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How does your garden grow? Or hotel real estate portfolio?

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Charlotte-Kang-jllBy Charlotte Kang, MAI, FRICS, Executive Vice President, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

What do gardens and hotel real estate portfolios have in common? Well, as it turns out, they have lots in common.

Both should grow and bloom. Fundamentally, regardless of whether you own a hotel portfolio or a beautifully landscaped garden, your goal is to see it grow.… Read More

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Kay Younglove Featured in National Bisnow

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Kay Younglove, the national director for JLL Atlanta, was featured in Bisnow’s national edition on April 27. In the article, she talks about the art of the referral in commercial real estate and its importance to growing your business.

The lure of a quick transaction can be tempting, but in commercial real estate, the long view is best. “Some of the referral opportunities I’ve gotten were from seeds planted years before,” Younglove told Bisnow.

In fact,… Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: April 27, 2016

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Each week, JLL Atlanta searches the news to provide a roundup of noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of industry publications. Here are some interesting articles from the week.

18-Hour Cities And CRE Investor Interest
via Seeking Alpha.

Key Excerpt: “Think of 18-hour cities as a second-tier city characterized by a higher than average urban population, a booming economy and a desirable lower cost of living compared to other metro areas. These cities are a happy medium between the… Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: April 19, 2016

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Each week, JLL Atlanta searches the news to provide a roundup of noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of industry publications. Here are some interesting articles from the week.

11 New Retail Concepts Expanding in the U.S.
by Diana Bell for National Real Estate Investor.

Key Excerpt: “In spite of a stronger economy, U.S. consumers spent less money at restaurants, apparel stores and online shopping sites in March. Americans are making fewer… Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: April 12, 2016

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Each week, JLL Atlanta searches the news to provide a roundup of noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of industry publications. Here are some interesting articles from the week.

Economists: CRE Growth is Slowing… and that’s for the Better
by Ryan Boysen for Bisnow.

Key Excerpt: “The current cycle is finally cooling down after six years of frenetic growth, judging by the numbers released in the Urban Land Institute’s latest Real Estate Consensus Forecast. The forecast… Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: April 6, 2016

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Each week, JLL Atlanta searches the news to provide a roundup of noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of industry publications. Here are some interesting articles from the week.

 

High M&A Volume in Manufacturing Creates Opportunities for Industrial Owners
by Robert Carr for National Real Estate Investor.

Key Excerpt: “Total M&A deal volume in the industrial manufacturing sector increased by 10 percent in 2015 compared to the prior year, and was at the highest level in… Read More

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JLL Atlanta Brokers Win Prestigious Alvin B. Cates Award from Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors

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Rob Metcalf, Gregg Metcalf and Shannon Price of JLL Atlanta have received the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors’ Alvin B. Cates Award, one of the most sought-after honors presented by the organization. The team received the award for their involvement with securing Mercedes-Benz USA’s new headquarters in Atlanta.

The Alvin B. Cates award is presented annually to one person or group for a transaction that is considered to be outstanding, noteworthy and is based on creativity,… Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: March 30, 2016

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Each week, JLL Atlanta searches the news to provide a roundup of noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of industry publications. Here are some interesting articles from the week.

 

Georgia Lowest for Construction Jobless Rate
by Michael E. Kanell for Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Key Excerpt: “According to recently revised government data, the state now leads the nation with the lowest unemployment rate in construction. For the second month in a row the jobless rate for construction… Read More

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JLL Wins Best Thought Leadership Award for Cities Research Program

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It has been an exciting couple of weeks for us in the JLL Atlanta office. We have won several awards, including an American Concrete Award and the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Overall Deal of the Year Award. We are continuing this momentum and are thrilled to announce that JLL’s Global Cities Research Program was awarded the top prize in the Global Thought Leadership Category at the 14th Annual Managing Partners Forum Awards.

The judges shared that JLL… Read More

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