In Pricey Cities, New Residents Make Much More Than Those Leaving

Market Street in San Francisco between Sixth and 10th Streets, shown in 2016, was gentrifying as prominent tech companies opened new offices. Policy makers and advocates for low-income housing often discuss fears that rising home prices are pushing lower- and moderate-income residents away from more desirable neighborhoods toward less prime ones with much longer commutes. […]

‘NRA sashay away’: 175,000 people took to the streets for New York City’s ‘March for Our Lives’ rally

05Daniel Brown/Business Insider Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across the US and around the world on Saturday to push for gun reform in the wake of the deadly high-school shooting in Parkland, Florida. New York City was no different, where tens of thousands of people marched from West 72nd Street to […]


MetLife planning multiple towers in Midtown Atlanta

A rendering of a planned multi-tower mixed-use development in Midtown Atlanta. The real estate arm of MetLife and partners on Wednesday unveiled renderings for the first phase of a project at 17th and Spring streets that will include offices, retail, a hotel and apartments. SPECIAL The real estate arm of MetLife on Wednesday unveiled renderings […]


Westside Story: Atlanta’s Westside and West Midtown boom is going strong

A rendering of Atlantic Yards at Atlantic Station. As Atlanta continues to grow, developers and homebuyers are heeding the advice to “Go West.” The city’s Westside has always offered a prime location, convenient to top city venues with easy access to transportation. For many decades, however, the once-industrial area was overlooked. “Initially the area started […]


Summit Contracting Group Awarded $42 Million Contract to Build Mixed Use Student Apartments in Atlanta, GA

ATLANTA, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Summit Contracting Group, a Multifamily General Contractor with new offices in Atlanta, has started construction on student apartments near Georgia Institute of Technology, called Theory West Midtown. This mixed-use community will consist of 525 beds in two five-story wood frame buildings on a concrete podium, with first floor retail […]


Portman Holdings CEO: Anthem’s new 21-story Atlanta IT center is about ‘looking to the future’ (Slideshow) – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Anthem Inc. is the latest high-profile employer to bet on the heart of Midtown Atlanta — an area that has attracted 17,000 mostly tech jobs since January 2015. The Indianapolis-based Fortune 50 health insurer, on Wednesday, broke ground on its 21-story Anthem Technology Center at Tech Square, where it will create 3,000 jobs. The expansion, […]