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Penske Truck Rental Announces 2015 Top Moving Destinations

During the six years that we’ve published the Penske Truck Rental Top Moving Destinations list, there have been two constants: our customers continue relocating en masse to the Sun Belt region of the United States and Atlanta winds up as the premier destination. “Our own data, compiled from do-it-yourself moves across the country, mirror the […]

Atlanta has highest employment growth among large U.S. metros

Atlanta saw a 4.6 percent jump in its employment growth rate from February 2014 to February 2015. The increase makes Atlanta the frontrunner among large U.S. metropolitan areas, Los Angeles-based CBRE Group Inc. (NYSE: CBG) reported citing information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2015 Multifamily Outlook

Building on 2014’s momentum, 2015 is expected to be another strong year, although slightly slower paced and with more dispersion across geographic markets.

Economic Gains Attract Tenants and Investors to Atlanta

Metro Atlanta apartment operations have made substantial strides since the downturn and show no signs of slowing. Employment growth in the region exceeded the national average for four years and is expected to surpass pre-recession levels this year. Broad-based job creation is attracting more people to Atlanta, fueling demand for housing. Over the past year, […]

Low returns on stocks are the new normal

My, what short memories investors have. As the Dow Jones Industrial Average races toward 17,000, on its way, no doubt, to 36,000, it seems that everyone and their broker has either forgotten, or never knew, about one of the simplest and most devastating pieces of stock-market analysis ever written. It was written just 12 years ago, […]

PNC bullish on future of Atlanta’s economy

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. expects Atlanta’s economy to be a “a top performer in 2014 and 2015.” According to the Pittsburgh-based bank’s Atlanta Market Outlook for the second quarter of 2014, the South is leading the nation in terms of economic growth, which bodes well for the region’s transportation and logistics industries. Leisure and […]

Survey Shows Industry Insiders Are Bullish On Multifamily Property Market

The apartment sector today is in a good place—a very good place—and the future looks just as good, according to a survey conducted by National Real Estate Investor. “We’re not in a boom market,” says Nick Ryan, CEO of The Marquette Companies, a Naperville, Ill.–based real estate firm with a portfolio of 11,000 apartment units. […]