Despite ‘curveballs,’ The Battery Atlanta called a success 5 years after concept’s unveiling  

The Battery Atlanta, a Cobb County ‘lifestyle hub’ touts pandemic comeback and continued growth as Braves surge through postseason More than a half-dozen times per year, traveling nurse Jacob Tompkins makes the four-hour drive up from Moultrie in South Georgia to The Battery Atlanta. As Tompkins cheers on the Braves, his squad since boyhood, his wife typically goes shopping. That[...]

MarketNsight Atlanta Pending Sales

MarketNsight Reports Atlanta Pending Sales Up YTY 19%

MarketNsight reports 2020 Atlanta new pending home sales are up 19% over 2019 sales through August of this year. Monthly year-to-year increases over 2019 were 28% in May, 31% in June, 38% in July and 42% in August. “As we have mentioned before, the double-digit increases for housing demand started in May of last year, months before the pandemic,” MarketNsight and[...]

build to rent

Jacobi Forms Build-To-Rent Company Parkland Residential

Atlanta Developer Jim Jacobi has formed Parkland Residential, a new homebuilding company focused on creating build-to-rent communities. Jacobi is well-known in the Atlanta real estate market as president of Parkland Communities Inc., a company focused on developing communities for local, regional and national home builders. Parkland Residential will focus on the underserved missing middle market. The concept of missing middle is[...]

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Parkland Communities Experiences Sales Success During COVID-19

Parkland Communities, a privately-owned multifaceted real estate development and investment firm in Atlanta, continues to experience strong lot and land sales in 2020, even amidst the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Parkland Communities recently completed several large transactions, including ones with Crawford Creek Communities, DR Horton and Forestar Group, Inc. “As pending new home sales set records each month, home builders continue to[...]

New Home Sales Surge Across Southeast Despite COVID-19

MarketNsight Reports Despite COVID-19, New Home Sales Surge Across Southeast

MarketNsight reports May and June pending new home sales were up 30% over 2019 sales and, so far, July is averaging more than 30% over last year. Even as COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases continue to rise, homebuyers are buying in unprecedented numbers. According to MarketNsight and ViaSearch President John Hunt, Atlanta's new home pending sales are up 13% over last year. MarketNsight[...]

Builder Confidence on the Rise

Builder Confidence on the Rise

According to recent July reports from the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), the housing market is looking to be ready to lead a post-COVID economic recovery. Based on the data, builder confidence for new construction single-family homes has jumped 14 points to 72 this month, placing the HMI at the pre-pandemic reading we saw prior to the COVID-19 (coronavirus)[...]

Elliot Eisenberg with Graphs and Laughs joins Radio to discuss the current housing industry, where the economy is going, what Graphs and Laughs is and much more

Dr. Elliot Eisenberg on COVID-19, Housing, the Economy

President and founder of Graphs and Laughs, Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., is known for his quick wit, bowtie and understanding of housing and economics. Dr. Elliot Eisenberg a.k.a. the Bowtie Economist joins us in studio for Episode 923 of Atlanta Real Estate Radio. Joined by co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick, the group discusses the current housing industry, where the economy[...]

MarketNsight Atlanta Pending Home Sales Surpass June Records

MarketNsight Reports Atlanta Pending Home Sales Continue to Surpass June Records

MarketNsight reports June new Atlanta pending home sales continue to exceed 2019 sales, even as COVID-19 (coronavirus) Georgia cases continue to increase. According to MarketNsight and ViaSearch President John Hunt, week three of June 2020 was up 31% year-to-year with a lag and will be up 43% year to year when the lag is accounted for. The first three weeks of[...]