Category Archives: Industrial

Atlanta Business Chronicle Ranks JLL First in Commercial Property Management

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JLL is Atlanta’s largest Commercial Property Management Company, The Atlanta Business Chronicle revealed recently. And it wasn’t even close.

With more than 3 billion square feet nationwide, JLL has a footprint that is more than twice that of its nearest Atlanta-based competitor.

What about just in Atlanta? JLL tops that list, too managing… Read More

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… Read More

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JLL to Lease Third & Urban’s Mixed-Use Armour Yards Development

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In its latest edition, the Atlanta Business Chronicle published renderings of the future Armour Yards project in an industrial area of Atlanta known as the Sweetwater Design District, which will be leased by JLL and developed by real estate development and investment firm Third & Urban.

JLL’s Jeff Bellamy, Brooke Dewey and Liz Koteles are the primary leasing brokers of the $75 million project, which is expected to be over 300,000 square… Read More

Real Estate Roundup

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Each week, JLL Atlanta presents a roundup of noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of industry publications. Here are five stories that caught our eye recently.


Economy Watch: More Challenges Ahead for Physical Retail by Dees Stribling of Commercial Property Executive.

Key Excerpt:

“The nuance of the matter is that e-commerce isn’t going to threaten all retail sectors equally, or even some much at all. As destinations,… Read More

Behind the Positive Story of Atlanta’s Industrial Market

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There is some good news in Atlanta as the area’s industrial market maintained its upward momentum in the first quarter.

As Mike Sivewright, JLL’s Market Director for the Atlanta region, noted, “The spigot is open for new development.”

Based on recent activity, the market does not appear worried about oversupply, and tenant requirements remain considerable. The increased tenant demand is manifesting itself in a demand for bigger and newer spaces, and this is resulting… Read More

Categories: Atlanta, Industrial.

Port of Savannah Plays Crucial Role in Atlanta’s Industrial Real Estate Sector

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Atlanta’s industrial real estate sector enjoyed a robust 2014, and the Port of Savannah is an important reason why. JLL’s Steve Grable explores the effect of the port, which is currently undergoing an expansion, in a new guest post on CREW Atlanta’s blog.

Here’s a key excerpt:

At December’s end, industrial vacancy rate stood at 8.7

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Industrial Landscape Breakfast Shines Spotlight on Atlanta’s Surging Industrial Sector

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Wit Truitt – Industrial Lead

Wit Truitt – Industrial Lead

Atlanta’s industrial market is in the midst of a vibrant recovery, and 2015 could be “a record-breaking year” for the sector in the metro area.

Those were two of the conclusions to be drawn from JLL Atlanta’s Industrial Landscape breakfast, held Thursday morning at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in… Read More

Mike Sivewright Speaks with About Atlanta’s Growing CRE Markets

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Siverwright has published a three-part Q&A with JLL’s Atlanta Market Director Mike Sivewright. The wide-ranging interview explores the health of all the commercial real estate sectors in Atlanta and also details the overall state of the metro Atlanta economy.

Below are a few key excerpts: Let’s take a deeper look at Atlanta’s recovering office market. Are we still recovering or is the market

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Atlanta’s Industrial Sector Firmly on the Mend

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Wit Truitt – Industrial Lead

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As 2014 winds down, it’s clear Atlanta’s industrial real estate market has regained its footing, with vacancies dropping and spec development returning. Furthermore, the sector is poised for further improvement in the year ahead. That’s the word from JLL’s Wit Truitt in a guest blog post he penned for the Atlanta

Who likes Atlanta? Canadian investors!

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Opportunity AheadGlobal investors are increasingly targeting the United States for commercial real estate investment.

And with the U.S.’ high level of real estate transparency—which gives non-U.S. investors clear insights into the differences they may encounter when transacting, owning, and operating in foreign markets—secondary U.S. markets like Atlanta will likely continue to see increasing amounts of investment.

Canadian Firms Explore ATL

Metro Atlanta has recently generated significant… Read More