Monthly Archives: September 2018

Member Spotlight: Stacy Patton, Director of Real Estate at the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

by The Wilbert Group With all eyes on Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and affordable housing, we spoke with Patton about her tried-and-true passion for land planning, her involvement with ULI and how she spends a day off. Soon after Stacy Patton graduated from the University of Georgia with her Master of Environmental Design in Landscape Architecture, she came to a fork in her career path. She realized that while she enjoyed working as a landscape architect, she wanted to be in a position to make more decisions on the final outcomes of … Read More

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Housing is Fundamental to Sustainable Growth in Buckhead

by Sarah Kirsch Executive Director, ULI Atlanta I started my professional career in real estate and land use 20 years ago. The firm I was working for, RCLCO, was located in Lenox Plaza, the midrise building located between Lenox Towers and what was then Dante’s Down the Hatch. I was young and single and it generally took me 15 minutes to drive to and from my home in Peachtree Hills, a single-family house that had been converted into several apartments (an important note but a discussion for a different blog). … Read More

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Lessons in Leadership with Mayor Riley

by Matt Bertram The built environment in Atlanta has changed dramatically over the last 10 years and most Atlanta residents are proud to brag about some of the new outdoor amenities available to them.  Whether it is the Atlanta BeltLine and connected greenspace, Mercedes Benz Stadium, SunTrust Park and the Battery, or the opening in 2019 of the first phase of the new Westside Park, there are more opportunities than ever for locals and visitors to connect to local culture and enjoy the outdoors. As an active member of the Urban … Read More

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