CF Real Estate Services Hires Heather Sizemore as Senior Vice President to Lead Growing Student Housing Division


CF Real Estate Services (CF) has hired Heather Sizemore as senior vice president of its student housing division, Campus First. In her new role, she will oversee the day-to-day management and operations of the student assets as well as head up the business development efforts of the expanding portfolio.

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Heather Sizemore, Senior Vice President, Campus First (Photo: Business Wire)

Sizemore comes most recently from Michaels Student Living (MSL), where she launched the company’s student housing management platform as vice president of operations, before transitioning to the on-campus business development team. During her tenure at MSL, she participated in the management and development of more than 15,000 beds. “As a 20-year veteran in the student living space, we are excited for the wealth of knowledge and experience Heather brings to this position,” states Kevin Owens, executive vice president, CF Real Estate Services.

Campus First has recently added several student housing assets to its management portfolio increasing its presence further in both Texas and South Carolina. As a well-known and respected industry leader, Heather will be a key component of the continued success of this growing

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What President Joe Biden Has in Store for Real Estate

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With one exception, real estate is not in Joe Biden’s immediate agenda. But within the next few months, the industry will have a fight on its hands — and a few things to cheer.

As Biden is sworn in today as the nation’s 46th president, his focus is on ending the pandemic. That’s good news for real estate, with the aforementioned exception: his proposal to continue the nationwide residential eviction moratorium until September.

Biden wants to end other measures, notably tax breaks that real estate executives have come to view as a birthright even though some have not been around that long — certainly not as long as the new president.

One favorite, the 1031 exchange, was born in 1954, a dozen years after Biden. The original provision let sellers avoid capital gains taxes by immediately spending the proceeds on another property purchase. But 1031 exchanges didn’t come into widespread use until court decisions in 1979 gave sellers time to reinvest and still get the tax break.

Since then they have become second nature in real estate. Pay taxes on reinvested gains? Unthinkable. As the late Leona Helmsley famously said, “We don’t pay taxes.

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Appoints Donald Moore as Senior Vice President of Real Estate, Facilities and Operations

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has appointed Donald E. Moore as its Senior Vice President of Real Estate, Facilities and Operations. Moore has close to four decades of experience in facilities development and operations management, having most recently served as Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities at Drexel University, one of three former institutions where he led master planning and facilities development activity.

“We are pleased to welcome Donald to the CHOP family,” said Doug Hock, Executive Vice President and System Chief Operating Officer at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. “He is a strong leader with robust construction management experience, and he is committed to supporting economic and employment opportunities for our neighbors in the West Philadelphia community. Donald is ideally suited to lead our Facilities team in the design of healthcare spaces that make a positive impact in the lives of the patients and families we serve.”

Throughout his career, Moore has overseen countless design, construction and operations management projects. During his tenure at Drexel, he spearheaded a partnership with uCity Square and Wexford Science & Technology that sparked redevelopment activity at the western-most end of Drexel’s campus,

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See inside Ayesha Curry’s kitchen as she chats with Vice President Kamala Harris

Ayesha Curry has got a lot on her plate. The cookbook author/television personality is constantly juggling projects, so it’s no surprise that she needs a work space that can accommodate her ever-changing responsibilities. 

Ayesha Curry in a kitchen: Ayesha Curry kitchen

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Ayesha Curry kitchen

During a recent chat with Vice President Kamala Harris (see the YouTube clip at the bottom of the page), where the VP revealed she had her own copy of Ayesha’s Full Plate cookbook, viewers got a firsthand look inside Ayesha’s gorgeous kitchen. The women, who both come from Jamaican backgrounds, talked food while Ayesha whipped up her signature rasta pasta dish. 

Viewers got to see her kitchen in action and the space blended a clean and neat open plan design with functionality seamlessly — which is imperative for the busy mom and chef. Take the tour below – and if you are looking for inspiration for your space, don’t miss our kitchen ideas picture gallery. 

Inside Ayesha Curry’s kitchen

Ayesha’s kitchen has wide windows, which is ideal for letting natural light in even on the days she’s spending hours behind the stove trying to perfect an especially tricky recipe.

