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CBRE Group

CBRE Group, Inc. is an American commercial real estate services and investment firm. The abbreviation CBRE stands for Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis, it is the largest commercial real estate services company in the world. The firm is ranked 146th on the Fortune 500 and has been included in the Fortune 500 every year since 2008. CBRE serves more than 90 of the top 100 companies on the Fortune 100. CBRE provides services to both occupiers of and investors in real estate: For occupiers, CBRE provide facilities management, project management and consulting services, among others. For investors, CBRE provide capital markets, property leasing, investment management, property management and development services, among others. Tucker, Lynch & Coldwell, the earliest predecessor to CBRE, was established on August 27, 1906, following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake; the company added Benjamin Arthur Banker as partner in 1913 and renamed itself Coldwell, Cornwall & Banker in 1920. Cornwall resigned as partner in 1940, the company was renamed Coldwell, Banker & Co, shortened to Coldwell Banker.

In 1981, Coldwell Banker was acquired by Sears. In 1989, Sears sold Coldwell Banker's commercial unit to a management-led buyout group including The Carlyle Group for $300 million. After the buyout, the company was renamed CB Commercial Real Estate Group; the residential group retained the Coldwell Banker name. In 1996, the company became a public company via an initial public offering, raising $80 million. In 1997, the company acquired Koll Real Estate Services for $145 million. In 1998, CB Commercial merged with Richard Ellis International Limited and changed its name to CB Richard Ellis. In 2001, CB Richard Ellis was taken private by an investment group led by Blum Capital in an $800 million transaction. In 2003, the company acquired Insignia Financial Group for $415 million. On June 10, 2004, CB Richard Ellis once again became a public company via an initial public offering. In 2006, the company's shares were added to the S&P 500 Index. In December 2006, the company acquired Trammell Crow Company for $2.2 billion.

In 2011, the company acquired the real estate investment business of ING Group for $940 million. In 2011, the company changed its name to CBRE Group Inc. In 2013 the company acquired Norland Managed Services, a facilities and project management provider in the United Kingdom and Ireland. In 2015 the company acquired Global Workplace Solutions from Johnson Controls. In 2018, the company acquired FacilitySourceIn 2019, the group acquired the London developer Telford Homes. According to a lawsuit back in 2012, CBRE violated Federal Deposit Insurance Corp rules by letting Florida’s Stonegate Bank pay less for a branch than a consultant named Kenneth H. Thomas had bid for it. However, it is unclear. Colliers International Cushman & Wakefield JLL Official website Business data for CBRE Group

Commander in Chief (horse)

Commander in Chief was a British thoroughbred racehorse and sire. In a career that lasted just over three months in the spring and summer of 1993 he won five of his six races, most notably the Derby at Epsom and the Irish Derby at the Curragh, he was the first Derby winner since Morston in 1973 not to have raced as a two-year-old. Furthermore, the Racing Post had not included him in their list of horses for the 1993 Ten-to-Follow on the flat competition. Commander in Chief was voted the 1993 Cartier Champion Three-year-old Colt. Commander in Chief was a dark bay colt with a white snip, bred by his owner's Juddmonte Farms breeding organisation, he was sired by Dancing Brave out of Slightly Dangerous. Dancing Brave was the most rated British racehorse of the 1980s winning a series of major races culminating in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. At stud, he was a modest success, siring the Group One winners White Muzzle, Wemyss Bight and Cherokee Rose before being sold and exported to Japan in 1991. Dangerous finished second in the 1982 Epsom Oaks and went on to be an outstanding broodmare, producing the Group One/Grade I winners Warning and Yashmak as well as the Epsom Derby runner-up Dushyantor.

Commander in Chief was trained for all his starts by Henry Cecil at his Warren Place stable at Newmarket, Suffolk. He was ridden in all of his races other than the Derby by the eleven times Champion Jockey Pat Eddery. Commander in Chief did not run as a two-year-old and made his debut in April 1993 in a ten furlong maiden race at the Newmarket Craven meeting. Starting the money favourite he took the lead a furlong from the finish and drew away from the rest of the field, winning by six lengths despite being eased down in the closing stages. Eighteen days late he returned to Newmarket for the twelve furlong Culford Stakes. On this occasion he started 2/5 favourite and won by three and a half lengths from Oakmead and Blue Judge. On the 13 May he completed his hat-trick in the Glasgow Stakes at York, but in this race he was less impressive: Eddery attempted to make all the running on the 2/9 favourite, he had to be pushed out in the closing stages to win by a neck from Needle Gun. Commander in Chief went into the 1993 Epsom Derby on 2 June as an unbeaten horse, but one who had never contested a Group Race.

