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IRS to Take Large Space in the Plaza

November 2017

Another major office tenant is moving from the suburbs to downtown Birmingham. The U.S. General Services Administration recently signed a 10-year lease to house the Birmingham offices of the Internal Revenue Service at The Plaza building at 417 20th St. North. The deal was completed by landlord West Second Street Associates. Tenant buildout for the…more >

Harbert Realty Services Hosts Inverness Center North Unveiling Event

October 2017

October 13, 2017 – Birmingham, AL – Harbert Realty Services and the RMR group held an event Thursday night to unveil the redevelopment plans for Inverness Center North. Inverness Center North is a Class A master planned development located conveniently along Highway 280 in the heart of the U.S. 280/I-459 submarket in Hoover, Alabama.  Consisting…more >

Harbert Realty Holds Kick-Off Event at The Post

September 2017

September 29, 2017 – Birmingham, AL – Harbert Realty Services along with Robins and Morton and Fifth Dimension Architecture and Interiors held a kick-off event last night at The Post. The event included property tours as well as detailed renderings of architectural plans. Harbert Realty Services’ Leasing and Brokerage Associate Charlie Norton, the lead broker…more >

Markstein Moves into Historic Federal Reserve

September 2017

Birmingham, AL – September 25, 2017 – One of the fastest growing communications agencies in Birmingham has moved into a new office space. Markstein has officially moved into the Historic Federal Reserve, as was announced earlier this year. The building officially opened in February after a $20 million renovation involving the state’s historic tax credit…more >

Harbert Realty Services Represents New Tenant at Pizitz

September 2017

Charlie Norton, Leasing and Brokerage Associate at Harbert Realty Services, acted as tenant representative for Forge, a co-working space located on the mezzanine level above the Pizitz Food Hall. It’s a collaborative workspace concept that offers members space to conduct business. Forge includes 18 private offices, three conference rooms, and a shared workspace capacity for…more >

Sloss Real Estate Announces Harbert Realty Services as Leasing Manager

September 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Sept. 6, 2017 – Sloss Real Estate is proud to announce Birmingham-based Harbert Realty Services, one of the Southeast’s largest privately-held commercial real estate firms, as one of the company’s new leasing managers. Harbert will be responsible for handling leasing for Sloss properties at Pepper Place, the Lakeview Entertainment District and retail,…more >

Merchants Plaza Secures First New Lease

September 2017

Mobile, Ala., August 31, 2017 – After purchasing the property just three months ago, Heritage Land & Development is proud to announce its first new tenant for the $30 million redevelopment project in downtown Mobile known as Merchants Plaza. Hand Arendall, LLC, signed a lease for three floors of the eight-story office building located at…more >

Harbert Realty Celebrates the Groundbreaking of Vesta Apartment Development

August 2017

August 17, 2017 – Birmingham, AL – Harbert Realty Services, Cortland Partners and BL Harbert International celebrated the groundbreaking of Vesta Apartment Development Thursday morning at 2173 Highland Avenue South, Birmingham, AL. Speakers included Harbert Senior Vice President Dean Nix, Birmingham City Council member Valerie Abbott, Cortland Partners CEO Steven DeFrancis, and BL Harbert CEO Billy…more >

17-story Luxury Apartment Complex Vesta Moves Forward in Birmingham’s Five Points South

July 2017

August 1, 2017 – Birmingham, AL – A 17-story luxury apartment building initially set to begin construction in Birmingham’s Southside last year takes important steps forward. Atlanta-based Cortland Partners and Harbert Realty announced early last year that it was developing a 318-unit luxury apartment building at 2173 Highland Avenue South dubbed Vesta for the Roman goddess of…more >

Harbert Realty Services’ Orlando Office Closes 10,488 SF Office Lease

July 2017

Winter Springs, FL – July 21, 2017 – Harbert Realty Services acted as landlord representative in the purchase of three office buildings, totaling 10,488 square feet, located at 243-273 Winding Hollow Blvd, Winter Springs, FL 32708. Josh Smith, Vice President and Managing Director, along with Associate Adam Updike, from Harbert’s Orlando office represented the Buyer….more >