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The Top 10 Who’s Who profiles of 2022

Atlanta Agent’s annual Who’s Who in Residential Real Estate issue is our most popular of the year. Check out which profiles had the most views in our look at the top 10 most-viewed profiles of 2022.

The top 5 local news stories of 2022

Local Realtors need local news — and that’s where Atlanta Agent comes in. Here are the Atlanta real estate stories that stuck out most in 2022.

24-loft mixed-use building coming to downtown Smyrna 

The Smyrna City Council approved the proposed development, which will replace the former Ken’s Corner Deli and current Cochran & Edwards law firm. 

Andrew Burns

“Always trust your gut, and protect your mental health.” — Andrew Burns, Realtor, Coldwell Banker – Marietta/West Cobb

Kolter Homes breaks ground on Cresswind in Newnan 

The 55-plus master-planned community will have about 700 homes when complete. 

Work begins on 576-unit BRYKS Upper Westside 

The 5.8-acre mixed-use community will feature retail spaces and two separate and distinct apartment buildings connected by a common plaza. 

Vickie Rogers

“I’m old school. As a new agent, it starts by passing out that new box of business cards to everyone you meet. Personal contact.” — Vickie Rogers, broker/licensed instructor, Vickie Rogers Realty

Why NAR named Atlanta the No. 1 market to watch in 2023 

Atlanta was the only market in the survey of 179 U.S. metros to meet all 10 of the criteria the National Association of REALTORS® used in its analysis. 

Ashcroft Capital purchases another Atlanta community 

Paces Crossing in Norcross is the fifth local apartment community the New York investor has purchased in two months. 

Community overlooking Gwinnett minor-league field sold

Built in 2021, The Fieldhouse is “filled with baseball-themed amenities” that provide views of Coolray Field in Lawrenceville. 

Move-ins at new VIBE at Echo Street West to start in January 

VIBE is part of the first phase of the 19-acre Echo Street West mixed-use development, which is rising on Echo Street and the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Connector Trail. 

Realty ONE Group Terminus names new VP of operations 

The new vice president previously served as the firm’s chief experience officer. 

Paula Burch Jackson

“Stay present and connected with your sphere of influence. Don’t be a secret agent.” — Paula Burch Jackson, Realtor, Keller Williams – Atlanta Partners

Johns Creek approves Toro’s redevelopment proposal for former State Farm office complex 

The project, “Medley,” is a major component of Johns Creek’s new town center, which will be anchored by City Hall and encompass 192 acres of new housing, restaurants, retail and offices. 

2,000-acre ‘knowledge’ community breaks ground in Gwinnett 

The nonprofit-led project will be equidistant between Atlanta and Athens and seek to capitalize on the talent pool provided by the University of Georgia and Atlanta’s numerous higher-learning institutions, similar to North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. 

Artisan Built kicks off 25-townhome community in Hapeville 

All homes are priced from the mid-$500,000s and have two-story, three-bedroom, open floor plans. 

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