Fri 04/ 26/ 13

Four on Friday: Jesse Tron of ICSC on RECon 2013

By |2013-04-26T08:00:00+00:00April 26th, 2013|

We’re only a month away from the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) annual RECon convention in Las Vegas (and from Hartman Simons’ annual show party). Therefore, we thought it was an ideal time to pose four questions to Jesse Tron, manager of communications and media relations at ICSC, about this year’s show. A big [...]

Wed 04/ 24/ 13

The Wednesday Wrap: April 24, 2013

By |2013-04-24T11:59:08+00:00April 24th, 2013|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are four stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • “Congress Looks at REIT Tax Exemption” by A.D. Pruitt of The Wall Street Journal. As part of its comprehensive review of the tax code, [...]

Fri 04/ 19/ 13

Four on Friday: Abbye Dalton of Hartman Simons

By |2013-04-19T10:14:01+00:00April 19th, 2013|

We at Hartman Simons got some great news this week: partner Abbye Dalton has won a 2013 Client Choice Award. The international awards, which are presented by the International Law Office and Lexology, recognize law firms and partners for excellent client care. The awards are based on nominations by and the input of in-house, corporate [...]

Wed 04/ 17/ 13

The Wednesday Wrap: April 17, 2013

By |2013-04-17T10:13:13+00:00April 17th, 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. • “Economists Expect Continued Improvement in Commercial Real Estate” by Carisa Chappell of REIT.com. Commercial real estate industry fundamentals are expected to improve significantly over [...]

Fri 04/ 12/ 13

Four on Friday: Mitchell Brannen of NAI Brannen Goddard

By |2013-04-12T08:00:00+00:00April 12th, 2013|

For this week’s Four on Friday, we got a chance to chat with Mitchell Brannen, chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based NAI Brannen Goddard, the full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm that he formed 35 years ago. Brannen discusses the state of Atlanta’s commercial real estate industry, why he formed his own company and why reflecting [...]

Wed 04/ 10/ 13

The Wednesday Wrap: April 10, 2013

By |2013-04-10T07:30:00+00:00April 10th, 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. • “Caribou Coffee to Close 80 Underperforming Stores” by The Associated Press (AP). Caribou Coffee announced Monday it will close 80 underperforming stores and convert [...]

Fri 04/ 5/ 13

Four on Friday: Bisnow’s Atlanta Retail Real Estate Summit

By |2013-04-05T11:43:02+00:00April 5th, 2013|

Last week, Bob Simons, Hartman Simons partner, moderated Bisnow’s Third Annual Atlanta Retail Real Estate Summit, which provided an in-depth look at Atlanta’s improving retail market. Panelists included David Birnbrey, chairman and CFO of The Shopping Center Group, LLC; Margaret Caldwell, managing director of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Capital Markets Group; Jim Carlson, project manager at [...]

Wed 04/ 3/ 13

The Wednesday Wrap: April 3, 2013

By |2013-04-03T10:20:54+00:00April 3rd, 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. • “Office Confidence Stalls with Lack of Rent Growth” by Carisa Chappell of REIT.com. Investors are concerned over a lack of rent growth in the [...]