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Gym Aesthetics announces the launch of Gymetaverse and the first avatar Ares from the Gym A X Dustland Runner NFT project in The Sandbox

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STUTTGART, GERMANY - Media OutReach - 2 March 2022 - As the metaverse evolves around society, various industries are falling in line to get in on the ground floor for one of the biggest movements the world has ever seen. NFTs (non-fungible tokens) will soon begin to take over commonplace assets like concert tickets and sports cards, ushering in a new era of innovation and exclusivity. Bridging the gap between the fitness world and the metaverse, Gym Aesthetics is proud to announce the development of Gymetaverse and its partnership with OliveX to launch Gym A X Dustland Runner NFT avatar series on Sandbox, giving users access to The Dustland Runner. OliveX, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (“Animoca Brands”), which has entered into a Licensing Agreement with Marvel Entertainment for the development of digital fitness content. The fashionable and dynamic German fitness apparel company is launching the exclusive NFT series to compliment OliveX’s mobile game to enhance life’s experiences beyond physical and temporal boundaries. Gymetaverse seamlessly integrates the concept of the gym and metaverse to provide an interactive new experience to gym lovers. Amid the current societal landscape where in-person fitness is limited, Gymetaverse is eliminating the confines of a traditional neighborhood gym or fitness center. Users can accomplish their fitness goals anywhere through virtual workouts, including more engaging fitness activities and immersive gamification of fitness within a digital space to accomplish one’s wildest dreams. The Gym A X Dustland Runner NFT Avatar series developed by Gym Aesthetics and OliveX is a collection of 10,000 playable NFT avatars for the Sandbox, each with unique utility that goes beyond the standard simple NFT. As a leading NFT project to launch with OliveX, the collection Gym A X Dustland Runner introduces its first NFT avatar Ares; one of the leading characters in the club. Ares is an amateur boxer of the Gym A X Dustland Runner who strives to become a professional boxer. Growing up as an orphan due to the loss of family in the war, Ares is an introvert who merely relies on boxing to temper his inner strength. For more infomation and upcomig announcements, please visit Gymetaverse and the Gym A X Dustland Runner official discord: https://discord.io/gymetaverse. In addition to gaining exclusive access to The Sandbox, Gym A X Dustland Runner NFT holders may also access to OliveX’s fitness mobile game The Dustland Runner. The Dustland Runner is the world’s first Move-To-Earn audio fitness game, powered by $DOSE token. Players who connect their wallet on the Dustland website ( www.thedustland.com ) will be entitled to its first “Kettlemine NFT”, named after the first of the seven settlements in Dustland, which is accessible to anyone with a valid MetaMask wallet. Dustland Runner official discord: https://discord.gg/775hMGpCaV About Gym Aesthetics Gym Aesthetics is a fashionable and dynamic German fitness apparel brand appealing to both the aesthetics and the functional needs of its customers worldwide. Founded in 2013 Gym Aesthetics is the brainchild of two Bosch engineers serving the automobile industry, Phil and Aleks, and two professional YouTubers and athletes, Karl and Ralf. Its initial flashy wide stringers and short, thigh hugging shorts stormed the German bodybuilding community with enormous success, and rapidly achieved cult status. 2017 marked a new chapter for Gym Aesthetics when an Asian fund company spotted its potential and invested in the German brand to further reinforce its brand image, and expand its product range and market share globally. About OliveX (BVI) and $DOSE OliveX (BVI) Limited is building a fitness metaverse where players can work out at home, in the gym, or outdoors to gain in-game rewards. These experiences are linked together with $DOSE, which can be attained as a reward in one experience and spent in another. Gym Aesthetics Website: https://us.gymaesthetics.com #GymAesthetics Contact Details Roy corporate@gymaesthetics.com

March 02, 2022 04:55 AM Eastern Standard Time

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The Outset Brings a New Beginning to Skincare

