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Rent Control Bill in California Moves Forward to Senate

DATE July 12, 2019 / Author

On July 9th, an assembly bill (AB-142) allowing statewide rent control and “just cause” eviction policies until 2023, was passed in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Here’s what we know about the bill so far: · Annual rent increases would cap at 7% plus the consumer price index  · Landlords will only be allowed to evict […]

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President Trump’s New Order Affects Dialysis Market

DATE July 11, 2019 / Author

An executive order was signed by President Trump this week to reform the kidney treatment industry. The order will create new payment models to encourage more kidney transplants and give patients incentives to seek dialysis treatment at home instead of at more expensive treatment centers. Section 5 of the executive order states the following : Payment […]

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Walmart Teams with AAP to Launch Online Specialty Auto Parts Store

DATE October 19, 2018 / Author

This week Walmart announced a partnership with Advance Auto Parts to create an online automotive specialty store on The new online store will complement Walmart’s automotive offering of common parts and accessories online and in stores, including an extensive assortment of tire, lube and battery services in more than 2,500 Walmart Auto Care Centers across the country. In the […]

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Game On: Drugstores Battle to Compete with Amazon

DATE October 3, 2018 / Author

Over the past couple of years, the retail sector has seen significant changes. With the Amazon threat now looming over the pharmacy industry, we’ve seen mergers and acquisitions heavily increase to compete with the e-commerce giant. According to leading research, the drug store industry generates $271 billion in annual revenue with retailers CVS, Walgreens, and […]

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Texas Multifamily Market Update | Connect Media Q&A with David Harrington

DATE August 2, 2018 / Author

A year ago, Connect Media sat down with Matthews Real Estate Investment Services’ David Harrington, to ask him why the Southern California company was hanging its shingle in North Texas. At the time, Harrington, who is Matthews’ executive vice president and national director multifamily, was speaking at the annual Connect Texas Multifamily Conference. Mr. Harrington is […]

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