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ASM Global

ASM Global announced a strategic alliance with Honeywell to help create smarter, safer and more sustainable venue operations and more enjoyable audience experiences across ASM’s international portfolio. ASM Global will work with Honeywell to establish new standards related to indoor air quality, safety and regulatory compliance for its VenueShield LIVE proprietary program for venue reopenings and operations. Honeywell will consult with ASM on guidelines related to deploying healthy buildings technology including indoor air quality, safety and security, and personal protective equipment (PPE). Honeywell will also create a custom, real-time Healthy Buildings dashboard for the VenueShield LIVE program to help ASM’s facilities staff quickly identify and correct critical building controls issues. The agreement runs through 2027. Additionally, Honeywell will work with the ASM Global venue network to deploy a variety of technologies that support smarter, safer and more sustainable venues to improve the overall guest experience, including solutions to enhance overall building operations; mobile computing and data capture technologies to expedite ticketing, concessions and retail experiences; and more environmentally preferable products to help the venues’ efforts to reduce their carbon footprint. ASM Global President and CEO Ron Bension said, “Aligning with Honeywell and its state-of-the-art technology will help ASM elevate even further what are already the world’s finest audience experiences at our venues.” “As vaccine programs progress around the world, the desire for normalcy continues to increase. Live events such as concerts, sports and conventions contribute greatly to the vigor and excitement of daily life,” said Jeff Kimbell, Honeywell senior vice president and chief commercial officer. “We look forward to working with the ASM Global team to not only help audiences feel more confident about coming to live events but also in supporting venue modernization and digitization by providing greater automation and insight into the portfolio performance and a more seamless audience experience.” VenueShield LIVE is deployed at more than 325 ASM Global facilities around the world, already providing high levels of cleanliness and safety, while inspiring consumer confidence, all in coordination with leading medical professionals, industry experts and public health officials. “Producing premier entertainment events takes skillful coordination, and the building itself is a critical part of the equation. Our experience in building technologies, services and operations can provide additional value to the VenueShield LIVE offering,” said Doug Wright, president and CEO, Honeywell Building Technologies. “We are excited to work with the ASM Global team to support a safer return to live events and help its diverse network of venues drive critical outcomes to enhance audience experience, improve operations, and meet energy efficiency or safety goals.” Honeywell’s Healthy Buildings solutions integrate air quality, safety and security technologies along with advanced analytics to improve indoor air quality while meeting energy efficiency goals to create a more productive and better occupant experience. ASM Global’s properties produce a vast array of events ranging from professional sports to family entertainment to conventions and premier concerts. More than 200 million people pass through its venue doors annually. The alliance with Honeywell was brokered by AEG Global Partnerships. About Honeywell Honeywell ( is a Fortune 100 technology company that delivers industry-specific solutions that include aerospace products and services, control technologies for buildings and industry, and performance materials globally. Its technologies help aircrafts, buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains and workers become more connected to make our world smarter and safer. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit About ASM Global ASM Global is the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, conventions and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues fuel live entertainment worldwide. Contact Details breakwhitelight (for ASM Global) James Yeager +1 818-264-6812 Honeywell Megan McGovern +1 404-470-6339 Company Website

July 26, 2021 07:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time

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New Legal & General Study on Millennials and Housing Finds While Covid-19 Has Delayed Home Ownership Plans, It Was Only One Factor Among Many

