Brand Real Estate Services merges with Genesis Real Estate Advisors

We are in the news! The press release of our Genesis merger with Brand Real Estate Services came out recently. Many thanks to Scott Meadows, Steve Tart, and Gina Adkins of Bouncepath for arranging this announcement in the Commercial Real Estate section of the Atlanta Business Chronicle. We are happy to merge our two companies and our long histories. Welcome aboard to our Genesis co-workers!  The article by Douglas Sams is below:

“Another big acquisition

Brand Real Estate Services is significantly expanding its portfolio across the Southeast.  Brand bought Sandy Springs, Ga.-based Genesis Real Estate Advisers in a deal that adds 15 retail projects totaling 754,000 square feet.  Terms were not disclosed.

The joined companies will operate under the name Brand Real Estate Services and oversee a portfolio of 120 commercial properties.  The firm will have 50 employees.

Scott Meadows, president of Brand Real Estate Services, said adding Genesis offers an opportunity to become a top player in the Southeast. It will expand its retail portfolio into Columbus and Savannah, Ga., eastern N.C. and Jacksonville, Fla. Genesis is known for its retail-dominant portfolio, a complement to Brand’s blend of mixed-use, office, industrial properties that will now exceeds 4.9 million square feet throughout the Southeast.

Brand Real Estate Services’ sister company, Brand Properties, is also expanding multifamily and commercial ground-up development. Steve Tart, president of Genesis, will join Brand as senior managing director.

The shared history of Brand Real Estate and Genesis links back to the 1990s and prominent metro Atlanta developers Scott Hudgens and Ben Carter.”