Fri 10/ 31/ 14

GlobeSt.com Interviews Lori Kilberg and Benno Rothschild About Outlet Mall Boom

By |2014-10-31T15:36:00+00:00October 31st, 2014|

GlobeSt.com has just published a two-part Q&A with Hartman Simons partners Lori Kilberg and Benno Rothschild on the outlet-mall development boom. Below are two excerpts:   GlobeSt.com: When did the outlet-mall development boom really begin, and how were developers able to quickly assemble the land needed for the projects? Kilberg: The current outlet development boom [...]

Fri 10/ 31/ 14

Four on Friday: Ron Pfohl of North American Properties

By |2014-10-31T09:12:22+00:00October 31st, 2014|

In today’s Four on Friday, we talk with Ron Pfohl, director of leasing at North American Properties (NAP), a privately held, multi-regional real estate operating company that has acquired, developed and managed more than $4 billion of retail, multifamily, mixed-use and office properties across the United States. Ron discusses his duties at the company, yesterday’s [...]

Wed 10/ 29/ 14

Wednesday Wrap: Oct. 29, 2014

By |2014-10-29T07:30:00+00:00October 29th, 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. • Shaping the Future through the Built Environment by Patrick J. Kiger of Urban Land Magazine. Key excerpt: “Panelists at the opening session [...]

Fri 10/ 24/ 14

Four on Friday: Industry Experts Talk Retail

By |2014-10-24T09:01:46+00:00October 24th, 2014|

In Atlanta, we are gearing up for the International Council of Shopping Center’s Southeast Conference, which hits town early next week. The event is the largest retail conference in the Southeast, reaching hundreds of brokers, developers, architects, lenders, retailers and lawyers. For this week’s Four on Friday, we are taking a look back at four [...]

Wed 10/ 22/ 14

Wednesday Wrap: Oct. 22, 2014

By |2014-10-22T09:52:54+00:00October 22nd, 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. • Reinventing the Mall by Understanding and Adapting to Evolving Consumer Behavior by Todd Starcevich for Shopping Center Business. Key excerpt: “For many [...]

Fri 10/ 17/ 14

Four on Friday: Max Grelier of RCP Companies

By |2014-10-17T15:13:22+00:00October 17th, 2014|

In today’s Four on Friday, we talk with Max Grelier of RCP Companies, a boutique real estate company based in Alabama, formed to provide acquisition, development and asset management programs for its partners. Max shares his insights on his duties at the company, talks about his background and discusses the $100 million mixed-use project RCP [...]

Wed 10/ 15/ 14

Wednesday Wrap: Oct. 15, 2014

By |2014-10-15T07:30:00+00:00October 15th, 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. • Retailers See Winds Filling Holiday Sales by Spencer Jakab of The Wall Street Journal. Key excerpt: “If forecasts translate into actual dollars [...]

Tue 10/ 14/ 14

Atlanta Business Chronicle Publishes Byliner by Peter Hartman on Chef-Driven Restaurants

By |2014-10-14T10:06:05+00:00October 14th, 2014|

The Atlanta Business Chronicle has published a byliner by Hartman Simons' Peter Hartman on the growing demand of retailers in high-end, walkable mixed-use projects to have local, chef-driven restaurants as co-tenants. Below is a key excerpt: One of the first times I encountered this requirement for local, chef-driven restaurants to be a critical part of [...]

Fri 10/ 10/ 14

Four on Friday: 2014 CREW Network Convention

By |2014-10-10T09:27:12+00:00October 10th, 2014|

Last week, four of our attorneys attended the annual CREW Network Convention in Miami Beach, Florida. In today’s Four on Friday, we present one photo of those attendees — Chelsea Dennis, Lori Kilberg (who is president-elect of CREW), Laura Kurlander and Diane Lidz — at the show, plus the take of three of the attendees [...]

Thu 10/ 9/ 14

Hartman Simons Adds Attorneys Lisa Byrd and Benjamin Gordon

By |2014-10-09T12:52:35+00:00October 9th, 2014|

Hartman Simons recently hired attorneys Lisa Byrd and Benjamin Gordon. Both Lisa and Ben are associates with the firm. Lisa has extensive experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating retail leases for national tenants, and in crafting purchase and sale agreements, development agreements, opinion letters and other traditional closing documents. She also specializes in loan workouts [...]