• Atlanta Business Chronicle asked current SIOR Georgia president Rick Spiller, partner at Wilson Hull & Neal, and next year’s chapter president Frank Simpson, founder and president of The Simpson Company of Georgia Inc., about SIOR as well as trends and issues in industrial real estate in the state and metro area.
    Created: 10/21/2017 9:00:03 AM
  • Although the city of Houston has been mum on details regarding what it highlighted in its Amazon HQ2 proposal, a new promotional video on Midway's 150-acre East River development touts the project as the perfect home for a large urban campus. The video was released to the public on Oct. 20, a day after cities' proposals for Amazon's second North American headquarters campus were due. The video highlights East River features that would be attractive to a company like Amazon — among other things,…
    Created: 10/21/2017 5:00:05 AM
  • Chicago submitted its bid this week to land Amazon’s second North American headquarters, and on Friday Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner announced the 10 locations they pitched to the tech giant as a possible spot for HQ2. The locations include two places in the “city core,” six areas within the city that are outside of downtown, and two locations in the suburbs. The 10 locations are: “The sites identified in Chicago’s bid for HQ2 demonstrate the region’s…
    Created: 10/20/2017 6:18:57 PM
  • The Howard Hughes Corp. has started demolition work at the shuttered Ward Warehouse shopping complex in Honolulu and plans to tear the buildings down by the end of the year, but has yet to schedule construction of the Gateway Towers project that will replace it. Re-use Hawaii is collecting salvagable materials to recycle and “remediation work” is being done to the 42-year-old complex, a spokeswoman for The Howard Hughes Corp. (NYSE: HHC) said in an email to Pacific Business News. The Honolulu…
    Created: 10/20/2017 5:51:38 PM
  • Move over, touted Amazon HQ2 front-runners – Raleigh sits on top of a new list of metros hunting for the 50,000-job expansion. The study from Apartment List doesn’t evaluate which metro is most likely to land HQ2, but it does look at which ones could have the biggest burdens for renters.  And Raleigh’s renters could be the hardest hit, with rents growing an additional 1.5 percent to 2 percent, according to the report. That could cost renters an additional $11,756-$15,356 over 10 years.  “Although…
    Created: 10/20/2017 3:10:28 PM
  • The plans show CEO Clyde Holland is putting his money where his mouth is.
    Created: 10/20/2017 2:55:24 PM
  • After nearly a year of uncertainty on the property, the local organization is back in charge of how its prime parcel in Southeast Portland will be used.
    Created: 10/20/2017 2:52:59 PM
  • The Pittsburgh-based contractor, which filed new court documents with D.C.-based CoStar, said it was retained by Xceligent to provide real estate research.
    Created: 10/20/2017 2:08:36 PM
  • Project redesign allows for Ciminelli to sell the properties.
    Created: 10/20/2017 1:46:24 PM
  • Arizona, California, Texas, Georgia, New York and New Jersey are all in the mix for Amazon.
    Created: 10/20/2017 1:33:54 PM