11/16/17 Atlanta Midtown Mastermind Group Meeting

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Brandon Ashkouti with Eden Rock Real Estate Partners updated the Real Professionals Midtown Group at a recent meeting on progress at and around Westside Village at Moore’s Mill. His major retail project is well underway in the underserved Westside neighborhood of Atlanta that has seen 5000 new homes built since 2000. Eden Rock has focused on quality architecture in order … Read More

11/8/17 Atlanta Perimeter Mastermind Group Meeting

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Builders are looking for land reports Jeff Graves, a broker with McWhirter Realty as he discussed the strength of residential building at a recent Real Professionals Atlanta Perimeter Mastermind Meeting. Jeff is working with builders who see a robust market with only 2.5 months of product available for homebuyers. In comparison, only recently there was 9 months or more of … Read More

10/26/17 Atlanta Midtown Mastermind Group Meeting

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Kevin Green with Midtown Alliance, a non profit organization of business and community leaders dedicated to building a vibrant urban experience in the heart of Atlanta, was the speaker at a recent Midtown Real Professionals Mastermind Meeting and reported on the thriving market. Midtown Alliance is guided by Blueprint Midtown and works in partnership with the Midtown Improvement District. Since … Read More

10/11/17 Atlanta Perimeter Mastermind Group Meeting

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There was lively discussion at the recent Atlanta Perimeter meeting on the health of the market and where Atlanta is in the cycle. Some believe Atlanta is approaching the end of being a seller’s market, with a slowing down on acquisitions and buyers waiting for bargain opportunities. Others still see a lot of money looking for good real estate investments. … Read More

9/28/17 Atlanta Midtown Mastermind Group Meeting

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Nick Masino with Partnership Gwinnett was September’s guest speaker and shared information on the robust business climate in Gwinnett County where unemployment is at 4.5% with a 77% labor force participation. Gwinnett is considered the most diverse county in the Southeast. With more than 600 internationally based companies including multiple Asian and German companies, Gwinnett boasts one of the most … Read More

8/24/17 Atlanta Midtown Mastermind Group Meeting

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Shirlynn Brownell, Director of Economic Development for the City of Brookhaven presented an update on current and future projects coming to the area at the recent Atlanta Midtown Real Professionals Mastermind Meeting. With prior experience at the Georgia Department of Economic Development, she expressed excitement for the volume and quality of projects headed to Brookhaven during her first few months … Read More

8/9/17 Atlanta Perimeter Mastermind Group Meeting

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Guest speaker Kristin Rome Winzeler with the North Fulton CID reported on the CID’s many recent successes at the August Atlanta Perimeter meeting. One major accomplishment is the completion of Westside Parkway which allows traffic to go from Roswell to Milton without accessing the often congested GA 400. Bringing together municipalities was key to the success exemplified by redoing a … Read More

7/27/17 Atlanta Midtown Mastermind Group Meeting

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Andy Knapp with Waterbarriers provided some real estate data to the Midtown meeting with news that the seven-year expansion in the office market has slowed, according to the Wall Street Journal. Tenants occupied 5M SF more at the end of the first quarter than at the beginning of the year, compared with an average of 9.4M SF per quarter in … Read More

7/12/17 Atlanta Perimeter Mastermind Group Meeting

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Atlanta Perimeter Mastermind Meeting Guest, Patrick Henderson, CEO of the Atlanta Sports Connection reports on the development of the 200 acre sports entertainment venue at the Stonecrest Mall area down I – 20 in south DeKalb County. The project with 1.6 miles of road frontage and 3 major road entrances, is currently owned by Urban Retail with a leasing arrangement … Read More

6/22/17 Atlanta Midtown Mastermind Group Meeting

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Travis Garland with Portman Holdings reports Coda, a $375M premier mixed use development, is now under construction at Technology Square and due for completion in March, 2019. Georgia Tech started this initiative in 2001 with Technology Square and growth continues as companies come to Atlanta. With 645,000 SF of office space including 80,000 SF of computing spaces/data center, the development … Read More