Fri 06/ 28/ 13

Four on Friday: Ken Ashley of Cushman & Wakefield

By |2013-06-28T10:46:13+00:00June 28th, 2013|

An executive director at Cushman & Wakefield in Atlanta, Ken Ashley has enjoyed a nearly 20-year career in commercial real estate as one of the city’s most visible and successful tenant brokers. In today’s Four on Friday, we get his take on Atlanta’s recovering real estate markets and economy, his active presence on social media [...]

Wed 06/ 26/ 13

Wednesday Wrap: June 26, 2013

By |2013-06-26T10:41:46+00:00June 26th, 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. • “Cap Rates Decline Amid Slow Commercial Real Estate Recovery” by Carisa Chappell of REIT.com. High demand from investors and low interest rates continue to [...]

Fri 06/ 21/ 13

Four on Friday: Recent Media Appearances

By |2013-06-21T09:10:48+00:00June 21st, 2013|

In case you haven’t noticed, Hartman Simons attorneys have been in the media quite a bit lately. For today’s Four on Friday, we link to four of these recent appearances. • “RECon 2013: Most Important Retail Trends” – In this column for the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Real Talk blog, partner Bob Simons outlines the positive [...]

Wed 06/ 19/ 13

Wednesday Wrap: June 19, 2013

By |2013-06-19T16:26:44+00:00June 19th, 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. • “Restaurants Find Less is More (Profitable) When it Comes to Square Footage” by Mark Heschmeyer of CoStar. As rents for the best available spots [...]

Tue 06/ 18/ 13

Bob Simons Weighs in on RECon 2013 on Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Real Talk Blog

By |2013-06-18T08:20:19+00:00June 18th, 2013|

Hartman Simons partner Bob Simons has published a blog outlining the positive retail real estate trends he's observed in recent months on the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Real Talk blog. Simons also reflects on the optimistic atmosphere prevalent at last month's RECon 2013 convention in Las Vegas. Here's a portion of the post: Thankfully, downcast moods [...]

Fri 06/ 14/ 13

Four on Friday: Four to Follow on Twitter

By |2013-06-14T12:47:36+00:00June 14th, 2013|

If you’re a regular Twitter user, you know that Fridays are “Follow Fridays,” in which users recommend other users to follow. Below are four commercial real estate figures that we recommend you follow on Twitter (of course, we also recommend that you follow Hartman Simons as well).  • Coy Davidson (@CoyDavidsonCRE): This office tenant broker [...]

Wed 06/ 12/ 13

The Wednesday Wrap: June 12, 2013

By |2013-06-12T16:37:47+00:00June 12th, 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. • “Real Estate’s 2013 Pivot Points: Interest Rates, Gen Y, Health-Care Demand” by Kris Hudson of The Wall Street Journal. “Low interest rates, increasingly aggressive [...]

Fri 06/ 7/ 13

Four on Friday: NAIOP Georgia’s May Legends Panel

By |2013-06-07T11:04:29+00:00June 7th, 2013|

Four Atlanta commercial real estate giants gathered to talk about their careers and discuss the current state of the market at NAIOP Georgia’s recent “May Legends Panel.” The panel discussion was held at the JW Marriott Buckhead. The panel participants included Don Childress, a senior managing partner for Childress Klein who oversees the firm’s Atlanta [...]

Wed 06/ 5/ 13

Wednesday Wrap: June 5, 2013

By |2013-06-05T08:44:26+00:00June 5th, 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. • “Expect at Least $2B in Medical Office Portfolio Sales in 2013” by Robert Carr of National Real Estate Investor. After reaching a sales volume [...]