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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CREW Network Foundation – THANK YOU!
Oct18

CREW Network Foundation – THANK YOU!

A big THANK YOU to our CREW Atlanta chapter, who collectively donated more than $1,000 to the CREW Network Foundation! Established in 1998, CREW Network Foundation is the only organization dedicating its resources solely towards advancing women in the commercial real estate industry. Haven’t donated yet and still want to? Visit the CREW Network website to donate today!   Thank you to the CREW Atlanta Members that donated as...

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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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