Wed 07/ 30/ 14

The Carried Interest Advantage: Will It Last?

By |2014-07-30T15:39:28+00:00July 30th, 2014|

The top 25 hedge fund managers earned $14.4 billion in 2012, while an estimate of the earnings of private equity managers was $45 billion for the past six years. Currently, fund managers enjoy substantial tax benefits due to their ability to treat their performance bonuses as capital gains and defer the payout from year to [...]

Wed 07/ 30/ 14

Wednesday Wrap: July 30, 2014

By |2014-07-30T07:30:00+00:00July 30th, 2014|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are links to five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • Battle for Poor Shoppers Fuels Dollar-Store Deal by Paul Ziobro and Shelly Banjo of The Wall Street Journal. Key excerpt: “The chains [...]

Mon 07/ 28/ 14

Hartman Simons Adds Veteran Attorney John H. Lewis

By |2014-07-28T11:48:37+00:00July 28th, 2014|

Hartman Simons & Wood (Hartman Simons), the nation’s leading commercial real estate law firm, has hired veteran attorney John H. Lewis. He will serve as a senior counsel with the firm. Lewis, who joins Hartman Simons from The Law Offices of John H. Lewis PLLC in Raleigh, North Carolina, has practiced commercial real estate law for more than [...]

Fri 07/ 25/ 14

Four on Friday: Steven St. Paul of Crim & Associates

By |2014-07-25T10:23:22+00:00July 25th, 2014|

In today’s Four on Friday, we chat with Steven St. Paul of Atlanta-based Crim & Associates. He gives us the lowdown on the projects his firm is working on and passes along the best advice he’s received about working in commercial real estate. Many thanks to Steven for his time! Give us an overview of [...]

Wed 07/ 23/ 14

Wednesday Wrap: July 23, 2014

By |2014-07-23T07:30:00+00:00July 23rd, 2014|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are links to five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • The Nature and Nurture of Franchise Tenants by Ron Goldstone for Shopping Center Business. Key excerpt: “Shopping center operators should be alert [...]

Fri 07/ 18/ 14

Four on Friday: Mark O. Hackner of FOG Capital

By |2014-07-18T08:10:56+00:00July 18th, 2014|

In today’s Four on Friday, we chat with Mark O. Hackner, president of Atlanta-based FOG Capital. Mark gives us the lowdown on the types of assets his company develops and acquires, discusses how he came to work in the commercial real estate industry, and reveals which Pink Floyd album and which Peter Sellers movie he [...]

Wed 07/ 16/ 14

Wednesday Wrap: July 16, 2014

By |2014-07-16T09:11:16+00:00July 16th, 2014|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are links to five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • Renters Trading Size for Frills Fuel U.S. Apartment Boom by Prashant Gopal of Bloomberg. Key excerpt: “Young professionals are paying top-market rents [...]

Wed 07/ 9/ 14

Wednesday Wrap: July 9, 2014

By |2014-07-09T07:30:00+00:00July 9th, 2014|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are links to five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • Office REITs in U.S. Plan the Most Construction in Decade by Brian Louis of Bloomberg. Key excerpt: “Prices for office buildings in [...]

Tue 07/ 8/ 14

Lori Kilberg Quoted in Atlanta Business Chronicle Article on Retail Leasing

By |2014-07-08T14:13:06+00:00July 8th, 2014|

Hartman Simons partner Lori Kilberg was quoted extensively in an article on retail leasing that appears in the July 4 edition of the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The article examines the ways tenants and landlords are seeking protection in their leases after the economic downturn. "After seeing so many centers go vacant, with tenants left standing [...]

Fri 07/ 4/ 14

Happy Fourth of July!

By |2014-07-04T07:30:00+00:00July 4th, 2014|

Today is the Fourth, so Four on Friday is taking the day off. We'll be back at it next week. In the meantime, from all of us here at Hartman Simons, enjoy a happy and safe Fourth of July!