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Today, globally recognized actor Scarlett Johansson and her co-founder, entrepreneur, and beauty/fashion executive Kate Foster Lengyel, announced the highly anticipated US launch of The Outset, a modern collection of consciously clean, minimalist skincare essentials free from trends, harsh ingredients, and gender/age stereotypes. Anchored in purpose, The Outset celebrates The Start of You™ from product to mission, an ethos of optimism and empowerment also woven into philanthropic efforts that foster new beginnings for people and the planet. After years of serving as the face of several luxury beauty brands, Johansson made the conscious decision to step back from endorsements and immerse herself in the business of beauty with the ultimate goal of developing her own brand that represented her vision and values, but more importantly, answered unmet consumer needs. She spent five years educating herself on the industry, formulations, product development and brand identity, and partnered with Foster to conduct in depth market research to better understand what consumers wanted. With a vision to create a modern classic in skincare, Johansson and Foster were validated by what they learned and set out to develop an accessible approach to prestige beauty that is clean, reliable and democratic, proving that less is not only more, but what is in demand. The full range includes a thoughtfully curated collection of five skincare essentials that can be used as a full regimen or paired with your existing skincare, as these formulas will not compete with other active ingredients. Products are all under $55 and available on TheOutset.com beginning March 1, 2022. “I wanted to create and represent a brand that felt true to me, something real and intimate that others could see themselves in, too,” said Johansson. “The Outset was inspired by my own skincare ritual - a consistent routine of cleansing, prepping and moisturizing that keeps my skin on track and camera ready. I’ve found that great skin starts with the basics, and consumers we spoke with similarly expressed a desire to return to the essentials.” No matter where you are on your skincare journey, The Outset offers a simplified skincare solution that allows you to begin again. In a world of overcomplicated skincare routines and active ingredients that can irritate, The Outset believes that less is more and takes the guesswork out of skincare by offering skin-friendly, effective formulas that can be used by all. “The Outset provides benefit-driven formulas that don’t disrupt the skin barrier and instead work to preserve skin for the future,” said Foster. “Through our research, we found that 96% of prestige beauty consumers are generally happy with their skin and are more focused on preservation rather than transformation. The Outset is where simplicity and purpose meet; we help consumers find freedom in the uncomplicated through non-toxic yet effective formulas that nourish skin of all genders and generations.” Inside every product is The Outset’s signature Hyaluroset™ Complex, a clean ingredient blend that acts as a botanical alternative to hyaluronic acid. This nourishing powerhouse complex provides immediate and lasting hydration, plumping the skin to help reduce the look of fine lines while improving radiance. THE COLLECTION The Cleanser / Gentle Micellar Antioxidant Cleanser ($32) The Prep Serum / Firming Vegan Collagen Prep Serum ($46) The Moisturizer / Nourishing Squalane Daily Moisturizer ($44) The Night Cream / Restorative Niacinamide Night Cream ($54) The Eye Cream / Smoothing Vitamin C Eye + Expression Lines Cream ($42) At the heart of the line is the Daily Essential Regimen, a simple 3-step effort inspired by Johansson’s own daily routine: (01) Cleanse, (02) Prep and (03) Moisturize. This minimalist and clean approach is represented via a tightly curated and refillable skincare system that includes The Cleanser, The Prep Serum and The Moisturizer to soothe, hydrate, and rebalance the skin. The Outset excludes 2,700 potentially harmful ingredients to meet only the highest clean beauty standard, a “free from” list that is twice as long as standard beauty brands. Any ingredients that are incomplete, questionably sourced or unsatisfactory were banned. The Outset is fragrance-free, vegan, gluten-free, and nut allergen free, dermatologist and allergy tested, suitable for sensitive skin, and Leaping Bunny certified. Designed with sustainability in mind, the packaging incorporates glass, bio-resin and/or post-consumer recycled materials where possible, and product cartons are made with FSC certified materials. The brand is also a member of 1% for the Planet and has pledged to donate 1% of annual sales to support nonprofit organizations focused on the environment. “The Outset means a new beginning, which feels more relevant than ever at a time when we are all starting over and pressing the reset button,” said Johansson. “It took years for us to build a brand that was backed by quality and purpose, and I’m thrilled to finally share The Outset with the world. It’s an exciting beginning for me, as well.” For more information, images or quotes, please contact: BPCM Laura Schroeder, Director, Clean Beauty & Wellness, lschroeder@bpcm.com About The Outset: The Outset creates purposeful skincare products that are consciously clean and mindfully designed to elevate your everyday. Envisioned by Scarlett Johansson and her co-founder Kate Foster Lengyel, The Outset believes that clean and effective skincare should be universal, accessible and essential. Driven by values of radical simplicity, conscious minimalism, and universal optimism, The Outset helps people embrace the elemental and find freedom in the uncomplicated. The Outset is where you begin, again. theoutset.com | @theoutset on Instagram and TikTok About Scarlett Johansson: Scarlett Johansson is Founder and Chair of The Outset, a new clean beauty brand focused on simplicity via consciously clean ingredients and mindfully designed products. A Tony and BAFTA winner and two-time Academy Award nominee, Johansson is the highest grossing female actor of all time. She was most recently seen in the final installment of the Avengers film series, Avengers: Endgame, and reprised her role as “Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow” in the highly anticipated stand-alone film Black Widow. She earned Academy Award nominations for her work in Marriage Story, directed by Noah Baumbach, and in Taika Waititi's JoJo Rabbit. Other recent roles include Sing and Sing 2, Avengers: Infinity War, Lucy, Under the Skin, Ghost in the Shell, Isle of Dogs and Her, which earned her a Best Actress Award at the Rome Film Festival. A champion for giving back, Johansson has served as Global Ambassador for Oxfam and RED, and has actively supported philanthropic organizations including USA Harvest, Feeding America, AmfAR, Meals on Wheels, Solar Responders, Soles4Souls, and Planned Parenthood. About Kate Foster Lengyel: Kate Foster Lengyel is co-founder and CEO of The Outset. Foster is an entrepreneur and executive from the beauty and fashion industries. Her first foray into entrepreneurship was as founder and CEO of a digital platform focused on word-of-mouth product recommendations, which was acquired by media powerhouse Meredith Corporation in January 2020. Foster’s knowledge of e-commerce, marketing and brand strategy was built through a career of leadership roles at companies including the beauty division of Victoria’s Secret and Juicy Couture. Foster holds three degrees: an MBA from Columbia Business School, an MPS from the Fashion Institute of Technology concentrating in Beauty Marketing and Management and an AB from Colgate University. Foster volunteers her time as a mentor for Colgate’s Entrepreneurship Program and resides in Brooklyn with her husband and their two children. Contact Details Laura Schroeder lschroeder@bpcm.com