Legal & General

Home ownership: while it’s listed as the #2 dream item on their bucket list, the majority of American Millennials across the age span of 25 to 40 are finding it hard even to afford where they live, and nearly impossible to buy a home. A broad new report sponsored by Legal & General Group and released today, U.S. Millennials and Home Ownership – A Distant Dream for Most, finds that in the wake of Covid-19, more and more young people are having to make difficult decisions about where to live. The pandemic forced many to go back home to their parents or hometown in order to be able to buy their own place, while remaining in a larger metropolitan area or even in their college town has moved further out of their reach. The data-rich study, which will be released in several focused segments, talked to U.S. Millennials not as a homogeneous generation, but as three distinct age groups with highly individualized, often different housing needs. Released today, Part 1 of the study looks particularly at the effects of the pandemic on home-buying sentiment and decisions across urban, suburban, and less populated geographies. Legal & General Group Chief Executive Nigel Wilson commented: “This study confirms that for most young adults, buying a home is an increasingly unattainable goal. Millennials we studied cited crushing student and medical debt, and the failure of wages to keep up with the cost of living as accelerators of this generational problem of unaffordable housing. If you’re under the age of 40, you’re part of a generation that needs access to a bigger and more broadly available supply of affordable housing than currently exists.” Key findings of the U.S. Millennials and Home Ownership study include: Millennials broadly view Covid-19 as the latest obstacle in a “raw deal” on affordable housing 62 Percent of U.S. Millennials say big cities are hard or extremely hard to afford 70 Percent of U.S. Millennials say large metropolitan areas including suburbs are hard or extremely hard to afford Nearly half of Millennials are unhappy with their current location 37 Percent would move to a smaller town due to affordability Cost of renting is so high that home ownership has been put on the back burner Study Co-Author and Legal & General Corporate Affairs Director John Godfrey notes: “In the U.K., we’ve been addressing the problem of the shortage of affordable housing, and the solution clearly needs to be multi-pronged. It starts with increasing the supply of affordable housing and building more overall. But we must also develop different paths toward ownership, perhaps on a rent-to-buy model. In addition, developers could be thinking about creating housing attractive to older segments of the population and empty nesters so that as they downsize, younger buyers don’t have to compete with them for that same housing stock.” Legal & General’s study looks not only at housing affordability, but also at geographic and demographic choices based on age and life stage, and at various drivers that shape Millennials’ attitudes and plans, including the role of debt, Covid-19 and the broad changes it has wrought, and the role of older generations in their ability—or inability—to purchase a home. Future segments will look in depth at other specific areas, including the intergenerational housing gap; the wage stagnation and inflation equation; home ownership on U.S. Millennials’ bucket list; student debt and the cost of healthcare; and where Millennials stand on retirement and other savings plans. Media Contacts: For more information on the 2021 U.S. Millennials and Home Ownership study, or to see a copy of the report, please contact: Meir Kahtan: +1 917-864-0800 Meir Kahtan Public Relations, LLC Notes To Editors The information contained in this press release is intended solely for journalists and should not be relied upon by private investors or any other persons to make financial decisions. About the Study Legal & General undertook proprietary research into the attitudes and changes, as well as geographic shifts, U.S. Millennials are experiencing in relation to home purchases and affordable housing. The U.S. Millennials and Home Ownership research was compiled using original survey data 875 U.S. based Millennials who don’t own a property, then segmented into three distinct age groups and other demographic markers. The survey work was carried out by Legal & General. Fieldwork was undertaken during March and April, 2021. All surveys were carried out online. About Legal & General Group Established in 1836, Legal & General is one of the UK’s leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with international businesses in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Asia. With over $1.4 trillion in total assets under management, Legal & General is the UK’s largest investment manager for corporate pension schemes and a UK market leader in pension risk transfer, life insurance, workplace pensions and retirement income. Contact Details Meir Kahtan +1 917-864-0800 Company Website

July 22, 2021 12:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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CaliberCos Inc. Sells Commercial Office/Flex Building in Accretive Transaction

Caliber Co.

CaliberCos Inc., a fully integrated U.S. alternative investment sponsor, announced today that they have sold Fiesta Tech, a 42,111 square-foot office/flex building located in Gilbert, Arizona for $8.25 million. The Company purchased the asset for $4.75 million in 2016. Caliber investors will receive distributions yielding an equity multiple of approximately 1.62x and a net internal rate of return (IRR) of 10.56%. “This transaction is demonstrative of Caliber’s value-add investment strategy” stated Lisa Pudewell, Vice President of Real Estate Assets at Caliber. “Arizona and other Southwest markets continue to surge with demand and this sale is demonstrative of the growing demand within our markets and allows us to create value through strategic transactions that generate an optimal balance of risk-adjusted returns as well as attractive investment performance for our investors.” Built in 1977, Fiesta Tech is an industrial office park that provides flex space for a myriad of uses from light industrial to build-to-suit office suites. Located approximately one mile from the U.S. 60 Hwy, the building is situated in a growing Phoenix suburb. The complex also boasts abundant covered parking with 5.5 spaces per 1,000 square feet. About Caliber Caliber – The Wealth Development Company – is a leading U.S. sponsor with approximately $500 million in assets under development and management. These investments are comprised of alternative investments, which include private funds and syndications, externally managed real estate investment trusts (REITs) as well as public funds. The Company conducts substantially all business through its Sponsor, CaliberCos Inc., a vertically integrated platform that is strengthened by more than 70 professionals with decades of institutional experience in commercial real estate, capital markets, alternative investments and mergers and acquisitions. Caliber allocates its alternative investment strategies, and aligns them with investors’ investment objectives, risk profiles and liquidity preferences to offer an optimal balance of risk-adjusted returns and attractive investment performance. It is because of this thoughtful, intentional approach, and Caliber’s unwavering pursuit of performance, that Caliber has been deemed The Wealth Development Company. Caliber strives to build wealth for its investors by offering a diverse host of investment solutions that fit its investors’. With a primary focuses on key middle-market growth areas, such as Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Alaska, the Company continues to evaluate other U.S. markets that possess same attractive demographics and macro-economic trends as its targeted markets, such as highly skilled labor, emerging population growth and job growth. Caliber utilizes its institutional full-service operating platform to generate operating efficiencies while enhancing the value of its investments through dedicated asset management strategies. The Company creates value through a combination of internal and external growth channels. Bringing together the benefits of real estate, deep asset-class and capital markets expertise across public and private investments, Caliber seeds, develops and manages a broad range of liquid and illiquid alternative strategies for a diverse group of investors who comprise approximately a $4 trillion alternative investment market, which include high net worth, accredited and qualified investors, as well as family offices and smaller institutions. This strategy allows the Company to opportunistically compete in an evolving middle-market arena for alternative investments that range between $5 million and $50 million. Additional information can be found at and Contact Details Caliber Companies Mary Jensen | Investor Relations +1 310-526-1707 Caliber Companies Victoria Rotondo +1 480-295-7600 Gitenstein & Assadi PR Susan Assadi +1 480-510-4881 Company Website

