Category Archives: Office

Atlanta Office Market Rebounds


The Atlanta office market continued with positive fundamentals in the first quarter of 2013, posting a vacancy rate of 21.8%, down 40 basis points from the previous quarter and down 130 basis points from the first quarter of 2012. This … Continue reading

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Novare Group plans new Midtown tower


By Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor and Amy Wenk, Staff Writer Atlanta developer Novare Group is proposing a 23-story mixed-use tower with up to 320 apartment units in Midtown. The project, known as 100 6th Street, would take shape … 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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King and Queen buildings for sale?


By Ernie Suggs The Atlanta Journal-Constitution In what might be akin to a royal sale, one of the largest — and most iconic — office complexes outside the Perimeter appears to be on the market. TIAA-CREF will apparently sell the … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Preliminary Office Market Stats


The fourth quarter hiccup in the office leasing market proved to be the pause that refreshes. Despite the uneven economy, the market scored a good first quarter. Vacancy fell from 17.2 to 16.9 percent, a solid 30 basis-point decline that … Continue reading

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U.S. Borrowers Falling Behind on Commercial Real Estate Loans


By Alex Finkelstein It’s not a pretty picture. Numerous borrowers who took out commercial real estate loans in 2007 find themselves defaulting on the payback today, according to the latest research from New York City-based Trepp LLC.  Here is what … Continue reading

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Sluggish job growth crimps US office market rebound


* U.S. office Q1 vacancy dips to 17.2 pct from 17.3 pct * Average U.S. office rent rate inches up 0.6 pct * Supply lowest since at least 1999 By Ilaina Jonas NEW YORK, April 5 (Reuters) – The sluggish … Continue reading

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