March 01, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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iTradeNetwork Offers Two Introductory Webinars on OrderMaestro—The Foodservice Industry’s Best-In-Class Ordering And E-Commerce Platform

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iTradeNetwork, the food and beverage industry’s largest network, will be hosting two webinars to introduce its new solution—OrderMaestro, a branded mobile ordering experience that streamlines and automates ordering and inventory for the foodservice industry. Each webinar is designed for a specific OrderMaestro customer segment—distributors or operators—and will be hosted by Mike Anderson, iTradeNetwork’s Vice President of Sales Solutions. Webinar details: OrderMaestro for Operators | March 10, 2022, at 2 p.m. EDT / 11.a.m. PDT OrderMaestro for Distributors | March 17, 2022, at 2 p.m. EDT / 11 a.m. PDT OrderMaestro solves the unique, complex challenges that distributors and operators are facing today. With thousands of competitors on the market, OrderMaestro gives distributors a competitive advantage by delivering a best-in-class e-commerce solution that customers love. For operators, not only does OrderMaestro make their teams faster and more productive with a simplified ordering experience, but it also gives them the visibility to maximize purchasing compliance and uncover new contracting opportunities across geographies, categories and operating units. OrderMaestro customers increase productivity, reduce costs and drive revenue growth with a host of valuable features. Webinar attendees can look forward to learning more about how operators and distributors can: Combat labor shortages with an intuitive, easy-to-use mobile app - no formal training required. Use smart barcode scanning and voice recognition technology to place an order or take inventory in as little as 3 clicks. Collect rich, comprehensive data on the products that are being purchased across their organization or customer base. Build in-app promotion programs that create new sources of revenue and even distributor loyalty programs. Collaborate in real time with alerts and in-app messaging and save the hours spent communicating through phone calls and emails. Take inventory from a mobile device in any environment, online or offline. About iTradeNetwork iTradeNetwork, Inc. is the leading global provider of supply chain management solutions for the food and beverage industry. Built upon deep industry expertise, a rich data foundation and the industry’s most extensive trading partner network, iTradeNetwork’s collaborative solutions allow distributors, manufacturers, operators, retailers, suppliers and wholesalers of all sizes to reduce cost, grow revenue and strengthen trading partner relationships. Today, iTradeNetwork’s growing customer list includes thousands of companies globally. For more information, visit: https://www.itradenetwork.com/. Contact Details Landis Communications Inc. Robin Carr +1 415-971-3991 itn@landispr.com Company Website https://www.itradenetwork.com/

