Tuesday, November 22, 2016

ProColombia's President Felipe Jaramillo Talks about Trends and Opportunities in Colombia

ProColombia's President Felipe Jaramillo Talks about Trends and Opportunities in Colombia

“In my opinion this is the best moment in Colombia’s history” - Felipe Jaramillo


Point Roberts, WA, Delta BC –November 22, 2016 – Investorideas.com, a global news source and investor resource issues an interview with ProColombia's President, Felipe Jaramillo, appointed in June of 2016.

ProColombia is the government entity in charge of promoting international tourism, exports from the country and the attraction of foreign investment and the country’s brand.

Felipe shares his first impressions as he came in to  the ProColombia  organization and what he is seeing and thinking now as he gains deeper first- hand insight of Colombia’s opportunities and challenges.

He tells Investor Ideas this is an exciting time for Colombia as it enters into a new era of peace saying,  
“In my opinion this is the best moment in Colombia’s history.” 

Describing Colombia he says, “Colombia has many natural wonders, a stable, fast growing economy and now that we have peace we can take full advantage of the great things we have in the country.”

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Felipe also discusses Free Trade Agreements in place for Colombia, noting it has 16 trade agreements in total. He also says they are currently negotiating with Turkey and Japan “We believe in having an open economy. We are looking to Asia more and more as well as we see a lot of potential and we just signed an agreement with South Korea.  We will continue to work hard to make sure that Colombia has all the tools it needs to succeed.”

When asked about the current Free Trade Agreement with the US, following the recent election he said,
“We feel very comfortable with what we have in place.”

Talking about the transition to peace in Colombia he said there are a lot of international investors looking at Colombia in a different way now. “We are focusing on the sectors of the economy that will be successful and we think tourism will be a great engine for the economy. We have all the reason to believe the future of Colombia will be very bright. “


Bio: Procolombia's President, Felipe Jaramillo

With extensive management experience in the private sector, Felipe Jaramillo is a Psychologist from the University of Los Andes, holding a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science, with a Specialization in Strategic Marketing from CESA.

Between 2004 and 2009, he served in management positions in communications and advertising at J. Walter Thompson, BBDO Sancho Colombia, and the multinational Havas.

 In 2009 he founded NeuroFocus Colombia, the first Latin American company specializing in consumer neuroscience, which was later acquired by Nielsen in 2013, a leading global marketing company, where he then lead several projects serving as Director for Latin America.

 In June of 2016, Felipe was appointed President of ProColombia and charged with the challenging task of increasing the promotion of exports, foreign investment and tourism, at a time when Colombia is on the verge of a peace agreement and a post-conflict process that requires both business management and international cooperation.




ProColombia, The Colombian Government Trade Bureau is the government entity in charge of promoting international tourism, exports from the country, attraction of foreign investment and the country brand. Our services are free of charge and aim to facilitate business transaction with Colombian suppliers. www.procolombia.co/en

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Luxury Real Estate Video Release; GRANDE BELLEZZA in Beverly Hills Comes to Life

Luxury Real Estate Video Release; GRANDE BELLEZZA in Beverly Hills Comes to Life




Point Roberts, WA, Delta BC November 11, 2016 – Investorideas.com, a global news source and investor resource issues a video release for  luxury real estate property, VILLA GRANDE BELLEZZA 3100 BENEDICT CANYON BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90210  www.villagrandebellezza.com

Perched high atop a secluded canyon oasis with breathtaking canyon views, this brand new Italian Villa was constructed using the finest materials and displays unparalleled architecture, style and design. With every detail and amenity taken into consideration, this home exudes luxury, quality and splendor with its soaring ceilings, stunning entertaining spaces and an outdoor pavilion with a one of a kind infinity pool featuring dazzling accent lights. The 1700 sf master suite boasts his and hers spa-like baths, closets and an over-sized balcony that runs the length of the suite. The lower level of the home offers the best in entertaining and recreation with a state of the art movie theater, wine bar, game room, outdoor fire pit, and sauna. With 6 bedrooms and 10 baths, this awe inspiring home also boasts a formal dining room, Chef's eat-in Kitchen with top of the line appliances and huge center island, office and expansive motor court.




VILLA GRANDE BELLEZZA 3100 BENEDICT CANYON BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90210




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3100 BENEDICT CANYON DRIVE, BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90210

 

Recent article : Sector Snapshot: Luxury Real Estate Market with Insight from Joyce Rey, the 'Billionaire's Broker'


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Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Sector Snapshot; Luxury Real Estate Market with Insight from Joyce Rey, the ‘Billionaire’s Broker’

Sector Snapshot; Luxury Real Estate Market with Insight from Joyce Rey, the Billionaire’s Broker’

Point Roberts, WA, – November 2, 2016 – Investorideas.com, a global news source and investor resource issues a sector snapshot for the luxury real estate market with expertise from realtor Joyce Rey who has built a worldwide reputation branding her as the ‘Billionaire’s Broker’. 