He was the youngest of the sixteen runners in a race which attracted a crowd of 106,000. In the build-up to the race he had been overshadowed by his stable companion Tenby. Owned like Commander in Chief by Khalid Abdullah and unbeaten, Tenby's successes had come in more high-profile races such as the Grand Criterium and the Dante Stakes and he was made 4/5 favourite, he was the preferred ride of Pat Eddery, leaving the ride on Commander in Chief to Mick Kinane. Commander in Chief who started 15/2 second favourite, was held up in the early stages and turned into the straight in sixth place, he made rapid progress to take the lead two furlongs out and went clear. He was never in any danger and won easily by three and a half lengths from the 150/1 outsiders Blue Judge and Blues Traveller. Tenby, in second place at one point, weakened badly in the straight and finished tenth. On 27 June Commander in Chief traveled to the Curragh for the Irish Derby; the build-up and betting suggested that the race would be a match between Commander in Chief and the French-trained Hernando, the winner of the Prix du Jockey Club who started at 9/4.

The two colts duly came to the front two furlongs out and raced together throughout the closing stages. The English colt however, proved the superior horse on the day and won by three quarters of a length. After the race Eddery said that the winner was comparable to "all the good ones I've ridden", while Cecil described him as "a late maturing sort" for whom "the best is yet to come". On 24 July, Commander in Chief, now undefeated in five races, started 7/4 favourite for the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, in which he took on older horses for the first time, his main rivals included the 1992 European Horse of the Year User Friendly, the five-year-old Opera House who had won the Eclipse Stakes and White Muzzle a three-year-old who had won his last five races including the Derby Italiano. Commander in Chief raced prominently and took the lead in the straight, but in the closing stages he was overtaken and beaten one and a half lengths and a short head by Opera House and White Muzzle.

Commander in Chief did not race again, in October it was announced that he had been sold to stand as a stallion in Japan. In the 1993 Cartier Racing Awards, Commander in Chief was voted European Three-Year-Old Champion Colt. In the official International Classification for 1993 he was rated on 127, equal with White Muzzle and three pounds below the top-rated three-year-old Zafonic. Commander in Chief was rated at 130 for his Derby win by Timeform. In their book A Century of Champions, John Randall and Tony Morris rated Commander in Chief as an "inferior" Derby winner. Commander in Chief was the leading first-season sire in Japan in 1997, his best offspring included Rascal Suzuka, who finished second in the 2000 Spring Tenno Sho, Ein Bride, the Japanese champion two-year-old filly. He died at the Yushun Stallion Station in Japan in 2007 after fracturing his leg in a paddock accident

Tom Pukstys

Thomas Paul Pukstys is a former American track and field athlete, a javelin thrower. Pukstys was a six-time U. S. javelin champion, represented the United States at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics. Pukstys parents came to the U. S. from Lithuania in 1949. He was born in Illinois, he graduated from Amos Alonzo Stagg High School in Illinois. His older brother Andrew was attending medical school in Lithuania, returned home with a gift for Pukstys: a javelin. Thereafter, Pukstys quit the high school baseball team, went out for the track team, throwing the javelin 155 feet in his first track meet. For his first two years as an undergraduate, Pukstys enrolled in the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, was a member of the DuPage Chaparrals track and field team. After his sophomore year, he accepted an athletic scholarship to transfer to the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he was a member of the Florida Gators track and field team, he graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in public relations in 1992.

Pukstys broke his first American record in June 1993. His personal best was a throw of 87.12 meters in 1997. Pusktys was an assistant track and field coach for the U. S. Olympic team. 1987 - 71.34 1988 - 75.72 1989 - 74.82 1990 - 83.30 1991 - 81.68 1992 - 83.20 1993 - 85.70 1994 - 82.32 1995 - 84.50 1996 - 86.82 1997 - 87.12 1998 - 85.06 1999 - 84.11 2000 - 84.25 2001 - 79.48 2003 - 79.31 2004 - 78.85 Florida Gators List of University of Florida alumni List of University of Florida Olympians Tom Pukstys at World Athletics USATF Profile Evans, Hilary. "Tom Pukstys". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC

1932–33 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team

The 1932–33 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team represented Georgetown University during the 1932-33 NCAA Division I college basketball season. Fred Mesmer coached it in his second season as head coach. For the first time in its history, Georgetown was a member of an athletic conference for basketball competition, joining Carnegie Tech, Pittsburgh and West Virginia as founding members of the Eastern Intercollegiate Conference, which began play this season; the team played its home games at Tech Gymnasium on the campus of McKinley Technical High School in Washington, D. C. – except for one home game it played at Central High School Gymnasium on the campus of Washington, D. C.'s Central High School – and finished with a record of 6-11 overall, 3-5 in the EIC. Sophomore forward Ed Hargaden joined the varsity team this season and emerged as a high scorer. In the first game of the season, on December 12, 1932, at Pittsburgh in Georgetown's first-ever EIC game, he scored 12 of the Hoyas' 18 points.

