Sat 08/ 30/ 14

Is My Building Sick?

By |2014-08-30T15:41:12+00:00August 30th, 2014|

Modern energy conservation and construction techniques have ushered in a little-noticed-but-subtly-dangerous phenomenon — office workers who cannot open their windows for fresh air must rely on closed system heating, ventilation and air-cooling systems (HVACs). The recycled air in these systems may harbor a witch’s brew of mold, mildew, bacteria, cigarette smoke and volatile organic chemicals [...]

Fri 08/ 29/ 14

Commercial Property Executive Names Hartman Simons One of Nation’s Top CRE Law Firms

By |2014-08-29T11:41:16+00:00August 29th, 2014|

Commercial Property Executive has just released its annual ranking of the nation’s leading commercial real estate law firms, and Hartman Simons is on the list at No. 31. We’re proud of this recognition and are especially proud to work with our outstanding clients, who are out there doing impressive and innovative work every day. To [...]

Fri 08/ 29/ 14

Four on Friday: Four Interviews from Summer 2014

By |2014-08-29T08:40:37+00:00August 29th, 2014|

With the Labor Day weekend upon us, we thought it would be a good time to take a look back at some of the many great Four on Friday interviews we published on this blog during the summer months. Below are excerpts from and links to — you guessed it — four interviews from this [...]

Wed 08/ 27/ 14

Wednesday Wrap: Aug. 27, 2014

By |2014-08-27T07:30:00+00:00August 27th, 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. • Commercial Construction Is Back On the Drafting Board by Randyl Drummer of CoStar. Key excerpt: “The billings index, viewed as a leading [...]

Fri 08/ 22/ 14

Four on Friday: John Stephenson of the College Football Hall of Fame

By |2014-08-22T10:33:24+00:00August 22nd, 2014|

These are busy days for John Stephenson, a long-time friend of Hartman Simons and the president and CEO of Atlanta Hall Management Inc., which operates the new College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta. The highly anticipated museum will hold its grand opening on Saturday. Stephenson took a few minutes out of his hectic [...]

Wed 08/ 20/ 14

Wednesday Wrap: Aug. 20, 2014

By |2014-08-20T09:20:33+00:00August 20th, 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. • TPG Capital in Talks to Buy Cassidy Turley by Dan Geiger of Crain’s New York Business. Key excerpt: “The deal to buy [...]

Wed 08/ 20/ 14

Bisnow Panels Say Atlanta’s Industrial Sector Is on the Mend

By |2014-08-20T07:30:00+00:00August 20th, 2014|

(Above, from left: Summey Orr, Greg Bradley, Mark Dishaw, Tom Cobb and Paul Little) Yesterday morning, Hartman Simons partner Summey Orr moderated one of two panel discussions at Bisnow’s 5thAnnual Atlanta Industrial Real Estate Summit, which provided a comprehensive and engaging look at the metro area’s improving industrial market. Orr’s panel included Greg Bradley of [...]

Fri 08/ 15/ 14

Four on Friday: Sina von Reitzenstein of PIER 39

By |2014-08-15T07:30:00+00:00August 15th, 2014|

In today’s Four on Friday, we talk with Sina von Reitzenstein, vice president of leasing at PIER 39, a popular shopping destination in San Francisco. Von Reitzenstein gives us a comprehensive overview of the well-known property, provides some outstanding tips for visitors to the City by the Bay reveals which legendary punk band is favorite [...]

Thu 08/ 14/ 14

Hartman Simons’ Summey Orr to Moderate Bisnow’s Atlanta Industrial Real Estate Summit

By |2014-08-14T14:43:03+00:00August 14th, 2014|

On next Tuesday, Aug. 19, Summey will be at the Summit. In other words, Hartman Simons partner Summey Orr will be a moderator of Bisnow’s Atlanta Industrial Real Estate Summit. The panel discussion will take place from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. that day at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in downtown Atlanta. A one-hour continental [...]

Wed 08/ 13/ 14

Wednesday Wrap: Aug. 13, 2014

By |2014-08-13T10:44:33+00:00August 13th, 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. • America’s Fastest-Growing Retailers by Alexander E.M. Hess, Robert Serenbetz and Thomas C. Frohlich of 24/7 Wall Street. Key excerpt: “After the recession, [...]