Today’s Top 5 Headlines and their Links on CRE, Atlanta Office Space, Green, and all things interesting
Today’s Top Headlines and the Links to their Articles (January 7th, 2010):
- The Commercial Real Estate Slump and how it affects jobs in the recovery. Forbes Video explains the relationship between the two:
- Bank of America renews office lease at BofA Plaza in Atlanta - Bank of America Corp. said Wednesday it renewed its lease at Midtown Atlanta’s Bank of America Plaza in a long-term deal that includes class-A office space for regional operations, corporate conference facilities and a dedicated retail branch.
- U.S. Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Biz Worth $5.6B a Year - Companies providing energy efficiency consulting services to U.S. commercial building owners are expected to make about $5.6 billion a year. About 75 percent of the revenues come from implementing a suit of energy efficiency measures, according to “The U.S. Energy Service Company Market” study from Pike Research.
- U.S. cities seek ways to aid property developers - U.S. municipal and state governments, despite facing their own cash shortfall, are finding ways to help local property developers navigate the current downturn, in some cases rescuing projects that would otherwise fall victim to the credit crunch.
- United States Government Would Like to Lease Office Space in Atlanta, Georgia - The General Services of Administration is seeking new space for approximately 165,000 rentable square feet which equates to 143,478 usable square feet of office space. First consideration will be the Central Business District (CBD) of Atlanta which is bounded by North on North Avenue, South on I-20, West on Northside Drive, and East on Boulevard.