Inventure IT Open for Business in Downtown Dalton

On September 26th, 2017, Inventure IT opened its doors to the public with a bang by hosting an open house and grand re-opening, featuring food and drink from many of Dalton’s most popular local businesses. The 7,500 SF facility is in the basement level of the Landmark Building was renovated by Barrett Properties forces and

Major Market Office Deals

In Northwest Georgia, we have a little bit different take on the office leasing market than most major metro areas. A 10,000 square foot office is very large, and rental rates seldom eclipse $30 per foot annually. Of course, size and rates increase as you near major metropolitan areas, but the recent announcement by Facebook

Engineered Floors to buy Beaulieu

It comes as no surprise that the carpet industry is big in Dalton. With big industry comes big names. Shaw Industries and Mohawk are among the largest names in the business, but they now have a competitor coming up on their heels, Engineered Floors. Engineered Floors was started by Bob Shaw, the co-founder of Shaw

Market Buzzing About Electric Vehicle Infrastructre

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

Have Fun and Be Helpful!

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

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, 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


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