British American Tobacco Uganda ( 2004 Annual Report

first_imgBritish American Tobacco Uganda ( listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2004 annual report.For more information about British American Tobacco Uganda ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the British American Tobacco Uganda ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: British American Tobacco Uganda (  2004 annual report.Company ProfileBritish American Tobacco Uganda Limited (BAT Uganda) grows and processes tobacco in Uganda and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products to the local market and for export. Brands sold by BAT Uganda include Dunhill, Rex, Sportsman and Safari. Tobacco is grown in 13 districts in Uganda through a network of tobacco farmers. The raw tobacco is transported to the BAT Uganda green leaf threshing plant in Kampala where it is processed and packed for local and export cigarette consumption. BAT Uganda also exports tobacco leaves to cigarette manufacturers in Europe, Asia and other African countries. BAT Uganda is a subsidiary of British American Tobacco Investments Limited. British American Tobacco Uganda is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchangelast_img read more

United Docks Ltd ( Q12017 Interim Report

first_imgUnited Docks Ltd ( listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Property sector has released it’s 2017 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about United Docks Ltd ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the United Docks Ltd ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: United Docks Ltd (  2017 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileUnited Docks Limited is a Mauritian real estate development company that indulges in real estate development, strategic investment, property management, warehousing as well as logistics solutions in the Republic of Mauritius. The company also engages in different segments of real estate which include business parks, office buildings and mixed-use developments. United Docks Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

2 defensive stocks that I’d buy to protect myself during the 2020 stock market crash

first_img2 defensive stocks that I’d buy to protect myself during the 2020 stock market crash Jonathan Smith | Monday, 23rd March, 2020 | More on: BATS TSCO Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! We are all well aware of the sell-off that has been happening in equity markets around the world. Because of it, the stocks I hold have taken a hit. This is likely the case for many investors, given that the cause of this crash (the coronavirus) affects most sectors. The sectors hardest hit are those with high exposure to the public’s wants as opposed to needs. Examples include travel firms and retailers. On the other side of the coin, defensive stocks, representing needs, have taken less of an impact from this sell-off.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…A defensive stock is categorized as such because its revenue and profits are less sensitive to the well-being of the overall economy. This is usually because the goods and services such firms offer have inelastic demand. Goods and services like these are things people like you and me need to function on a day-to-day basis.Buying such stocks can be used to add protection during a market crash. In theory, they should have sustain less of a negative impact than other sectors.Puffing awayOne of the most inelastic products on shelves is cigarettes and other nicotine goods. The addictive nature of these products mean that most consumers will continue to buy them irrespective of the amount of income they have, or whether it is good for their health.For investors, this means that the impact on British American Tobacco (LSE: BAT) during this sell-off should be limited. The share price for the firm has taken a tumble, but it is still higher than levels we saw in 2019. This cannot be said for many other FTSE 100 companies!In the latest earnings report delivered about a month ago, the key financials for the business were steady. Revenue was up 5.7%, though profit was down 3.2%. Financial ratios were similar in either beating or missing expectations within a small margin.For a large, established business, this is a good set of results. Due to the size (and inelastic demand) of the firm and the products made, it will be rare to see double-digit growth year on year. But the fact that results are steady confirms to me that it is a defensive stock which will hum away slowly during good times and bad. This makes it attractive currently.Anything on the shelf?Tesco (LSE: TSCO) is another good example of a defensive stock. This appeals to me because the goods offered by supermarkets are going to be in demand all the time. I recently wrote about J Sainsbury being attractive near 20-year share price lows. Tesco is another option, being one of the big four supermarkets in the UK. Despite the FTSE 100 falling over 30% since the start of the year, the Tesco share price has only fallen 15%. This highlights its resilience and how investors believe the impact of the virus will not unduly trouble the firm. Added to this is the fact that the dividend yield is around 3%. Not a huge number I admit – but importantly the dividend cover is over 2. This makes it likely that the dividend will continue to be paid, in my opinion. This at a time when I imagine a lot of firms will cut their dividends, reducing dividend yield going forward in other sectors. With the main boxes ticked, Tesco is on my watchlist to buy. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool.center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Enter Your Email Address See all posts by Jonathan Smith Jonathan Smith does not hold shares in any firm mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Tesco. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Image source: Getty Images. last_img read more

