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Cloud Conventions & MCI Group Partner with Medical Professionals to Deliver Virtual/Hybrid Events

Convey Services

Cloud Conventions, an enterprise virtual/hybrid event platform and the MCI Group, a leading global event management firm are partnering to deliver virtual and hybrid event solutions for medical organizations to complement their live events. The American Thoracic Society, a nonprofit organization focused on improving care for pulmonary diseases with more than 16,000 members worldwide, launched their annual conference in April 2021 as a 100% virtual event. They selected the MCI Group as its event management partner and Cloud Conventions as its virtual event platform. This August, the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses(AORN), guided by an abundance of caution from the recent surge in COVID cases, transitioned their hybrid conference to a fully virtual event under the guidance of the MCI Group. Their new virtual event will educate and engage attendees and exhibitors using the Cloud Conventions virtual/hybrid event platform. “Audiences for conferences hosted by medical professional groups have unique requirements and a heightened awareness of the risks imposed by the pandemic,” said Carolyn Bradfield, CEO of Convey Services, parent company of Cloud Conventions. “Medical professionals not only want to stay up-to-date on scientific advances, but they also need to complete continuing medical education (CME) to maintain licensure. A virtual, on-demand option for engagement plus education ensures attendees have a safe environment to meet their educational needs, interact virtually with other attendees and engage live or on demand with suppliers and sponsors.” The American Thoracic Society’s all-virtual conference in April brought together 9,000 registered attendees for 140 clinical and scientific sessions, 71 special networking events and over 3800 presentation sessions and scientific posters. The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses will offer on-demand and live sessions, a networking and innovation lounge, an exhibitor solutions center hosting in-booth sessions, product showcases along with an innovation theater. “Striking the balance between a live and virtual event environment is a strategic decision that medical professional groups must make as they consider event design today and even more in the future,” said James Kelley, Director at the MCI Group. “Our customers rely on MCI to guide them to deliver the best options that engage audiences before, during and after the event ensuring that virtual environments complement and not conflict with the on-site program.” A recent research study, “Association Trends: from Disruption to Opportunity” by Community Brands, revealed that 85% of association event professionals plan to invest more in virtual events in the next 12 months. This trend is driven by a 48% increase in members engaging more with their associations due to increased virtual options and on-demand education. The Tagoras 2020 “Virtual Conference Report” detailed that 75% of those delivering virtual events did so to reach audiences who could not otherwise attend. With the increase in COVID cases driven by variants, medical professional groups are now pressed to include virtual alternatives that are specifically geared to the industry, as they enter the busy fall conference season. Download the Case Study: “The 2021 American Thoracic Society Virtual Event” for free at: Show organizers and event managers can learn more about Cloud Conventions by visiting and the MCI Group by visiting About The MCI Group MCI is a global engagement and marketing agency. We design human-centric solutions that unleash the power of people to deliver innovation and growth for our clients. Our offering includes live & virtual events, strategic & digital communications, consulting & community solutions. We help brands, companies, associations, and not-for-profits solve their challenges, bringing their people together to shape their tomorrow. MCI is an independently owned company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with a global presence in 60 offices across 31 countries. MCI’s US headquarters is in the Washington, DC area with offices in New York, Baltimore, Dallas, and Chicago. About Cloud Conventions Cloud Conventions from Convey Services is Cloud Conventions is an enterprise virtual/hybrid event management platform that redefines the exhibitor and attendee experience to allow companies to provide easy access to in-depth product information, showcase their brands with graphics and videos, create calls to action and generate immediate sales leads. Used around the world for large managed events and smaller self-directed meetings, conferences and corporate kickoffs, Cloud Conventions automates exhibitors and virtual booths, continuing education, speaker sessions and reminders, invitations and email communication, while at the same time producing detailed analytics on attendee, session and exhibitor activity. Cloud Conventions supports multiple languages and currencies, internal, external and single-sign on registration, and supports all conferencing carriers and platforms. Trade Associations and event managers can explore all of the Cloud Conventions solutions by visiting or contacting or call 888-975-1382. Cloud Conventions™, Community™, Cloud Kickoffs™, Conduct™, One-Touch Email Share™, Hub & Spoke™, 360° Virtual Exhibit Hall & Lobby Experience™ and ListLock™ are trademarks of Convey Services LLC Contact Details Convey Services Bruce Ahern +1 770-580-0810 Company Website