July 22, 2021 11:43 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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American Home Benefit Launches

American Home Benefit

American Home Benefit announced immediate availability of it’s free real estate benefits. AHB enables employers, group benefit administrators, and human resource professionals the ability to offer employees of all levels a substantive benefit that could save them thousands of dollars while reducing stress throughout the home buying, selling, and ownership experience. “American Home Benefit is easy to implement, offers real savings, and layers on a level of true consumer advocacy not afforded to the usual home buyer or seller” said Andy Sachs, Founder and Principal at American Home Benefit. American Home Benefit is proud to announce Procyon Benefits LLC has launched the American Home Benefits offering the thousands of employees they serve. They, along with other early adopters within the group benefit world are excited to create a clear point of differentiation from their competition, and offer the employers they serve the ability to enhance the continued support to their employees. "We are thrilled to be able to offer American Home Benefit to our clients”, said -Sean Rabinowitz, president of Procyon Benefits, LLC. Mr. Rabinowitz added; “Employers today are looking for every possible advantage in the recruitment and retention of employees. American Home Benefit strengthens their offering by delivering a first—in- class employee benefit without tugging on their purse strings.” Founded in 2021, American Home Benefit aims to become a national leader for employee real estate benefits. Company founder, Andy Sachs concluded by saying; “Employee centered products are designed specifically to eliminate friction and frustration from what should be an exciting life event for employees.” Contact Details American Home Benefit Andy Sachs +1 475-275-0085 Company Website

July 22, 2021 08:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Commencement of Rights Offering

Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc.

Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (the “ Company ”) (NASDAQ: WHLR) today announced that it will commence its rights offering (the “rights offering”) to eligible stockholders of the Company for the purchase of up to $30 million in aggregate principal amount of our 7.00% senior subordinated convertible notes due 2031 (the “Notes”). Pursuant to the rights offering, Holders of common stock (each, a “holder” and collectively, the “holders”) as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 1, 2021 (the “record date”) are receiving non-transferable subscription rights (the “rights”) to purchase Notes. Each holder will receive one (1) right for every eight (8) shares of common stock owned of record as of the record date. Each right allows the holder thereof to subscribe for $25.00 principal amount of Notes (the “basic subscription privilege”). In addition, rights holders who fully exercise their basic subscription privilege will be entitled to subscribe for additional Notes that remain unsubscribed as a result of any unexercised basic subscription privileges (the “over-subscription privilege”). The rights offering expires at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 13, 2021, unless extended or earlier terminated by the Company. The rights offering is being made pursuant to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S‑11 (File No. 333-256699) that became effective on July 21, 2021. The rights offering will be made only by means of the prospectus which will be filed with the SEC and copies of which will be mailed to all eligible record date stockholders and can be accessed through the SEC’s website at A copy of the prospectus may also be obtained from the information agent, Equiniti (US) Services LLC, toll free at (833) 503-4130, by email at or by mail at 275 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016. Additional information regarding the rights offering will be set forth in the prospectus. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of any securities of the Company in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-managed commercial real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on owning and operating income-producing retail properties with a primary focus on grocery-anchored centers. Please visit: This press release may contain statements that constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management’s current expectations and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Contact Details Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Mary Jensen | Investor Relations +1 757-627-9088 Equiniti (US) Services LLC Brokers +1 516-220-8356 Stockholders +1 833-503-4130

July 22, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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All County® Cowboy Property Management Invites All to Ribbon Cutting, July 23rd

All County Property Management Franchise Corp.

