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Royal LePage, kvCORE deploy custom software across Canada

By iwano@_84

Canada’s largest real estate brand sought a customized solution to streamline its technology offering for 18,000-plus professionals, so it partnered with kvCORE to develop a custom real estate business enterprise solution for all 600 offices across Canada.

More than 18,000 agents throughout the offices of Canada’s largest real estate company, Royal LePage, now have access to a versatile sales, marketing and business-growth platform powered by Inside Real Estate’s kvCORE, according to a press release sent exclusively to Inman.

Deemed rlpSPHERE, the mobile-ready solution was designed to establish a uniform, companywide technology undercurrent for more than 600 individual offices. Rollout started gradually in the spring.

Project stakeholders collaborated for months to customize kvCORE’s enterprise offering, resulting in a flexible platform that marries seamlessly with Royal LePage’s internal systems and company business goals.

Carolyn Cheng

Royal LePage COO Carolyn Cheng said in the release that the software will “[give] our brokers, agents

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Royal Caribbean CEO warns of anti-cruise group using CDC website to try to extend no sail order

By iwano@_84

One cruise line isn’t going to be sunk without a fight.

According to the CEO of a major cruise line, an anti-cruise group is attempting to flood the CDC website in an apparent attempt to pressure the organization into extending the no-sail order. In an attempt to counteract the group’s efforts, the CEO is asking fans of the cruise line for help.

The CDC has been accepting public comments in regards to allowing cruise companies to return to the seas. Users can submit information and suggestions on guidelines for cruise companies to follow in response to the coronavirus pandemic.


Royal Caribbean Cruises CEO Michael Bayley posted to Facebook about the situation. According to him, an anti-cruise group – which he does not name – is attempting to use the comment section to push its agenda.

“On Monday the

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Plans to build houses and flats at Royal Victoria Hospital in Folkestone expected to be given go-ahead

By iwano@_84

Plans to build 38 more homes on site of the former Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) in Folkestone are expected to be given the go-ahead, despite being described as ‘excessively dominating’.

A planning application reveals a proposal to create 19 houses – a mix of four and five bed – and 19 one and two bed apartments on the land surrounding the historic hospital in Radnor Park Avenue.

Computer generated image of the proposed development at the Royal Victoria Hospital. Picture: Hollaway
Computer generated image of the proposed development at the Royal Victoria Hospital. Picture: Hollaway

Parking and access is also included.

Artist impressions show how the houses will sit behind the main hospital building in a crescent shape, with a row of terrace houses in the middle of the site too.

The apartment block will face the road at the front of the site.

Permission was granted at the end of 2019 to transform the main hospital building – which has fallen into disrepair

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