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Tony Wilbert
Atlanta
Former real estate reporter turned real estate PR person, social networker.
Interests: public relations, tom petty, my wife, washington redskins, commercial real estate, residential real estate, kids and dog sweet tea, rehoboth beach, del.
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Tony Wilbert, CoStar News It was fun to break this news and watch others follow CoStar News. $222 Million Sale of Charlotte Office Tower Sets Market Record Portman-Developed 615 South College Sells for Highest Price Per Square Foot for Class... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at Skyline Views
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By Tony Wilbert, CoStar News Madison Marquette and PMRG are in definite talks to merge their firms. Madison Marquette provided the following statement to CoStar News: "Madison Marquette, one of the nation's leading privately held commercial real estate investment and... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at Skyline Views
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Great international scoop from Garry Marr of CoStar News. Ottawa's Minto Meeting with Advisers on Possible Multifamily IPO Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2018 at Skyline Views
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By Tony Wilbert, CoStar News Click here for full story; see preview below. Investors are snapping up creative offices and retail spaces in Atlanta's intown neighborhood, and they are paying previously unheard of prices for the Class B product. In... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2018 at Skyline Views
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APRIL 26, 2018|TONY WILBERT CoStar News Chicago Hedge Fund Backs New City's BeltLine Plans Andy Bluhm's Delaware Street Capital Identified as Owner of Former Georgia Power Site Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2018 at Skyline Views
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Savannah Firm to Develop Element Hotel Near College Football Hall of Fame Hos. Management Buys Site at Marietta and Mills Streets for 157-Key Hotel For full story, click here. Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at Skyline Views
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Boston Properties Bests Rivals With $616 Million Winning Bid for Santa Monica Business Park Deal would be one of the largest-ever office sales in Los Angeles County history. Click here for the full scoop from CoStar News Los Angeles market... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at Skyline Views
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By Tony Wilbert, CoStar News (For full story on CoStar.com, click here.) Airbnb's expansion into the hotel business has prompted plans for Atlanta's first boutique lodging geared solely toward travelers who book short stays online. RCC, LLC of Atlanta has... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at Skyline Views
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David Stockert, who replaced John Williams as CEO of Post Properties, could have held a grudge against Williams for trying to oust Stockert shortly after he took the reins of the multifamily REIT. But Stockert did not, and he continues... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2018 at Skyline Views
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By Tony Wilbert, CoStar News - Click here to read full story. The first-quarter numbers are in, and Decatur's dominance of multifamily sales continues in 2018. Preferred Apartment Communities (PAC) paid $60.9 million, or $196,465 per unit, for the 310-unit... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2018 at Skyline Views
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Atlanta Business Chronicle just lost its top reporter. Urvaksh Karkaria, who broke several major stories in the past year - including news of Facebook's plans to build a huge data center in Atlanta's exurbs, quit yesterday. He starts later this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2018 at Skyline Views
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Larry Callahan, CEO, Pattillo Industrial Real Estate A team of CoStar News reporters, led by Jacquelyn Ryan in Los Angeles, takes a look at the potential impact of President Trump's new tariffs on Chinese imports on America's booming industrial real... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2018 at Skyline Views
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, today announced that Dan Beyers has joined the Company as Executive Editor and Vice President. An excellent... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at Skyline Views
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By Tony Wilbert, CoStar News - for full story, click here. Noro Management is poised to add a Buckhead building to its growing office-and-retail portfolio. The Atlanta firm has contracted to acquire Peachtree 25th, a two-building, 366,232-square-foot office complex in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2018 at Skyline Views
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By Tony Wilbert, CoStar News. Click here for full story. Simon Property Group is gearing up for its ambitious $200 million expansion of Phipps Plaza in Buckhead after fine-tuning some of its previously announced plans. The Indianapolis-based retail REIT this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2018 at Skyline Views
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From Jan. 1- March 31, 48 office assets traded for a total of $663 million, according to CoStar research. During the same period in 2017, 99 office sales occurred at an aggregate sum of $379 million. The average price per square foot paid in the first three months of 2018 jumped 100 percent to $288. It averaged $143 in 2017. Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at Skyline Views
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By Tony Wilbert, twilbert@costar.com (Click here for full story.) Greenstone Properties planned 14th & Spring development in Midtown. Having jumped 6.4 percent in the past year, Midtown's gross asking rates grew at a faster clip than in any other Atlanta... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Skyline Views
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By Tony Wilbert, CoStar News, Click here for the full scoop. 409 Whitehall St., Atlanta, is a contaminated site near the Garnett MARTA Station. San Francisco-based Eagle Environmental Construction (EEC) plans to develop a mixed-use project with 512 apartments, 25,000... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at Skyline Views
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WeWork today confirmed what real estate watchers knew weeks ago - the co-working goliath will establish its first new-build spot in Atlanta at Coda in Midtown. Click here for the scoop: http://gateway.costar.com/home/news/shared/189245 Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2018 at Skyline Views
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Article from Washington Business Journal. CoStar ramps up news organization, will hire up to 60 reporters in two years Mar 28, 2018, 3:37pm EDT CoStar Headquarters 1331 L Street NW Washington, DC - Photo by Skyline Views By Katie Arcieri... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at Skyline Views
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We've Moved to SkylineViews.Rocks. Come on Over! skylineviews.rocks Tony Wilbert twilbert@thewilbertgroup.com Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at Skyline Views
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The resort client Dart Realty (Cayman) is developing on Seven Mile Beach is coming along swimmingly. It's a sight - and site - to see. The resort will comprise hotel rooms, for-sale residences, beach bungalows, restaurants and more. Kimpton Hotels... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at Skyline Views
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Commercial real estate is at the center of the biggest U.S. business story of the day, week and probably month. GE Capital Real Estate confirmed plans to sell its massive commercial property portfolio to seven usual suspects in a deal... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at Skyline Views
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ATLANTA (April 9, 2015) - In the late 1960s, before mixed-use was cool and when hippies still ruled Midtown, Jim Cushman had a vision. He foresaw the need for a place where people could work, live, shop and play at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Skyline Views