March 01, 2022 06:03 AM Pacific Standard Time

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LevLane Advertising Announces SVP, Partnerships and Development

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LevLane Advertising, a full-service, award-winning advertising agency based in Center City, Philadelphia, has announced Carl Cherkin, former Vice President of Communications and Business Development at Philadelphia Union, as the agency’s first Senior Vice President of Partnerships and Development. LevLane is a nationally recognized agency which offers creative services, brand planning, social media strategy, public relations, analytics, and more. It was founded almost 40 years ago and has grown to employ more than 75 full-time employees today. Bruce Lev, LevLane’s CEO, Chief Creative Officer, and co-founder, said that while driving in new business and expanding the agency’s presence in the region are primary goals for Cherkin, he fully expects him to step in and contribute in areas outside of partnerships and development. “That’s just who Carl is, and the exact reason we brought him onto our team.” In his previous role at Philadelphia Union, Cherkin was a member of the executive team responsible for launching Philadelphia Union, the city’s successful Major League Soccer team, where he remains a consultant, now in his 13 th season with the club. In addition to the ground-breaking launch, he established a number of successful relationships with corporate sponsors, Chambers of Commerce, and a vast and varied array of businesses, while continuing to generate a continuum of profitable business development opportunities at all levels for the club. Prior to his work in business development and communications, he had a successful career spanning decades in journalism and public relations. For Cherkin, the transition from Emmy Award-winning television sportscaster to business development executive was natural. “I’ve spent my entire career making connections and building relationships, it’s what I love to do,” he said. “I am looking forward to being a part of the team that pushes LevLane into its next phase of growth. We have incredible talent here and my hope is that our reputation for attracting creative powerhouses and impressive clientele makes us the number one agency in Philadelphia and mid-Atlantic region.” The agency has experienced steady growth throughout the past several decades—the decision to bring on a senior vice president for partnerships and development ensures that the agency as a whole remains energized. ‘‘This is an exciting time for LevLane and for me as well. I’ve been given a unique opportunity to work in an environment where the culture, already created, is so vitally important. That my lifelong friend Bruce Lev has been the driving force behind that culture, makes it that much more meaningful,” said Cherkin. “It’s incredibly motivating and at the same time challenging, to know that any and all of contributions I make to this extraordinary group of people will continue to enhance the growth and success of LevLane and its clients.” About LevLane LevLane is an award-winning, full-service, independent advertising agency in Philadelphia, PA, that has been building brands that people love for nearly 40 years. Contact Details Lauren Stralo +1 610-401-4825 lstralo@levlane.com Company Website https://www.levlane.com

March 01, 2022 08:07 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Tim Hortons Roll Up To Win™ is here and this year, every Roll is a win