Highlanders vs Chiefs – Super Rugby Round 16

first_imgMonday Jul 2, 2012 Highlanders vs Chiefs – Super Rugby Round 16 Match highlights from the Highlanders vs the Chiefs in DunedinADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Super Rugby 2012 Highlights Related Articles 465 WEEKS AGO Bulls vs Lions Highlights – Super Rugby Round… 465 WEEKS AGO Sharks vs Cheetahs – Super Rugby Round 18… 465 WEEKS AGO Stormers vs Rebels Highlights – Super Rugby… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Leonardo / Andrea Klimko Architecture

first_img Leonardo / Andrea Klimko Architecture Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Slovakia Leonardo / Andrea Klimko ArchitectureSave this projectSaveLeonardo / Andrea Klimko Architecture Photographs CopyHouses•Trnava, Slovakia “COPY” Area:  5430 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses Architects: Andrea Klimko Architecture Area Area of this architecture project 2012 Year:  CopyAbout this officeAndrea Klimko ArchitectureOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousingTrnavaSlovakiaPublished on October 15, 2012Cite: “Leonardo / Andrea Klimko Architecture” 15 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Metropol ClassicVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish- DI-NOC™ Glass FinishPartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – Painted AluminumStonesCosentinoDekton® Surfaces – Chicago 444Exterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingWoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – CPXPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsHexapent Facade PanelDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Folding Door System – Rabel 3710 Super ThermalWall / Ceiling LightsLuminisCeiling Surface Lights – HollowcoreBenches / TablesUrbaStyleConcrete Bench – BoomerangMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Photographs:  Miro Nôta, L`ubo Stacho, Robert Vrlák, Andrea KlimkoText description provided by the architects. The urban situation is unique. The Leonardo Building is situated directly in the historical center of Trnava, in Town Conservation Reservation on Holleho Street, where are a well-preserved historic building dominants – such as complex of university buildings, the Archbishop’s office, Trnava University, early-baroque cathedral Church of John the Baptist. In the close vicinity of the location, there has recently grown a newly built hotel Holiday Inn with a congress hall. Together with the mix-used residential building Leonardo, it builds up the integrated urban block.ConceptConceptual design of Leonardo was created on the basis of invited architecture competition in 2007. We wished that our proposal will be fresh, collateral and authentic impulse diversifying the Town Conservation Reservation with its limited conservative opportunities for flexibility and other developments of the Central urban zone. Functionally, the residential building has mainly got a housing function with shops in parterre and the entrance ‘piazza’ resembling the atmosphere of medieval micro-squares.It was an impressive gap with a nice width of 20 meters without any supports. Inside of the empty social space was a ramp and terraces for relaxing in the greenery. The main objective of ‘piazza’ was to lighten the compact material and acquit the space, bring in the street life, create urban public space. Do not close young people in front of gates but freely communicate in a ‘green language’, bring some colors, lightness and fresh air. Strengthen the environment identity by adding new architecture quality leading the enriching dialogue with the community.Project, its further development and finding the compromisesAfter consulting the draft on the basis of MB in Trnava, it was more than clear that our progresive proposal does not correspond with their conservative ideas, and it is perceived controversially. The conservationists’ requirements relied on the Heritage Conservation Principles, which promoted the usage of ‘traditional’ shapes, materials like a plaster facades in pastel color, red roof tiles, following rather the imitation of historical styles. These 20-years promoted conservative trend in conservation in Slovakia, which so tightly defines the aspect of new buildings, has got a tendency of directing it to the outdated trivial perception without low architectural quality and true authentic aspects. It supports historicist rather than progressive and authentic architecture. There has started a long and difficult process of finding the compromises, and confrontation of different ideas about the aspects of New in Old. About how the contemporary architecture should looks like…Implementation projectThe whole process started in late 2007, in the period of construction boom, and obtained the building permission in 2009 when the entire investment process was meddled with the crisis, and the original investor was unable to construct the building. The project was acquired by a new progresive developer led by the Architect Pavol Kollár in charge, which requested the change of functional utilization, disposal solution, and architecture quality modification so that the project will have a chance to survive and be different than the other new buildings in Trnava.However, the window tectonics was changed to required ‘vertical rectangles’ and the aspect of both hips has changed as well. The originally designed loggie in north hip have been replaced by skylights. The space arrangement has been made more effective. We have emphasized the building entrances by dynamic inclination, ending in a small passage – ‘micro-micro-piazza’ (width of only 7.5 m instead of 20m). There have been many changes during the process but final shape of Leonardo building stayed in the expression of archetypal abstraction as in the beginning.Save this picture!diagramSave this picture!© Robert VrlákSave this picture!© Andrea KlimkoSave this picture!ground floor planSave this picture!© Robert VrlákSave this picture!© L`ubo StachoSave this picture!site planProject gallerySee allShow lessChad Oppenheim to Speak at Florida International UniversityArticlesDaegu Gosan Public Library Competition Entry / Ghirardelli ArchitettiArticles Share Save this picture!© Miro Nôta+ 18 Share “COPY”last_img

