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Jul 27, 2015, 10:48 ET

Former Brooklyn Academy of Music President Karen Brooks Hopkins Appointed Senior Fellow in Residence at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced the appointment of Karen Brooks Hopkins as Senior Fellow in Residence, a newly created...

Jul 22, 2015, 08:00 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. to Release Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results on Tuesday, August 4, 2015

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net lease real estate investment trust, announced today that it will release its financial results for...

Jul 16, 2015, 16:20 ET

'World Tea on the Road' Fall 2015 Helps Entrepreneurs Achieve Success in the Business of Tea Retail

 World Tea on the Road (#WTOTR) – an immersive experience taught by tea's foremost experts – is offering in-depth education for...

Jul 13, 2015, 07:30 ET
CPA:18 - Global acquires a 88,000 square-foot, Class A office facility for approximately $17 million, including acquisition costs. Located in Jacksonville, Florida, the property is triple-net leased to Acosta, Inc. for a 12-year period.

CPA:18 - Global Acquires $17 Million Class A Office Building in Jacksonville, Florida

 W. P. Carey Inc., a global net lease REIT specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit financing and the acquisition of...

Jul 07, 2015, 11:00 ET
Ella Baff of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Joins the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (photo Christopher Duggan, courtesy of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.)

Ella Baff Joins The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation As Senior Program Officer for the Arts and Cultural Heritage Program

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced the appointment of Ella Baff as Senior Program Officer for Arts and Cultural Heritage. In this newly...

Jul 02, 2015, 13:34 ET

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Gives $4.1 Million to Support 41 NYC Theater Organizations

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced today that 41 organizations in its New York Theater Program will receive grants totaling $4.1 million....

Jul 02, 2015, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. acquired a logistics facility in Oskarshamn, Sweden for approximately SEK 216 million ($26 million). The facility was purchased from the developer and is net leased to Scania AB, a leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles.

W. P. Carey Inc. Acquires $26 Million Logistics Facility Net Leased to Scania

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit construction...

Jun 26, 2015, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Palm Beach County Chapter Announces Marcus W. Corwin as 2015 Man of the Year

Boca Raton attorney, Marcus W. Corwin, of Marcus W. Corwin, P.A., was named 2015 Man of the Year by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ("LLS")...

Jun 24, 2015, 15:44 ET

'World Tea on the Road' Heads to Boston and Chicago for an Immersive Tea Education Experience

 The in-depth education of World Tea Expo and World Tea Academy is hitting the road with stops in Boston and Chicago this fall. The upcoming...

Jun 24, 2015, 14:20 ET

CPA:18 - Global finanziert neues „INNSIDE by Melia" Hotelprojekt im Wert von EUR 25 Millionen in Hamburg, Deutschland

In Zusammenhang mit der Pressemitteilung, CPA:18 - Global finanziert neues „INNSIDE by Melia" Hotelprojekt im Wert von EUR 25 Millionen in...

Jun 24, 2015, 09:30 ET
CPA:18 - Global enters into an agreement to  provide approximately $29 million (euro25 million) for the construction of a new hotel in Hamburg, Germany. Upon completion, the property will be leased to the German affiliate of Melia Hotels International, S. A. (Melia) for a period of 25 years.

CPA:18 - Global Funds $29 Million Development of "INNSIDE by Melia" Hotel in Hamburg, Germany

 W. P. Carey Inc., a global net lease REIT specializing in corporate sale-leaseback, build-to-suit construction financing and the acquisition...

Jun 23, 2015, 08:00 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Announces New Senior Management Responsibilities

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net lease real estate investment trust, announced today the following changes in senior management...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:05 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.9540 per Share

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) reported today that its Board of Directors increased its quarterly cash dividend to $0.9540 per share, equivalent...

Jun 11, 2015, 07:30 ET
CPA:18 - Global acquires a 208,900 square-foot warehouse and distribution facility net leased to Core-Mark International for a period of 13 years. The Minneapolis-area property is located in the Twin Cities' strong commercial corridor and was acquired for $17 million.

CPA:18 - Global Acquires $17 Million Warehouse and Distribution Facility

 W. P. Carey Inc., a global net lease REIT specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit financing and the acquisition of...

Jun 10, 2015, 13:59 ET
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The Residences at W Atlanta - Downtown Announces Second Most Expensive Condo Sale In Downtown And Midtown In 2015

On the heels of a recent penthouse sale last month which sold for $1.2 million, The Residences at W Atlanta – Downtown confirms yet another...

Jun 10, 2015, 09:00 ET
In support of the President's recently-released National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators, seed giant W. Atlee Burpee & Co. has donated one million Bee and Butterfly Garden flower seed packets to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Interior (DOI) to help combat rapidly dwindling populations of honey bees and other pollinators. The seed packets have been specifically designed to foster bee-friendly gardens and habitats in home and school gardens...

W. Atlee Burpee & Co. donates one million seed packets for distribution to homes and schools as part of President's National Pollinator Initiative

 In support of the President's recently-released National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators, seed giant W....

Jun 03, 2015, 16:15 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Announces "At-The-Market" Offering Program

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) announced today that it has filed a prospectus supplement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC")...

Jun 02, 2015, 08:30 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. to Present at REITWeek 2015 on June 10, 2015

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net lease real estate investment trust, announced today that Trevor Bond, President and CEO, is...

Jun 01, 2015, 08:30 ET

WNewsNetwork Dubbed The Revolutionary Game Changer In Social News

 WNewsNetwork, the online social news network, announced today the unveiling of the WNewsNetwork crowdfunding project that will be launched on...

May 29, 2015, 07:30 ET
CPA:18 - Global has acquired a multi-tenant retail site in Oslo, Norway in a joint venture with Oslo-based developer, Winta Eiendom AS. The total purchase price, including transaction costs, was approximately $105 million (NOK 815 million). Located in Alna, a 1.8 million square-foot destination retail district in Oslo, the property is situated in one of the busiest and strongest retail clusters in the area.

CPA:18 - Global Acquires $105 Million Retail Property in Oslo, Norway

 W. P. Carey Inc., a global net lease REIT specializing in corporate sale-leaseback, build-to-suit construction financing and the acquisition...