Author Archives: JLL Atlanta

JLL Wins Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors Alvin B. Cates Award

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The JLL Atlanta team of David Demarest, Josh Hirsh, and Brannan Moss have won the predemaresthirshmossstigious Alvin B. Cates award from the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors for their involvement in The Battery Atlanta, the Braves development at SunTrust Park.

The project included numerous moving parts that required extremely skilled coordination by the JLL team… Read More

Categories: Atlanta, Awards, JLL.

JLL’s Margaret Caldwell featured in The Washington Post discussing grocery trends

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Changes in shopping trends has The Washington Post asking, “Can supermarkets save dying suburban malls?” JLL Atlanta Managing Director Margaret Caldwell helps answer that question in the March 10th article, asserting, “Losing a mall anchor and replacing it with a grocery store adds a ton of value to a mall.”

The article notes how department stores historically anchored suburban malls, but now that they are closing, there is opportunity for the grocery market to appeal… Read More

Categories: Retail.

JLL Executives named to ABC’s “Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate” list

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The Atlanta Business Chronicle’s annual list of “Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate” is published, and congratulations are in order for JLL’s Mike Sivewright and Rob Metcalf.Screen Shot 2017-03-08 at 11.37.43 AM

The list recognizes one hundred commercial real estate executives and details their education and career highlights and/or specialties. Criteria for the list include representatives of top commercial property… Read More

Categories: Atlanta, Awards.

JLL Named to Fortune’s 2017 World’s Most Admired Companies List

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JLL’s reputation for excellence is underlined once again, as it has been named to Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies list. The list is a major authority on companies with the strongest reputations within their industry.

“This is important and high profile recognition of the constant commitment to teamwork, ethics and excellence demonstrated by all JLL people around the world,” says JLL CEO Christian Ulbrich.

Every year, Fortune teams up with Korn Ferry Hay Group to… Read More

Categories: Atlanta, Awards, JLL.

Atlanta BeltLine Regarded as the Most Transformative Project in the United States at JLL’s Annual Forecast Breakfast

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51ppb0JfqtL._SX402_BO1,204,203,200_JLL hosted its annual Forecast Breakfast on February 1st. The event featured keynote speakers Patty Heyda and David Gramble, authors of Rebuilding the American City: Design and Strategy for the 21st Century Urban Core. The event also hosted a roundtable discussion with Heyda, Gramble and AJ Robinson, President of Central Atlanta Progress and Heather Aldaheff, Program Management Officer with City… Read More

It’s No Hail Mary – Roger Staubach Predicts a Patriots Victory

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For one reason or another, either the commercials or the football, we’re all drawn to Sunday’s big game as one of the most anticipated gridiron match-ups of the season. This year the New England Patriots will meet the Atlanta Falcons on the field at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.  

Oddsmakers have already announced a three-point spread in favor of the New England Patriots, but commercial real estate experts at JLL evaluate more than just on-the-field stats… Read More

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Downtown Atlanta’s Resurgence

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The recent trend toward urbanization and walkability is drawing people in-town, and Downtown is certainly benefiting. With the increased momentum, many of Downtown’s most iconichurt-building buildings are experiencing a revival.

The Hurt Building, designed in 1913, recently sold for $34 million and will undergo a $4 million revamp. Plans include restoration of the original marble lobbies and a new… Read More

Categories: Atlanta, Georgia, JLL, Office.

Industrial Trends to Watch in 2017

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lambert-farms-spec-buildingMetro Atlanta evolved in recent years as a regional hub for distribution, warehouse and e-commerce fulfillment centers. Atlanta is situated along main interstates, rail lines and offers easy port access to Port of Savannah. Demand for large-scale warehousing projects such as Lambert Farms is stronger than ever. What can the industrial sector expect to… Read More

Categories: Atlanta, Industrial, JLL.

JLL Lands on Forbes ‘The Just 100: List of America’s Best Corporate Citizens’

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JLL’s excellence in corporate citizenship was recently acknowledged in one of our most prestigious honors yet. Forbes, in partnership with JUST Capital, compiled a list of 100 companies committed to social responsibility. The inaugural list is based on a survey of 50,000 Americans over the last 18 months on workplace and ethics issues among U.S. public companies.

Forbes and JUST Capital evaluated nearly 900 publicly traded companies on ten metrics: worker pay and benefits, worker… Read More

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