August 04, 2021 03:09 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Crawford Hoying invests $6 Million in reAlpha to Accelerate Growth in the $1.2 Trillion Short-Term Rental Market


reAlpha, a cutting-edge technology company launching an innovative platform meant to empower everyone to invest in the $1.2 trillion short-term rental market, today announced it has closed on a $6 Million investment round. Crawford Hoying, a $1.3 billion real estate holding company in the Midwest, is the lead investor in this round. Brent Crawford, the Founder and Principal of Crawford Hoying said, “reAlpha’s data-driven approach is a paradigm shift for the short-term rental investment market. The proprietary technology developed to identify, acquire, and market properties with lower risk is a big leap. We strongly believe in the team’s conviction and vision to scale this into a leader in this space.” The new funding will accelerate reAlpha's growth, including investment in its platform, data science function and engineering capabilities. Additionally, the proceeds will be used towards expanding its geographical presence, operations, and member network. “reAlpha enables superior alpha yield by investing in short-term rental properties. We have simplified the entire process of investing and managing these properties using advanced technologies. This allows ‘Mainstreet’ investors to access the real estate investment market like never before,” said Giri Devanur, CEO of reAlpha. As part of overall customer preference trends, the heightened desire for short-term rentals is changing hospitality and travel on a global scale. Because of this, a new wave of investment opportunities in real estate have emerged. reAlpha’s unique model allows consumers to benefit from both the superior returns of short-term rental income as well as the increase in property value through renovations and appreciating market conditions. Through reAlpha’s network, investors will be able to invest in vacation homes, democratizing access to the real estate market. For more information about reAlpha, please visit ### About reAlpha: reAlpha is a digital marketplace that enables its members to simplify wealth creation through investments in short-term rental properties while delivering exceptional guest experiences. reAlpha sources and scores properties from the wholesale market using a proprietary AI driven algorithm called reAlphaBRAIN. It then predicts the viability of each property for the short-term rental market as well as the projected long-term value. The reAlpha platform allows investors to buy equity in specific properties, providing meaningful wealth generation opportunities through short-term passive income via Airbnb as well as equity-driven capital appreciation. reAlpha is based in Columbus, Ohio, and harnesses the power of talented teams in 13 countries across the globe. About Crawford Hoying: Crawford Hoying is a full-service real estate development company, based in Dublin, Ohio. Concentrating in all aspects of acquisition, design, development, construction, management, as well as commercial and residential brokerage. In the past five years alone, they have developed more than $1.3 billion of mixed-use, multifamily, office, and retail properties. Crawford Hoying creates a sense of Place; focused on consumer needs from a commerce, culture, and community perspective. To learn more about Crawford Hoying, visit Contact Details reAlpha Tech Corp Christie Currie +1 614-203-3723

August 04, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Cyvatar Launches First-Ever Cybersecurity Side Hustle


