Dynamic Downtown – Repurposing Atlanta’s Storied Past
Oct10

Dynamic Downtown – Repurposing Atlanta’s Storied Past

By: Claire Ross, Leasing Associate at JLL’s Agency Leasing Group, and Jill Kelleher, PLA, LEED AP and Associate at HGOR On a beautiful fall afternoon in early September, ACE hosted a very special “Members Only” tour of downtown Atlanta and the dynamic developments that are revitalizing the historic city. Guest speakers from Central Atlanta Progress, Newport South Downtown Redevelopment, Georgia World Congress Center...

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CREW Member Spotlight Questionnaire
Oct02

CREW Member Spotlight Questionnaire

In our new feature, called the CREW Member Spotlight, we will be highlighting someone who is making an impact in the CREW Atlanta community. For the most recent Member Spotlight, we selected this year’s New Member of the Year recipient, Heather Neuman. She is a Commercial Account Manager for BMS CAT. CREW Atlanta: What made you decide to work in the field you are in? Heather Neuman: I love people and doing something different every...

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MARTA Driving Transit Oriented Development
Sep25

MARTA Driving Transit Oriented Development

By Amanda Rhein, Senior Director of Transit Oriented Development, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Transit oriented development is the antidote to Atlanta’s decades-long auto-dependent growth pattern. Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is development that is vibrant, pedestrian-friendly, and genuinely integrated with transit. MARTA is pursuing TOD in an effort to increase ridership, generate new revenue and to...

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Brokerage Trends in Atlanta Today
Sep15

Brokerage Trends in Atlanta Today

By Leigh Anne McGarry, Leasing Associate with Franklin Street’s Retail Landlord Leasing Team As a young female in the brokerage world, it is hard not to recognize the amount of young, talented women who continue to come out of college and secure positions with some of the top national and regional brokerage firms in Atlanta. Young women are taking the workforce by storm, and doing their due diligence throughout college to be...

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Let’s Take Time to Rediscover Downtown
Sep13

Let’s Take Time to Rediscover Downtown

By: Claire Ross, Leasing Associate at JLL’s Agency Leasing Group Take a moment and venture back to Atlanta into the early 1900’s. Begin your stroll down Peachtree Street and witness the hustle and bustle of business professionals and the first group of Georgia State students walking to class. As you continue to wander the streets of Downtown Atlanta, you witness the grand opening of the 6th District Federal Reserve Bank in...

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