CREW Atlanta Relationships Form Foundation for Business Success
Mar10

CREW Atlanta Relationships Form Foundation for Business Success

CREW Atlanta connections get business done. As a commercial real estate lawyer at Parker Poe, I’m involved daily in helping developers, owners and operators close a broad variety of multimillion-dollar loans, sales and acquisitions. It’s common for CREW members to work together on projects of all sizes, and those notable collaborations are recognized each year by the CREW Network Impact awards for excellence and achievement in...

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The Economy in 2020:  Short-Term Shock, Long-Term Awe
Feb12

The Economy in 2020: Short-Term Shock, Long-Term Awe

Dr. Marci Rossell filled the house again with more than 700 interested members and guests of CREW Atlanta and the Atlanta Chapter of CoreNet Global at the annual Economic Forecast Luncheon on January 16th at the Cobb Galleria. This year’s headline relates to a few issues of worries in the short term, but a rather optimistic view of the future. We all breathed a sigh of relief upon hearing this news, but we were still sitting on the...

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Why Affordable Housing Is Important to Atlanta Development
Sep25

Why Affordable Housing Is Important to Atlanta Development

While Atlanta seems certain to continue its rapid growth, with the region forecasted to add 2.5 million people by 2040, a pivotal question faces developers, builders and the community as a whole: How will we accommodate these new residents? Affordable housing is an issue of great importance to all Atlantans. Atlanta’s affordability and the availability of housing for our growing workforce are key considerations for attracting new...

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Atlanta’s Industrial Property Landscape Getting ‘Edgier” on the Last Mile
Jul24

Atlanta’s Industrial Property Landscape Getting ‘Edgier” on the Last Mile

It seems you cannot have a conversation about the industrial real estate market these days without mentioning the indelible impact that e-commerce and same-day delivery has on the landscape. Take a ride through the downtown Atlanta, intown and metro area, and you will see cityscapes dotted with delivery carriers of all brands: USPS, FedEx, DHL, and caravans of privately run delivery vans and vehicles. The continued growth of...

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Evolving workforce reshaping Atlanta’s commercial real estate game
Jun18

Evolving workforce reshaping Atlanta’s commercial real estate game

High Street. Midtown Union. 8 West. Star Metals. The Boundary. Jar House. These are just a handful of the developments that are helping define Atlanta’s growing commercial real estate office pipeline across Downtown, Midtown, Buckhead and beyond. When the JLL “Q1 2019 Atlanta Metro and Submarket” report hit my desk recently, the numbers jumped off the page. Seven new projects totaling nearly 1.2 million square feet...

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Termites don’t wear business suits.
May23

Termites don’t wear business suits.

When you think of termite damage, you think of a residential home – brittle, chewed wood and collapsing floors costing homeowners thousands. But commercial buildings aren’t made of wood, you say. Steel and concrete are termite proof. Commercial and industrial buildings are, therefore, immune from termite infestations and damage. Hold on! Commercial buildings are still vulnerable to termites. It’s what’s on the inside that counts....

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