We are extremely proud of Peter Hartman as he participated in the 2019 Dancing Stars of Atlanta. Peter practiced for countless hours for months and it truly paid off! The event benefitted the Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association where he helped raise more than $75,000! Thank you to everyone who helped make this happen. [...]
There’s been a lot of talk about TSPLOST in Atlanta lately. A proposed 1 percent sales tax to fund transportation projects throughout the 10-county Atlanta region goes up for vote on July 31. Mark Toro, managing partner with North American Properties, which owns Atlantic Station in Midtown and the currently under development Avalon project in Alpharetta, has been an outspoken proponent of the referendum. We got a chance to sit down with Toro and hear more on his views.
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.
I officially began my duties as CREW Atlanta president in the midst of a massive snowstorm (more on that below) and ended it interviewing one of Atlanta’s most important businesswomen, Carol Tome of The Home Depot. In between, I have learned a great deal, met many fascinating women in real estate and become even more [...]
By Lori Kilberg, partner Last Thursday, attendees at CREW Atlanta’s December breakfast program enjoyed quite a treat. As one of my last acts as CREW Atlanta President, I had the honor of interviewing Carol Tomé, chief financial officer and executive vice president at The Home Depot. The discussion focused on leadership and Tomé shared stories [...]
Meet our Four on Friday guest and medical real estate guru, Lee Eastwood, CCIM. Lee has worked with Atlanta’s largest healthcare providers including Emory Healthcare, Grady Health System, Kaiser Permanente, Northside Hospital System, Saint Joseph’s Hospital and many of the area’s medical and dental practices. In 2004, she founded Eastwood Real Estate Services, a commercial [...]
Today marks Summey Orr’s first official day as managing partner at Hartman Simons. The appointment already has been featured in the Fulton County Daily Report. We wanted new and exclusive content for this blog, and Summey was nice enough to answer a few hardball questions. Can you talk a bit about why this role excites [...]
What are your views on the proposed transportation tax? Any chance of it passing? Should it pass? Would it make a difference? These are just a few of the questions Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and journalist Douglas Blackmon asked Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and former mayors Sam Massell, Andrew Young and Bill Campbell on Sept. 12. [...]
While scouring the nation for multifamily investments, George Waymire “descended” on Atlanta. An acquisitions vice president with Wilkinson Corp. based in Yakima, Wash., Waymire found Atlanta to be the land of opportunity. He enlisted our firm's help for two Atlanta acquisitions in June, due to Hartman Simons’ expertise in real estate and the Atlanta market. Read [...]
Beer and Bicycles: If that combination appeals to you, check out Crank It Up, a happy hour next Tuesday, Aug. 23 at Sweetwater Brewery to generate excitement about the sixth annual Spin For Kids bicycling fundraiser for Camp Twin Lakes. Hartman Simons, a law firm specializing in commercial real estate, is leading an effort to [...]