Q&A with CREW Atlanta Treasurer Susan Turner
May27

Q&A with CREW Atlanta Treasurer Susan Turner

As a way to get to know the CREW Atlanta leadership better, we will be interviewing the board members on their thoughts on CREW Atlanta, the commercial real estate industry, workplace issues and life in general. This month, we caught up with CREW Atlanta Treasurer and JLL Finance Director Susan Turner. Q. What attracted you to commercial real estate? A friend was a recruiter and would call periodically asking if I knew anybody for...

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Seven Action Items for Businesses Once PPP Loans Are Funded
May14

Seven Action Items for Businesses Once PPP Loans Are Funded

With the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) signed into law by President Trump on March 27, 2020, many businesses are now starting to see benefits from the largest economic relief package in modern U.S. history. One of these benefits includes receiving funds from the Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) loans that were rolled out as part of the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)....

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Q&A With CREW Atlanta President-Elect Greer Gallagher
May06

Q&A With CREW Atlanta President-Elect Greer Gallagher

Network and am helping to drive the inclusion strategy for our company. As a way to get to know the CREW Atlanta leadership better, we will be interviewing the board members on their thoughts on CREW Atlanta, the commercial real estate industry, workplace issues and life in general. This month, we caught up with CREW Atlanta President-Elect and Vice President, Interiors at Holder Construction Greer Gallagher. Q. What does your role at...

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A Quick-Response Guide for Commercial Landlords During the COVID-19 Crisis
Apr29

A Quick-Response Guide for Commercial Landlords During the COVID-19 Crisis

All of us are focused on the safety of our families and the communities we live in during the COVID-19 crisis. But many aspects of business can’t wait, and that’s certainly true in commercial real estate. Rents and loans are due, regardless of the current situation, and both landlords and tenants may be uncertain which way to turn.  Here is a quick list of do’s and don’ts for landlords to consider as you...

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Q&A With CREW Atlanta Past President Ann Cone
Apr23

Q&A With CREW Atlanta Past President Ann Cone

As a way to get to know the CREW Atlanta leadership better, we will be interviewing the board members on their thoughts on CREW Atlanta, the commercial real estate industry, workplace issues and life in general. This month, we caught up with CREW Atlanta Past President and Senior Vice President, Debt and Structured Finance at CBRE Capital Markets Ann Cone. Q. What attracted you to working in commercial real estate?  While growing...

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Opportunity Zone Regulations Now Finalized
Apr16

Opportunity Zone Regulations Now Finalized

On December 20, 2019, the IRS published yet another set of guidance for qualified opportunity zones (QOZs), but this time, in its final version. Before this guidance was released, the IRS had already introduced two sets of proposed regulations: October 2018: These proposed regulations helped taxpayers understand how to turn their ventures into QOZ businesses or how to invest directly into a Qualified Opportunity Fund (QOF). April...

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