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About Urbanist

The Urbanist has worked in a variety commercial real estate (investment banking and private equity) spearheading development of sustainable housing in New York City, raising capital for real estate related corporations, and the investment in commercial real estate projects across the country. His passion is city planning, urban design, and sustainable development. Email: [email protected]
  • Do ‘Master Planned Communities’ like Midtown’s Atlantic Station hurt our city?

    Urbanist, guest columnist, says Atlantic Station is a great example of a “destructive” development. Atlantic Station (AS), the physical manifestation of Atlanta’s zeal for bright, new, shiny developments, has come at the expense of logic and smart...

    • Posted July 20, 2011
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  • Are Atlantans ready to rent luxury high-rise apartments?

    They should, argues Urbanist, guest columnist, because it’s the only way Atlanta will become a great city. It’s been proven Atlantans will purchase high-rise condos but will they rent high-rise apartments? There’s only one way to find...

    • Posted July 3, 2011
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  • [Opinion] Are condos ruining Atlanta?

    Urbanist, guest columnist, says condos are stunting Atlanta’s urban growth. His solution? Apartments. UPDATE (July 3) : Are Atlantan’s ready to rent luxury high-rise apartments? Home ownership, Middle America’s status symbol that ignorantly proclaims “I’ve made it...

    • Posted May 23, 2011
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