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Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties' Mike James Unites Hawaii and California Markets

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties' Mike James Unites Hawaii and California Markets

HONOLULU – Since taking on the additional role of president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in the San Francisco Bay Area in March, Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP) President Mike James is better connecting the California and Hawaii regions of Coldwell Banker through marketing, technology, and management talent. Both companies are owned by NRT LLC.

Californians continue to show great interest in Hawaii real estate.  According to data from Title Guaranty Escrow Services, Inc., in 2013 of the nearly $6.5 billion in real estate sales volume sold on Oahu, $326 million was from California buyers making them the largest group of buyers from the Mainland U.S. Trailing in second and third place were New Yorkers and Texans at $157 million and $145 million, respectively. Total sales volume for California buyers experienced a 29 percent increase compared to 2012’s $252 million. 

RevoluSun hires Jorgette Villacorte as Project Administrator

RevoluSun hires Jorgette Villacorte as Project Administrator

 

HONOLULUwww.RevoluSun.com – RevoluSun, Hawaii’s leading provider of residential and commercial solar systems, has hired Jorgette Villacorte as Project Administrator for its Oahu division.

 

In her new role, Villacorte will provide project management and administrative support to RevoluSun’s portfolio of residential and commercial solar projects. She will oversee coordination of project processes, including intake, documentation, and project tracking and reporting. Villacorte will also provide administrative support to the Operations department.

 

Previously, Villacorte served as a permitting specialist with Sunetric and worked at Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing Hawaii, Inc. as a project coordinator.

Villacorte attended Heald College in Honolulu. She resides in Pearl City.     

 

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CBP Agents Rank Among NRT LLC's Top Sales Associates for First Quarter 2014

CBP Agents Rank Among NRT LLC's Top Sales Associates for First Quarter 2014

HONOLULU – Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP) is pleased to announce that sixteen agents are ranked among NRT LLC’s top 1,000 sales associates for first quarter 2014. This distinction places the agents among the top three percent of all NRT sales associates nationwide. NRT is the parent company of CBP and is the largest residential brokerage company in the nation with more than 42,000 sales associates nationwide.

In the top half of this distinguished group of sales associates are Margaret Murchie (R) and John Peterson (R) of CBP’s Kahala office, Tracy Allen (RA) and Susan Borochov (RA) of the King St. office, and Mary Beddow (R), Mary Browne-Burris (R) and Kathy Grindle (R) of the Windward office.

American Marketing Association Hawaii Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

American Marketing Association Hawaii Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

HONOLULU, HAWAII (June 30, 2014) — The Hawaii chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA Hawaii) introduced the new members of its 2014-2015 board of directors today. These members are volunteers from the local marketing community who are elected to lead AMA Hawaii in its efforts to support their fellow local marketers.

“This year’s board of directors includes both new and old faces with professionals representing marketing in different companies and sectors around the state,” said Lisette Gonzalez, AMA Hawaii president. “We look forward to working together to continue to serve Hawaii’s marketing community with innovative resources, professional development and networking opportunities.”

The AMA Hawaii 2014-2015 board of directors includes:

- President: Lisette Gonzalez (Marketing Communications Officer, Bank of Hawaii)

AAA: Gas Prices Drop in Many Areas Before the Holiday

The Hawaii average state gas price inched down one cent to $4.34 per gallon during the past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.  The state average price had been above $4.35 since May 13.  The current price average is two cents less than last month and a penny higher than a year ago.

 

Honolulu’s average price dropped two cents to $4.32, also down two cents from a month ago and 12 cents more than a year ago.

In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.14 per gallon, down two cents from last week, four cents less than a month ago and 19 cents less than this time a year ago.  

Wailuku’s average is $4.47 a gallon, unchanged since last Thursday, a penny more than last month and 22 cents less than last year.  

 

AAA: Gas Prices Drop in Many Areas Before the Holiday

The Hawaii average state gas price inched down one cent to $4.34 per gallon during the past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.  The state average price had been above $4.35 since May 13.  The current price average is two cents less than last month and a penny higher than a year ago.

 

Honolulu’s average price dropped two cents to $4.32, also down two cents from a month ago and 12 cents more than a year ago.

In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.14 per gallon, down two cents from last week, four cents less than a month ago and 19 cents less than this time a year ago.  

Wailuku’s average is $4.47 a gallon, unchanged since last Thursday, a penny more than last month and 22 cents less than last year.  

 

iQ 360 Expands Creative Services With Addition of Graphic Designer Marielle Atanacio

iQ 360 Expands Creative Services With Addition of Graphic Designer Marielle Atanacio

iQ 360 Inc. announced today the hiring of Marielle Atanacio as a graphic designer in its Honolulu office, to support its creative services capabilities for clients in the technology, financial services, banking, pharmaceutical and travel industries. Atanacio will be responsible for branding, web design, collateral design and development of online and print campaigns.

“Marielle’s arrival marks an exciting time for iQ 360 as we continue to grow our creative services team,” said Lori Teranishi, principal of iQ 360. “Marielle cut her teeth in the fast-paced technology sector in Silicon Valley and we believe her intense creativity and a unique perspective will be very strong assets to our team.”