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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#CREWConvention: Experiencing the Fantastic Food Halls of Manhattan
Jan10

#CREWConvention: Experiencing the Fantastic Food Halls of Manhattan

By Nancy Olah, Nancy Olah Law, Contributing Writer from CREW Charlotte   Those of you who know how much I like to cook won’t be surprised to learn that my top pick among the Friday afternoon learning excursions at the CREW Network Convention was Taste the Trend: Experience the Food Halls of Manhattan.   Led by Faith Hope Consolo (Chair of the Worldwide Retail Marketing, Leasing and Sales Team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate),...

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How does your garden grow? Or hotel real estate portfolio?
Jul05

How does your garden grow? Or hotel real estate portfolio?

By Charlotte Kang, MAI, FRICS, Executive Vice President, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group What do gardens and hotel real estate portfolios have in common? Well, as it turns out, they have lots in common. Both should grow and bloom. Fundamentally, regardless of whether you own a hotel portfolio or a beautifully landscaped garden, your goal is to see it grow. Whether you want it to grow faster, bigger, longer or all of the above, its...

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What’s it like managing the world’s busiest airport?
Feb25

What’s it like managing the world’s busiest airport?

By Robin Boyd, Airport Real Estate Manager, HJAIA As a real estate manager at the world’s busiest airport, I’m a member of a very small club – there are only about 75 of us nationwide. It is said that aviation gets in your blood and I believe it, because airplanes are cool.  And being up close to them on a day-to-day basis is even cooler! Leasing and property management at the airport crosses over several different real estate fields...

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Kay Younglove: What Makes Peachtree Center Stand Out
Aug25

Kay Younglove: What Makes Peachtree Center Stand Out

Peachtree Center is one of Atlanta’s most iconic developments. It has been at the center of Atlanta business since it launched. GlobeSt.com caught up with Kay Younglove, who along with David Horne and Michael Werner represents the JLL leasing team for Peachtree Center, to get her thoughts on the elements that make it stand out. For starters, she tells GlobeSt.com, Peachtree Center is a cornerstone of Downtown Atlanta. Read...

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Don’t get caught off guard by sign ordinances and regulations
May13

Don’t get caught off guard by sign ordinances and regulations

By Robbie Hunt Commercial and Architectural Sign Advisor, Sign-a-Rama Duluth My client put her head in her hands, exasperated, as I read to her the list of things she could not do with the signs for her new restaurant. The list was courtesy of an architectural and signage “Design Review Board” overseeing the mall district where she had just bought a freestanding building on a highly visible corner lot. These stipulations touched on...

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