Phoebe Wall Howard Detroit Free Press Published 11:37 p.m. UTC May 28, 2018 Jody Gooden Chatham, 63, of Carmel Valley, California, found a well-preserved diary after her uncle died. She started looking at each word, carefully written in cursive, and read with shock that Roy Leighton (Bud) Wall of Detroit was part of the D-Day invasion. July 5 - Received induction notice July 3 telling me to report at the draft board July 5th. Having passed the physical at my draft board I requested the Marines as the branch of service I would like to be taken into. I was informed the Marine Corps was filled by volunteer only and was taken into the Navy. From the draft board I drove myself and five other boys to the Federal Bldg. where we were all sworn into the Navy. We were given our choice of being taken into active duty at once, or a week’s furlough. I took the latter. July 12 - I reported to the Federal Bldg. at 9 A.M. and from there we were taken to the Navy Club. I ate lunch with … [Read more...] about Service Diary of a Corpsman: Roy L. Wall, LST 509
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PUBLISHED: 06:21 05 April 2017 Sarah Chambers Prettys new real estate team, from left, Abbi Hubert, Lauren Philpot, Mike Large, Peter Blake (partner), Roland Sharp, Ian Seeley, Addi Vantine, Rebecca Palmer and Graeme Burslem. Archant East Anglia-based solicitors Prettys has launched a new real estate team. The restructured team will be led by partner Peter Blake and will offer a range of services across the property, construction and development sectors. The firm, which has offices in Ipswich and Chelmsford, said it wants to offer a seamless service to all its clients, whatever their requirements. Chief executive Ian Carr said: “We have listened to what our clients have said to us and that is, they want to know that they can go to one team of experts to have all their real estate needs dealt with. We have brought together the expertise from our construction group and commercial property team and combined that with our contentious property, regulatory and procurement … [Read more...] about Movers & Shakers: Law firm Prettys launches new real estate team
It's a boom time for real estate brokers. Next to developers, no other industry has benefited more directly from Southern California's red-hot market. And for Los Angeles' top firms, the past 12 months have been a head-spinning time of record-breaking profits. In fact, pick nearly any well-known Hollywood-serving brokerage and you'll find the trappings of explosive growth, whether that's an expansion into new markets (The Agency taking on Malibu), a newly opened state-of-the-art headquarters (Hilton & Hyland's on Canon Drive) or a $1.8 billion evaluation (Compass).Not only are the top-performing agents becoming extremely wealthy, but a select few have become entertainment fixtures in their own right (Bravo's Million Dollar Listing, which stars Rodeo Realty's Josh Flagg and Douglas Elliman's Tracy Tutor Maltas, among others, just entered its 10th season). Adding to the backslapping cheer is the fact that less than a decade ago, many observers were predicting — some quite … [Read more...] about L.A. Real Estate: How to Spot a Shady Broker
China's formerly mighty Dalian Wanda Group, which had a grand plan to invest billions in the U.S. entertainment industry, is now getting a bailout from its onetime tech billionaire rivals.On Jan. 29, Wanda revealed that a consortium led by Pony Ma's Tencent had agreed to enter into a strategic partnership and acquire $5.4 billion worth of shares in Wanda's core commercial property unit. The deal was followed by the Feb. 5 announcement that Jack Ma's Alibaba and a state-backed holding company had acquired a combined 12.7 percent stake in Wanda's film unit for $1.24 billion.Although some observers were quick to lump the two deals in with Wanda's recent debt-reducing real estate sales, analysts closer to the market see other strategic maneuvering at play.After Wanda came under fire from Beijing regulators in 2017 over its aggressive overseas dealmaking, many came to wonder whether the company, or even founder Wang Jianlin personally, had fallen afoul politically. Rumors about the tycoon's … [Read more...] about Can China’s Tech Giants Restore Confidence in Wanda?