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WeWork says back on track to profits: Financial Times

first_imgTroubled office-sharing start-up WeWork is set to have a positive cash flow by next year, its executive chairman told the Financial Times on Sunday, hailing a turn-around for the high-profile company.”Everybody thought WeWork was mission impossible. [That we had] zero chance. And now, a year from now, you are going to see WeWork to basically be a profitable venture with an incredible diversity of assets,” Marcelo Claure said.Claure told the Financial Times that the New York-based company’s revival was ahead of schedule after cutting its workforce by 8,000, renegotiating leases and selling assets. He also cited strong demand for flexible work space since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with companies seeking small, satellite offices near where employees live.The SoftBank-backed company was once hailed as a dazzling unicorn valued at US$47 billion, before hemorrhaging cash and cancelling its share offering in 2019, with founder Adam Neumann pushed out.Some tenants had refused to pay rent during COVID-19 shutdowns, but Claure said Mastercard, ByteDance, Microsoft and Citigroup had all recently signed lease deals with WeWork.Topics :last_img read more

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Indiana Humanities awards 35 nonprofits with more than $85,000 in grants

first_imgStatewide— Schools, libraries, and other organizations from Gary to Evansville recently received grants from Indiana Humanities for projects ranging from a four-hour reading of Shakespeare’s sonnets to a program at an Indiana cemetery teaching fifth graders about African Americans in the Civil War.From October 2019 to March 2020, Indiana Humanities awarded 20 Action Grants, 12 Historic Preservation Education Grants, and three INcommon Grants.Historic Preservation Education Grants, awarded in partnership with Indiana Landmarks, fund programs that educate Indiana citizens about historic places and properties—and particularly about the need to preserve and protect them. The grants provide up to $2,500 for programs that come in a variety of formats—workshops, presentations, booklets, brochures, reading and discussion programs, exhibitions, film documentaries, and more. One Southeastern Indiana organization was awarded one of these grants: Save That Sash! Historic Windows Tour and Workshop in Madison.  Historic Madison, Inc., will conduct a program on historic window preservation. The program will include a half-day tour of Madison’s historic district to educate participants about historic window styles and a full-day workshop to provide hands-on instruction on how to repair and maintain wood windows.last_img read more

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GKC celebrates the holidays with Joshua House

first_imgTHE Guyana Karate College (GKC) spent a morning with the youths of the Joshua House Children Centre in Georgetown in keeping with their local tradition around the holidays.Vice President and Senior Instructor of the GKC, Shihan Jeffrey Wong, said that while most will celebrate Christmas and ringing in the New Year with family, close friends and loved ones, they wanted the children of this orphanage to feel loved and appreciated.The GKC started the day off for the children with a breakfast, then treated them to a karate demonstration before interacting and taking photographs with themThe karatekas of the Guyana Karate College who are always proud to support philanthropic causes, related how they found the experience with the children to be very fulfilling, particularly when they got to see the smiling faces of these young residents and got to talk with them.Peter Campayne who chairs the Guyana Karate College sub-committee which has responsibility for social development, indicated that they believe in providing a child with an education, which will serve them for the rest of their lives.Additionally, the GKC plans to donate household items, food, toiletries, sheets and bath towels to the Joshua House Children Centre during 2018.last_img read more

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