Wed 07/ 31/ 13

Wednesday Wrap: July 31, 2013

By |2013-07-31T09:17:48+00:00July 31st, 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. • “Detroit Bankruptcy Underscores Rift Between City, Suburbs” by Mark Niquette of Bloomberg. Detroit’s record $18 billion bankruptcy “raises questions about … whether urban areas [...]

Fri 07/ 26/ 13

Four on Friday: 4th Annual Atlanta Capital Markets Summit

By |2013-07-26T11:58:57+00:00July 26th, 2013|

The improving debt and equity markets were in the spotlight at Bisnow’s 4th Annual Atlanta Capital Markets Summit, held Tuesday morning at the W Hotel in Midtown. The event featured two panels, one focused on debt and the other on equity. The debt panel was moderated by Michael Bull, president of Bull Realty and host [...]

Wed 07/ 24/ 13

Wednesday Wrap: July 24, 2013

By |2013-07-24T13:48:10+00:00July 24th, 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. • “A Shale Game: Energy Industry Triggers Demand for Prime Real Estate” by Mark Heschmeyer of CoStar. The domestic energy industry — expected to create [...]

Fri 07/ 19/ 13

Lori Kilberg and Charles Wood Quoted in Today’s Atlanta Business Chronicle

By |2013-07-19T09:41:23+00:00July 19th, 2013|

Hartman Simons partners Lori Kilberg and Charles "Buzz" Wood were both featured prominently in today's edition of the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Kilberg was featured in an article about the success of smaller commercial real estate law firms. Here's an excerpt of her remarks: "Our model, and the model for firms similar to us, is that [...]

Fri 07/ 19/ 13

Four on Friday: Mark Toro of North American Properties

By |2013-07-19T08:39:06+00:00July 19th, 2013|

This weekend marks the start of the weeklong BB&T Atlanta Open tennis tournament. For the second straight year, the tournament, which this year will feature players such as Brian Baker, Mardy Fish and John Isner, will be held at Atlantic Station in Midtown Atlanta.  Atlantic Station is owned and managed by North American Properties (NAP). [...]

Thu 07/ 18/ 13

Atlanta Commercial Properties Interviews Bob Simons about U.S. Retail Market

By |2013-07-18T11:13:26+00:00July 18th, 2013|

When France Media's Atlanta Commercial Properties e-newsletter needed an expert retail source, they knew where to turn: Hartman Simons partner Bob Simons. Yesterday's edition of the newsletter included a Q&A with Simons on the U.S. retail sector. Below is an excerpt: ACP: What trends are arising in length and size of retail leases?   Simons: [...]

Wed 07/ 17/ 13

Wednesday Wrap: July 17, 2013

By |2013-07-17T08:48:30+00:00July 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. • “Store Opening Train Starting to Roll? Openings Seen Reaching New High” by Mark Heschmeyer of CoStar.com. Planned store openings are growing, but the planned [...]

Fri 07/ 12/ 13

Four on Friday: Jeremy Cohen of Hartman Simons

By |2013-07-12T08:12:35+00:00July 12th, 2013|

In today’s Four on Friday, we chat with Hartman Simons partner Jeremy Cohen. A lawyer for nearly 20 years, Cohen has a wide-ranging commercial real estate practice. Below, we chat with Cohen about his practice, how he decided to become a lawyer, his love of Boston sports teams and his idea of the perfect day. [...]

Wed 07/ 10/ 13

Wednesday Wrap: July 10, 2013

By |2013-07-10T10:45:15+00:00July 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. • “Kroger buys Harris Teeter grocery chain for $2.4B” by Jayne O’Donnell of USAToday. Kroger, the nation’s largest grocery store chain, has purchased Harris Teeter [...]

Fri 07/ 5/ 13

Four on Friday: Suggested Summer Reading

By |2013-07-05T07:30:00+00:00July 5th, 2013|

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 [...]