Why Buckhead has the least green space in all of Atlanta and what’s being done about it

Shaun Weinstockindustry insights, Miscellaneous, real estate12 Comments

Commercial Real Estate Expert discusses what it’ll take to make Buckhead a greener, more pedestrian friendly place. Ever get a bird’s eye view of Atlanta? — Our city is truly amazing because, unlike many cities that are concrete jungles, trees stretch for miles and compliment the Atlanta skyline. However, with the exception of a few small pockets¬† (and of course … Read More

Shaun WeinstockWhy Buckhead has the least green space in all of Atlanta and what’s being done about it

Is Virginia-Highland’s restaurant and retail scene being overtaken by corporate monsters?

Shaun Weinstockindustry insights, real estate45 Comments

Expert examines shift from local to corporate as real estate costs increase Virginia-Highland, one of the few pedestrian friendly districts in Atlanta, is clearly one of the best retail sub-markets. With commercial real estate rental prices at the top of the market for any sub-market in Atlanta, the area now boasts rents that greater than Downtown, Midtown and West Midtown, … Read More

Shaun WeinstockIs Virginia-Highland’s restaurant and retail scene being overtaken by corporate monsters?

Top 5 things a restaurateur should know before leasing or renewing in this market

Shaun Weinstockwhats in - atlanta retail?15 Comments

5. Always use Protection 4. Timing 3. Be the Driver 2. Strength in Numbers 1. Knowledge is Wealth There are a myriad of components to consider before entering into a new lease or renewing an existing lease. If mishandled, like a bad tattoo, you may look back at your lease with regret when its already too late. Here are five … Read More

Shaun WeinstockTop 5 things a restaurateur should know before leasing or renewing in this market

Expert explains why Legoland Discovery Center would open at Atlanta’s least ‘kid friendly’ mall

Shaun Weinstockindustry insights, real estate, retail, whats in - atlanta retail?2 Comments

Phipps Plaza Mall scores Legoland Discovery Center but what of the mall’s current and future tenants? For the city’s tourism, economy, hospitality industry, etc., Legoland Discovery Center opening a 32,000-square-foot center in Atlanta is fantastic news (story here). However, the company’s decision to open the attraction at Phipps Plaza Mall in Buckhead is not ideal for the growth of the … Read More

Shaun WeinstockExpert explains why Legoland Discovery Center would open at Atlanta’s least ‘kid friendly’ mall

Expert weighs in on the future of Atlantic Station

Shaun Weinstockindustry insights, real estate, restaurants, retail166 Comments

How realistic is the new developer’s hopes of an “Evolution?” Atlantic station reminds me of the Atlanta Falcons performance in the playoffs this year: the hype before opening up on the big stage was set only for it to fall flat on its face. As both a condominium owner, member of the Homeowners Association (HOA) executive board, and real estate … Read More

Shaun WeinstockExpert weighs in on the future of Atlantic Station