Steve Dils of Avison Young Atlanta on workspace design

Avison Young Atlanta Discusses Commercial Real Estate Trends

Managing Director and Principal of Avison Young Atlanta Steve Dils is in the studio for the All About Real Estate segment of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. Dils joins co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick to shares insight into how businesses are adapting and innovating their workspace design to meet the shifting circumstances caused by the pandemic. Dils opened the Avison[...]

forbearance agreement

Freddie Mac Multifamily Extends COVID-19 Forbearance Agreement

Freddie Mac Multifamily extended the deadline for requesting a new COVID-19 forbearance agreement for its Multifamily loans to September 30, 2021. Previously set to end on June 30, the extension grants multifamily operators experiencing hardship due to the pandemic additional time to request a new forbearance agreement. The new agreement includes renter protections such as a hold on evictions for[...]

residential real estate development

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[...]

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)[...]

views from Seven88 West Midtown

Seven88 West Midtown Remains Committed to Contractors, Employees During Pandemic

With so much uncertainty in our world at present, having the comfort of knowing your business or business associates are strong and profitable has become more important than ever. Those working on the Seven88 West Midtown project, a high-rise condominium under construction in Atlanta’s popular West Midtown neighborhood, have been reassured and shown throughout the pandemic that they will be[...]

Natural Disasters and How to Prepare

How to Plan for Hurricanes, Natural Disasters During COVID-19

Hurricane season is here and according to The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the 2020 season is one to take action for. Along with the already present COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis and other natural disasters, the NOAA predicts this year to be an above-normal season with a total of 13 to 19 storms. The combination of an abnormal hurricane season and[...]

WELL Health-Safety Rating provides businesses COVID-19 safety rating

Businesses to Earn COVID-19 Safety Rating

The International WELL Building Institute recently announced its intention to utilize an evidence-based, third-party rating system for facilities and buildings, the WELL Health-Safety Rating. The rating system is designed to tell potential occupants and customers how well a building protects from the transmission of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The new rating system can be used to measure all different types of property, including[...]

Richardson Housing Group Gives Back During Covid-19 Crisis

Richardson Housing Group Gives Back During COVID-19 Crisis

Richardson Housing Group (RHG), an award-winning Gwinnett County new home builder, is always looking for ways to give back to the communities where it builds. Now more than ever, it is important to get involved and give back during the COVID-19 crisis. The ladies of Richardson Housing Group recently participated in a food drive for the Lawrenceville Co-Op Ministry, donating supplies[...]