November 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- On election day, the citizens of Georgia approved ballot question #2, allowing the State Properties Commission to enter into multi-year lease agreements. This proposal is estimated to result in significant savings to Georgia taxpayers and was supported by the GAR State and Local Government Affairs Committee. Throughout the process, GAR has worked closely with the General Assembly and leadership of the State Properties Commission to ensure transparency and a competitive market based implementation.
November 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- It's been a giant year for the housing market. As we round out the remaining two months of the year, let's recap. Most markets shed listings, resulting from strong sales and sluggish seller activity. There has been a general easing of foreclosures and short sales, meaning distressed listings are dragging prices down less than in recent years. So it's both about market fundamentals and market composition.
HUD REACHES AGREEMENT WITH ATLANTA HOUSING PROVIDERS ON CLAIM THAT MANAGER DISCRIMINATED AGAINST DISABLED...
ATLANTA - October 8, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it has reached a Conciliation Agreement with Brookside Park Limited Partnership and Peabody Properties South, LLC, the owner and management company for Brookside Park Apartments in Atlanta, and a former property manager, settling allegations that they violated the Fair Housing Act by refusing to allow a tenant with disabilities to transfer to a first-floor unit.
Torrance, CA - September 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, the nation’s largest broker-owned commercial real estate services firm, brokered the sale of a 38,976-square-foot truck terminal building at 4351 Thurman Road, Forest Park, Ga.
Torrance, CA - September 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, the nation’s largest broker-owned commercial real estate services firm, brokered the lease of a 106,531-square-foot single tenant industrial building at 6300 Atlantic Boulevard, Norcross, Ga.
Torrance, CA - September 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firms in the country, has promoted Will Sherrod as principal in its Charleston office.
Torrance, CA - August 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- T. Richard Bryant, president of Lee & Associates’ Atlanta office, has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Board. In addition, Bryant has been appointed to the Expansion Committee for Lee & Associates. Bryant, an Atlanta real estate veteran, is a current board member and a past president of the Atlanta Board of Realtors, current board member of the George West Mental Health Foundation, a past chairman of the Board of Trustees Asset Management Association Services, the board of advisors for Realtors Commercial Alliance and the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
August 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- During the month of the 30th Olympiad, housing medaled in several arenas. A few short years ago, housing was considered a headwind to economic recovery. Today, housing is seen as a tailwind to a stalling economy. For the first time since 2005, housing is on track for contributing positively to national GDP in 2012.
Torrance, CA - August 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, the nation’s largest broker-owned commercial real estate services firm, brokered the lease of 75,000 square feet in a 300,000-square-foot industrial building at 120 Declaration Drive, McDonough, Georgia. The lessee, Nexus Distribution Corporation was represented by L. Brett Chambless, SIOR and Dave Pals of Lee & Associates. Wes Hardy of Duke Realty Corporation represented the lessor.
Torrance, CA - August 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the country, joined forces with Balfour Beatty Construction for an afternoon of barbecue, jamming tunes, sun and fun on behalf of Bright Futures Atlanta (www.bfatl.org).
Torrance, CA - August 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, the nation’s largest broker-owned commercial real estate services firm, brokered the sale of a 53,444-square-foot industrial building at 225 Ottley Drive. Parkside Partners purchased the property with plans for redeveloping it into a loft office.
August 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- NAR has launched the first of a three-part campaign using e-mails and browser ads to make home owners aware of the value of home ownership and introduce them to NAR and HouseLogic as their allies in support of home ownership.
July 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attend the REALTORS® Expo, November 9-12, in Orlando, FL for free. As a Georgia REALTOR®, you have complimentary access to 400 exhibitors at real estate’s largest trade show. Plus network with 20,000 real estate professionals and guests in specialty pavilions and at networking events taking place on the show floor. Register at REALTOR.org/Conference and enter promo code GEORGIA. Make sure to choose the “trade show only” pass option when you register.
U.S. Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) today announced that the Central Savannah River Area Economic Opportunity Authority, Inc. (CSRA EOA) will receive a $661,334 grant...