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Atlanta REALTORS Association makes progress in promoting diversity and inclusion with partnerships with multicultural organizations

These organizations will be allowed voting rights through their memorandum of understanding.  By Allison Joyner To encourage diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in real estate in metro Atlanta, the Atlanta REALTORS  Association (ARA) has authorized voting rights to local multicultural real estate associations and their active members. The Empire Board of Realists, National Association of […]

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Local realtor association drafts letter apologizing for past actions that discriminated against Blacks

The Atlanta REALTORS Association is the largest real estate association in Georgia, with over 12,000 members.  By Allison Joyner Earlier this month, Cynthia Lippert, president of the Atlanta REALTORS Association, wrote a letter to her fellow members apologizing for the organization’s past actions and discriminatory practices that prevented Black realtors and clients from purchasing residential […]

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A conversation with Carter’s Adam Parker about Summerhill and ‘The MET’

Back in October of 2018, my second post for Saporta Report was published. In “Let’s build Atlanta as a city, not a suburb” I mentioned a few places I saw around the city and had concerns about.  

That article mentioned the Turner Hill-Summerhill development, spearheaded by the developer Carter. After a conversation with Carter, I was invited to tour one of their current projects – The MET.

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Real estate disruptor expands in Atlanta, Gov. Deal cuts ribbon on new office space in Midtown

You know a disruptor is in town when Gov. Nathan Deal and the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s top leader cut the ribbon on an office leasing location that charges tenants as little as $250 a month. And so it was Monday morning, as WeWork opened the second Midtown location of a company backed by a recent $4.4 billion investment from a Tokyo-based tech and telecom firm.