Monthly Archives: July 2011

Good News Friday

Cheer Up! With the political circus in Washington, you may be feeling less than cheerful. But even so, I was struck by the results of last week’s reader poll on Globe Street asking whether we are closer to a double-dip … Continue reading

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It’s all about getting the W (win)…large or small OR Are we in historical times?

    By David Kilborn   W’s for office property owners: For the sixth quarter in a row there hasn’t been any ground up construction started and it may be another six quarters before the next one occurs, a span … Continue reading

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Atlanta Post Offices on Possible Closure List

Seven metro Atlanta post offices have landed on a list released Tuesday for possible closure to help cut the U.S. Postal Service’s $8 billion budget gap. The list includes Atlanta locations at Northlake, Cascade Heights, Lakewood, Peachtree Center, Phoenix Station, … Continue reading

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Capital and Vision

Brett Hunsaker I just read an article claiming “Institutional Assets (the pension funds and money managers) total $29.24 trillion beating 2007’s record set before the market meltdown.” The previous record was $27.5 trillion, so there is plenty of capital in … Continue reading

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Nordstrom Rack coming to Alpharetta

Nordstrom Inc. will open a Nordstrom Rack in Alpharetta, Ga., at North Point MarketCenter in spring 2012. The Seattle-based department store chain said the 35,000-square-foot store is going in the former Linens ‘n Things space near Dillard’s. The North Point store … Continue reading

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Mid-year real estate market symposium

By Rachel Tobin The Atlanta Journal-Constitution With Daniel Corp.’s Steve Baile set to speak at the upcoming Databank Symposium on the panel about multi-family projects, chances are he may be ready to give details about a proposed residential tower in … Continue reading

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Industrial Insight

The Often Overlooked Structural Changes There is an implied assumption in forecasting that the future will behave like the past and the same demand drivers will not only continue to have influence, but in the same proportions. This is also … Continue reading

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