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This year, Tim Hortons iconic Roll Up To Win promotion is all digital and every Roll is a win. From March 7 through April 3, 2022, Tim Hortons guests will earn one digital Roll for every eligible menu item purchased when scanning for Tims Rewards using their Tim Hortons app, physical Tims Rewards card or placing an order online. * Eligible menu items include any Hot or Cold Beverage (excluding espresso shot, fountain drinks and Ready to Drink beverages). Guests can reveal their Rolls to win great prizes on their Tim Hortons app or at the Roll Up To Win website. “We’re so excited to introduce the all-digital Roll Up to Win this year,” said Ricardo Azevedo, Regional President for Tim Hortons U.S. “By making the promotion entirely digital, we’re able to offer bigger and better prizes for our valued loyalty guests.” This year’s grand prizes include a 2022 Bronco™ Big Bend™, week-long stays at select Hilton® resorts in Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Curaçao, Samsung TVs and Galaxy Books, Skullcandy earbuds, PKG Daily Essentials and Xbox Series S gaming consoles. Guests also have the chance to win over 600,000 FREE Tim Hortons coffee and donuts offers, and Tims Rewards points. For the full list of prizes, details, and more promotion information, visit RollUpToWin.com. Roll Up To Win is open to registered Tims Rewards members in the United States (excluding Florida). *NO PURCHASE REQUIRED. Must have a free Tims Rewards account. Open to members in the 50 U.S. & D.C, except FL, ages 18+. Digital Roll can be earned through 4/3/22 (mail-in requests post marked by 4/4/22). Must use App or Rewards website to reveal prize by 4/24/22. See Official rules at rolluptowin.com for mail-in method of entry, all entry requirements, odds & prize descriptions. VOID IN FL & WHERE PROHIBITED. Sponsor: Tim Hortons USA, Inc., 5707 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami, FL 33126. About Tim Hortons Tim Hortons® is one of North America's largest restaurant chains operating in the quick service segment. Founded as a single location in Canada in 1964, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of guest tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos, espresso, teas and our famous Iced Capp® beverages), fresh baked goods, hot breakfast sandwiches, breakfast snacking items, and other food products. Tim Hortons has more than 4,800 system wide restaurants located in Canada, the United States and around the world. More information about the company is available at www.timhortons.com. Contact Details Alison Brod Marketing & Communications Adrianna Lauricella +1 212-230-1800 tims@abmc-us.com Company Website https://www.timhortons.com/

March 01, 2022 07:02 AM Eastern Standard Time

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AmeriLife Partners with Platinum Choice Healthcare

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AmeriLife Group, LLC (“AmeriLife”), a national leader in developing, marketing, and distributing life and health insurance, annuities, and retirement planning solutions, continued to enhance and strengthen its industry-leading distribution coverage by announcing today that it has partnered with Platinum Choice Healthcare, a Boca Raton, Florida-based national field marketing organization (FMO) that specializes in the distribution of Medicare Advantage products. Per the agreement, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We’re honored to join AmeriLife and be a part of such a dynamic and successful team,” said Joshua Bock, co-president of Platinum Choice Healthcare. “Time and again, AmeriLife has shown that it cares deeply for its partners, providing them with the support they to exceed their every ambition. We’re thrilled for the road ahead.” “The opportunities in front of us to expand our business are boundless,” added Gregg Jaffy, co-president of Platinum Choice Healthcare. “This is the perfect time in our history to join forces with a partner that understands how to drive real growth and help us do what we do best. The sky is truly the limit for Platinum Choice Healthcare with AmeriLife.” Founded in 2015, Platinum Choice Healthcare operates a direct-to-consumer model with extensive remote selling capabilities that has propelled its production and top and bottom-line growth. Platinum Choice Healthcare has a salesforce of more than 110 agents with ambitions to aggressively expand its roster over the next 12 months, and is coming off a year in which the company placed more than 30,000 Medicare Advantage policies, including an impressive 91% year-over-year growth during Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period. “Platinum Choice Healthcare has been on the fast track to success for some time, and we’re excited to help them accelerate their growth and take their business to the next level,” said Scotty Elliott, president of AmeriLife’s Life & Health Brokerage Distribution. “On behalf of our team, I want to welcome Joshua, Gregg and their team to the AmeriLife family. I couldn’t be more excited for our collective future together.” Platinum Choice Healthcare will continue to operate as a stand-alone business, based out of its Boca Raton, Florida, headquarters. The company will also continue to be led by Bock and Jaffy, reporting to Elliott. ### About AmeriLife AmeriLife’s strength is its mission: to offer insurance and retirement solutions to help people live longer, healthier and more secure lives. In doing so, AmeriLife has become recognized as the leader in developing, marketing, and distributing life and health insurance, annuities and retirement planning solutions to enhance the lives of pre-retirees and retirees across the United States. For more than 50 years, AmeriLife has partnered with top insurance carriers to provide value and quality to customers served through a national distribution network of over 300,000 insurance agents and advisors, more than 50 marketing organizations, and 50 insurance agency locations. For more information, visit AmeriLife.com, and follow AmeriLife on Facebook and LinkedIn. Contact Details Jeff Maldonado +1 321-297-1112 jmaldonado@amerilife.com Company Website https://amerilife.com/