The overall star of this space would have to

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Did Budget 2021 meet expectations of the Real Estate sector? Anil Singhvi speaks to Niranjan Hiranandani, President, NAREDCO

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In his chat with Zee Business Managing Editor Anil Singhvi, NAREDCO President Niranjan Hiranandani said that the tax free nature of affordable housing has been increased by 1 more year. This segment was already in focus and the Finance Minister further focussed on it, which is an extremely good sign for the sector. Government has given a lot of importance to affordable housing and some benefits which were previously given are being continued.

Hiranandani said that in the PMAY Scheme, GST is just 1{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c}. Maharashtra stamp duty on Affordable Housing is just Rs 1000. Stamp duty benefit is 3{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} in Regular housing but is only Rs 1000 in Affordable Housing. 60{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} housing schemes all over the country will get advantage of these schemes. Prime Minister Modi’s vision to make 1.2 cr houses by 2022 will be achieved. The Housing Ministry and Government vision for affordable housing will be becoming realty soon, he said.

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Hiranandani said that valuations on INVTs will increase due to removal of double taxation. REITs and INVITs will benefit from Budget announcements. This year will witness many new investments in REITs and INVTs.  The Budget

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Popular Houston restaurant that has served royalty, celebs and a president damaged in overnight fire

Popular Houston restaurant that has served royalty, celebs and a president damaged in overnight fire

Firefighters responded to a fire that damaged a longtime Chinese restaurant in southwest Houston overnight.

Raw: Popular Fung’s Kitchen restaurant badly damaged in overnight fire in southwest Houston



The fire was reported late Sunday night at Fung’s Kitchen along the Southwest Freeway.

Mo Davis, HFD District Chief 68, said police officers were the first to spot the smoke coming from the back of the restaurant.

Firefighters said gusty winds helped fan the flames, causing extensive damage to the backside of the business, which has been at the location for more than 30 years.

The cause of the fire was not immediately determined — the restaurant was closed at the time, and no injuries were reported.

The dining room at the restaurant, known for its beautiful décor, was temporarily closed last year due to COVID, but full service had since resumed.

Through the years, Fung’s Kitchen has welcomed celebrities from around the world, including royalty and President George H.W. Bush. It’s known for its dim sum,

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RealtyTech President, Richard Uzelac, Now Offers Real Estate Agent/Company Digital Marketing Consulting Services

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — RealtyTech Inc., under the guidance of President Richard Uzelac, has become the real estate marketing industry’s go-to lead. With the experience and knowledge of both industries that Richard has acquired, he has created Real Estate Agent/Company Digital Marketing Consulting Services. Digital Marketing has a huge part of the part in the world of marketing, and RealtyTech has committed to providing real estate agents and real estate companies the knowledge to get on board and find growth.

Richard and his staff at RealtyTech will consult with any real estate agent and real estate company how to utilize the digital marketing to fullest possibility. “We tend to work with agents that have been in the business for at least five years and have had a strong track record of success and want to vastly improve their digital marketing game and generate more online leads and exposure,” said Richard Uzelac, CEO of RealtyTech. Each member or this company has a high level of expertise in this area and can help any agent

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Arkansas interior designer’s decor chosen for President Biden’s Oval Office

When a new president takes office, the White House becomes a home… that includes re-decorating for the newest first family.

Arkansas interior designer’s decor chosen for President Biden’s Oval Office



The rug and curtain designs by Little Rock’s own Kaki Hockersmith were once displayed in Bill Clinton’s Oval Office.

RELATED: Oval Office gets slight makeover under President Biden

They have now been chosen by President Biden’s design team to be displayed again in the historic room.

Hockersmith says it’s an honor to have her pieces in the White House for a second time.

“It was very gratifying, and I’m sure it was to President Clinton and people who spent a lot of time in that office,” said Hockersmith.

Once a President leaves office, those unique furnishings are archived into a Presidential collection. 

Future Presidents can then choose from those pieces for their own look or they can create new ones.

“I think our pieces came to be there, not because they had anything to do with a particular administration, but because they had the same message and symbolism,” said Hockersmith.

The designs are much more than meets the eye. 

When picking decor for the

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