Renhouse / MTKarchitects

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard 2014 photographs:  Yuko TadaPhotographs:  Yuko TadaText description provided by the architects. I am always aware of harmony with the surrounding environment and neighborhood, and relations between buildings and nature when I start to design. The timber housefor 2 generations located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan is sited in a quiet and rich natural environment and has wonderful views to the Ina Valley.Save this picture!© Yuko TadaRecommended ProductsWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesSkylightsLibartSolaGlide Inclined Retractable SkylightWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesThis “RENHOUSE” has been created as a house which suggests a strong connection with the natural surroundings.Save this picture!© Yuko TadaThe gabled shape of the roof designed with inspiration of the line of the mountains in the background becomes integrated into the landscape .The height and form of both roof and façade are continuously adjusted to the surroundings, which also enables the house to develop its own unique character. The façade is made of cedar board and batten hat from Hokkaido that will become gradually grey over time.Save this picture!SectionThe living room features characteristic largewindowopenings “RENMADO” allowing sunlight to penetrate deep into the space and viewing of the beautiful panorama of the outside.The contrast of light and shadow is reinforced here, adding a sense of depth and extension into the space. This RENMADO window works as a device that connects the indoor and the outside.Save this picture!© Yuko TadaThe Z-shaped plan is positioned very naturally in the site, and its form provides good separation between the two generation areas. At the same time, it provides a space including front door, corridor and “Doma” space which connects both areas in the center of the Z-shaped plan.Save this picture!© Yuko TadaThe interior has been planned appropriately according to the wishes of the occupants who wanted a design which minimized housework.Save this picture!© Yuko TadaProject gallerySee allShow lessRecently Formed New York Practice Wins Competition to Reimagine Preston Bus StationArchitecture NewsFuneral Home in Dabas / L.Art Architectural OfficeSelected Projects Share Photographs Year:  Year:  2014 Houses Renhouse / MTKarchitectsSave this projectSaveRenhouse / MTKarchitects CopyHouses•Ina, Japan Save this picture!© Yuko Tada+ 21 Share Area:  163 m² Area:  163 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: MTKarchitects Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Japan ArchDaily “COPY” Renhouse / MTKarchitects CopyAbout this officeMTKarchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInaJapanPublished on August 17, 2015Cite: “Renhouse / MTKarchitects” 17 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – MetrisVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Cross HairlinePartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®SinksThe Splash LabTrough Sink – Monolith A SeriesSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights in Helmkehof Cultural CenterBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USAWashroom AccessoriesConcrete FloorsSikaDecorative Floor CoatingsMetal PanelsSherwin-Williams Coil CoatingsFluropon® Coating in Thaden SchoolWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodViroc Nature for Partition WallsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMMineral Wood Stain – Lignosil®-VeranoDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – MAGNEOSinksECOPIXELWashbasin – Light Basin LTBMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Projectslast_img read more

Haider Mohamed Al-Noaimi, blogger and journalist, arrested

first_imgNews April 24, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Haider Mohamed Al-Noaimi, blogger and journalist, arrested Organisation Help by sharing this informationcenter_img RSF_en Haider Mohamed Al-Noaimi, a blogger and journalist who works for various media including the opposition newspaper Al-Wasat, was arrested by about 30 men who came to his home and confiscated his computer and cameras before taking him away. They reportedly hit him during the raid. His Facebook profile, where he posted his articles, had been blocked since 3 April.He was freed on 22 May. last_img