February 28, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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You Deserve a Vacation: St. Kitts is Warm, Welcoming and Full of Adventure

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A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/a0K1buK6eC4 New year, new outlook, new travel plans. You might be asking yourself, is there ever a bad time for a Caribbean vacation? For those looking for a truly immersive Caribbean experience without the crowds, look no further than St. Kitts. Known for its rich history and picturesque landscape, St. Kitts is an authentic Caribbean destination that offers visitors a riveting getaway. The island is currently amongst the highest vaccinated Caribbean nations, and international travelers must be vaccinated to visit. Travelers who love destinations where they can pair relaxation with activities that align with their interest, whether that is music or culinary or history or adventure, will discover St. Kitts offers it all! Wander the secluded beaches and rainforests that stretch for miles or hear the pulsating sounds of nature as you explore via ziplines, ATVs, and jet skis. Embark on a leisurely ride on the Caribbean’s only authentic scenic passenger train, hike to the rim of a dormant volcano, or dive into an ancient shipwreck. Embrace the scents of a smoky, sizzling beach barbecue, and taste culinary delights fresh from the sea. Indulge your wanderlust in one-of-a-kind attractions such as the UNESCO recognized Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park. With an array of attractions and experiences available, St. Kitts is the ideal destination for adventure seekers, history buffs, culinary enthusiasts, and leisure lovers alike. This unique combination is what makes St. Kitts a quintessential Caribbean destination unlike any other. Visit StKittsTourism.KN for more information Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

February 25, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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2022 Land Real Estate Survey: Market Trends, Growth Insights from Nation’s Leading Land Brokerage

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National Land Realty, the nation’s fastest growing real estate land brokerage company—specializing in farm, ranch, country homes, timber, recreational, and commercial development properties—today released its second annual land real estate agent and broker survey. Key findings show that there was a significant positive sales impact on the rural land real estate sector in 2021 with more than 70% of agents seeing a slight to often significant increase in land values, especially with recreational land, farmland, country homes, and timberland. “Both investors and urban professionals ran for rural land in a big way in 2021, albeit for different reasons, which made for a very good year for land sales, with record-breaking volume throughout the year,” said Jason Walter, CEO of National Land Realty. “And with all of the traumatic events of last year, people continue to look to not only invest in land outside of cities, but they also want to live on the land they buy, to be able to breathe the fresh Covid-free air and reconnect with the great outdoors without being locked down. This significant move away from urban areas is now all the more possible through the popularity of remote or hybrid working arrangements.” “2021 was a very strong year for land and 2022 is starting out the same way. More than 90% of our brokers are optimistic that land real estate will do quite well over the next 12 to 18 months,” said Jason Burbage, President of National Land Realty. “And more than 70% of them expect land values to continue to appreciate in 2022 as much as 5% to more than 10% YoY.” Key Survey Takeaways: Land Values in 2021 Last year, brokers saw recreational land increase the most (48.72% of respondents), followed by farmland (24.36% of respondents), with the latter jumping more than 6% over 2020. Country homes and timberland tied for third with 10.26% of brokers saying that these types of land increased the most. Ranchland (5.13% of respondents) and commercial land (1.28% of respondents), rounded out the top six. In terms of percentage of change from 2020 to 2021, land values overall increased more than 10% (40.48% of respondents), 6-10% (26.19% of respondents), and 1-5% (17.86% of respondents). 8.33% of brokers said they experienced no land value increase, while no respondents had any property that lost value. Outlook for 2022 Optimistic For land value appreciation, almost 12% of brokers think it’ll be more than 10%, while 16.67% think land will increase by 6-10%, and the largest group (41.67%) think it’ll increase by as much as 5%. 15.48% think it’ll remain the same and almost 6% think it could drop by as much as 5%. For individual brokerages, 32.14% believe their business will grow by more than 10%, a more than 6% increase from 2021, while 19% think it’ll grow between 6-10%, a 7% drop from last year. And 16.67% say their business will grow as much as 5%, a more than 7% drop YoY. Majority of Buyers Coming from Urban or Suburban Areas (65%) 16.67% from major metro areas like Atlanta and Dallas, which is a 4% increase over 2020. 28.57% from smaller metro areas like Austin and Birmingham, a 3% increase from 2020. 20.24% from the burbs, a 9% drop from 2020. 20.24% from rural areas, a more than 10% jump from 2020. 9.52% from small towns, a nearly 4% drop from 2020. Challenges in 2022 Biggest challenges facing land real estate brokers are finding potential sellers (74% of respondents), establishing the right listing price (33% of respondents), and finding affordable prices for buyers (21% of respondents). The entire survey results are available upon request. About National Land Realty National Land Realty (NLR) is the nation’s fastest growing real estate land brokerage company specializing in farm, ranch, country homes, timber, recreational, and commercial development properties. Highly regarded for its proprietary land touring technology, Land Tour 360®, as well as its GIS land mapping system, LandBase™, which catalogs land data in extremely detailed ways, the company makes it easy to view and zero in on the right property in the right place. Founded in Greenville, S.C. in 2007, NLR has more than 80 offices in 40 states. To learn more visit www.nationalland.com or call (855) 384-5263. Contact Details Ray Young +1 512-633-6855 ray@razorsharppr.com Company Website https://nationalland.com/

