Fri 03/ 29/ 13

Four on Friday: Chris Bosworth of CBRE

By |2013-03-29T08:35:36+00:00March 29th, 2013|

Chris Bosworth is an executive vice president with CBRE in Atlanta and has quickly made a name for himself in commercial real estate circles. He was named of the international firm’s top 100 U.S. performers for 2012. In this Four on Friday, we ask Chris about his practice, the current demand for net-lease properties, the [...]

Wed 03/ 27/ 13

The Wednesday Wrap: March 27, 2013

By |2013-03-27T09:26:36+00:00March 27th, 2013|

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. • “Sporting Gun Stores Aim for Steady Growth with Little Contraction” by Mark Heschmeyer of CoStar. Strong gun sales over the past few years have [...]

Fri 03/ 22/ 13

Four on Friday: Stephen LaMastra of Monarch Investments

By |2013-03-22T14:39:51+00:00March 22nd, 2013|

Stephen LaMastra is a managing principal of Monarch Investments LLC. In this edition of Four on Friday, we chat with him about his firm, the current state of the retail sector in the Southeast and how the sector should perform in the year ahead. Many thanks to Stephen for his time. HS: Give us an [...]

Wed 03/ 20/ 13

The Wednesday Wrap: March 20, 2013

By |2013-03-20T09:24:06+00:00March 20th, 2013|

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. • “Investors Wary of Power Centers, Recommend Hold on All Retail Assets” by Retail Traffic. Institutional investors are skittish about buying power centers, probably because [...]

Fri 03/ 15/ 13

Four on Friday: Ryan Rivera of Hartman Simons

By |2013-03-15T08:26:04+00:00March 15th, 2013|

Hartman Simons was proud to recently promote longtime associate Ryan Rivera to partner. In today’s Four on Friday, we get a chance to ask Rivera about his practice, his take on the current commercial real estate market and his love of a good (and long) run. Give us a brief overview of your practice: what [...]

Wed 03/ 13/ 13

The Wednesday Wrap: March 13, 2013

By |2013-03-13T09:26:28+00:00March 13th, 2013|

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. • “Report: Apartments worth $2.9B to Atlanta economy” by Jacques Couret of The Atlanta Business Chronicle. Apartment construction and operations contributed $2.9 billion to the [...]

Tue 03/ 12/ 13

Hartman Simons’ Summey Orr Appears on WSB-TV to Discuss Proposed Hines Development in Sandy Springs

By |2013-03-12T08:15:56+00:00March 12th, 2013|

Hartman Simons Managing Partner Summey Orr appeared on WSB-TV on Monday to discuss Hines' proposed mixed-use development in Sandy Springs, Ga. The Houston-based developer is seeking to rezone land near the intersection of Georgia 400 and Abernathy Road to accommodate a mixed-used development that would, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, eventually include 1.5 million [...]

Fri 03/ 8/ 13

Four on Friday: Patti Keesler of Benefits Law Group

By |2013-03-08T09:13:27+00:00March 8th, 2013|

Patti Keesler is the founder and managing shareholder of Benefits Law Group, a boutique employee-benefits law firm based in Atlanta. In today’s Four on Friday, we ask Patti four questions about her firm, how she became a lawyer, healthcare reform and — perhaps most important of all — whether she prefers the Beatles or the [...]

Wed 03/ 6/ 13

The Wednesday Wrap: March 6, 2013

By |2013-03-06T09:38:16+00:00March 6th, 2013|

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. • “Multifamily Development Projected to Reach Four-Year High” by Carisa Chappell of REIT.com. Analysts are projecting that 2013 will bring the largest wave of new [...]

Fri 03/ 1/ 13

Four on Friday: Four Sources of Commercial Real Estate and Economic Data

By |2013-03-01T13:31:39+00:00March 1st, 2013|

To stay on top of what’s happening in the commercial real estate industry, it helps to be well versed in both real estate data and broader economic information. In today’s Four on Friday, we pinpoint four sites that are indispensible sources of such information.  1) CoStar – The site is well known throughout the commercial [...]