Cyvatar today announced the release of the CydeHustle, a customer referral program that helps everyday people earn extra money on the side by referring organizations in their network to Cyvatar. The CydeHustle is easy work you can do in your spare time. In just a few minutes, you can not only bring in more money for yourself, but you can also enable people from all walks of life to help tip the cyber scales in favor of the good guys by stopping threat actors from breaching the brands and businesses we love. Organizations face more than 100,000 malicious websites and 10,000 malicious files every single day. Last year, malware increased by 358% and ransomware by 435% -- in fact, ransomware alone is now a multibillion-dollar industry staffed with expert researchers, strategists, technologists, and front-line hackers. Cyvatar’s ground-breaking cybersecurity as a service (CSaaS) levels the playing field so that any organization regardless of size or budget can combat threat actors. Joining the CydeHustle means you can enjoy the rewarding experience of keeping the businesses in your network safe... and get paid for it. "The Cyvatar CydeHustle program is a no-brainer, and the corresponding partner portal makes it easy to earn money on the side,” said CydeHustler Chris W. “Just as much as Cyvatar simplifies cybersecurity management for customers, it’s absolute simplicity to earn easy commissions with Cyvatar, even while juggling a full-time position and family responsibilities. Now anyone can be a deal-making machine!" Every CydeHustle referral that becomes a sale earns money for the person who introduces them: 20% of the sale price when the contract is signed, 10% of any upgrades purchased in the first year, and an additional 5% each year the referral renews. It’s easy money. Everybody needs better security, and Cyvatar’s CSaaS enables organizations to get better security outcomes fast. “The CydeHustle is so easy and so lucrative that we’ve already paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to CydeHustlers,” said Edward Preston, vice president of sales at Cyvatar. "Partners get paid for referring companies in their networks, those businesses get a game-changing cybersecurity program, and our world becomes safer from the onslaught of cyber threats.” Importantly, Cyvatar CSaaS is both accessible and affordable: For as little as $20 a month, customers receive out-of-the-box cybersecurity that includes products and services, a platform to manage them, and an expert team to support them -- all for one fixed monthly price. What’s more, Cyvatar sells itself -- it’s one of the 50 Most Trustworthy Companies recognized by the Silicon Review and has won 20 awards for cybersecurity innovation and excellence. CydeHustlers can keep their day jobs or Hustle between classes, after work, or from the far reaches of the world, because the Hustle is real -- and risk-free. Cyvatar keeps individual participation completely private unless participants explicitly choose to share their activity publicly. So what are you waiting for? Make a difference. Make an introduction. Make the world a safer place by keeping threat actors away from the businesses you know and love. All you have to do is sign up. Share the Cyvatar story. And get paid. Sign up and start earning today! About Cyvatar Cyvatar is committed to effortless cybersecurity for everyone. As the industry’s first subscription-based, cybersecurity-as-a-service (CSaaS) company, it’s our mission to transform the way the security industry builds, sells, and supports cyber solutions. We empower our members to achieve successful outcomes by providing expert advisors, proven technologies, and a strategic process roadmap to guarantee results that map to their business drivers. Our approach is rooted in proprietary ICARM (installation, configuration, assessment, remediation, maintenance) methodology that delivers smarter, measurable security solutions for superior compliance and cyber-attack protection faster and more efficiently, all at a fixed monthly price. And because we’re a subscription, members can cancel anytime. Cyvatar is headquartered in Irvine, California with locations around the world. Begin your journey to security confidence at and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter. Contact Details Cyvatar KC Higgins +1 303-434-8163 Company Website

August 03, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Going on Vacation? Have Your Home Pay for It


Your weekend outdoors, last minute getaway, or long-awaited reunion with family or friends can be made possible by sharing your space. Recently, Communications Leads for North America at Airbnb, Liz DeBold Fusco, teamed with YourUpdateTV on a satellite media tour to share tips on how to become a host. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: Yes, you don’t have to decide between being a Host or a guest, because you can be both at the same time. Inspired by this major travel shift, Airbnb upgraded their service to make it easier for people to integrate travel into their lives, and for more people to become Hosts. This is something that Airbnb Hosts are already doing. More than 13 percent of them said they shared their space with visitors while traveling for vacation or work. Also, according to a recent Airbnb report, half of the new listings that were both activated and booked in early 2021 got a reservation request within four days, and as of April 30, 2021, the average annual earnings per Host who had welcomed at least one guest during the preceding year was $9,600. Now, Airbnb made it even easier for anyone who wants to take advantage of the coming travel surge by hosting, with a brand new onboarding process that has been simplified from dozens of steps to just 10. Prospective Hosts can also use the What’s My Place Worth tool to estimate how much they’ll earn by sharing their home. The interactive tool computes the estimated income through inputs for geography, type of listing and space and factors in prior Airbnb booking data in the area. And for travelers, Airbnb launched a new tool called Flexible Destinations, to make it easier than ever to discover these special stays. Clicking on the ‘I’m Flexible’ button will reveal unique listing categories with those nearest to your location right at the top of the list. If you are looking to share your space this summer to pay for your vacation, you can get started as a host by going to About Liz DeBold Fusco: Liz DeBold Fusco is a Communications Leads for North America for Airbnb. Prior to that, she was a Vice President at SKDKnickerbocker, a national public affairs firm, where she provided strategic communications guidance to organizations ranging from the NAACP and Demos to The Rockefeller Foundation and AT&T. Liz has also worked for Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City and New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray as well as the New York State Attorney General. About YourUpdateTV: YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content. It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727

August 02, 2021 03:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Nofar Energy, one of Israel's leading renewable energy companies, acquired 67% of the rights to Blue Sky Utility for a total consideration of $91M.

