Herald-Tribune Media Group news submission forms.
Real estate deals
These are announcements of property sales and lease deals. Please write submissions like this:
If it's a sale
(Buyer name) bought (amount) square feet of (type) space OR a (space amount)square-foot (type) building at (complete address) from (seller name) for (amount). (Realtor name) of (brokerage name) handled the transaction OR (Realtor name) of (brokerage name) represented the seller and (Realtor name) of (brokerage name) represented the buyer.
If it's a lease
(Lessor name) leased (amount) square feet of (type) space at (full address) from (lessee name). (Realtor name) of (brokerage name) handled the transaction OR (Realtor name) of (brokerage name) represented the lessor and (Realtor name) of (brokerage name) represented the lessee.
Real estate people
Real estate people is a list of local hires, promotions and significant professional achievements, honors and awards. Please write submissions like this:
If it's a new hire
Real estate agent (name) has joined the (location, if germane) office of (brokerage name. She OR He previously worked for (brokerage name) where she OR he earned OR did (awards or distinctions OR duties.
She OR He has (previous experience).
She received a (type) of degree in (subject, if germane) from (school name).
If it's a certification or other achievement
(Realtor name), Realtor with (brokerage name), has received the (name of it) designation from the (organization name). To obtain the credential, agents must (what they do: classes, survey, whatever).
(Sentence or two about the Realtor's background).
Business people is a list of local people who aren't in the real estate industry. This includes law firms, health fields, schools and nonprofits. It includes hires, promotions and significant professional achievements, honors and awards. Please write submissions like this:
If it's a hire:
(Company name), a (type of business, if not obvious) based in (local community or area name), has hired (employee name) as a (title or duty description). (Employee's last name) has (a sentence or two about education and experience and other background facts.)
If it's some kind of honor or promotion:
(Names of person or people), (role or title) at (name of business or institution), have been named OR received (name of honor or award or new title).
(A sentence or two about the person's or people's backgrounds and a sentence about the honor – who it's from, how it is decided, what it means – that kind of thing.)
Grand Openings is a list of new businesses in our area. Submissions should be modeled after notices like the one below, though they don't have to be that short.
(Business name), (full address). (A sentence or two about what the business does. All information about hours. Information customers can use to contact the business, including a phone number, email address and website address).
Business calendar is for local business- or business person-related organizations' meetings and events. We do not automatically insert calendar items. Separate items must be submitted for each event. Please write them as closely as possible like the model below. (Event name), (time or times), (full address). (List speakers or what meeting is about, if not self-explanatory). (Costs). (Phone number and email address for more information).