Georgia on the Rise: Trends in Real Estate and Construction
May 19, 2017
In February 2017, Smith & Howard sought to learn what real estate and construction professionals across the state of Georgia were thinking about in regards to the current growth environment. While cranes are omnipresent in Midtown and beyond, the firm’s industry team had heard rumblings of caution in lending for some types of development. There had also been mounting concern over a current and future lack of skilled labor to meet demands of continued growth.
The survey results underscored these sentiments and uncovered other – often surprising – trends for real estate developers and construction businesses throughout the state.
The results are available in an engaging, infographic publication available from Smith & Howard here.
Comments from those who received the publication at Smith & Howard’s Georgia on the Rise event suggest that the results reach beyond the construction and real estate industries to affect CEOs and other C-level executives– especially if they are considering purchasing or leasing a certain type of property or development. The survey results are also valuable to those in the architectural and engineering community.
As a complement to the survey results, Smith & Howard gathered top industry professionals at the May 18 event to discuss their experiences, perspectives and predictions for the future. Joining moderators Paul Atkinson and Mark Abrams, partners at Smith & Howard, were:
Smith & Howard’s interest and investment in Atlanta’s real estate and construction community stems from a deep commitment to its Georgia ties, as well as to the needs and aspirations of those who run the businesses that drive the state’s growth. In addition to traditional audit and tax services, the firm focuses on business advisory services that include succession planning, sales and use tax consulting, technology consulting and financial search and placement services.
For more information on the survey or on the value Smith & Howard brings to real estate and construction businesses, contact us at 404-874-6244.
If you have any questions and would like to connect with a team member please call 404-874-6244 or contact an advisor below.CONTACT AN ADVISOR
Subscribe to our newsletters to get inside access to timely news, trends and insights from Smith + Howard.