Nofar Energy Ltd.

Nofar Energy LTD (“Nofar”), a global renewable energy power producer with activity across Europe and Israel, acquired 67% of the interest in Blue Sky Utility (“Blue Sky”), a US based, Commercial and Industrial (“C&I”) solar and storage developer for a total consideration of $91M. The acquisition capital will be divided up between $26M of initial purchase and equity injection into Blue Sky and a debt facility of $65M provided for future growth investments. Blue Sky is a renewable energy and storage developer, based out of Napa, CA. Blue Sky specializes in a unique business model tailored to the C&I space with a focus on multitenant real estate. The company’s business model is characterized by scalability and uniformity. The company currently operates and manages over 20MW of C&I assets and maintains a near term pipeline of over 80MW of new solar and storage installations. For Nofar Energy, this transaction represents its entry into the U.S., which aligns to the company's strategy to expand its operations into the world’s leading markets and synergetic to Nofar’s expertise in the C&I space. Both the US market and the C&I segment continue to demonstrate robust growth with an estimated increase of 25% in 2021 vs. 2020. Nofar and Blue Sky expect the investment to accelerate the execution of Blue Sky’s existing near-term pipeline and the implementation of several hundreds of MW in development. “Nofar engaged in a thorough investigation of the US market,” noted Ofer Yanay, Nofar’s founder and Chairman, “and through this process we became aware of Blue Sky and their unique business model. Blue Sky’s qualities resemble those of Nofar Energy; an emphasis on C&I projects, high level of scalability and uniformity and a set of capabilities and execution track record that present significant barriers to imitation.” Nadav Tana, Nofar’s CEO added, “we have singled the U.S. market as one of Nofar's most important destinations and I am pleased to announce this significant investment.” “We’re excited to be joining forces with Nofar,” explained Ran Bujanover, Blue Sky’s President, “in Nofar we found a partner that shares our market philosophy and has the capacity to support our acceleration.” Barend Venter, Blue Sky’s CEO further elaborated, “Nofar’s excellence in the C&I space demonstrated real synergies. The combination of our two companies has the potential to create a real powerhouse in the local C&I space.” Beta Finance served as financial advisor, Lummus Consultants as technical advisors, ICF as market advisors, KPMG as accounting and tax advisors and Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co and WilmerHale LLP served as legal counsel to Nofar Energy. Garrett Stiepel Ryder served as legal counsel to Blue Sky. About Blue Sky Utility: Blue Sky Utility LLC is a privately-held renewable energy and storage company headquartered in Napa, California. Blue Sky develops, builds and manages C&I solar and energy storage facilities throughout the United States. Blue Sky’s unique business model allows commercial real estate stakeholders to benefit from on-site affordable renewable energy and storage solutions. Blue Sky owns 15MW and operates over 20MW of solar assets, with an existing near-term pipeline of over 80MW and several hundred of MWs in development. Learn more at About Nofar: Nofar Energy (O.Y. Nofar Energy LTD.) is a publicly traded company at the T.A Stock Exchange (TASE), with a global renewable energy power producing activity across Europe, Israel and the US. Founded in 2011, the company has evolved at incredible speed thanks to its multidisciplinary capabilities and innovative approach. Nofar Energy has strong internal capabilities which translates into a competitive advantage, as it conducts the development, design, permitting, planning, financing, constructing, operating and maintenance, and long-term holding of its projects. Integrating these capabilities enables Nofar to promote projects throughout the entire value chain while maintaining strict standards. The company operates in the Renewable Energy industry, and its activities include ground-mounted solar projects, floating solar projects, rooftop solar projects, and electricity storage projects. Nofar Energy has developed an impressive portfolio of projects in Israel and Europe, containing thousands of megawatts of power producing projects. Learn more at Contact Details Dikla Ivry Pardnoy +972 52-380-4085 Company Website

July 28, 2021 09:21 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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DSI adds an Exciting New Color to its Aluminum Railing Systems

DSI Inc.