All County® Property Management, a nationwide industry leader in property management, will soon officiate its expansion to Laramie, Wyoming. This will make All County® Cowboy one of their franchise corp.’s 70+ locations nationwide. All County® Cowboy will be the first location in Wyoming. Event: All County Cowboy Ribbon Cutting Tom Haas owns and operates Wyoming’s All County® Cowboy. He and his team in Laramie are excited to extend an open invitation to those of Albany County, Wyoming. Where All County® Cowboy Property Management 409 S 4th St Laramie, WY 82072 When July 23, 2021, from 12 pm to 1 pm View the event details on Facebook, found here. Visit All County® Cowboy's website, found here. The event will be accompanied by refreshments, networking opportunities, and the chance to get to know a new property management company with an industry-leading, nationwide brand. This event is partnered with the Laramie Chamber Business Alliance (LCBA) and therefore promises a casual yet professional platform for building connections not limited to the real estate industry. All County Cowboy® Property Management Tom Haas recently retired after 24 years of service as an Army officer. He then decided to open a property management business through All County®, finding an outlet for his well-experienced organizational, management, and hard-working skills. Though Wyoming is Tom’s home state, he knew that Southeast Wyoming is and would continue to be a thriving investment opportunity. He’s excited to provide both solutions and opportunities to those within and adjacent to his community. All County Property® Management Franchise Corporation All County® Property Management navigates the property management industry by providing property owners and tenants with competent management. Its founder, Sandy Ferrera, fashioned her business by providing others with opportunities to develop and maintain their own long-term wealth and secured financial future. Uniquely, those at All County® extend their services beyond day-to-day management. Central to their franchise corporation is supporting the investment journeys of all involved. By integrating their property owners into their nationwide network, All County® maintains fruitful relationships and dependable returns for their investors and franchise owners. Contact Details All County Property Management Sydney Merritt +1 727-800-3700 Company Website

July 20, 2021 09:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Don’t Get Scammed: Avoiding Fraud After a Natural Disaster


With hurricane season and wildfire season now in full swing in many parts of the country, damage and loss to homes in affected areas are unavoidable. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: The National Insurance Crime Bureau is warning those living in areas that could suffer from a natural disaster to not only be prepared for the disaster but to be aware of the potential for fraudulent contractors and vendors taking advantage of victims in its aftermath. Oftentimes, these deceitful actors will target neighborhoods affected by disasters and make an unsolicited stop at your home. They’ll take your money, often overcharging, and do shoddy or no work at all, promising that your insurance company will pay for it all. Insurance fraud related to natural disasters can add millions of dollars paid out by insurers, which results in higher premiums for policyholders. In some cases, individual homeowners are on the hook for up to tens-of-thousands of dollars they may not be able to recover. On Wednesday, July 14, NICB President & CEO David Glawe conducted a nationwide media tour with TV stations across the country to discuss how to avoid home repair fraud after a natural disaster and many other consumer friendly topics. During the media tour interviews David Glawe discussed: The steps homeowners can and should take prior to a natural disaster and how preparation can help reduce chances of becoming a victim of fraud The kind of fraud that takes place following disasters while victims are trying to put their homes and lives back together The best practices for disaster victims when hiring contractors or vendors and tips for avoiding dishonest contractors What the federal response will be following a natural disaster and what it entails for both recovery and helping to alleviate fraud problems The most common methods fraudulent contractors try to scam disaster victims The resources available to help homeowners and other disaster victims avoid potential fraudulent actors or report fraud when they encounter it About YourUpdateTV: YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content. It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727

July 15, 2021 11:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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John Steven Joins ThreatModeler's Advisory Board

ThreatModeler Software, Inc.