Q:  Investorideas.com
Joyce can you tell us based on what you are seeing, what the key factors are in selling luxury real estate properties today and how much of an influence international buyers are?
A: Our current luxury market is very strong on the entire West side of LA.  The two key factors in selling luxury real estate today are the importance of knowledge of available properties (as so many of them are not publicly listed) and tracking confidential comparable sales information. Another important factor is the luxury buyers’ need for privacy and discretion on the part of their agent. International buyers have a significant impact on our marketplace.  They do constitute a minority each year but their percentage does increase in the higher price ranges. The three record breaking sales this year in the $100M price range were all American buyers.

Q:  Investorideas.com
How much of a factor does location and building prestige play in this segment and what else can get someone to push the button and buy a home over $10 Million?
A: The old adage – location, location, location - is always proven true as it is normally a buyer’s #1 consideration. Naturally prestige plays into the choice of location.  The other factors that are extremely important to luxury buyers are city-ocean views, certain style choices and newer construction.  Buying a home that is available with beautiful furnishings is also very attractive as it offers an instant lifestyle.

Q:  Investorideas.com
It was just announced a few days ago that Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, a global leader in luxury home sales, has enriched its Coldwell Banker Previews International® luxury program by elevating its Previews® agent certification program, expanding global marketing offerings and cultivating growth in its digital and print content. What does this tell you about the optimism for the sector?
A: Coldwell Banker is always on the cutting edge in emphasizing the luxury market worldwide with a network of 84,000 sales agents worldwide. I have been proud to head the Estates Division for Coldwell Banker for nearly 20 years in the Beverly Hills region and have personally been responsible for many record breaking transactions.

Q:  Investorideas.com
Narrowing in on the market in California and in particular Beverly Hills, what are you seeing?
A: Beverly Hills seems to lead the market with foreign sales as the city is known internationally both for its prestige, fine public schools, excellent police force and extraordinary shopping.  The inventory in the Beverly Hills community is extremely limited. The demand is great; therefore, prices are increasing.

Q:  Investorideas.com
Can you tell us about some of your current listings and what sets them apart for a distinctive buyer looking in this price range?
A: One of my favorite listings is an acre and a half beautifully placed at the top of Benedict Canyon with stunning views of Beverly Hills and Bel Air. Just completed, this amazing European villa captures the essence of old world charm but with every modern convenience. Beautifully designed with high ceilings, inlaid parquet floors, fabulous screening room, infinity edge pool and sensational master suite, this property epitomizes the ultimate indoor-outdoor California lifestyle combining both privacy and elegance just a short distance from Rodeo Drive. My newest listings and one of my most unusual ones is a 4.5-acre property that includes a 1.8-acre parcel with a stable under construction. The house itself leads up to the Will Rogers State Park and polo field.  At the end of a private road, the property has exceptional grounds. The construction was just finished last year and it has a unique style and sophistication with two separate guest houses. Also, I have listed a very glamourous architectural retreat overlooking the Sunset Strip adjacent to Beverly Hills with walls of glass and an exquisite all glass stair case.  I have also listed the exceptional Harry Warner estate filled with Hollywood history where Marilyn Monroe once stayed in the guest house.  You might have recently seen this property on the People vs. OJ Emmy-award winning television series as it was used as OJ’s house. It has a fabulous 35mm screening room, championship lighted tennis court, beautiful ground and spacious bedroom suites.  The property is ideal for entertaining and full of authentic charm with hand carved oak detailing.

Q:  Investorideas.com
Can you give us insight over the past ten years, surviving the recession and what you think the future holds for this sector?
A: The recession hit us with a jolt in the October/November months of 2008.  I lost over $35M in escrows.  Many buyers walked away from substantial deposits rather than close escrow.  Interestingly enough, looking back 2009 and 2010 were incredible buying opportunities, because most buyers were apprehensive about the market and prices had dropped significantly.  It’s always smart to buy when other people aren’t.  It also takes courage!  Prices have steadily increased since that time, however, the price per square foot in luxury properties in the Beverly Hills/Los Angeles neighborhoods is still far lower than any other major city in the world--even our American competitors.  So I anticipate a strong market in the year ahead.