DSI Inc., the leading supplier of aluminum railing in North America, is announcing the availability of Grey Fine Texture to its aluminum railing product lines. Westbury aluminum railing systems and designs come with 12 standard colors and textures in addition to providing customers with the option to special order custom colors. This broad array of standard color choices is the most extensive offered in the industry. Grey fine texture railing gives homeowners another striking color choice that will complement decking materials and colors in the marketplace. Westbury aluminum railing is available in a wide variety of distinctive designs that elevate the appearance of any residence. All Westbury railing systems incorporate a proprietary 10 step powder coating process which provides a long-lasting colorfast finish. Westbury railing systems come with a limited lifetime warranty and offer the durability and low maintenance of aluminum railing for a carefree outdoor lifestyle. Aluminum railing compliments a variety of decking materials including wood, composites and PVC decking and is becoming the number one railing choice of homeowners for deck and porch applications. Larry G. Boyts, DSI’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing stated that “the addition of Grey Fine Texture railing is an extension of DSI’s commitment to providing homeowners, dealers and retailers with the best options available in the aluminum railing marketplace.” Information about DSI railing and gate products along with DSI building products can be obtained by calling 1-800-446-7659 or visiting DSI is an industry leading manufacturer of aluminum and vinyl railing, aluminum and vinyl railing, gates, composite and fiberglass architectural columns and deck lighting. Contact Details Digger Specialties, Inc Chris H. Beyer +1 704-438-7998

July 28, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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ASM Global

ASM Global announced a strategic alliance with Honeywell to help create smarter, safer and more sustainable venue operations and more enjoyable audience experiences across ASM’s international portfolio. ASM Global will work with Honeywell to establish new standards related to indoor air quality, safety and regulatory compliance for its VenueShield LIVE proprietary program for venue reopenings and operations. Honeywell will consult with ASM on guidelines related to deploying healthy buildings technology including indoor air quality, safety and security, and personal protective equipment (PPE). Honeywell will also create a custom, real-time Healthy Buildings dashboard for the VenueShield LIVE program to help ASM’s facilities staff quickly identify and correct critical building controls issues. The agreement runs through 2027. Additionally, Honeywell will work with the ASM Global venue network to deploy a variety of technologies that support smarter, safer and more sustainable venues to improve the overall guest experience, including solutions to enhance overall building operations; mobile computing and data capture technologies to expedite ticketing, concessions and retail experiences; and more environmentally preferable products to help the venues’ efforts to reduce their carbon footprint. ASM Global President and CEO Ron Bension said, “Aligning with Honeywell and its state-of-the-art technology will help ASM elevate even further what are already the world’s finest audience experiences at our venues.” “As vaccine programs progress around the world, the desire for normalcy continues to increase. Live events such as concerts, sports and conventions contribute greatly to the vigor and excitement of daily life,” said Jeff Kimbell, Honeywell senior vice president and chief commercial officer. “We look forward to working with the ASM Global team to not only help audiences feel more confident about coming to live events but also in supporting venue modernization and digitization by providing greater automation and insight into the portfolio performance and a more seamless audience experience.” VenueShield LIVE is deployed at more than 325 ASM Global facilities around the world, already providing high levels of cleanliness and safety, while inspiring consumer confidence, all in coordination with leading medical professionals, industry experts and public health officials. “Producing premier entertainment events takes skillful coordination, and the building itself is a critical part of the equation. Our experience in building technologies, services and operations can provide additional value to the VenueShield LIVE offering,” said Doug Wright, president and CEO, Honeywell Building Technologies. “We are excited to work with the ASM Global team to support a safer return to live events and help its diverse network of venues drive critical outcomes to enhance audience experience, improve operations, and meet energy efficiency or safety goals.” Honeywell’s Healthy Buildings solutions integrate air quality, safety and security technologies along with advanced analytics to improve indoor air quality while meeting energy efficiency goals to create a more productive and better occupant experience. ASM Global’s properties produce a vast array of events ranging from professional sports to family entertainment to conventions and premier concerts. More than 200 million people pass through its venue doors annually. The alliance with Honeywell was brokered by AEG Global Partnerships. About Honeywell Honeywell ( is a Fortune 100 technology company that delivers industry-specific solutions that include aerospace products and services, control technologies for buildings and industry, and performance materials globally. Its technologies help aircrafts, buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains and workers become more connected to make our world smarter and safer. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit About ASM Global ASM Global is the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, conventions and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues fuel live entertainment worldwide. Contact Details breakwhitelight (for ASM Global) James Yeager +1 818-264-6812 Honeywell Megan McGovern +1 404-470-6339 Company Website

