Monthly Archives: March 2014

CRE Picking Up in Birmingham and Multifamily Leads the Charge

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by Cindy F. Crawford Editor-Birmingham Business Journal Commercial real estate lending has picked up in Birmingham, but it’s by no means at pre-recession levels, echoed a panel of local experts Thursday at an event organized by a local startup Urban Land Institute group. And the top loans are going to multifamily projects – a market panelists were bullish about in Birmingham, largely because of the boom of downtown development like Regions Field and its proximity to theUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham. Tom Genetti, senior vice president of permanent loans for … Read More

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Real Estate Pros Forming Birmingham Urban Land Institute Chapter

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by Cindy F. Crawford Editor-Birmingham Business Journal A group of local commercial real estate professionals are working to organize the first Birmingham chapter of the Urban Land Institute. Spearheaded by local chairwoman Cathy Sloss Jones of Sloss Real Estate, the local “district council” of ULI will host networking events with a goal of bringing public and private commercial real estate players together to discuss land policies and leadership of development for Birmingham.  Read more.

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40 Under 40: Who Will You Nominate?

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Urban Land magazine is launching 40 Under 40, a celebration of the world’s top real estate and land use leaders and visionaries under the age of 40. Urban Land will draw upon the collective wisdom of ULI’s more than 30,000 members worldwide to identify individuals for this honor. The inaugural class of 40 Under 40 will be profiled in an upcoming issue of the magazine and recognized at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting in New York City. ULI members—of any age—are encouraged to nominate candidates. Eligible candidates are those professionals … Read More

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