Congratulations to Raleigh RPN Meeting Coordinator Amy Burtch!

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Amy Burtch Award Photo

REAL Professionals Network presented an Award of Excellence to Meeting Coordinator Amy Burtch at this month’s Raleigh Mastermind meeting. Amy has been the group’s meeting coordinator from its start in 2013. She was recognized for her outstanding contributions to REAL Professionals by the meeting Host and Champion, Gary Joyner of Kilpatrick Townsend and REAL Professionals Network CEO Rick Lackey. Pictured … Read More

Rick on the Road 2/18/16: Denver

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ROR Denver 2/18/16

DENVER: I Wish I Was an Apartment Broker in Denver I asked Jeff Hawks, the top multi-family broker in the Mountain Region, “How’s business?” His answer was, “It’s the same as I tell everyone else, it’s great! I am a multi-family broker in Denver.” While the industrial, retail, office and investment Denver markets continue to be strong, I am not … Read More

02/18/16 Denver Multi-Discipline Meeting

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Chris Nordling, Tom Lee, and Riki Hashimoto of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, and Jeff Hawks of ARA, A Newmark Company, shared a fascinating and engaging overview of Denver’s office, industrial, multihousing, and capital markets on Thursday. Among the highlights: Tom Lee shared stats on three of Denver’s office submarkets (Central Business District, Northwest, and Southeast Suburban). One of the submarkets … Read More

02/11/16 Raleigh Multi-Discipline Meeting

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02/11/16 Raleigh Multi-Discipline Meeting

RPN Raleigh Mastermind Meeting Member Charles Hayes, CEO/President at Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP), delivered some big picture trends: He explained outside interest is focused on regions in North Carolina, not on the whole state, labeling prospering cities as “city states”. RTRP’s numbers are up and the pipeline is up, including a Chinese medical device company who’s interested in the region. … Read More

02/10/16 Charlotte Multi-Discipline Meeting

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02/10/16 Charlotte Multi-Discipline Meeting

Move over millennials – here comes the “silver tsunami.” You may not be familiar with the term the ‘silver tsunami’, but chances are you know this group. They are the baby boom generation and beyond, and these seniors are making the shift from life in the suburbs to the ease of apartment living. Jane Barkley, with Investors Title, reports that … Read More

02/10/16 Atlanta Perimeter Multi-Discipline Meeting

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02/10/2016 Atlanta Perimeter Multi-Discipline Meeting

Atlanta members in attendance at the February Perimeter Group Meeting tend to agree that the Atlanta real estate market belongs to the landlord/owner/seller with the tenant seldom finding the great deals common in recent years. Tenants are even seeing rising prices before their lease contract can be finalized and John Poulos with SK Commercial reports this happening in several submarkets … Read More

02/08/16 Washington, DC Multi-Discipline Meeting

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02/08/16 Washington, DC Multi-Discipline Meeting

Having lost two major tenants at Metropolitan Square (15th and F, a block from the White House), Boston Properties plans to re-position Metropolitan Square. The law firm Kirkland & Ellis chose not to go through a major renovation and instead to move out. The building, which has not had a significant vacancy in 36 years, will be re-positioned, says Boston … Read More

Rick on the Road 2/8/16: Philadelphia

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ROR 2/8/16: Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA: Expansion of Philadelphia City John Connors of The Brickstone Companies said it best, “Philadelphia City Center is expanding. It’s a new day in every way. From Allegheny to the stadiums the city is expanding the same way it emptied out.” Philadelphia is adding approximate 2400 new multi-family units each year to its housing base and filling them all with … Read More

02/08/16 Philadelphia Multi-Discipline Meeting

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02/08/16 Philadelphia Multi-Discipline Meeting

At the most recent Philadelphia Mastermind group meeting, members were treated to a delicious buffet of intel concerning University City and the Navy Yard, both of which are flourishing.The Philadelphia real estate market is hot! University City is booming with 3737 Market opening up 340,000 SF and is 100% leased, 3675 Market announcing the start of construction, CHOP relocation from 3535 … Read More

01/27/16 Miami Multi-Discipline Meeting

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01/27/16 Miami Multi-Discipline Meeting

During January’s Mastermind Meeting in Miami, the group gave their prognosis as to what to expect for the upcoming year. The group agreed that the local market – which has seen the wealthiest investors both domestic and abroad – was in the midst of a slowdown. Profits, sales and even the population has gone up since the market crashed, but … Read More