July 26, 2021 07:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time

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New Legal & General Study on Millennials and Housing Finds While Covid-19 Has Delayed Home Ownership Plans, It Was Only One Factor Among Many

Legal & General

Home ownership: while it’s listed as the #2 dream item on their bucket list, the majority of American Millennials across the age span of 25 to 40 are finding it hard even to afford where they live, and nearly impossible to buy a home. A broad new report sponsored by Legal & General Group and released today, U.S. Millennials and Home Ownership – A Distant Dream for Most, finds that in the wake of Covid-19, more and more young people are having to make difficult decisions about where to live. The pandemic forced many to go back home to their parents or hometown in order to be able to buy their own place, while remaining in a larger metropolitan area or even in their college town has moved further out of their reach. The data-rich study, which will be released in several focused segments, talked to U.S. Millennials not as a homogeneous generation, but as three distinct age groups with highly individualized, often different housing needs. Released today, Part 1 of the study looks particularly at the effects of the pandemic on home-buying sentiment and decisions across urban, suburban, and less populated geographies. Legal & General Group Chief Executive Nigel Wilson commented: “This study confirms that for most young adults, buying a home is an increasingly unattainable goal. Millennials we studied cited crushing student and medical debt, and the failure of wages to keep up with the cost of living as accelerators of this generational problem of unaffordable housing. If you’re under the age of 40, you’re part of a generation that needs access to a bigger and more broadly available supply of affordable housing than currently exists.” Key findings of the U.S. Millennials and Home Ownership study include: Millennials broadly view Covid-19 as the latest obstacle in a “raw deal” on affordable housing 62 Percent of U.S. Millennials say big cities are hard or extremely hard to afford 70 Percent of U.S. Millennials say large metropolitan areas including suburbs are hard or extremely hard to afford Nearly half of Millennials are unhappy with their current location 37 Percent would move to a smaller town due to affordability Cost of renting is so high that home ownership has been put on the back burner Study Co-Author and Legal & General Corporate Affairs Director John Godfrey notes: “In the U.K., we’ve been addressing the problem of the shortage of affordable housing, and the solution clearly needs to be multi-pronged. It starts with increasing the supply of affordable housing and building more overall. But we must also develop different paths toward ownership, perhaps on a rent-to-buy model. In addition, developers could be thinking about creating housing attractive to older segments of the population and empty nesters so that as they downsize, younger buyers don’t have to compete with them for that same housing stock.” Legal & General’s study looks not only at housing affordability, but also at geographic and demographic choices based on age and life stage, and at various drivers that shape Millennials’ attitudes and plans, including the role of debt, Covid-19 and the broad changes it has wrought, and the role of older generations in their ability—or inability—to purchase a home. Future segments will look in depth at other specific areas, including the intergenerational housing gap; the wage stagnation and inflation equation; home ownership on U.S. Millennials’ bucket list; student debt and the cost of healthcare; and where Millennials stand on retirement and other savings plans. Media Contacts: For more information on the 2021 U.S. Millennials and Home Ownership study, or to see a copy of the report, please contact: Meir Kahtan: +1 917-864-0800 Meir Kahtan Public Relations, LLC Notes To Editors The information contained in this press release is intended solely for journalists and should not be relied upon by private investors or any other persons to make financial decisions. About the Study Legal & General undertook proprietary research into the attitudes and changes, as well as geographic shifts, U.S. Millennials are experiencing in relation to home purchases and affordable housing. The U.S. Millennials and Home Ownership research was compiled using original survey data 875 U.S. based Millennials who don’t own a property, then segmented into three distinct age groups and other demographic markers. The survey work was carried out by Legal & General. Fieldwork was undertaken during March and April, 2021. All surveys were carried out online. About Legal & General Group Established in 1836, Legal & General is one of the UK’s leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with international businesses in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Asia. With over $1.4 trillion in total assets under management, Legal & General is the UK’s largest investment manager for corporate pension schemes and a UK market leader in pension risk transfer, life insurance, workplace pensions and retirement income. Contact Details Meir Kahtan +1 917-864-0800 Company Website