John Steven is joining the advisory board of ThreatModeler Software, Inc. Mr. Steven has over two decades of software security experience including notable achievements in threat modeling, cloud security, architectural risk analysis, and security testing. In 2015, he founded Codiscope, a spin-off of Cigital which was acquired by Synopsys. He will be working closely with ThreatModeler’s executive team to help shape and guide the company’s planning and go-to-market strategies. “Threat modeling can frustrate organizations because they’re advised to over-rely on singular tactics, such as data-flow diagramming, and because they implement threat modeling as a point-in-time activity. I encourage organizations to treat threat modeling as a capability, incrementally maturing activity throughout their DevOps lifecycle,” said Mr. Steven. “ThreatModeler is uniquely positioned to help teams facilitate threat modeling capabilities throughout their SDL. from secure design, to security test planning, to defect or vulnerability triage and remediation.” Mr. Steven, currently the Chief Technology Officer at Concourse Labs and Founding Principal of Aedify Security LLC, possesses extensive knowledge in managing innovative security firms. His capabilities include identifying and solving cloud risk problems through automated cloud governance, as well as creating efficient threat modeling and security architecture. Mr. Steven is a keynote speaker, co-author of the BSIMM study and has helped several CISOs define and implement their security initiatives. “We’re delighted to welcome John Steven to ThreatModeler. We’re continuously striving to innovate and making one click threat modeling a reality. The experience and insights he brings to our mission will be invaluable,” said Archie Agarwwal, co-founder and CEO of ThreatModeler. About ThreatModeler Software, Inc. ThreatModeler is an automated platform that provides a sustainable, self-service threat modeling practice for applications and infrastructure that evolves as the infrastructure grows. ThreatModeler encourages collaboration through its simple process flow diagram-based functionality. It is easy to use in the creation of threat models which identify, prioritize and mitigate threats, while communicating them broadly. ThreatModeler integrates with JIRA, Jenkins, and Azure Boards and Pipelines, with bidirectional web services API also unifying stakeholders in collaboration. Teams are empowered to code and deliver new products with security built-in as early as the design phase, which is based on global security and compliance standards. Contact Details ThreatModeler Software, Inc Sarah Chan +1 201-266-0510 Company Website

July 15, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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CaliberCos Serves as Diamond Elite Sponsor at the Opportunity Zone Expo Denver

Caliber Co.

CaliberCos Inc., a fully integrated U.S. alternative investment sponsor, announced today that their Co-Founder and CEO, Chris Loeffler will be participating in the Opportunity Zone Expo, July 15 – 16, 2021 in Denver Colorado. As a Diamond Elite Sponsor of the Expo, attendees will have the opportunity to meet Mr. Loeffler and members of his team and learn more about Caliber’s alternative investment platform and how the Company is focused on revitalizing U.S. communities through Opportunity Zone Investments. Join Mr. Loeffler for a fireside chat on Thursday, July 15 th at 12:00 noon where Chris will discuss: The merits of Opportunity Zone investing and how those alternative investments have benefited the community and Caliber investors; Caliber’s track record of generating attractive returns for its investors through Opportunity Zone funds; as well as the Various trends Caliber is identifying in the Opportunity Zone industry and how they are pivoting to find future opportunities in a post-COVID environment. Caliber’s Co-Founder & CEO will also be a judge in the “America’s Top Project” (shark tank-style) competition from 9:45 am – 10:15 am on Friday, July 16 th. The expo is an excellent opportunity to learn more about Caliber. and its compelling growth story. About Caliber Caliber – the Wealth Development Company – is a leading U.S. sponsor with approximately $500 million in assets under management. These investments are comprised of alternative investments, which include private funds, private syndications, as well as externally managed real estate investment trusts (REITs). It conducts substantially all business through its Sponsor, CaliberCos a vertically integrated company that is strengthened by more than 70 professionals with decades of institutional experience in commercial real estate, capital markets, alternative investments as well as mergers and acquisitions. The Company strives to build wealth for its investors by offering a diverse host of investment solutions that fit its investors’ optimal balance of risk-adjusted returns and attractive investment performance. Caliber primarily focuses on middle-market growth areas, such as Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Alaska. The Company assesses other markets that have similar supply and demand fundamentals with emerging population and job growth. As a leading U.S. sponsor, Caliber delivers a full suite of alternative investments to a $4 trillion market that includes high net worth, accredited and qualified investors, as well as family offices and smaller institutions. This strategy allows the Company to opportunistically compete in an evolving middle-market arena for alternative investments that range between $5 million and $50 million. Additional information can be found at and Contact Details Caliber Mary Jensen | Investor Relations +1 310-526-1707 Caliber Victoria Rotondo +14802957600 Gitenstein & Assadi PR Susan Assadi | Media Relations +14805104881 Company Website

July 14, 2021 12:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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