Exactly a year before start of games, Reporters Without Borders goes to Beijing to condemn glaring lack of free expression

first_img April 27, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information to go further June 2, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on China Reporters Without Borders held an unauthorised news conference today in Beijing outside the building that houses the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG). “You cannot hold such a big sports event as the Olympic Games in the shadow of Chinese prisons,” the organisation’s secretary-general, Robert Ménard, said. News ChinaAsia – Pacific August 6, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Exactly a year before start of games, Reporters Without Borders goes to Beijing to condemn glaring lack of free expression Related documents Press report BeijingPDF – 177.88 KB March 12, 2021 Find out more RSF_en center_img ChinaAsia – Pacific News Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes China’s Cyber ​​Censorship Figures News China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison Organisation Four Reporters Without Borders representatives held an unauthorised news conference today in Beijing outside the building that houses the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG). Wearing T-shirts showing the Olympic rings transformed into handcuffs, they called on the Chinese authorities to free the approximately 100 journalists, cyber-dissidents and free speech activists currently imprisoned in China.“You cannot hold such a big sports event as the Olympic Games in the shadow of Chinese prisons,” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard said. “The authorities have kidnapped these games. The official slogan, ‘One world, one dream,’ sounds more and more hollow. This is not about spoiling the party, quite the contrary. But Beijing has not kept its promises to improve the human rights situation and yet continues cynically to refer to the Olympic spirit.”Fernando Castello, Reporters Without Borders’ Spanish president, and Rubina Möhring, its Austrian vice-president, urged International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge to take action. “The IOC’s president now has a year to obtain what he has not yet even requested – the release of the imprisoned journalists and cyber-dissidents, an end to Internet censorship, and the ability for foreign correspondents to move about China freely,” Castello said.“The Chinese authorities have conned everyone, including us when we came to China last January,” Möhring added. “They made us promises which they never kept.”Vincent Brossel, the head of the Reporters Without Borders Asia desk, also took part in the news conference.At the end of the news conference, police stopped and questioned foreign journalists, including TV reporters.For more information (in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese) about the Reporters Without Borders “Beijing 2008″ campaign, go to the Reporters Without Borders website ( News Receive email alertslast_img read more

Justice system delivers new affront in the Zahra Kazemi case

first_img News July 29, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Justice system delivers new affront in the Zahra Kazemi case to go further June 9, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders said it was “astounded” at the 28 July statement by Iran’s justice system that the death of Iranian-Canadian photojournalist Zahra Kazemi could have been “accidental”. The organisation joined the family’s lawyers in calling on the head of the judiciary, Ayatollah Shahrudi, to name a judge independent of the Tehran prosecutor’s office to review the entire file and reconstruct the facts in the case. Help by sharing this information Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists News The statement also put a series of questions:- “It has been proved, including in statements from several witnesses present at the scene, that a senior official at Evin Prison struck Zahra Kazemi a very heavy blow on the left side of her head that broke her skull. We want to know why certain people want to cover up this case.- Why was the identity not revealed of an interrogator of Zahra Kazemi, from 23 June at 10.30pm to 24 June at 2.30am, although the interrogation took place in the presence of the prosecutor and one of his assistants? – Why were the records of the interrogation falsified? – Why was the intelligence services proposal to take part in reconstruction of the murder scene not taken into account?”Reporters Without Borders is also maintaining its demand for Kazemi’s body to be repatriated to Canada, in accordance with the wishes of her son and for an autopsy to be carried out there. RSF_en Follow the news on Iran News Receive email alerts Organisation IranMiddle East – North Africa Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 News “Reporters Without Borders cannot find words strong enough to describe the latest statements from the Iranian justice system. They dare to say that, since the man responsible for Kazemi’s murder was acquitted – at a rigged trial – it proves that Zahra Kazemi died accidentally! “This reasoning goes beyond the ridiculous and amounts to an affront. We join the lawyers in calling for a judge independent of the prosecutor’s office, which is implicated in this case, for a full investigation of this murder that the legal authorities are trying to dress up as an accident, ” said the organisation.Kazemi was arrested on 23 June 2003 while taking photographs of families of inmates in front of Evin Prison in the north of Tehran. She was beaten in detention and died from her injuries on 10 July. After first trying to hide the cause of death, the Iranian authorities admitted on 16 July that she had been “beaten”.Intelligence official Mohammad Reza Aghdam Ahmadi, one of those who interrogated Kazemi in custody, was charged and then acquitted on 24 July 2004.During the trial, the family’s lawyers called for evidence to be given in court by Mohammad Bakshi, an agent at Evin Prison under the control of the Tehran prosecutor; Said Mortazavi, Tehran prosecutor; and five top legal officials who were present at the interrogation.The Tehran court rejected the request and dispatched the trial in two days. However various Iranian investigative commissions have implicated these legal officials.In a statement released on 28 July, the family’s lawyers’ collective, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi, urged the head of the judiciary Ayatollah Shahrudi, to name a judge independent of the prosecutor’s office to review the entire file and allow an genuine reconstruction of the murder. March 18, 2021 Find out more February 25, 2021 Find out more After Hengameh Shahidi’s pardon, RSF asks Supreme Leader to free all imprisoned journalists IranMiddle East – North Africa Reporters Without Borders said it was “astounded” at the 28 July 2004 statement by Iran’s justice system that the death of Iranian-Canadian photojournalist Zahra Kazemi could have been “accidental”.The international press freedom organisation joined the family’s lawyers in calling on the head of the judiciary, Ayatollah Shahrudi, to name a judge independent of the Tehran prosecutor’s office to review the entire file and reconstruct the facts in the case.last_img read more

