11/10/15 Nashville Multi-Discipline Meeting

REAL Professionals NetworkNashville

11/10/15 Nashville Mastermind Group Meeting

Rick Lackey, founder and CEO of REAL Professionals Network, presented a trend report to the Nashville members. One of the trends he noted occurring in all 14 cities having a REAL Professionals Network group is the high performance of core properties. Several Nashville members noted that almost every major property in the downtown area has changed hands in roughly the … Read More

10/27/15 Gulf South Multi-Discipline Meeting

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10/27/15 Gulf South Multi-Discipline Meeting

At the October Gulf South Meeting, Southern Light CEO Andy Newton (pictured standing) explained not only the critical role that fiber-based communications has assumed in today’s data-driven world, but how fiber access can shape the development of future real estate projects. Southern Light is one of the ten largest providers of fiber access in the United States, and with the … Read More

10/13/15 Nashville Multi-Discipline Meeting

REAL Professionals NetworkNashville

10/13/15 Nashville Multi-Discipline Meeting

Members and guests at Nashville’s October REAL Professionals meeting discussed how the growing shortage of Class A office space in Nashville is pushing up prices. Also, the lead-time in looking for space has increased from 12-18 months to two years or more. Often new space and older space coming open in highly desirable areas never even hit the market before … Read More

10/07/15 Houston Multi-Discipline Meeting

REAL Professionals NetworkHouston

10/07/15 Houston Multi-Discipline Meeting

Brian Covault, CEO of ReBranding 360, presented on Google Street View technology. Not only does this give a business the chance to show off their office space, but because it works on a Google platform, it gives the business better search engine ratings, making the business easier to find.

09/25/15 Atlanta Midtown Multi-Discipline Meeting

Denessa MunstermanREAL Connections

9/24/15 Atlanta Midtown Multi-Discipline Meeting

John Heagy, Senior Managing Director Southeast Region of Hines, updated the Investor/Developer Group Meeting on their new T-3 project with Timber Transit Technology at Atlantic Station. Hines is planning a building with a 30,000 SF footprint, which will be mercantile in appearance with an old warehouse look but with modern technology; it will be located at 18th Street and State Street … Read More

09/22/15 Gulf South Multi-Discipline Meeting

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09/22/15 Gulf South Multi-Discipline Meeting

At the September 22 Multi-Discipline meeting, members discussed the continued interest in student housing around the University of South Alabama despite the lack of development on the university’s perimeter. Pete Riehm of NAI Mobile expressed frustration at the loss of a recent student housing development opportunity near campus due to the Mobile City Council’s recent parking requirements for such projects. … Read More

08/25/15 Gulf South Multi-Discipline Meeting

REAL Professionals NetworkGulf South

08/25/15 Gulf South Multi-Discipline Meeting

While members and guests focused on development in the Mobile/ Baldwin County metropolitan area at the August 25 REAL Professionals Network Gulf South Multi-Discipline meeting, Keith Swilley of Gulf Power brought interesting news to the group regarding trends and development in the Florida Panhandle. Swilley said that in addition to a boom in residential housing in northwest Florida, the arrival … Read More

08/11/15 Nashville Multi-Discipline Meeting

REAL Professionals NetworkNashville

08/11/15 Nashville Multi-Discipline Meeting

Nashville’s REAL Professionals discussed the growing trend toward downtown apartment living for Millennials and Baby Boomers. Both groups want to live somewhere that allows them to walk to amenities — such as shopping and dining — and is near multiple transportation choices. Millennials are moving to the suburbs when they have children, and Baby Boomers are moving out of the … Read More

04/01/15 Houston Multi-Discipline Meeting

Denessa MunstermanHouston, Mastermind Groups

April 1, 2015 Houston Meeting

Speaker Chad Burke, from the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, stated that his company has 25 business development projects totaling $3.7 billion in capital investment. The continuing growth in the petrochemical industry is contributing to the health of the housing market south of the Houston Ship Channel. Home buyers will pay for amenities. More grocery stores like HEB and better … Read More