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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See Your Future, Be Your Future
Jul11

See Your Future, Be Your Future

“Live out of your imagination, not your history.” — Stephen Covey I did not misread the look on the faces staring back at me. When the topic of the the importance of setting personal goals during CREW Atlanta’s Leadership 2018 program, the 30 professionals in the room seemed a bit surprised, shocked even. “Isn’t this a business program?” if only their eyes could ask. As one of the co-leaders of the...

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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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