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2014-03-20 23:30:52

Firm Acquires Pyramid Properties, now AQUILA Management Services Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Tonight, AQUILA Commercial, Austin’s number one local full service commercial real estate firm, celebrates seven years of serving the Central Texas area. AQUILA also officially announces its seventh platform, Property Management, through the acquisition of Pyramid Properties, now AQUILA Management Services. The other AQUILA platforms include asset services, corporate services, retail,...

2008-08-12 06:00:38

By JOHN ROSS THE Hollywood actor Kevin McKidd has called for tax breaks for film-makers to encourage more movies to be made in the Highlands and Islands. The Elgin-born star, now based in Los Angeles, was in his home town yesterday at a ceremony marking his appointment as patron of the Scottish Highlands and Islands Film Commission (SHIFC). The actor, best known for his roles in the TV series Rome and the films Trainspotting and Made of Honor, has just started filming a series of the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.