With news that Volkswagen has earmarked $2 billion for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, we have to ponder the future of the EV marketplace. According to Costar, there are now more than 30 EV production models in circulation, with perhaps the most notable being the Tesla Model 3 consumer EV. As electric vehicles become more
United Way is a wonderful non-profit organization that helps a plethora of people in the Dalton area. They assist in several areas in the community including education, health, and needs such as food and housing. All of this work in the community calls for financial support! The campaign goal will be announced at the 6th
The industrial market in Atlanta is as hot as anyone can ever remember, particularly in the large distribution arena. Tenants in the Atlanta MSA have leased in excess of 13 million square feet of industrial space as of the end of June, with the expectation that this absorption will continue through the end of 2017.
We all know that workforce development is important for growth and economic stability. The key to a successful business is a highly trained and well-educated workforce. How does this pertain to Dalton? We have just received the news that Georgia Northwestern Technical college has broken ground for their new building on the Whitfield-Murray campus! The
Recent news that DineEquity, the parent company of both Applebee’s and IHOP, will be closing 105 to 135 Applebee’s and 25 IHOP restaurants nationwide, mostly due to locations that are no longer in the appropriate trade area in a city, underscores the importance of taking the long view when selecting locations for your investment. Conceptually,
If you have taken a ride through any major metro area in the past few years, you have assuredly noticed the near constant construction of multifamily housing. Atlanta and Chattanooga have maintained an impossible rate of construction starts, putting new housing units where it would seem impossible. The trend is not limited to the Southeast;
According to Randyl Drummer in his article Office Starts Surge on Strength, Stability of US Office Market at Midyear (retrieved from www.costar.com), office developers in the US have added nearly 38 million square feet of leasable space in the first half of 2017, a 10% increase over 2016. The influx of office space will continue
It has finally happened! Bob Caperton and Lizzy Kirk were married on June 10th, 2017. Barrett Properties congratulates the new power couple!
The following is the text from a recent Letter to the Editor submitted by our Head of Strategy, Barry Slaymaker, discussing the plans of the City of Refuge and Dalton’s City Council’s impending decision on the rezoning of the property – Let me begin by saying that I, along with almost all of the opposition
Barrett Properties is proud to announce that we are in the midst of a build to suit for Dalton Brewing Company at the old Hurt’s Cleaners building on King Street in the heart of downtown. Check back with us soon to learn more about what DBC will be bringing to the community.