In a conference game against West Virginia on February 6, 1933, he scored a season-high 18 points, he finished the season with an average of 9.1 points per game – a considerable achievement in a low-scoring era – and was Georgetown's leading scorer for the year, as he would be in all three seasons of his varsity career. The team won only three of its first 11 games going 1-5 in its new conference during this stretch, it finished the year with a three-game winning streak, including two EIC games, giving it a final record of 6-11 overall and 3-5 in the EIC. It was the Hoyas' second 6-11 finish in third straight losing record. Hargaden's son, guard Ed Hargaden, Jr. would become the first second-generation Georgetown men's basketball player, playing for Georgetown on the 1957-58, 1958-59, 1959-60 teams. The Hargadens would be the only father and son to play for the Hoyas until center Patrick Ewing's son, forward Patrick Ewing, Jr. joined the team in the 2006-07 season. SourcesThis was the last season.

The first numbered jerseys in Georgetown men's basketball history would appear the following season. SourcesIt was common practice at this time for colleges and universities to include non-collegiate opponents in their schedules, with the games recognized as part of their official record for the season, the January 13, 1933, game played against the Brooklyn Knights of Columbus therefore counted as part of Georgetown's won-loss record for 1932-33, it was not until 1952, after the completion of the 1951-52 season, that the National Collegiate Athletic Association ruled that colleges and universities could no longer count games played against non-collegiate opponents in their annual won-loss records

Perm Airlines

Perm Airlines was an airline based in Perm, Russia. It operated domestic and international scheduled and charter services within Russia and the CIS, its main base was Perm. The airline was established and started operations in 1968, it was formed from the Aeroflot Perm Division. Throughout its operational history, Perm Airlines offered routes from Perm Bolshoye Savino airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo airports, Surgut, Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg. Furthermore, it operated charter flights to Adler/Sochi, Baikonur and Dubai; as a result of an agreement between Perm Airlines and Siberian Airlines, all regular Perm Airlines passenger flights were carried out by Sibir Airlines. Perm Airlines had its license revoked on May 16, 2009; the Perm Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft: 1 Antonov An-24 2 Antonov An-26 3 Mil Mi-8T 4 Tupolev Tu-134A 2 Tupolev Tu-154B2 1 Tupolev Tu-154M 1 Yakovlev Yak-40All three Tu-154 aircraft were leased by Sibir Airlines in 2006, to be phased out in 2008.

Although the aircraft still stand at Perm Bolshoye Savino airport, the engines were removed and sold off in 2009. In October 2007, a 15-year-old boy sneaked into the landing gear compartment of a Tupolev Tu-154 belonging to Perm Airlines and flew to Moscow, he had his fingers amputated. An employee of Perm Airlines will be tried in the court because of his failure to inspect the plane before departure. Perm Airlines Perm Airlines

Sam Eig

Sam Eig was a Russian-American real estate developer active in the Washington, D. C. metropolitan area. Eig was born in Minsk Governorate, Russian Empire to a Jewish family. In 1914, he immigrated to the United States arriving first in Seattle, Washington New York City, New York and in Washington, D. C, he worked various jobs as a bellboy, construction worker, butcher’s assistant. After a failed investment in a grocery store, he opened a liquor store in the 1930s, successful, enabling him to buy a distillery. Using the earnings from this business, he started to invest in real estate in undeveloped Silver Spring, Maryland. In 1944, he purchased the Silver Spring Shopping Center. Eig was a proponent of further development in Silver Spring and was an active member of the Silver Spring Board of Trade. In the late 1930s, he developed 30 housing lots in Rock Creek Forest, after being denied financing from local banks. Aware that people preferred to move to places that were more established, Eig donated land for the construction of community centers and churches including a Red Cross building and Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring.

Eig was successful and by the late 1940s, his real estate holdings were valued at over $100 million. He expanded into hotels building the Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland in 1957 and the Georgian Motel in Silver Spring in 1961; until the passage of the 1968 Fair Housing Act, Eig used racially restrictive covenants to exclude African Americans and other racial minorities. Eig referred to the whites-only Rock Creek Forest neighborhood as "ideally located and sensibly restricted."Sam Eig Highway, a continuation of Interstate 370, was named in his honor. Eig died in 1982 at the age of 83