Posted on October 14, 2020 by iwano@_84
Nikon has just announced the second generation of their full-frame mirrorless bodies, updating the Z 6 and Z 7 to Z 6II and Z 7II. These feature updates improve some crucial areas of camera performance, but is it enough to keep them competitive? Check out the features that have changed and decide for yourself.
Firstly, the bodies are the same. Other than some slight differences to accommodate things like the new vertical grip (finally!), all the buttons and controls have remained in the same positions. This makes interoperability between cameras a breeze, but also reflects the very small degree of change involved in this update. With that out of the way, let’s talk about what’s actually changed.
The cameras now feature dual EXPEED 6 processors. These power a number of the camera’s features, so more power is always welcome. In this case, the greater available power has allowed
Posted on October 9, 2020 by iwano@_84
Posted on October 8, 2020 by iwano@_84
ATLANTA, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Home Depot® today recognized the latest product innovations to hit shelves, in store and online, with the announcement of its 2020 Innovation Award winners. Supporting its DIY and Pro customers, the retailer, its merchants, and suppliers have continued to bring state-of-the-art products to the market throughout 2020.
This year, The Home Depot’s overall Innovation Award winner and first runner up define innovation in cooking platforms. From frying to grilling and smoking, the top two products elevate the at-home cooking experience. In addition to appliances and grills, finalists cover categories from across the home including lighting, home security, flooring and more.
Top winners include:
Overall Winner: The Frigidaire Air Fry Range by Electrolux saves time and space with its all-in-one stove, oven and new Air Fry Range cooking capabilities. The large-scale cooking capacity features no-flip
Posted on October 7, 2020 by iwano@_84
Dividend Finance Inc., a U.S.-based fintech that specializes in point-of-sale lending to solar and home improvement contractors, announced on Wednesday the launch of a new technology platform. Founded in 2013, Dividend claims it is a leading national provider of renewable energy and energy-efficient financing solutions to property owners.
“We give our customers the opportunity to obtain clean energy financing through a comprehensive suite of financing options. Our flagship product, the EmpowerLoan™, continues to expand its product offerings into the storage and home-energy space.”
Dividend reported that in addition to a new solar + home improvement partner portal, it is now offering its solar contractors an array of new products and enhancements including:
Posted on October 7, 2020 by iwano@_84
The Hualalai Resort is rooted in Hawaiian culture and strives to connect its guests with the island through every touchpoint and experience. The current architecture reflects this ode to Hawaiiana, and the new enhancements maintain this important connection. The Resort has tapped internationally-renown design firm BAMO to bring the vision of this renovation to life. BAMO is known for its luxury approach, elegant space planning and functional design, with award-winning projects across the world.
“We are extraordinarily proud of the experience we provide our guests at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, and are thrilled to enhance their visit through this comprehensive renovation,” states Sebastian Hinsch, Resort Manager of Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. “As we look to the future of Hualalai, we are excited to introduce these new amenities and features while continuing to provide the personalized service and genuine
Dividend Finance Inc. (“Dividend”), a leading FinTech point-of-sale lender to solar and home improvement contractors, is announcing the launch of a new technology platform. In addition to a new solar + home improvement partner portal, Dividend is offering its solar contractors an array of new products and enhancements including:
Dividend Lite – a new single-page URL application which makes qualifying and signing up a customer faster and easier;
New solar loan terms including a 25-year 2.99% APR, 20-year 1.49% APR, 15-year 1.49% APR, and 10-year 0.99% APR*;
More flexible credit criteria and funding requirements; and
Same-day approvals and project funding
Dividend’s New Partner Portal
With solar and home improvement in one portal, Dividend is making it easier than ever for contractors to provide a fast and informative sales experience to their customers. Dividend’s new portal offers a faster credit application process, the ability for users to update and resend documents,
Acquires a 269-unit Multifamily Property in Atlanta’s Perimeter Center
Providence Real Estate, LLC (“Providence”), a multifamily owner-operator, announced the completion of the acquisition of The Stratford Apartment Homes located in the Perimeter Center submarket of Atlanta, Georgia. The property was acquired by the Providence Multifamily REIT, Inc., a Providence-managed private REIT that invests in value-add multifamily opportunities throughout the Southeastern United States.
The Stratford was built in 1990 and consists of four residential midrise apartment buildings and a one-story clubhouse and leasing center. The property is located less than one mile from the largest medical center in Georgia that is home to Northside Hospital Atlanta, Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. In addition, the property is located less than one mile from the Perimeter Center’s 30 million square foot office market that is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and the world headquarters of United Parcel Service
DALLAS, Oct. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ: LGIH) today announced their continued expansion into the Dallas-Fort Worth market with three new communities, Princeton Crossroads, Oak Ridge and Seagoville Farms.
Ideally located northeast of downtown Dallas in Princeton, Texas is the community of Princeton Crossroads. Within this new community, LGI Homes is constructing 331 homes, offering a luxurious lineup of three-, four- and five-bedroom floor plans. Homes in this community range in size from 1,803 square feet up to 2,700 square feet and feature the highly sought-after CompleteHome Plus™ package. Included in every new home in this community are designer-selected features and upgrades such as
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ: LGIH) today announced 811 home closings in September 2020, up from 654 home closings in September 2019, representing year-over-year growth of 24.0%. In addition, the Company announced record-breaking quarterly home closings of 2,091 during the third quarter of 2020 compared to 2,003 home closings in the third quarter of 2019, a 4.4% increase year-over-year. The Company finished the first nine months of 2020 with a total of 5,931 home closings, a 14.6% increase over 5,175 home closings during the first nine months of 2019.
As of the end of September 2020, the Company had 110 active selling communities.
The Company expects to release financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020 before the market opens on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The Company expects to hold a conference call for investors