Monthly Archives: April 2012

Atlanta CEOs make big money


By Russell Grantham The Atlanta Journal-Constitution After several tough years on Wall Street, investors in Georgia’s largest  companies are finally starting to get paid back for their troubles. But the corporate captains at those same companies have been getting paid … Continue reading

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New Designation Created for Senior Asset Managers


By Eric Stoessel Hospitality Asset Managers Association Creates CHAM to Establish Standards of Excellence As the hotel industry has grown, so has the need for qualified asset managers. The Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA) was created in 1991 and the … Continue reading

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Extending Key Real Estate Tax Provisions Supported in Congressional Hearing


The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures heard testimony April 26 from several House members from both parties making the case for extensions of specific tax provisions that expired in 2011 or will expire in 2012. A … Continue reading

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Facebook paying Menlo Park millions for HQ expansion


By Emil Protalinski Facebook will pay the city of Menlo Park millions of dollars for at least the next decade so the company can conduct a smooth expansion of its headquarters and house thousands more employees. Facebook plans to pay … Continue reading

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Office Market Nears Rent Growth Tipping Point


By Randyl Drummer The rebound in office-using jobs is spreading to smaller businesses, which dominated office leasing activity during the first quarter of 2012. The continued positive absorption, coupled with dwindling supply of available space, is setting the stage for … Continue reading

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Good News Friday :: Commercial Real Estate Outgunning Economy


Some analysts famously called commercial real estate “the next shoe to drop” during the financial crisis, meaning that poor leasing market fundamentals and soured loans had the potential to capsize the industry and destabilize financial markets all over again on … Continue reading

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Betsey Johnson Declares Bankruptcy


By Hannah Elliott Betsey Johnson LLC has filed for bankruptcy protection. The filing will likely result in the dismissal of 350 employees and the closure of most of the brand’s 63 stores. It listed “severe liquidity problems” and $4.1 million … Continue reading

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