Real Estate in NYC and Celebrities

In New York City, one of the most prominent industries is the real estate market that has made the city the metropolitan center that it is today. Buildings are all over the place, and the real estate market is more profitable there than anywhere else. All of the most influential real estate companies have settled in the big city, and they have brought with them some famous names. Among those names, Donald Trump has visited many developments in the city as well as the former President, Barack Obama, and Joe Sitt. Ashley Olsen is another famous name that has recently bought a very luxurious condominium in NYC, Greenwich Village. Adam Levine, on the other hand, is selling his SoHo while his first child is about to be born. Here are some of the most influential companies in the Real Estate of New York: ReMax Short for Real Estate Maximus, this strong brand was founded in 1973. They are always trying to push their boundaries. With over 40 years in the market, it is not only one of the strongest forces in the U.S. real estate industry, but it has also spread to countries all over the world, developing luxurious mansions, commercial buildings, and apartment complexes. Their presence in NYC is all over the place as they have a lot of properties around the city. Century 21 With their headquarters in New Jersey, USA, they are another strong candidate among the most famous real estate agencies in the world and have settled properties in the big city since its foundation. Do not confuse with the Century 21 department store which has also found its way in the NYC commercial streets. The Real Estate has over 1000 rooms for sale just in New York with prices that range from less than $1,000 to more than $10,000, depending on what you’re expecting to buy. Coldwell Banker With its foundation in 1906 in California, it is one of the oldest real estate enterprises, and because of that they...

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Best Department of Commerce Website: South Carolina

While every state has a department of commerce, or its equivalent, not all of these departments have their own functioning websites containing useful information.  Some have no website at all, while others have a website including only the bare minimum of functionality, therefore being of very little use to the common person.  As the general function of a department of commerce is to promote economic growth, it is important that a good DOC website provides information on its prominent industries, promotes the state as a worthy place to do business, and offers resources to current and prospective business owners. The South Carolina website for its DOC fits this bill in every respect, which is why it receiving the award for Best Department of Commerce Website. With a section entirely devoted to “The SC Advantage,” the website highlights plenty of reasons why South Carolina should be the first choice for your next business venture.  There is also a large and easily navigated resource section, in addition to a business network area.  Between the two, they house an extremely comprehensive overview of the many resources South Carolina has to offer a potential businessperson, as well as useful tools for current business owners who the state hopes to retain. However, setting them apart from the crowd and earning them the first place spot are their separate microsites for the most prominent industries, including the aerospace and automobile industries.  The aerospace industry microsite includes a list of every airport in the state, while the automobile site features all of the manufacturers in the area, with a spotlight on the three biggest contributors to the state economy. These bonus features go above and beyond the call of duty for a DOC website and earned South Carolina the top spot. Runner Up: Washington Earning an honorable mention in the runner up position was the DOC website for the state of Washington, which also has a great many features and resources.  Although the Washington website holds an even more thorough database...

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