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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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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 3 days ago 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
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ATLANTA (April 8, 2015) - A just-posted DRI filing seems to show that the mystery project at Majestic Logistics Center at the Fulton County airport is moving closer to revealing itself. Majestic Realty Co. of Los Angeles says it plans... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Skyline Views
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ATLANTA (April 8, 2015) - It's hard to believe Atlanta's rocking retail developer has been going at it for 30 years, but it's true. Buckhead's Charlie Hendon is prepping for his 30th Hendon Rocks party at ICSC's RECon show in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Skyline Views
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ATLANTA (April 7, 2015) - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution went looking for a new breaking news reporter, and it found one with a nice mix of old and new media experience. But I bet it was the reporter's new media experience... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at Skyline Views
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ATLANTA (April 5, 2015) - Don't count on starting your July 4th holiday with an all- American meal at OK Cafe after all. The Buckhead restaurant, badly damaged in a December 2014 fire, seemed poised to reopen June 1. But... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at Skyline Views
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Dateline BUCKHEAD ATLANTA (The community, not the MXD by OliverMcMillan) By Tony Wilbert April 3, 2015 - Having covered and/or followed Atlanta commercial real estate since former Mayor Sam Massell carried the Centennial Olympic torch past the old Buckhead bar... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at Skyline Views
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 25, 2015) - Former Atlantan Brian Leary is doing exactly what Crescent Communities hired him to do - lead its charge into new urban commercial and mixed-use developments. Or, as the Charlotte Observer puts it, "Crescent Dives... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Skyline Views
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ATLANTA (March 24, 2015) - A sole yellow backhoe is making quick work this week of the Garden Hills Shopping Center, doomed by a December 2013 fire that ravaged the single-story structure that once housed the type of neighborhood cinemas... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at Skyline Views
ATLANTA (March 20, 2015) - It's great to see Thad Ellis, a friend and Delaware native, leading Cousins Properties' new development effort in Charlotte. It comes as The Wilbert Group ramps up its efforts in the Queen City, led by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Skyline Views