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Making News: Our Clients in the Headlines 9/19/16

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  1. 21076931-mmmainDiners at the Pizitz Food Hall in downtown Birmingham’s soon-to-reopen historic Pizitz building will have their choice of everything from banh mi to biscuits, Latin street food to Israeli cuisine, developer and Wilbert client Bayer Properties announced. Jeffrey Bayer, president and CEO of Bayer Properties, said, “The wide variety of cuisine we secured for The Pizitz Food Hall is unlike anything else in Birmingham or even Alabama. We can’t wait for the city to experience these unique and exciting culinary delights.” An AL.com article further details the revitalized Food Hall, which includes 13 food stalls, two restaurants and a bar.
  1. A recent Think Advisor article profiled the state of the financial tech (fintech) industry and detailed what’s coming next. Wilbert client Marlin’s Russell Walraven, vice president of marketing for Marlin’s Funding Stream, which provides small businesses with loans, gave an extensive interview on the various players in the industry, saying, “Technology has created new opportunities to connect consumers with service providers, but those new providers sometimes encounter growing pains. Non-bank companies saw an opportunity after the financial downturn for small businesses looking for capital they weren’t getting from traditional banks”
  1. Do you pay for Amazon’s ‘Subscribe & Save’ program? You may want to rethink that or at least give your monthly bills a little more scrutiny. The New York Times’ Brian Chen detailed the drawbacks of the program in an article interviewing Wilbert client Revenue Analytics’ resident retail expert Jared Wiesel. Wiesel said of Amazon, “I think they’ve violated the psychological concept of a subscription with their customers in changing prices like this. When people think of a subscription, they think of locking in a set cadence of receiving a good.”
  1. cbs-n2n-2Last week, Avalon hosted a fall fashion event benefitting Bert’s Big Adventure. Noon to Night kicked off with a cocktail reception offering fare from Avalon’s famed eateries followed by a fashion show featuring Bert’s Big Adventure families and Atlanta celebrities modeling more than 100 looks carefully curated by Avalon’s retailers. CBS provided previews of the event, where all proceeds raised helped provide a magical, all expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families through Bert’s Big Adventure.
  1. Set high atop Buckhead’s five-star Mandarin Oriental hotel is the largest high-rise condominium home in Atlanta, a two-story unfinished unit that’s part of the final phase of Wilbert client The Residences at Mandarin Oriental. The penthouse, which is on the market, can be custom designed or the buyer can use the floorplan from architect Robert Tretsch, director of Harrison Design’s Modern Studio, who was enlisted to create a design for the 10,000-square-foot space. To read more about your potential future home, check out this Atlanta Magazine piece.

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Five Reasons We Love Our South Buckhead Location

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by Savannah Duncan

The Wilbert Group’s new suite sign at the Peachtree 25th building.

When it comes to office space, location is key. While there are many options in downtown and Midtown, South Buckhead perfectly suits The Wilbert Group for many reasons.

#1 Central location. We are centrally located for many of our clients, which makes meeting in person that much easier. Cooper Carry is located downtown, Carter’s office is at Atlantic Station and our newest client, Franklin Street, is in the heart of Buckhead.

#2 New office space. Our new office space is modern, open and has allowed for a more collaborative work environment. It’s also the perfect size to allow for our company to continue to grow.  We love it and have received many compliments on it!

#3 Our landlord. Atlanta Property Group is both the landlord of our building, Peachtree 25th, as well as a Wilbert client. They have a management and leasing office in the lobby, which makes them very accessible. Additionally, they provide excellent amenities, such as 24-hour security, a café, fitness center and conference rooms.

#4 Peachtree address. Since Peachtree is undoubtedly the most iconic street in Atlanta, having a Peachtree address is a really cool perk of our office location.

#5 Upcoming burrito wars. Bell Street Burritos is currently renovating the old Huey’s space (a stone’s throw from our office building), and Chipotle is taking the previous Fig Jam space across the street from us. Let the battle of the burritos begin!