Atlanta Event: Atlanta Real Estate Market

ACKERMAN & CO.’S PRESIDENT, KRIS MILLER, ON

“THE ATLANTA REAL ESTATE MARKET: WHAT IN IT FOR YOU”

Have you been wondering what’s going on in the Atlanta commercial real estate market? How is the Atlanta commercial real estate market faring compared to the residential market? What’s in it for you? Should you renegotiate your office lease? Should you buy your building or invest in something else? Kris Miller will give us his analysis and perspective on the real estate market in general and what is happening in Atlanta in particular. Come hear him speak!

DATE:  Wednesday, August 17, 2011
TIME: 7:30-9:00AM
LOCATION: City Club of Atlanta (Buckhead)
3343 Peachtree Rd NE
Suite 1850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(In the Atlanta Financial Center)
(404) 442-2600
COST: $20 pre-registration, $25 after August 14th (Parking is included)

Click here to register

About Our Speaker : Kris Miller

Atlanta’s Real Estate Market: What’s In It for You?
Kris Miller, Ackerman & Co.

As President of Ackerman & Co., Kris directs all investment, management and leasing activities of the firm. Since joining Ackerman in 1997, Mr. Miller has positioned the company as one of the leading full-service commercial real estate firms in the southeast.

Under his leadership, Ackerman has quadrupled the square footage under management and is now one of the largest landlords in metro Atlanta. Gross commission volume has increased sevenfold. And more than $1 billion in house and client equity has been invested in a number of successful real estate ventures.

Ackerman’s investment focus covers a variety of disciplines. Ackerman Medical has developed over 1 million square feet of Class “A” medical space over the last five years in a unique joint venture structure with physician and other Atlanta-based healthcare systems.

Multiple investments in Atlanta area office, industrial, and retail projects have been made with a variety of institutional and individual partners. Ackerman was also a prolific and successful land speculator over the last cycle, primarily with house capital. While this activity has been quiet in 2008 and 2009, it will return again as Atlanta shifts back to growth.

Kris-miller

 Prior to joining Ackerman & Co., Mr. Miller was a Vice President at Citicorp, where he managed Citicorp’s Atlanta Real Estate Office and negotiated, structured, and closed over one hundred major transactions that included investments and joint ventures in multi-family, office, industrial, retail, and mixed-use properties and both public and private debt capitalization deals.

Education

  • Harvard University, magna cum laude with A.B. in Economics
  • Attended London School of Economics and Political Science

Affiliations

  • National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP), Past President
  • Real Estate Group of Atlanta (REGA) – Past President
  • Financial Executives Institute (FEI) – Board Member
  • The Carter Center – Board of Councilors
  • Young Presidents Organization (YPO) – Forum Leader

This event is sponsored by Team Ivy Breakfast Networking, Inc.

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Tiffany C. Wright is the author of “The Funding Is Out There! Access the Cash You Need to Impact Your Business” and “Solving the Capital Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses.” She is the founder of The Resourceful CEO, which helps owners of small/medium-sized businesses prepare their businesses for sale. Tiffany has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, sits on non-profit boards and serves as a business mentor with the Cherie Blair Foundation.
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