Vast tracts of West Kimberley heritage listed

Updated August 31, 2011 14:04:51 Photo: Traditional owners look out from the cliffs at Gambanan where the heritage listing was announced (Erin Parke) The Federal Government has announced that more than 19 million hectares of Western Australia's Kimberley region will be heritage listed.Environment Minister Tony Burke travelled to Gambanan, three hours north of Broome, to make the announcement to a gathering of traditional Read more [...]

Residents say Crown Ranch lacks promised amenities

A bankruptcy and other legal tangles have some residents of the 4-year-old Crown Ranch community northwest of Houston wondering when they'll see the swimming pool, tennis courts, lake and other amenities promised when they moved in. At this point the 4,000-acre master-planned community that spans parts of Montgomery and Grimes counties has a playground and volleyball court along with about 50 houses.The limited partnership that owns the project, Crown Ranch Development, filed for bankruptcy Read more [...]

The faces on campus you should know

August 30, 2011 · Leave a Comment  Photos by Amanda Palczynski Dr. Doug Hastad I think the best advice I could offer any freshman at this point in time is one, don’t be reluctant to get engaged in orientation activities, those are extremely important. Two, get to know as many first year students as possible, because, clearly, they will become your support group and they will become your friends. Three, get engaged in the community. We live in a nice neighborhood, Read more [...]

Directors to bank £8.7m from sale of Kudos

Four directors of Aberdeen-based financial adviser Kudos will bank up to £8.7 million in selling their 20-year-old business to AIM-listed pensions specialist Mattioli Woods. Kudos advises companies and high net worth individuals, employing 45 in Aberdeen, Glasgow and London, and made a pre-tax profit of £535,000 on turnover of £4.3m last year. It has assets under administration and advice of £530m. Its shareholders are Read more [...]

TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared August 30, 2011

TORONTO - Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on August 30, 2011. Alimentation Couche-tard Inc. Cl 'a' Mv (TSX:ATD.A): $0.0625. Payable Sep 19. Record Sep 09. Alimentation Couche-tard Inc. Cl 'b' Sv (TSX:ATD.B): $0.0625. Payable Sep 19. Record Sep 09. Bank Of Nova Scotia (the) (TSX:BNS): $0.52. Payable Oct 27. Record Oct 04. Bank Of Nova Scotia (the) Pr Read more [...]

Auction houses move away from foreclosures and towards pricey mansions

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Atlantic Coal listed on OTCQX in New York - Atlantic Coal is to be admitted to trading on the OTCQX Market International platform of the Pink Sheets LLC in New York. This is for the recently established sponsored unlisted American Depositary Receipt facility, for which BNY Mellon acts as depositary bank. The entire issued ordinary share capital will continue to trade on the AIM market in London under the symbol ATC. The board believe that quotation on OTCQX will benefit existing shareholders by making its shares Read more [...]

Luxury home foreclosures a deal for well-heeled

LUTZ -- Luxurious real estate doesn't look - or cost - what it used to. "There are $4 million estates in Lutz and the Riverview area that are now less than $1 million," said Keller Williams real estate agent Rande Friedman. "There's a condo in Channelside that was $1.5 million, and now it's $700,000." Most homeowners have seen values drop, but these prices are so low because they're owned by a bank. And the bank wants to get rid of them. In fact, there are so many foreclosed Read more [...]