Atlanta Industrial is Burning Hot!

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.

Major Boost for Workforce Development

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

Site Selection Gone Awry

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,

Multifamily Bubble Continues to Expand

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;

Major Market Office Starts Booming

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

Caperton-Kirk Wedding

It has finally happened! Bob Caperton and Lizzy Kirk were married on June 10th, 2017. Barrett Properties congratulates the new power couple!

Impact of a Homeless Shelter on Downtown?

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

Dalton Brewing Coming to Town!

  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.

Barrett Properties takes on Leadership Dalton-Whitfield

In August 2016, Bob and Barry began the journey through the Dalton – Whitfield Chamber of Commerce’s leadership program, Leadership Dalton Whitfield.  The goal of the program is to nourish the development of Whitfield County’s leadership base while introducing them to the array of community involvement opportunities available.  The following is a recap of what

The Revitalization of Dalton Has Begun

In spite of recent setbacks, the revitalization of Dalton and its downtown is under way! A combination of public space and private commercial investment are spearheading the drive to excellence, but Dalton still has a long way to go to be competitive with its neighbors. A few examples of the progress Dalton continues to make:

Commercial

We lease commerical properties including retail space, office space, and warehouse space in the Dalton area.

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Residential

We have hundreds of houses, apartments, and townhouses in Dalton, Calhoun, Chatsworth, Resaca and southern Tennessee.

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Self-Storage

We offer climate controlled self stroage units in 10x10 and 10x15 sizes.

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