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The upside of Atlanta’s downtown

Downtown Atlanta is indicative of many CBD’s. There is a resurgence of interest in dense urban areas including Atlanta’s previously down on it’s luck downtown.

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Uh oh. I just read the latest Cushman & Wakefield US office market report and I think we got a little ahead of ourselves in calling the real estate depression of the last five years completely over. So, apparently, did landlords who are trying to float major increases in asking rents. I’m a positive […]

A Face For Radio

It was an honor and an all around neat experience to participate in Michael Bull’s Commercial Real Estate Radio show last week (link is at the bottom of this post). Michael assembled a panel of David Tennery, principal of Regent Partners, John Davidson, principal of Parmenter Realty Partners, and yours truly. Ryan Severino, senior […]

Git-R-Done; Time To Move Those Deals Forward

Disney's acclaimed Pixar unit recently released Cars 2 with “co-stars” race-car Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) and tow-truck Mater (voiced by Larry the Cable Guy). In the movie, the characters head to Europe and Japan to compete in the World Grand Prix, but of course get side tracked with all manner of problems, including […]

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

By Ken Ashley

(ATLANTA) February 14th, 2011

No, we are not talking about your sweetheart on this Valentines day. Instead we are covering that other significant relationship in your life; your landlord. When tenants evaluated market opportunities over the past 18-24 months, most decided to remain in place. This behavior is described by real estate brokers and landlords […]

Will It Blend?

By Ken Ashley

ATLANTA (November 8th, 2010)

In one of the most successful viral marketing campaigns online to date, kitchen blender manufacturer Blentec has created a series of infomercials featuring founder Tom Dickson. The spots which run in a variety of forums have become an online phenomenon with over 120 million hits on YouTube. Dickson has […]

How Good Economic News Impacts CBD Office

With employers hiring, manufacturers making things again, and consumers once again going to dinner, we appear to headed into better times for our economy. As we try to determine what this means for commercial real estate,  activity in the Central Business Districts (“CBD”) of America is a good indicator for the office market as a […]