Top Restaurant Trends to Watch in Atlanta for 2018
Feb05

Top Restaurant Trends to Watch in Atlanta for 2018

By Bob Kane, Director, and Jessica Branch, Associate, Franklin Street News stories are swirling that Atlanta may soon become “over-restauranted.” However, recent data on this topic show mixed results. For example, Atlanta third quarter 2017 restaurant sales volume increased 1 percent compared to the third quarter of 2016 – the first positive market sales increase shown in the last 12 months. Of the 96 non-franchise Atlanta restaurants...

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Atlanta by the Numbers
Jan02

Atlanta by the Numbers

By Audrey Frey, Senior Director, Sales Management at CBRE 2017 was a great year for commercial real estate in Atlanta. While we all love to tell this story, it’s always easier to talk about how great it really was when there are numbers to back it up – and there are lots of them! Industrial & Logistics Atlanta has been and continues to be a primary logistics market, handling the bulk of goods distribution in the country. One...

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Intentional Development Around Stadiums: Can It Work?
Nov08

Intentional Development Around Stadiums: Can It Work?

By Stan Sonenshine, President of PREF, LLC   In my last blog “The Not-So-Obvious Connection Between Stadiums and Community”, I admitted my skepticism related to the community-building aspect of erecting new stadiums while acknowledging my hope for the success of such projects, like the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. But there’s an exception. And that’s the new Georgia State Football Stadium. Once Turner Field. Once the Olympic Stadium....

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Thanks to the Braves, the Cumberland Market Is Hitting It Out of the Park
Oct23

Thanks to the Braves, the Cumberland Market Is Hitting It Out of the Park

On August 10, Bisnow held a panel discussion about the state of the Cumberland market now that the Braves’ SunTrust stadium is open for business. The panelists spoke about some of Cumberland’s largest projects, the impact of the Braves’ move there, and the influx of Millennials into the area. Thanks in part to the Braves’ new stadium, SunTrust Park, and the surrounding development, the Cumberland market has seen the construction of...

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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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Sale-Leaseback Transaction Volume on the Rise
Sep08

Sale-Leaseback Transaction Volume on the Rise

By: Michael Bull, CCIM, CEO of Bull Realty and host of the Commercial Real Estate Show A noticeable trend in brokerage today is the rise of sale-leaseback transactions. In a sale-leaseback, a company sells a property they occupy and control it on a long-term lease. The seller, now tenant, has full control of the real estate for whatever initial lease term and renewal options the company chooses to offer. Our brokers at Bull Realty...

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