This Week in Atlanta Real Estate: Film studios, home sizes, and Airbnb

by Peter Thomas Ricci


From expanding film studios to a home that cannot help but get hit by cars, this week provided many real estate stories of intrigue:

A new study from Property Shark finds that since 1910, the average home size in Atlanta has risen a whopping 69 percent!

The New York Times covers the lengths homebuyers in Silicon Valley are willing to go to find a place to live.

•And you thought film production was stalling in Atlanta! CrossRoadsNews reports that Valhalla Film Studios is planning a $70-million renovation of a 53-acre warehouse in South DeKalb.

•The Airbnb controversies continue, with the home-sharing company threatening to sue the state of New York if it passes a strict housing law. Fortune covers the conflict.

•A home in North Carolina has been hit by six cars in nine years, thanks to a curving road that borders it. But now, as Fast Coexist writes, the community is taking action.

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