Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Announces Acquisition of a 310-Unit Multifamily Community in Atlanta, Georgia – Atlanta Business Chronicle

ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: APTS) (“PAC” or the “Company”) today announced the acquisition of a 310-unit Class A multifamily community in the Atlanta, Georgia MSA constructed in 2016 called Green Park. “The acquisition of Green Park came through a real estate loan investment that PAC made over three

Overcoming the affordable housing funding challenge

By Guest Columnist MIKE DOBBINS, a professor of the practice of planning at Georgia Tech’s College of Design and and a longtime advocate for housing affordability The city is making constructive strides toward addressing its ever-growing affordable housing needs. Researchers are pretty much in agreement that a stable, safe, and affordable home provides the fundamental

Atlanta home sales dropping, price rising

The lack of homes for sale has tilted the market. At least in attractive areas, those who are selling homes often have a number of buyers bidding. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM The metro Atlanta real estate market continues to spiral in two directions at once: prices headed skyward, the number of homes for sale looping

Atlanta construction sector upbeat, survey says

Construction workers early this year working on the Northside Drive Pedestrian Bridge that will connect Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the Vine City MARTA station. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM It’s an upbeat time for the metro Atlanta construction industry, according to a survey of local companies. Revenues and profits have been rising and the biggest problem for the sector

Atlanta Hawks Transfer Andrew White III from Erie to Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA – The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club has transferred forward Andrew White III from the team’s G League affiliate, the Erie BayHawks, to Atlanta, it was announced today. White III is on a two-way contract. In 10 games with the BayHawks, he’s averaging 15.1 points and 3.4 rebounds in 26.2 minutes (.465 FG%, .393

Valentine’s Day 2018: 7 Great Date Ideas In Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — There’s nothing wrong with dinner and a movie. But, with Valentine’s Day only a few days away, you may be racking your brain for ideas for a special date to observe the day. Fortunately, there are plenty of great options in Atlanta. If you’re willing to think outside the box just a

Utopic Wellness Communities Are A Multibillion-Dollar Real Estate Trend

Thirty minutes from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport lies a countryside oasis that resembles a fancier, modern-day version of Little House on the Prairie. Imagine 40,000 acres of forest surrounding newly built Craftsman and Victorian homes–each with sweeping Southern-style wraparound porches sprinkled with lemonade-sipping residents, old and young. Behind each house lie “alleyways” of forest

Atlanta Schools Announce Weather-Days Makeup Plan

ATLANTA, GA — Atlanta Public Schools have decided to make up for days missed due to weather cancellations by adding some time to days when students would already be in class. The district will add 30 minutes to the end of each school day from Jan. 29-March 30. That means elementary schools will let out