proposed reforms to France’s labor market, lower taxes and costs in addition to a 50 billion-euro ($55 billion) investment strategy.

“If all goes well, positive international and European economic tailwinds could help reap the benefits of reforms rapidly, dissipating French voters’ anxiety about the euro and globalization within the next 5 years,” stated Marion Amiot, senior economist at Oxford Economics.