Last year was our 31st year in business. As I say every year, “Where did the time go?”
We had an overall good year in 2015; had a few staff changes, added some folks, lost one of our wonderful brokers, Tyler Bradford, who was hired by Books-A-Million as Vice President of Real Estate—all things considered 2015 was fine. Continue reading “Straight Talk with John Lauriello”
During the first half of 2014, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts reported the stock exchange-listed U.S. equity REITs were up 16.25%, with a dividend yield of 3.52%. Yet the S&P 500 Index reports a total return of 7.14% with a dividend yield of 2%, according to a recent article on CNBC.com.
Why are investors looking into REITs? Because of higher yields, bigger returns, and the currently low interest rates.
By Christen Lewis, Southpace Director of Marketing and Research
If you attended the Birmingham CREW Panel a couple of months ago, then you heard straight from our own horse’s mouth (aka, Southpace principal John Lauriello) that the Avondale area is one that is growing and will soon be unrecognizable compared to its former self. Continue reading “Avondale: Birmingham’s Next Great Neighborhood”