By Summey OrrManaging Partner, Hartman Simons Tomorrow, on July 31, the Atlanta metro area is set to vote on a one-cent sales tax, known as TSPLOST, for the purpose of improving our region-wide traffic funk. Everybody who is anybody in the Atlanta area has weighed in on the pros and cons. So, what’s the answer? [...]
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.
Several of Atlanta’s leading retail lights gathered in Buckhead Thursday for a wide-ranging panel discussion on how the commercial real estate sector is performing. And Hartman Simons played a crucial role in bringing them together and guiding the ensuing talk. The 2nd Annual Atlanta Retail Summit, which Hartman Simons co-sponsored with ASD, was held bright [...]