July 22, 2021 12:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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CaliberCos Inc. Sells Commercial Office/Flex Building in Accretive Transaction

Caliber Co.

CaliberCos Inc., a fully integrated U.S. alternative investment sponsor, announced today that they have sold Fiesta Tech, a 42,111 square-foot office/flex building located in Gilbert, Arizona for $8.25 million. The Company purchased the asset for $4.75 million in 2016. Caliber investors will receive distributions yielding an equity multiple of approximately 1.62x and a net internal rate of return (IRR) of 10.56%. “This transaction is demonstrative of Caliber’s value-add investment strategy” stated Lisa Pudewell, Vice President of Real Estate Assets at Caliber. “Arizona and other Southwest markets continue to surge with demand and this sale is demonstrative of the growing demand within our markets and allows us to create value through strategic transactions that generate an optimal balance of risk-adjusted returns as well as attractive investment performance for our investors.” Built in 1977, Fiesta Tech is an industrial office park that provides flex space for a myriad of uses from light industrial to build-to-suit office suites. Located approximately one mile from the U.S. 60 Hwy, the building is situated in a growing Phoenix suburb. The complex also boasts abundant covered parking with 5.5 spaces per 1,000 square feet. About Caliber Caliber – The Wealth Development Company – is a leading U.S. sponsor with approximately $500 million in assets under development and management. These investments are comprised of alternative investments, which include private funds and syndications, externally managed real estate investment trusts (REITs) as well as public funds. The Company conducts substantially all business through its Sponsor, CaliberCos Inc., a vertically integrated platform that is strengthened by more than 70 professionals with decades of institutional experience in commercial real estate, capital markets, alternative investments and mergers and acquisitions. Caliber allocates its alternative investment strategies, and aligns them with investors’ investment objectives, risk profiles and liquidity preferences to offer an optimal balance of risk-adjusted returns and attractive investment performance. It is because of this thoughtful, intentional approach, and Caliber’s unwavering pursuit of performance, that Caliber has been deemed The Wealth Development Company. Caliber strives to build wealth for its investors by offering a diverse host of investment solutions that fit its investors’. With a primary focuses on key middle-market growth areas, such as Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Alaska, the Company continues to evaluate other U.S. markets that possess same attractive demographics and macro-economic trends as its targeted markets, such as highly skilled labor, emerging population growth and job growth. Caliber utilizes its institutional full-service operating platform to generate operating efficiencies while enhancing the value of its investments through dedicated asset management strategies. The Company creates value through a combination of internal and external growth channels. Bringing together the benefits of real estate, deep asset-class and capital markets expertise across public and private investments, Caliber seeds, develops and manages a broad range of liquid and illiquid alternative strategies for a diverse group of investors who comprise approximately a $4 trillion alternative investment market, which include high net worth, accredited and qualified investors, as well as family offices and smaller institutions. This strategy allows the Company to opportunistically compete in an evolving middle-market arena for alternative investments that range between $5 million and $50 million. Additional information can be found at and Contact Details Caliber Companies Mary Jensen | Investor Relations +1 310-526-1707 Caliber Companies Victoria Rotondo +1 480-295-7600 Gitenstein & Assadi PR Susan Assadi +1 480-510-4881 Company Website

July 22, 2021 11:43 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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