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Viewpoint: Jack Portman was Atlanta’s own modern day explorer

"Perhaps we can now look back on Jack’s work over the past 40 years with an appropriate amount of respect and appreciation for how and what he accomplished," writes A.J. Robinson of Central Atlanta Progress......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2020

Viewpoint: Atlanta can and must correct longstanding housing deficiencies

Atlanta housing expert Bruce Gunter asks, "If we should 'not waste a crisis,' then truly, what are we to do beyond the slogans and sermons?".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

Cousins, Portman projects show confidence in Atlanta economic rebound

Most new office leases are on hold and some construction timelines on new projects remain disrupted. But analysts believe Atlanta and Sunbelt cities may be positioned to rebound quicker than others......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2020

Why it matters Portman and Cousins are designing two new Midtown office towers right now

“There will be winners and losers,” Jamil Alam, managing principal of Endeavor Real Estate Group, told the New York Times about how cities are going to emerge from the crisis. Maybe, Atlanta is going to be one of the winners......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2020

Executive Profile: Harvey Wadsworth leads the new Portman Residential

When Portman Holdings launched its high-rise residential division, the company picked a young star within Atlanta development circles to lead it......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2020

Viewpoint: Hospitality industry will bounce back in time

The Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau CEO is asking that when business leaders begin gathering their employees again for meetings, they consider hosting those in Atlanta during the next year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2020

Best in Real Estate: Portman Holdings" Coda designed to foster academia, industry collaboration

Portman Holdings’ innovative Tech Square mixed-use project Coda, which was completed last year, earned Design of the Year honors in Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2020 Best in Atlanta Real Estate Awards......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2020

10 Great Jack Welch Quotes On Leadership, Developing Talent And More

Jack Welch, who started out as an engineer at General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), and rose to be one of the most influential CEOs in modern business, has died. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 2nd, 2020

Viewpoint: In the fight against human trafficking, unity is key

Fighting human trafficking is a team effort that no single person or organization can solve alone, writes Atlanta attorney Ted Blum......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2020

Hilton"s new Tempo lifestyle brand heading to Atlanta

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) launched a new lifestyle brand Thursday with as many as 60 hotels in the pipeline. Tempo by Hilton is marketed as an "approachable lifestyle brand" that serves "modern achievers." McLean, Virginia-based Hi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2020

Fountain Hall and elementary school designed by John Portman make 2020 ‘Places in Peril’ list (Photos)

The historic Fountain Hall on the Atlanta University Center campus made the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2020 “Places in Peril” list. It was one of 10 sites that the Georgia Trust is highlighting as places in Georgia most worthy in b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2019

Viewpoint: Atlanta a champion for hosting major sports events

With the opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium and SunTrust Park, and State Farm Arena’s $200 million makeover, Atlanta now has three of the most innovative, state-of-the art facilities in the country, writes Dan Corso and William Pate......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 1st, 2019

Kanye West calls social media apps like Facebook and Instagram "modern-day cigarettes," says his conversations with Mark Zuckerberg were "completely different" than his talks with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, his favorite founder

Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images Radio host Zane Lowe interviewed singer Kanye West on Apple Music. W.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 25th, 2019

Viewpoint: Affordable housing central to the Atlanta city design

"For the first time in a generation, the city of Atlanta is in high demand. People increasingly want to live in an intown location, and this growth is helpful and necessary, but not growth for growth’s sake.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 4th, 2019

Aziza, ‘modern’ Israeli restaurant from Bellina Alimentari owner, to open soon at Westside Provisions

A restaurant with a modern spin on Israeli food and a falafel stand will soon bring unique variations of hummus, housemade breads and traditional falafel to Atlanta's Westside neighborhood. Tal Baum, owner of Ponce City Market’s Bellina Alimentari, p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2019

Viewpoint: Airline joint ventures are putting Atlanta front and center on the global stage

For Georgians, it has never been easier to travel internationally.  Take for example, Delta’s non-stop flight between Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Seoul, Korea.  This flight was made possible by Delta’s joint ventur.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2019

Viewpoint: How to make Atlanta a place everyone can call home

How to tackle affordability and mea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2019

Jack Dorsey, Killer Mike talk entrepreneurship, supporting local businesses

Killer Mike, the rapper, actor and activist, paired up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week in Atlanta for a conversation about entr.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 6th, 2019

Plans filed for Atlanta Beltline-facing boutique hotel

Atlanta developer Portman Holdings LLC is planning the hotel and last year acquired the more than one-acre site......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2019

Viewpoint: Metro Atlanta geared for tourism growth over the next decade

The completion of Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s 2020 Vision will be a major catalyst to continue growing our convention business over the next decade, writes Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau CEO William Pate......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 15th, 2019

Ocean City beach compound hits market for $3.6 million

A five-bedroom beach house in Ocean City is on the market for $3.59 million — although owner Roy Schwalbach said it cost him about $5.2 million to design the modern compound. The CEO of New York City production firm Jack Studios said he construct.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2019