Press Releases

Press Releases

Texan Ben Caballero Named to Two Top Real Estate Influencers Lists

The real estate industry’s leading source of news and analysis named Ben Caballero, the top agent in the nation based on sales and transaction volume, as one of the real estate industry’s most influential leaders for 2017. Addison, Texas-based Caballero also was named a SP2017 Trendsetter, generated by Swanepoel T3 Group, which recognizes “innovators, dealmakers, and movers-and-shakers.”
Barbara Ross

CONIFER WELCOMES NEW VICE PRESIDENT of HUMAN RESOURCES

It is with great honor that we announce the addition of Barbara Ross, Vice President of Human Resources and Employee Development to Conifer. “I have known Barb for many years and have worked alongside of her at another organization,” stated Mark Benotti, Vice President of Shared Services. “She is a true professional and owns a strong record in shaping human resource business strategy, providing Conifer the leadership needed to elevate us to another level.”
Solaira at Pavilion Park

Solaira at Pavilion Park Honored with National Design Award

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Solaira at Pavilion Park in Irvine has won the Silver Award for the “Best Senior Housing, Multifamily” in the Best In American Living™ Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB).  In its 33rd year, BALA recognizes outstanding achievement by builders and design professionals in all sectors of the residential industry, including single-family production, custom, rental, affordable, interiors, remodeling, community and international
Renwick Congdon

Imprev CEO Joins Seattle Leaders on Top Real Estate List

Renwick Congdon, CEO of Bellevue-based Imprev (www.imprev.com), was named to the Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200), a definitive ranking of residential real estate's 200 most powerful leaders. Renwick joins more than a dozen other Seattle-based leaders, who combined make up 15% of the SP200 list.
Renwick Congdon

Real Estate Leaders Identify Pivotal Business Challenges for 2017

As they grow less confident in the economy, top real estate executives at firms of all sizes find themselves united by a key concern for 2017: Agent recruitment and retention.
Pinnacle-Wakefield Rear Elevation_sm

KTGY Design Wins Platinum at Best In American Living Awards (BALA) for Best Senior...

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Toll Brothers and KTGY received top honors at the Best In American Living™ Awards (BALA) gala held at the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) on January 11, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. The Wakefield plan at Regency at Summerlinin Las Vegas received the highly-coveted Platinum Award for “Best Senior Housing, Single Family.”

Climate-controlled storage facility under construction in Durham, North Carolina

A new climate controlled self-storage facility is under construction at 3302 Petty Rd in Durham, conveniently located to both Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill along Highway 15-501. JLL will oversee the construction of the project for the developer and owner, 3302 Petty Road, LLC. More...
Cleo side

KTGY Designs Win Top Honors at 2017 NAHB Nationals Awards

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s designs were recognized at the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala (known as The Nationals?), one of the building industry’s most prestigious events. Hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Sales and Marketing Council, the gala took place on January 10, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, during the 2017 International Builders' Show (IBS). The Nationals? gala celebration draws more than 1,000 attendees who gather for this black-tie event at IBS.

KTGY Designs Win Top Honors at 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY received top honors at the 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards held at the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando, Florida. The awards, presented by NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council, were announced at the event’s 25th Anniversary Awards ceremony held on January 10, 2017.
PNC Bank (GL) Chicago

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of PNC Bank Ground Lease in the Lincoln Park...

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant core located PNC Bank Ground Lease located at 1640 W Fullerton Avenue in Chicago, IL for $6,000,000. The Property is located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, one of Chicago’s wealthiest and most expensive communities with average single-family home prices of approximately one million dollars
Walgreens Muscatine, IA REP

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Single Tenant Net Leased Walgreens

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Walgreens property located at 1703 Park Avenue in Muscatine, Iowa for $3,639,000.
2626 Hanover

Meridian Completes $4 Million Repositioning of 12,500 SF General Office Building in Palo Alto,...

With more than 300,000 SF currently in development/redevelopment and another 200,000 SF in the pipeline, Meridian is still aggressively pursuing more value-add general office and medical office building opportunities throughout California. More...
Stevenson Ranch_Ralphs_sm

Hanley Investment Group Concludes 2016 with Sale of 82 Deals, $540 Million for the...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized boutique real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in the sale of retail properties, announced today the company closed out the year 2016, with the sale of 82 retail properties totaling nearly $540 million.
Artisan Alley_02

KTGY-Designed Artisan Alley Wins Approval from City Council and Planning Commission

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today that Orange County-based Civic Partners, the developer of Artisan Alley at The Diamond, a unique retail development located in western Riverside County in the City of Lake Elsinore, Calif., designed by KTGY, recently received approval from the city council and planning commission. More...
1000 Marina

Meridian Buys 105,000 SF Office Building in San Mateo County for $29 Million

Meridian, a full-service office property developer in California, is pleased to announce the purchase of 1000 Marina, a six-story 105,000-square-foot office building in San Mateo County, Calif. The seller was TA Associates, a private equity firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. Meridian paid just under $29 million for the 90%-leased building located in the Sierra Point Submarket in the city of Brisbane. The purchase closed in the final week of 2016 and represented Meridian’s second major office transaction in northern California since September when the firm sold The Atrium, a 77,000-square-foot office building in Pleasanton. More...
Bob Evans Port Charlotte, FL

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Triple Net Lease Bob Evans Property

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant Bob Evans property located at 105l El Jobean Road in Port Charlotte, Florida for $1,904,000. More...
Q4 - 4 Photo

