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Welcome to the Fiberhood

This post discusses our digital thirst for more and more and bandwidth. How will we in CRE deal with this issue?


In an incredible announcement over the weekend, Apple has gone public with its plans to create a $304 million dollar campus for more than 3,600 people in Austin, Texas. This is on the heels of their $500 million dollar Cupertino, CA campus that is now under construction. Wow, hope they sell a gazillion iPad 3s.

The […]

Let The Store Come to the People — iMilk?

The following blog originally appeared in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on November 28th, 2011.
CoreNet Global held its semi-annual summit in Atlanta recently.
Thousands of corporate real estate executives, service providers and economic developers traveled to our city to learn the latest trends in corporate real estate. While normally a confab to learn and discuss ideas […]

Everywhere a Sign

It was a different time. In the early 1970’s the hippy movement was in full swing, and an unemployed 25 year old singer in a rock band in Ottawa, Canada sat down one day, mad at the world. The results of his youthful anger – the song “Signs” — would become a powerful anthem […]

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 […]

High Carb – Low Protein

By Ken Ashley

ATLANTA (May 24, 2010)

Cushman & Wakefield recently released the US Office Overview from Q1 of 2010 and like many similar reports over the past 30 days it suggest “steadily improving economic conditions.” The report forecasts that leasing activity will build this year but that construction activity will fall due to the lack […]

Psst. It’s me, inflation.

By Ken Ashley

ATLANTA (May 12, 2010) -

A number of sources and our own experience are indicating that pricing of raw materials may be headed up.

According to this report in the Journal of Steel and Related Materials:

“Despite relatively low activity levels and poor final demand, flat product steel prices (in the EU in this particular […]