Q:  Investorideas.com
In closing, if someone wants to become a realtor in this specialized sector, what does it take to be successful?
A: #2-The number one answer is hard work. It is much more difficult to get started in today’s market than when I began over 40 years ago.  Worldwide marketing is a necessary component and is very expensive.  Contracts are far more complicated and clients gravitate to agents with experience and good reputations with a large client base.  It’s important to start with an excellent firm and often helpful to associate with a well-known realtor that can assist you in a rather lengthy learning process. The luxury clientele is extremely demanding and expect a very responsive and knowledgeable realtor.

Bio:
JOYCE REY, Joyce Rey (Executive Director, Coldwell Banker Previews International), has spent more than four decades selling America’s most significant residences such as “Pickfair”, “The Harold Lloyd Estate”, and “Owlwood”, setting record after record along the way.  Founding the first company in the United Stated in 1979 to only handle million dollar estates, Joyce became one of the most respected names in luxury residences worldwide. She was ranked the #1 Coldwell Banker Real Estate agent internationally.  All over the prestigious neighborhoods of Southern California, she has amassed over three billion dollars in career sales, and is frequently called upon by the international media to offer her insight into the high-end market place. She has been included in Elle Magazine’s ‘Women in Hollywood Power List’, in a listing of ‘35 Most Influential People in Luxury Real Estate in the U.S.’ by Unique Homes, and has won an unprecedented three awards from LuxuryRealEstate.com. In recent years, Joyce has mentored an outstanding group of young agents who have been ranked as the top team in Southern California for Coldwell Banker in 2014 by the Wall Street Journal. Joyce graduated from USC with a Master’s Degree in Business and became a Business Law teacher.

Despite the demands of her thriving real estate business, Joyce remains dedicated to many philanthropic projects such as the Southern California Executive Board for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. She is an active volunteer for CUN and their wonderful International Day of the Child to help foster children. She is also a member of the Music Center’s Blue Ribbon, the Coldwell Banker Community Foundation Board and the Los Angeles Public Library Foundation Council Board.  Joyce first joined the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce in 1974. She is honored to be a long time member of the International Women’s Forum-Trusteeship and an active member in the Women’s Presidents Organization (Los Angeles Chapter 2). She has also been honored by the Anti-Defamation League with their wonderful “Deborah” award and the American Cancer Society’s “Spirit of Life Award”. One of her most exciting moments was when the Beverly Hills/Los Angeles Board of Realtors gave her their coveted Lifetime Achievement Award. Her negotiating power, integrity, and passion for personal service and caring for others is nothing short of inspiring. She resides in an Architectural Award winning home in Benedict Canyon where she frequently entertains her clients, colleagues, and friends
Described by the Chinese media as The First Lady of Luxury Real Estate, Joyce has traveled throughout the world presenting her outstanding listing inventory.



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3100 BENEDICT CANYON DRIVE, BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90210



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NEW, large Advent Calendar with own pictures of the best moments in vivid colours

Every day of Advent a sweet surprise, free of sugar and artificial sweeteners, while saving 1,000 calories.


Cambridge, 2 November 2016. - The photo printing specialist FotoInsight launches a new, larger photo Advent calendar this season, in which, personal moments recorded in photographs replace the calorie bombs behind the traditional 24 doors. With 25 own images, the new photo Advent calendar presents a unique alternative to cheap chocolate calendars off supermarket shelves.



An Advent calendar that meets the challenges of our time!

Many Advent calendar enthusiasts wonder how to create a calendar for their loved ones that meets the challenges of our time. Health conscious consumers want to give fewer carbohydrates and less sugar, but more shared time and shared experiences. The zero-carb Advent calendar stocked with own photographs is supporting this trend with the possibility, for example, to reflect the events of the outgoing year with two pictures for each month.


The new photo Advent calendars XL

The Managing Director of FotoInsight Klaas Brumann “Our calorie free Advent calendar alternative has a growing fan base. Therefore we have decided to expand our range from the Advent Calendar A4 with the larger format A3. Our customers have taken great pictures and require space for larger prints. the new photo Advent calendar A3 is the 'sweetest' pleasure you can give this Advent. Compared to a classic 200 g chocolate calendar, the photo calendar reduces the calorie intake in the run-up to Christmas by more than 1,000 kcal.”




Sweetest memories bringing joy this Advent

photo calendar provides a large picture in brilliant print quality on the cover, plus 24 doors, concealing for example a review of the year in pictures, inspiring words or gift vouchers. A delight for lovers, families and people who are close. This new photo Advent calendar is the ideal gift idea to the bring loved ones into festive mood. The photo Advent calendar will bring the recipient joy on every day of Advent.
The seasonal



Creating a photo Advent calendar online

To make a photo Advent calendar, it suffices to upload 25 landscape format pictures through FotoInsight’s website. For this type of photographic calendar, smartphone snapshots are often well suited for a surprise memory, concealed by the Advent calendar doors. Images can be put in free order. The photo lab delivers the professionally printed calendar within six working days.




