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St. Bourke Atlanta Housing Market Overview and 2023 Peek

Affordability challenges, low inventory, Gwinnett remains HOT! St. Bourke, an Atlanta-based asset management and property development company, offers a Q3 Atlanta housing market overview and a peek at what could lie ahead in 2023. “The St. Bourke team certainly leans towards a ‘glass half full’ mentality when considering Atlanta’s housing market and the broader economy. We are undoubtedly feeling the punch of[...]

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MarketWatch Atlanta: It’s 2019 All Over Again

MarketNsight presents the state of the Atlanta housing market and predictions for 2023 at MarketWatch Atlanta on Thursday, Dec. 8 WHAT:  MarketWatch Atlanta Despite the grim headlines, year-to-date pending sales through October are only down 10% from last year and are equal to 2019, a very good year. What will the rest of 2022 and 2023 hold? Dr. Rajeev Dhawan of the[...]

Josh Brockman, Division Manager, Fischer Homes

Josh Brockman Promoted to Fischer Homes Division Manager

Fischer Homes Announces New Leadership in Atlanta Division Fischer Homes, a top 30 U.S. home builder, announces new leadership within the Atlanta Division. Josh Brockman has been promoted to Division Manager, assisting the Market President in growing Fischer Homes' presence in Atlanta while overseeing the Atlanta sales team. Brockman joined the Fischer Homes team in 2017 as a Construction Field Manager for[...]

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Blue River Development Closes on Two Cobb County Developments

Atlanta-based Blue River Development, LLC recently closed on two new Cobb County developments – Sophie’s Park in Mableton and Laura’s Walk in the city of Marietta. "We are excited to start land development on both of these Cobb properties," Managing Principal Brad Cooper said. "With a shortage of homes in the metro area, these communities are well-positioned to help meet the[...]

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Push Forward with Land Development

Land development takes time. St. Bourke reminds home builders and others that making the decision to delay land development now will only put them behind the curve in 18-24 months when interest rates return to palatable levels and demand rebounds. It takes time to develop a community. While the general expectation is that critical factors like interest rates and available home[...]

Lisa McCray new associate with terra alma

terra alma Welcomes New Associate Lisa McCray

terra alma welcomes Lisa McCray as a new Associate. In this capacity, she will apply the knowledge she gained as a business owner with her experience as a residential Realtor to match businesses with spaces and create community. “I’m pleased to welcome Lisa to our team at terra alma,” said Edie Weintraub, Founder and Chief Community Builder. “Her experience running a[...]

Anna Hunt

terra alma Welcomes New Associate Anna Hunt

terra alma is pleased to welcome Anna Hunt as a new Associate. In this capacity, she will be immersed in the fast-paced commercial real estate industry, meeting clients, contractors, and new clients, scouting locations for businesses and doing day-to-day administrative tasks. “I’m pleased to add Anna to our growing team at terra alma,” said Edie Weintraub, Founder and Chief Community Builder.[...]

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Why Buy a New Home Now? Atlanta is a Hot Market

Home shoppers are wondering, why buy a new home now? Atlanta remains a red hot market for new home sales despite the recent upticks in interest rates. Wells Fargo Senior Economist Mark Vitner says he believes that Atlanta and other Sunbelt cities could get through a recession relatively unscathed. Click here to read the full article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. With[...]

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Rock Into the Night at Sixth Annual Sheila Fest

Peace, Love and Music to Fill the Air During Sixth Annual Sheila Fest in Jackson County Inspired by the woman for which it’s named and her incredible love of music, Sheila Fest returns to Traditions of Braselton. On Saturday, October 22, the all-day outdoor music festival is Jackson County’s answer to Woodstock 1969, with a lineup of talented local musicians taking[...]

What’s Driving Build-to-Rent? Wall Street or Main Street

What’s Driving Build-to-Rent? Wall Street or Main Street

Build-to-Rent (BTR) continues to make headlines. NIMBYs (Not in My Backyard) hate it. Investors and renters love it. But why the trend, and what's driving it? St. Bourke, an Atlanta-based asset management and property development company, takes a deeper dive into the driving force behind single-family BTR. Is it Wall Street or Main Street? Build-to-Rent single-family homes is a trend that[...]