The Boulder Group Publishes 4th Quarter Net Lease Market Research Report

The Boulder Group’s Research Department has released a new research report providing comprehensive numbers and analysis of the 4th quarter activity in the National Net Lease Market.
Habitat for Humanity_Oakland

KTGY Oakland Participates in Build Day for Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley

Award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning’s Oakland office recently assisted in a volunteer clean-up day for Habitat for Humanity’s East Bay/Silicon Valley chapter at 10211 Byron Avenue, located in Oakland.  A longtime supporter of the Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley chapter, KTGY has designed and built several projects over the years. The project is located near the Oakland Zoo and is currently a vacant lot and will be developed into energy-efficient townhouses

La Fête Chocolat Opens First U.S. Location in Atlanta

La Fête Chocolat, one of South America’s largest high-end chocolate manufacturers, opened its first U.S. retail location at Lenox Square Mall in November. Lenox Square Mall is one of the premier shopping destinations in the Southeast with nearly 250 specialty stores. JLL’s Retail team, led by Senior Vice President Sarah Williams and Senior Associate Logan Elder, represented La Fête

Betsy Peck Named to Executive Leadership Honor Roll of OnBoard

JLL’s Americas Markets Chief Operating Officer Betsy Peck was recently named to the Executive Leadership Honor Roll of OnBoard. Based in Atlanta, OnBoard is a non-profit organization with a goal to demonstrate the impact women can make in the boardroom and in executive leadership. OnBoard is a catalyst to increase the number of women in the boardroom for companies in Georgia. More...

Circle K doubles regional office in Charlotte

Circle K, Couche-Tard’s largest and most international convenience store brand, will double the size of its Charlotte office at Coliseum Centre. JLL Executive Vice President Bryan White and Managing Director Jim Thorp led the site selection process on behalf of Circle K.
First Mid Illinois Carterville, IL

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Single Tenant Net Lease First Mid-Illinois Bank Property

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust property located at 300 South Division Street in Carterville, Illinois for $1,075,000. More...
2017-ArtCarter

RESO Elects 2017 Officers New Board Directors, Strengthens Brokerage Involvement

The Real Estate Standards Organization, or RESO, announced today the election of its 2017 Officers and the addition of four new directors to its Board of Directors, as well as the re-election of two directors.

JLL Lands on Forbes ‘The Just 100: List of America’s Best Corporate Citizens’

JLL’s excellence in corporate citizenship was recently acknowledged in one of our most prestigious honors yet. Forbes, in partnership with JUST Capital, compiled a list of 100 companies committed to social responsibility. The inaugural list is based on a survey of 50,000 Americans over the last 18 months on workplace and ethics issues among U.S. public companies

America’s #1 Real Estate Agent to Break the Billion-Dollar Barrier Again

America’s number one Realtor® Ben Caballero, president of Texas-based HomesUSA.com and who last year became the first billion-dollar producer in the world for total home sales, is on track to smash his own record in 2016.
Movember Cocktails

Hanley Investment Group Raises Over $35,000 Mo’ Money to Help Mo’ Bros Fight Cancer

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized boutique real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in the sale of retail properties, announced today that the group raised over $35,000 in its annual Movember campaign. This marks Hanley Investment Group’s sixth year in a row joining the global movement to raise awareness and critical funds for men’s health and cancer, by growing a mustache in November. Hanley Investment Group has raised nearly $157,000 for the Movember Foundation since 2011.
Manny Gonzalez__

Building Industry Association (BIA) Los Angeles/Ventura Chapter Honors KTGY Principal Manny Gonzalez, FAIA with...

At an awards gala held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on the evening of December 6, 2016, the Building Industry Association (BIA) Los Angeles/Ventura Chapter presented Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, LEED AP, managing principal of the Los Angeles office of KTGY Architecture + Planning, with its TED Humanitarian Award. This award is bestowed upon a BIA member, public official or an exceptional industry leader who invests their time, energy and resources to help others obtain basic life necessities, food, and/or shelter and for their contributions to the industry.

New Office Building Slated for Historic South End

JLL announced today its agency leasing team will market and lease a new Class A office development coming to 2100 S. Tryon Street in historic South End. Charlotte-based Vision Ventures will develop the innovative property. Tom FitzGerald, Vice President with JLL, will lead JLL’s team.

Rentokil North America Companies Relocate to Carmel Crossing Office Park

Vision Properties announced today that the Charlotte operations of Rentokil North America will relocate its Charlotte-area regional headquarters to the Davie Building in Carmel Crossing Office Park.
Renwick Congdon

Study Shows Real Estate Leaders’ Outlook for Housing, Economy Softens for 2017

Top real estate executives’ confidence in the U.S. economy and housing market for 2017 has softened compared to two years ago, and 42% have grown less confident in the world economy since January, according to the latest Imprev Thought Leader Real Estate Confidence study.

Popular

Renwick Congdon

Real Estate Leaders Identify Pivotal Business Challenges for 2017

As they grow less confident in the economy, top real estate executives at firms of all sizes find themselves united by a key concern for 2017: Agent recruitment and retention.

Recent

SAVING TIME WITH MODULAR BATHROOM PODS

The Modular Building Institute (MBI) published "Saving Time with Modular Bathroom Pods," a whitepaper that provides an overview of bathroom pods answering the pertinent questions of when they should be used on a project, costs, installation, and showcases the advantages of using bathroom pods on a construction project. The whitepaper also includes case studies across various markets that successfully integrated bathroom pods