NEW

Photo Advent calendar A3 (42 x 29.7 cm)

Price UK £9.99 and in the Republic of Ireland €10.99 + p&p



Photo Advent calendar A4 (35 x 24 cm)

Price UK £6.99 + p&p and in the Republic of Ireland €8.99 + p&p



Material: High-quality, stable cardboard with a satin finish (300 g / m²); scratch proof and washable.

Processing time: Allow six working days



Photo Advent Calendar web page








About FotoInsight

FotoInsight Ltd was founded in Cambridge thirteen years ago and runs an easy to use photo processing service for Windows, Mac OS and Linux users. It offers an extensive array of award-winning photographic print and photo gifts as well as photo books, photo posters and photos canvas print. Prints ordered through FotoInsight are developed at five state-of-the-art photo labs in four countries. The online photo service has grown year on year faster than the photo processing industry and has expanded its services in seven European languages in thirty-two countries.



Friday, September 09, 2016

Verdi Productions and Manga Entertainment Team up with RDZ Productions on a 9/11 Documentary entitled “Man in Red Bandana" written and directed by Matthew J. Weiss

Verdi Productions and Manga Entertainment Team up with RDZ Productions on a 9/11 Documentary entitled “Man in Red Bandana" written and directed by Matthew J. Weiss

Award Winning Producer Chad A. Verdi along with Joshua Sason will produce, Gwyneth Paltrow to narrate, original song by Lyle Lovett

September 9, 2016 - East Greenwich RI – (investorideas Newswire) Verdi Productions, along with Manga Entertainment announce that they have teamed up with RDZ Productions on the documentary, Man in Red Bandana.

The film is written and directed by Matthew J. Weiss with Chad A. Verdi and Joshua Sason signed on as producers. Gwyneth Paltrow is set to narrate, with Michelle Verdi exec-producing and Lyle Lovett performing an original song.

Man in Red Bandana tells the incredible story of Welles Crowther, a 24-year old civilian who gave his life saving others in the South Tower of the World Trade Center.  His heroics included carrying a woman on his shoulder down 17 flights of stairs.  His bravery and courage only came to light eight months later due to an ordinary object ...  a red bandana.  Through interviews, archive footage, re-creations and animation, the film depicts Welles' story in an engaging and educational manner.  The ending depicts the diverse ways that Welles is honored throughout the United States leading to the revelation of a secret about Welles that can only be described as beautifully inspirational.

Verdi stated, "This is a story that must be told and is for the world to see. My wife Michelle and I currently have four other projects on the books for 2017 but this is now first in line. It's way too important of a story to sit any longer. Verdi added, “We plan to pitch the story while in Toronto this weekend attending the Canadian premier of our passion project, Bleed for This. We expect a release date in early 2017."

Joshua Sason stated, "As a lifelong New Yorker, there is no single day of my life that brings back more emotion and vivid memories than September 11, 2001. Amidst the chaos, dread and sadness, there existed saint-like beings that put others before themselves. Welles' story and how it has achieved folklore-like status throughout the United States is one of hope and selflessness that instills faith in the human spirit. I'm truly proud to be a part of this incredible project and to help deliver this inspirational story to viewers."

Matthew Weiss said, "One of the greatest honors of my life is telling Welles' inspirational story.  He was such an extraordinary individual who has touched so many throughout the United States.  The film is unique because, despite being a tearjerker, the ending is uplifting.  You learn of the widespread and diverse legacy that Welles created, all of which sets up the revelation of a secret about Welles that can only be described as perfect.  Viewers will be glad that they took this amazing and cathartic journey."


Man in Red Bandana Trailer

Man in Red Bandana on IMDB

Verdi and Sason will donate all net profits to Welles Remy Crowther Trust http://www.crowthertrust.org/

Verdi Productions www.verdifilms.com

Verdi Productions is a fully-funded film production company located in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, with additional satellite offices in Edgartown, Massachusetts, New York City and Los Angeles. The company pursues all aspects of filmmaking - carrying projects from concept through postproduction.

Verdi Productions is redefining how films are made on the East Coast. Unlike other film productions that come to the Northeast, Verdi is establishing itself as a fixture in the Rhode Island community. Verdi Productions does not operate on a project-to-project basis, but instead functions like a west coast studio, with established offices, full time employees, and a continuous stream of product.

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Chad A. Verdi, Award Winning Producer at IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3838148/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

Chad A. Verdi – Producer of Bleed for This, Silence

President, Verdi Productions

Verdi Productions | Rhode Island

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island 02818


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