February 24, 2022 03:17 PM Eastern Standard Time

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AmeriLife Bolsters U65 Market Presence with Partnership with Insurance Specialist Group

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AmeriLife Group, LLC (“AmeriLife”), a national leader in developing, marketing, and distributing life and health insurance, annuities, and retirement planning solutions, announced today that it has partnered with Insurance Specialist Group (ISG), a national field marketing organization (FMO) and distribution platform that specializes in health insurance products for individuals and families in the under-65 (U65) market. Per the agreement, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Today marks a significant milestone in ISG’s history,” said Scott Lingle, co-founder and CEO of ISG. “AmeriLife is the perfect partner and collaborator to help us grow and scale our business. We’re excited to tap into its wealth of resources and support so we can continue to deliver value to our downline and expand our distribution in new and creative ways.” ISG was founded in 2015; the company merged with Insurance Management Group, LLC, in March 2020, retaining the ISG name. Today, its distribution, which spans roughly 100 call centers, offers a vast portfolio of more than 100 individual health and health specialty insurance products from more than 40 carriers. As such, ISG has consistently maintained a track record of consistent revenue growth, margin expansion, strong downline recruitment, and deep penetration in a growing U65 market. The partnership represents AmeriLife’s continued and extensive effort to partner with strategic and emerging organizations to further enhance its distribution coverage, as well as strengthen the opportunities to address the holistic financial and health care needs of pre-retirees and retirees. “ISG is the perfect addition to AmeriLife’s national network as our distribution continues to focus on serving clients at every stage of life, when and where they need us,” said Scotty Elliott, president of AmeriLife’s Life & Health Brokerage Distribution. “We’re equally as excited to add Scott to our distribution leadership bench. Scott is a proven health care expert and business builder. His legacy of success with Health Insurance Innovation (HHII) and United Health One are a testament to his drive and leadership, and we look forward to working with Scott to take ISG to new heights.” ISG will continue to operate as a stand-alone business and be led by Lingle, reporting to Elliott. Teneo acted as financial advisor to ISG on this transaction. ### About AmeriLife AmeriLife’s strength is its mission: to offer insurance and retirement solutions to help people live longer, healthier and more secure lives. In doing so, AmeriLife has become recognized as the leader in developing, marketing, and distributing life and health insurance, annuities and retirement planning solutions to enhance the lives of pre-retirees and retirees across the United States. For more than 50 years, AmeriLife has partnered with top insurance carriers to provide value and quality to customers served through a national distribution network of over 300,000 insurance agents and advisors, more than 50 marketing organizations, and 50 insurance agency locations. For more information, visit AmeriLife.com, and follow AmeriLife on Facebook and LinkedIn. Contact Details Jeff Maldonado +1 321-297-1112 jmaldonado@amerilife.com Company Website https://amerilife.com/

February 24, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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