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,Read more

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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;Read more

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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 continueRead more

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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!

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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 oppositionRead more

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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.

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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 whatRead more

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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:Read more

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