Monthly Archives: June 2015

Office Market Is on a Slow Roll

Posted by WSJ on June 30, 2015
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Employers took on 8.2 million square feet of additional office space in the second quarter, one of the stronger periods since the recession but a relatively tepid expansion by historical standards.

Nike co-founder Knight will step down as chairman

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on June 30, 2015
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Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world's most valuable sports brand, has announced plans to ...

In Warsaw, Changes in Altitudes

Posted by WSJ on June 30, 2015
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A new wave of office construction is altering the skyline of Poland’s capital as the city goes through its latest surge of development.

Eccentric European Hotel Chain Says Hello to Hollywood

Posted by WSJ on June 30, 2015
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A French boutique hotel brand known for outrageous flourishes is hoping its risqué formula can translate across the Atlantic, starting with the opening of its first U.S. property in Los Angeles.

Foreign Property Investors Flock to Poland

Posted by WSJ on June 30, 2015
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Many are attracted to the country’s expanding economy and low real-estate prices compared with other markets on the Continent like the U.K. and France.

Poland Lures More Major Warehouses

Posted by WSJ on June 30, 2015
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Poland is attracting more major distribution centers now that transport links with the rest of Europe have been upgraded.

After resisting for years, JetBlue adds checked bag fee

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on June 30, 2015
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The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end. The airline proudly proclaimed itself a holdout on fees for years, allowing passengers to check one bag for free. Now it will charge up to $25 for checked luggage. The move leaves Southwest Airlines as the ...

Now open: Video game bar, Starbucks and chicken galore

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on June 30, 2015
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Las Vegas recognizes history with a popular coffee chain, returns to “old school” with the opening of a mom-and-pop shop, and looks to the future with ...

Obama to propose making 5 million more eligible for OT

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on June 29, 2015
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The Obama administration will propose requiring overtime pay for workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week, three individuals familiar with the plan said Monday, more than doubling the current threshold and ...

Obama to propose making 5 million more eligible for OT

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on June 29, 2015
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The Obama administration will propose requiring overtime pay for workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week, three individuals familiar with the plan said Monday, more than doubling the current threshold and ...