2/14/18 Atlanta Perimeter Mastermind Group Meeting


Jeff Graves, McWhirter Realty Partners, reports that he is working with Atlanta area homebuilders who are looking for entitled land and vacant lots. With a recent Atlanta Metro study indicating that Atlanta was third in the nation for job creation last year, housing demand remains strong. Atlanta is currently down to about 2.5 months of home supply even though that … Read More

2/13/18 Washington, DC Mastermind Meeting

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At this month’s Mastermind meeting, Real Professionals CEO Rick Lackey joined the DC group to share his insight on real estate trends nationwide and in some of the nation’s most interesting markets. Between hurricanes, wildfires and more stringent immigration policies, construction costs are poised to rise 10 to 20 percent in the short-term. Meanwhile, markets in Raleigh and Miami are … Read More

2/12/18 Pittsburgh Mastermind Group


Attorney Kevin McKeegan of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott discussed zoning legislation proposed for the City of Pittsburgh that will guide riverfront development and use. The proposal comes before the city’s Planning Commission this month for a recommendation and public comment with the Pittsburgh City Council possibly voting on the riverfront zoning ordinance by May. There are more than 35 linear … Read More

2/12/18 Philadelphia Mastermind Group Meeting


The members of the Philadelphia Mastermind Group took time off from celebrating the city’s Super Bowl victory to attend this month’s meeting and were given the opportunity to learn more about Pennoni Associates through the “Member Spotlight” feature. Pennoni Associates is an established engineering firm headquartered in Philadelphia, and members Mark Celoni and Jonathan Savage took the time to share … Read More

2/8/18 Raleigh Mastermind Group Meeting


Industrial Broker Zach Miller of Trinity Partners reports he sees more E-commerce clients wanting to enter our market, seeking space anywhere from 40 to 200K SF. With space tight and warehouses expensive to build, Zach actively considers how to fill these needs and seeks land to build new warehouses. He also sees a very tight flex market in Raleigh.

2/6/18 – Detroit Mastermind Group


Detroit REAL Professionals held their February meeting with Scott Harris from Key Bank as their guest and Rick Lackey as their guest speaker. Rick gave the group the national birds’ eye view of the real estate market by letting everyone know that it is still all about the Millennials. He noted that baby boomers still have tons more money, but … Read More

2/1/18 Northern New Jersey Mastermind Group Meeting

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From Drone Technology to a Hot Industrial Market, the February Meeting Was a Lively Event. Members of the Northern New Jersey RPN Mastermind Group opened a promising year with several members seeing new business opportunities already surfacing as it kicked off its first roundtable meeting of 2018. Scott Perkins and Gregory James tag-teamed a presentation on NAI James E. Hanson’s … Read More

1/25/18 Atlanta Midtown Mastermind Group Meeting


Atlanta Real Professionals Member, Mike Patterson with Commercial Realty Services of West Georgia reports having $6M in self storage properties under contract that will be closing by March. Mike, who also serves as a regional broker with ARGUS, told the Atlanta Midtown Mastermind group that increasing demand of more than 1 M SF per year is driving self storage activity … Read More

1/22/18 Pittsburgh Mastermind Group


Pittsburgh International Airport is a key regional asset in Western Pennsylvania, and the Pittsburgh Mastermind Group heard from two leaders about what’s happening there to prepare property for future development. This month’s guest speaker was David Storer of the Allegheny County Airport Authority who along with Member Roger Pearson of Civil & Environmental Consultants offered an overview of the work … Read More

1/22/18 Dallas Mastermind Group Meeting


At the January meeting of the Dallas Multi-Discipline Group, RPN members agreed that the hot CRE market in Dallas shows little signs of cooling off. Rick Medinis, president of NAI Robert Lynn’s industrial division did note that from his perspective, there is a “little [industrial] oversupply issue” in South Dallas, but that’s the company’s only worry in the entire market. … Read More