Category Archives: Events

“MEET AT” – Thursday May 3, 2012


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Builders poised for rental rebound


Market energized, but financing still tight By Misty Williams The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The growing number of Americans opting to rent instead of buy a home is helping spur a resurgence of apartment construction across the country and in metro Atlanta, … Continue reading

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Consumer credit card debt falls more


Atlanta Business Chronicle U.S. consumer’s credit card debt is continuing to decline, according to a new study by Equifax Inc. The percentage of income that consumers owe to credit card companies declined between the fourth quarter of 2010 and the … Continue reading

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Warmer weather speeds up road projects


Atlanta Business Chronicle by Carla Caldwell The Department of Transportation is ahead of schedule for many construction projects due to the unseasonably warm weather, reports Georgia Public Broadcasting. Construction projects across the state will likely finish on-time, and perhaps even … Continue reading

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Local economy on the upswing


BY DAVID SLADE The Charleston area is seeing a stronger economic recovery than the rest of the state and most of the nation, but don’t expect a jump in real estate sales or higher home prices. That was the message … Continue reading

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Mayors Quan, Lee keynote annual SF Business Times Economic Forecast Breakfast in Oakland


Susan Mernit Oakland, February 14–The ballroom was crowded with business people–many from the commercial real estate sector, but also from tech, manufacturing, transportation and construction, when Mayors Jean Quan of Oakland and Ed Lee of San Francisco gave their keynote … Continue reading

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Charleston commercial market shows optimism for 2012


By Lauren Ratcliffe Citing slight growth in projected GDP and an influx of 240,000 jobs nationwide in January, Robert Bach is optimistic about the economy for the coming year. Bach, senior vice president and chief economist for Grubb & Ellis, … Continue reading

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