Is COVID-19 Really Causing Migration to Suburbs?

first_img The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Andy Beth Miller is an experienced freelance editor and writer. Her main focus is travel writing, and when she is not typing away from her computer at her home in the Hawaiian Islands, she is regularly roaming the world as a digital nomad, and loving every minute of it. She has been published in myriad online and print magazines, is a fan of all things outdoors, and finds life (and all of its business, technological, and cultural facets) fascinating in their constant evolution. She is excited to spectate as the world changes, and have a job that allows her to bring a detailed account of those constant shifts to her readers at home and abroad. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago 2020-10-16 Christina Hughes Babb Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Reports that COVID-19 is causing a migration from urban centers to suburbs abound, but are those stories entirely accurate?First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming recently revealed his insights regarding those rumors about pandemic-driven migration in America. Specifically, Fleming weighed in on whether or not the COVID-19 pandemic has really driven an acceleration in residents moving from the cities to the suburbs in droves.  According to recent media reports, the pandemic has sparked a mass migration from urban areas to the suburbs. While it is a fact that many Americans may indeed be feeling cramped in cities and wanting the increased space that the suburbs offers (especially for those who have now been relegated to working from home due to COVID-related safety measures), Fleming believes that this is not the sole catalyst for the shift toward the suburbs that we are currently experiencing.  In fact, data shows that this shift has been happening for awhile, but has perhaps just been made more pronounced in light of the pandemic. Other factors that have led Americans to literally make a move has been lifestyle considerations that cause the suburbs to be far more attractive than cities, such as having a greater chance at being able to actually purchase a home in these lesser expensive areas. This is especially true among the millennial set. But FirstAm consulted their data to see if it in any way confirmed that the pandemic has possibly accelerated this trend. Fleming summarizes their findings: “While our analysis may not yet confirm the widely discussed pandemic-driven sprint to the burbs, faint signals of a jog are picking up pace.” While FirstAm’s study did not 100% prove that suburban housing markets have strengthened at a disproportionally faster rate when compared with urban markets directly as a result of the pandemic, the increasing house price appreciation in suburban zip codes does seem to reveal that demand is increasing (and is indeed higher than supply) in the suburbs. FirstAM aims to further delve into the nuances of this study and topic on its next episode of its podcast, REconomy.  The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Related Articles October 16, 2020 1,363 Views Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago  Print This Post About Author: Andy Beth Miller in Daily Dose, Featured, News Home / Daily Dose / Is COVID-19 Really Causing Migration to Suburbs? The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Previous: FHFA Releases Mortgage Relief Data for July Next: Tracking the Week’s Forbearance Activity Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Subscribe Is COVID-19 Really Causing Migration to Suburbs? Share Save Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days agolast_img read more