Less than stellar Q4 for housing

Higher Rates, Lack of Inventory and Government Shutdown Contribute to a Less than Stellar Q4

MarketNsight, a housing research and feasibility company, announces that pending sales in Atlanta for both new and existing homes fell 4th quarter 2018 over 4th quarter 2017. Pending sales are the leading indicator for housing demand, and this was the first year-to-year decline since 2014. Pending sales were down six percent for the quarter, with November being the worst month[...]

Michael Malloy Joins Brightwater Homes

Michael Malloy Joins Brightwater Homes as Senior Vice President

Congratulations to Michael Malloy on his recent move to Brightwater Homes. He joins the local builder as Senior Vice President. In this capacity, he will take over the day-to-day operations for Brightwater and oversee all aspects of the organization. Drawing on his deep skill set developed over 24 years in the homebuilding industry, Malloy will to help Brightwater Homes grow[...]

Lilburn CID

Lilburn Commercial Property Owners Take Future into Their Own Hands

Community improvement districts (CIDs) are an increasingly popular method of promoting economic growth in Atlanta, with 29 active CIDs currently and four more in formation. On today’s All About Real Estate episode, Emory Morsberger, Executive Director of Lilburn CID discusses the various economic development plans to make Lilburn an even better place to live. He also explains the formation of[...]

Right Choice™ Communities Available in Top Homebuilding Locations

Right Choice™ Communities Available in Top Homebuilding Locations

Jackson EMC offers its exclusive Right Choice™ home program throughout Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall and Jackson counties – and according to John Hunt of MarketNsight, those specific markets are experiencing significant new home growth! At the most recent MarketWatch Atlanta event, MarketNsight President John Hunt said Barrow, Jackson and Gwinnett counties are in the top 15 new home sale areas in Georgia. Right[...]

DeKalb Entertainment Commission

DeKalb Entertainment Commission is Building the Future for Hollywood of the South

With filming for hit television shows and blockbuster movies happening in our own backyards, down the street from our summer jobs and at our schools, global companies are continuing to choose Atlanta as the headquarters for their film production. On today’s Around Atlanta episode, Dee Dee Murray, Production Manager at DeKalb Entertainment Commission explains the various efforts that the organization is[...]

Winter 2019 Cover header

20 Reasons to Love Atlanta – KNOWAtlanta’s Winter 2019 Issue

Say hello to the Winter 2019 edition of the KNOWAtlanta Relocation Guide, where newcomers and locals alike can learn more about the diverse metropolitan area in 10 minutes than you can with a 10-year stay. That’s because Atlanta has so much to offer to those who call it home. The city has a lot of history, tons of attractions and[...]

MarketWatch Atlanta

June MarketWatch Atlanta: Save the Date!

Mark your calendars for June 13, 2019, for MarketNsight's next MarketWatch Atlanta event! Over the last several years, MarketNsight has predicted housing starts both regionally and nationally within 1% of the actual. Dr. Rajeev Dhawan from Georgia State University’s Economic Forecasting Center will be joining us again. At our December 2018 MarketWatch Atlanta, Dr. Dhawan predicted the Fed would hike rates in[...]

Lilburn CID

Businesses Find Their Voice in the Community with Tucker Summit CID

Odds are, you’ve seen a few mentions of Community Improvement Districts (CIDs) in and around the Atlanta metro area. CIDs are designed to help improve communities by bettering conditions for existing businesses and attracting new growth. On today’s All About Real Estate episode, Emory Morsberger, President of the Tucker Summit CID discusses how the company is continuously working in conjunction[...]

Paran Homes Now Hiring New Home Sales Agents

Paran Homes Hiring New Sales Agents in Metro Atlanta

Regional builder now seeking dynamic sales professionals in Marietta, Jefferson, College Park, Snellville and Loganville With a number of stunning single-family and townhome communities opening for sales over the next few months, regional home builder Paran Homes is currently seeking dynamic sales professionals to enhance its sales force. Led by Vice President of Sales Patty Atkinson, the search will include prospective[...]

vacant developed retail

John Hunt Coins Phrase Vacant Developed Retail – VDR

Those in the building industry are familiar with the term VDL, or vacant developed lots, which refers to the plethora of foreclosed developed lots that were available at the start of the downturn in 2008. A similar phenomenon is happening in the retail industry today and MarketNsight President John Hunt has coined the phrase Vacant Developed Retail (VDR) to refer[...]