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Atlanta REALTORS® Releases January 2017 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its January 2017 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties.
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Crescent Communities Starts Construction on Apartment Community in Atlanta’s Perimeter

Crescent Communities, has secured financing for an upscale for-rent multifamily community now under way in Atlanta’s booming Perimeter neighborhood. The community, Crescent Perimeter, will consist of 320 apartments units ranging from one to three bedrooms. Situated at 5755 Glenridge Road in Sandy Springs, Georgia, the contemporary community will be four and five stories surrounding a parking deck within the 26-acre Lakeside office park just north of I-285.
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Renderings Revealed for Fetch, a Restaurant and Dog Park Coming Soon to O4W

Fetch has released the first renderings of the restaurant and dog park bar concept coming to Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. Fetch is the first restaurant concept by Atlanta businessman Stephen Ochs and his business partner, Garrett Reynolds. The restaurant is expected to open this Fall.
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Grubb Properties Selects JLL to Market The Park at Perimeter Center East – The...

JLL today announced that Grubb Properties engaged its Agency Leasing group to market and lease The Park at Perimeter Center East. JLL Associates Liz Koteles and David Horne will oversee leasing for the three-building office park. Charlotte-based Grubb Properties acquired the 19.5-acre property in 2015, representing the firm’s first office investment in Atlanta. Grubb Properties established a local office within The Park and has three additional corporate offices across North Carolina.

Crescent Communities Hires Kyle Brock as Managing Director

Crescent Communities is pleased to announce the addition of Kyle Brock as Managing Director overseeing development for the Atlanta market. Previously, Brock led multifamily development in Atlanta and Tampa for Carter. Prior to his tenure with Carter, Brock spent nine years at Novare Group. As Senior Vice President, Finance, Brock led development and financing efforts on several condominium and high-rise rental developments across the Southeast and Texas.

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases December 2016 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its December 2016 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties.

Betsy Peck Named to Executive Leadership Honor Roll of OnBoard

JLL’s Americas Markets Chief Operating Officer Betsy Peck was recently named to the Executive Leadership Honor Roll of OnBoard. Based in Atlanta, OnBoard is a non-profit organization with a goal to demonstrate the impact women can make in the boardroom and in executive leadership. OnBoard is a catalyst to increase the number of women in the boardroom for companies in Georgia.

The Atlanta REALTORS® Releases November 2016 Statistics on Housing Market

The Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its November 2016 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties.

Six Georgia Communities Selected for State Housing Program

Six Georgia communities have been newly selected to receive assistance with their housing needs through the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH), a public-private initiative that helps communities strategically grow their economies through housing-related solutions. Bartow County and the Cities of Commerce, Dublin, Fairburn, Warrenton and Union City will begin the three-year program in February.
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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of a McDonald’s Ground Lease

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a McDonald’s ground lease located at 6126 Hickory Flat Highway in Canton, Georgia for $1,370,000. The 4,024 square foot McDonald’s is strategically positioned on Hickory Flat Highway, the primary artery connecting Cherokee County and Fulton County.

The Atlanta REALTORS® Releases October 2016 Statistics on Housing Market

The Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its October 2016 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metro-Atlanta.  The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties
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Atlanta’s First Restaurant Dog Park Takes Root

Stephen Ochs and his business partner former Falcons player Garrett Reynolds today unveiled plans to launch Atlanta’s first restaurant and dog park bar concept in the Old Fourth Ward. Located at the intersection of Decatur Street and Boulevard, the restaurant will include Fetch Ice House, a full-service eatery and bar, and Fetch Park, an on-site dog park bar.

JLL Completes Phase 1 of University System of Georgia Student Housing Privatization Project

Following JLL’s role as real estate and development advisor on the highly successful closing of the first ever, nine campus, $548 million student housing privatization in 2015, JLL was also hired as the Program Manager to represent the Board of Regents on four campuses with new student housing development included as part of the P3. The projects listed below were all completed on schedule July 15, 2016 and are now fully occupied

DCA awards $20.5 million in Housing Tax Credits

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced today it will award $20.5 million federal housing tax credits to construct or rehabilitate 25 affordable rental housing properties located throughout the state. The developments include affordable housing for working families, housing for Georgia seniors and housing for persons with disabilities, and were selected from 79 applications in the annual competition

Carter Demands Immediate Action at Westlake Apartments

Carter has led the charge for assistance at the complex in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. After weeks of receiving inaccurate or incomplete information from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Carter today urged HUD Secretary Julian Castro to visit and intercede immediately on behalf of the tenants of the Westlake Apartments

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Mayor Kasim Reed Advances $380 Million in New Transportation Infrastructure Spending...

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the Atlanta City Council has voted 13 to 1 to approve a measure to put a special local option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum on the November ballot to fund transportation related infrastructure projects throughout the City of Atlanta. The ballot referendum will ask Atlanta voters to authorize a 0.4 percent sales tax increase for a five-year period. The TSPLOST is projected to generate approximately $260 million, which will be leveraged to generate additional matching funds.

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The Atlanta REALTORS® Association and FMLS to Host Annual Trade Show

Over 3,000 professionals will gather at the Cobb Galleria Centre on Thursday, August 24th for the 17th year of Showcase, the Southeast's premier residential Real Estate Trade Show, presented by the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and FMLS. Each year, the Trade Show brings together REALTORS®, real estate professionals and affiliated industries on a single day and features a broad selection of essential industry seminars from national and regional speakers, industry items, services, and business tools.