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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 economics. Prematurely crowned with a replica of the Arc de Triomphe, the only thing that AS has managed victory over is its creditors. … Read More
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
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 out. Midtown is expected to see two separate high-rise luxury apartment buildings — a 22-story and a 23-story project — break ground towards … Read More
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 in life,” has undermined Atlanta’s capability to grow into the global urban center that it has the potential to be. The perverse conception … Read More
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