Fri 12/ 28/ 12

Four on Friday: Laura Kurlander of Hartman Simons

By |2012-12-28T08:30:00+00:00December 28th, 2012|

As we announced recently, we here at Hartman Simons are thrilled to announce the hiring of two new attorneys: Laura Kurlander and Leslie Brooking. For today’s installment, we sat down with Laura to talk about her legal career, why she enjoys commercial real estate work – and her love of a good bike ride. Many [...]

Fri 12/ 21/ 12

Four on Friday: Bisnow’s 2013 Atlanta Real Estate and Economic Forecast

By |2012-12-21T09:35:44+00:00December 21st, 2012|

(Above, from left to right: Mark Toro, partner at North American Properties; John Heagy, senior managing director at Hines; Jatin Desai, chief investment officer at Peachtree Hotel Group; Gordon Buchmiller, managing partner of Childress Klein Properties' Atlanta office; and moderator Wes Hudson, commercial real estate leader of CohnReznick's South Central Region.) Much of the Atlanta [...]

Wed 12/ 19/ 12

The Wednesday Wrap: Dec. 19, 2012

By |2012-12-19T10:25:21+00:00December 19th, 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. • “The Rising Cost of Prescription Real Estate” by Mark Heschmeyer of CoStar. Drugstores continue to be sold at record-high prices, Heschmeyer reports.  Walgreens stores [...]

Fri 12/ 14/ 12

Four on Friday: Rachelle Jones, Hartman Simons Office Administrator and winner of AALA Spirit Award

By |2012-12-14T10:48:20+00:00December 14th, 2012|

Wednesday was a very special day for us here at Hartman Simons. That’s when the Atlanta Association of Legal Administrators (AALA) announced at its annual luncheon in Buckhead that Rachelle Jones, our office administrator and AALA’s chair of community relations, had won the association’s individual Spirit Award and that Hartman Simons had won the Spirit [...]

Thu 12/ 13/ 12

Attorneys Laura Kurlander and Leslie Brooking Join Hartman Simons

By |2012-12-13T10:40:13+00:00December 13th, 2012|

Hartman Simons is proud to welcome two new attorneys to the firm. Laura Kurlander Laura B. Kurlander has joined the firm as a senior counsel and will specialize in commercial real estate and telecommunications transactions. With an emphasis on commercial leasing, Kurlander represents developers of regional shopping malls, mixed-use facilities, power centers and office towers [...]

Wed 12/ 12/ 12

The Wednesday Wrap: Dec. 12, 2012

By |2012-12-12T10:50:56+00:00December 12th, 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. • “Regulatory Break for Mixed-Use Projects” by Joe Gose of The New York Times.  A recent Federal Housing Administration (FHA) rule change allows the federal [...]

Fri 12/ 7/ 12

Four on Friday: Rick Carson of Weingarten Realty

By |2012-12-07T15:16:13+00:00December 7th, 2012|

As a vice president and senior regional director for Houston-based Weingarten Realty, a REIT that owns, develops and manages neighborhood and community shopping centers across the country, Rick Carson is a very busy man. Fortunately for us, he recently spared a few minutes to discuss his responsibilities at the firm, how he got into commercial [...]

Wed 12/ 5/ 12

The Wednesday Wrap: Dec. 5, 2012

By |2012-12-05T10:29:38+00:00December 5th, 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. • “Apt. Building Boom Drives Recovery in Commercial Construction” by Randyl Drummer of CoStar. Signs point to a significant increase in commercial and residential construction [...]