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ACBR honors Allison Bittel, Jennifer Koontz for mentorship program leadership

Two Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors mentors who knew first-hand the value of mentorship worked together to develop the board’s Diversity Mentorship Program. Allison Bittel, senior vice president and principal in Colliers Atlanta’s Office Occupier Services division, and Jennifer Koontz, managing director of the Leasing and Advisory Services division of Pope and Land, are dual … READ MORE >

Happy Thanksgiving to You and Yours From Pope & Land

As Pope & Land celebrates its 42+ years anniversary of successfully serving the commercial real estate community in the Southeast, we are grateful for the long-term relationships with our Tenants, Brokers, Business and Investment Partners. As we approach the end of 2021, all of us at Pope & Land join together to say “thank you” … READ MORE >

New Hotels and Attractions Bring Alpharetta Tourism Back

With two new hotels and two additional attractions, Alpharetta’s tourism industry is poised for a strong rebound following Covid-19 shutdowns. “The Alpharetta hospitality industry’s future is bright,” said Janet Rodgers, president and CEO of the Alpharetta Convention & Visitors Bureau. “The hotels, shops, restaurants, events, nightlife, attractions, history and arts in the city continue to … READ MORE >

Alpharetta Site of Several New Developments

As the city of Alpharetta continues growing, developers are finding it fertile territory for new projects. From just over 3,000 in 1980, the city’s full-time population has risen 22 times to nearly 66,000, according to 2020 U.S. Census figures. Alpharetta has shown the third largest daytime population increase of any city in the country, according … READ MORE >

Fairway Investments and Pope & Land Real Estate Acquire Birmingham’s Brookwood Village Mall

Fairway Investments of Birmingham and Atlanta-based Pope & Land Real Estate recently completed the acquisition of Birmingham’s Brookwood Village Mall. Plans are to revitalize or redevelop the property into a vibrant, mixed-use project which could be “something more appropriate and representative of the communities it serves,” said Sims Garrison, chief operating officer of Fairway Investments. … READ MORE >

Top Office Leases Recognized for Atlanta

POWER BROKER QUARTERLY DEALS CoStar’s Quarterly List of Market-Leading Deals and Dealmakers for Q4 2020. TOP LEASE: CUMBERLAND CENTER I, 3065 Akers Mill Road, SE, Atlanta, GA Brokers Involved: Jennifer Koontz and Frances Land of Pope & Land Real Estate represented the landlord. Joseph Howie, Mitchell Kahlert and Harry deAntonio of ICON Commercial Interests represented … READ MORE >

Mason Zimmerman Recipient of The John Williams CID Leadership Award

Pictured from left to right: Connie Engel, Mason Zimmerman, Bob Voyles and Executive Director Kim Menefee. Congrats to our very own Mason Zimmerman for being selected for the prestigious John Williams CID Leadership Award by the Council for Quality Growth at the awards ceremony that was held on November 5, 2020. The award recognizes those … READ MORE >

North Fulton Becomes A Global Connected Vehicle Tech Test Site

Infrastructure-Automotive Technology Laboratory (iATL), based in Alpharetta, claims to be the first facility in the world where automakers and transportation infrastructure manufacturers can create and test technology and applications for connected vehicles to communicate with traffic signals and other smart roadside traffic control equipment. Imagine your car receiving an alert that a traffic light is … READ MORE >