Mourning and cheering some Atlanta restaurants this morning

I’ll miss Georgia Grill in Buckhead, and Cafe’ Sunflower in Sandy Springs particularly, but damn it I’ll miss Rathbun’s and Krog Bar the very most. Wow – Kevin Rathbun is closing MY FAVORITE FINE DINING RESTAURANT. Sad. Sad. Sad.

Money, Marty and Mullets – a real estate blog

I have never been more exacting about my role as a Realtor than I have been in 2020. I have never moved faster in my 32 year sales career than I am right now. I have never been more focused on growth in my 16 year old real estate enterprise than I am right now.

LT’s favorite yoga instruction in Atlanta

Ever since I walked into Kashi Atlanta in 2000, and met Ganesh Giri Jaya (who signed me in to my first yoga class) I’ve been hitting the yoga mat regularly and with intention, all over the metro area. I’ve been to many different yoga studios, and to one particular “performance center” in Smyrna. I’ve practiced […]

9 reasons to love Lakewood Amphitheatre

Here are 9 reasons to love Lakewood Amphitheatre… Lakewood is a “holistic health oasis” The Lakewood Speedway is a legendary, 20th century racetrack I saw the Allman Brothers Band on July 23, 1989 which was one of the first shows ever at the newly opened Lakewood Amphitheatre 29 years and 362 days later, I saw […]

Lee’s news review – week of July 15

Homeownership is trending up according to the American Community Survey “The most recent Housing Vacancies and Homeownership survey shows homeownership rates rose from a low of 63 percent in the second quarter of 2016 to 64.6 in the fourth quarter of 2018, adjusted for seasonality. This move reflects changes in the status of millions of households. The […]

Lee’s real estate news of the week

Sometimes, I just want to throw real estate news away like a bad motor scooter. Regardless, I digest real estate news at an enriched level, far beyond normal human consumption, and this is the weekly update for the week of July 8. Check out Due Diligence, a Real Estate podcast because we will be talking […]

Atlanta zoning seeks the multimodal missing middle

“Architect Eric Kronberg, who designs and implements small development projects in the city and elsewhere, notes that “these fixes are way more substantial than most cities ever dream about fixing in their places.” “ “The City of Atlanta recently adopted a zoning update designed to accommodate a growing population—including reductions in off-street parking requirements and more opportunities for […]

Due Diligence, a real estate podcast – Hey y’all, we got sprawl

Nǐmen dōu dédàole mànyán or 你们都得到了蔓延   That’s Chinese for “Y’all, we got sprawl.” The podcast: In this week’s podcast, Jason and I discuss the Beltline and how Atlanta is transforming from a city that just a few years ago was a poster child for hyper-sprawl. Atlanta is a beautiful, green, international economic powerhouse – and, yeah, we got sprawl, y’all. However, […]