Fri 06/ 29/ 12

Four on Friday: Sharon Smith, Hartman Simons’ New Attorney

By |2012-06-29T08:56:00+00:00June 29th, 2012|

Hartman Simons is thrilled to announce that a new attorney has joined our firm. Senior Counsel Sharon Smith joins us from Stanley, Esrey & Buckley. We recently got a chance to catch-up with her and get the scoop on her career and her practice focus at Hartman Simons. Welcome aboard, Sharon! HS: What will be [...]

Wed 06/ 27/ 12

The Wednesday Wrap: June 27, 2012

By |2012-06-27T15:38:21+00:00June 27th, 2012|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • “Malls Compete Harder as Economy Recovers, Says Moody’s” by Bendix Anderson for National Real Estate Investor. Dominant malls continue to draw retailers away from [...]

Fri 06/ 22/ 12

Four on Friday: Andy Litvak on Spin for Kids and Cycling

By |2012-06-22T12:45:50+00:00June 22nd, 2012|

Summer is here and that means firm partner Andy Litvak is busy training and preparing for Spin for Kids, the annual bicycle ride that serves as a fundraiser for Camp Twin Lakes, a non-profit that runs camps throughout Georgia for children with serious illnesses, disabilities and life challenges. A longtime cycling enthusiast, Litvak serves on [...]

Wed 06/ 20/ 12

The Wednesday Wrap: June 20, 2012

By |2012-06-20T13:56:25+00:00June 20th, 2012|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • "Class-A Office Leasing Picks Up, Mostly in Gateway Markets" — by Elaine Misonzhnik of NREI. The wide gap between the demand for office properties [...]

Fri 06/ 15/ 12

Four on Friday: Suggested Summer Reading

By |2012-06-15T12:25:16+00:00June 15th, 2012|

Whether you’re by the pool, in a hammock or at the beach, summer is a great time for reading. In the interest of passing along some great tips, we asked four of Hartman Simons’ most avid readers which books they’re currently plowing through and if they would recommend those books to others. Here’s what they [...]

Wed 06/ 13/ 12

The Wednesday Wrap: June 13, 2012

By |2012-06-13T12:58:52+00:00June 13th, 2012|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • "USBC Postpones, Renames New LEED Standard" – by Randyl Drummer of Costar.com. While the popularity of LEED certification continues to grow, the implementation of [...]

Fri 06/ 8/ 12

Four on Friday: Hessam Nadji of Marcus & Millichap

By |2012-06-08T10:49:06+00:00June 8th, 2012|

Hessam Nadji is one of the commercial real estate industry’s foremost experts on the economy. The managing director of Marcus & Millichap’s Research and Advisory Services Group, he is a frequent guest on CNBC, Fox Business News, Bloomberg News and National Public Radio. He also is regularly quoted in such publications as The Wall Street [...]

Wed 06/ 6/ 12

The Wednesday Wrap: June 6, 2012

By |2012-06-06T09:27:22+00:00June 6th, 2012|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • “Apartment Upturn Lifts Post Properties” – by Dawn Wotapka of The Wall Street Journal. What a difference a few years has made for apartment [...]

Mon 06/ 4/ 12

Coaching Little League Prepares You for Negotiating Commercial Leases

By |2012-06-04T11:10:22+00:00June 4th, 2012|

By Jeremy Cohen, partner at Hartman Simons Note: This post originally appeared on the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Real Talk blog. Spring has sprung, and parents and kids across the country are heading to their local diamonds for Little League and Dizzy Dean baseball games. Before my wife and I had children, I had the pleasure [...]

Fri 06/ 1/ 12

Four on Friday: Kevin Thorpe, Chief Economist at Cassidy Turley

By |2012-06-01T08:15:55+00:00June 1st, 2012|

If you want a detailed, understandable breakdown of the economy and its impact on the commercial real estate markets, there are few people better to turn to than Kevin Thorpe, the chief economist for the commercial real estate services firm Cassidy Turley, which opened an Atlanta office last year and is a valued friend of [...]