If there is a bright spot in retail real estate, it is grocery anchored strip centers. Investors are flocking to them and driving prices up, but as grocery stores slow their expansion, this too shall pass. Fewer new grocery anchored developments in the works and a general slowing of.
As the retail portion of commercial real estate continues to evolve, the question of what to do with all the empty "big box" store space evolves as well. The latest innovation is to turn them into distribution centers. With the advent of.
As Winnie the Pooh once opined "from here no one knows where he goes." This is especially true in commercial retail development. In Georgia, where the Atlanta Commercial Group is located, retail may be lead out of the doldrums by national retailers like Aldi, Starbucks and.
Office development has returned now that vacancy rates have declined somewhat, but where is it headed? In Atlanta, development, especially in the north central area including Sandy Springs and Brookhaven, new buildings are being developed or planned, and.
The Atlanta commercial real estate market continues to evolve and amaze, deep into the length of a normal cycle. Office properties, which had lagged behind the last few years, especially Class A and B office properties are as hot as they have ever been in Atlanta. Even smaller buildings are.
Of all the commercial real estate segments, retail is in the most turmoil and is changing the fastest. Investors are moving away from malls and focusing on less volatile strip centers, avoiding the large national chains who weekly announce store closures putting a dent in their cash flow.
The multi-family commercial market place continues to change and evolve. Back during the early 2000s, multi-family owners refinanced and leveraged like there was no tomorrow. Then came 2008 and the lenders ended up owning dozens of apartment developments all around Atlanta as owners.
Of all the segments to lead the Atlanta area out of the doldrums of the recession, industrial was not first on most any body's list. As it turned out, industrial did just that when retail and office lagged. Retail moved from bricks and mortar to on line, and regional.
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