Tag Archives: Commercial Real Estate

Weekly Market Insight • Recession-Proof Trend • 7/30/13


In the good ole’ days (read: early 2000s), real estate professionals couldn’t make it through a conversation, much less an entire day, without the term “green building” coming up. The chatter has subsided a bit in recent years, perhaps causing … Continue reading

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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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Weekly Market Insight :: The Goldilocks Zone


The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing report released last week and the non-manufacturing report released this week show that the economy is on stable footing. The two ISM reports are valuable for their timeliness, released on the first and third … Continue reading

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Good News Friday :: Better Than We Thought


Employers added 157,000 net new payroll jobs in January including 166,000 private sector jobs and a loss of 9,000 government jobs. But the real headline is that the Labor Department’s annual benchmarking process revealed that the labor market did better … Continue reading

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$25.25M Refinance for Renaissance Concourse Atlanta


Hartsfield Hotel Project Owner, LLC has secured $25.25 million to refinance the Renaissance Concourse Atlanta as part of a CMBS transaction. The Renaissance Concourse Atlanta hotel is located adjacent to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The property was appraised for … Continue reading

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Good News Friday • “Better Than We Think?”


Yesterday I read an article describing how the commercial real estate industry expects another year of subpar growth. It’s not too hard to see the reasons behind these modest expectations. The monthly rate of job creation in both 2011 and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday • Plugging Away


Monthly retail sales rose 0.3% in November, setting the stage for the critical December climax to the holiday shopping season. On a year-ago basis, sales rose 3.7% in November, running ahead of the forecast for a 2.7% increase in holiday … Continue reading

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