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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The Allure and Impact of Creative Office Space
Sep26

The Allure and Impact of Creative Office Space

By Heather Lamb, Vice President for CBRE Atlanta’s Landlord Representation Group Atlanta, like many cities, has reacted to the war for talent and the rush to create environments where that talent will thrive.  What does the talent want?  Data tells us its non-traditional office space with an energetic vibe.  Yet, there is still a lack of supply in Atlanta compared to the demand we are seeing for this type of space. Immediately...

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No pain, no gain—go big or go home: Women in Brokerage
Sep20

No pain, no gain—go big or go home: Women in Brokerage

By Lee Eastwood, Eastwood Real Estate Services It is a risk-reward situation.  Brokers on straight commission are the ones who make the most money. Why don’t more women go into brokerage?  According to the recent CREW report, 18% of CREW members were in brokerage in 2000.  In 2015, 30% of our members are in brokerage.  We are making progress, but are a long way to parity.  According to CBRE, only 10% of brokers are women, and that...

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The 30(ish) Year Old Real Estate Professional
Sep05

The 30(ish) Year Old Real Estate Professional

By Brooke Gothard, JLL The 30(ish) year old real estate professional entered the industry during a very interesting time – the economy was at an all-time low, companies were defaulting on leases at a high rate, the work environment was dismal as deals were scarce – yet there were quite a few of us who were dedicated to being in this industry, and we weren’t going out easy!  It’s been pretty incredible to watch the market evolve...

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As shopping has changed, so has industrial real estate
May24

As shopping has changed, so has industrial real estate

By Linda Booker, Executive Vice President and CFO, Core5 Industrial Partners I admit it; internet shopping has changed my life. I initially resisted, but like most busy moms, I realized that I could get far more done in a day if I order my books, non-perishable groceries, and office supplies online. As we got ready for Spring Break, a steady stream of bathing suits, clothes, and shoes came to our door with my daughter’s name on them;...

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Can medical/office tenants and retail coexist in harmony?
Nov02

Can medical/office tenants and retail coexist in harmony?

By Patti Pearlberg, Coro Realty Advisors, LLC When occupancy rates began dropping at retail centers at the start of the “great recession,” owners and operators began looking for other uses to fill their vacant spaces. Even though occupancy and rental rates have begun to tick up — increasing 30 basis points over the past 12 months according to Glickman Retail group — shopping center owners are still concerned about tenants that only...

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