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It's baaack! That is, Primerica is back in the market with an RFP for350k SF that could be a build-to-suit, sources tell us.
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The Duluth-based insurance giant did confirm to us that it retained Cushman & Wakefield to ?assess property options? but characterized the search as being in the ?early stages.? With some1,700 employees at the Duluth HQ, a company official told us that Primerica executives ?remain committed to Gwinnett.? Cushman & Wakefield's Travis Jackson, Sam Hollis, and Ken Ashley are representing the company. This is the second time Primerica has emerged onto the real estate scene in recent years; it had been in a search for a possible new HQ location when those plans werescuttled when parent company Citigroup became mired in the credit crunch back in 2008.

LG Electronics inked a deal for 5,400 SF at Monarch Tower in Buckhead. CBRE's Kevin Carroll brokered the deal for the tenant while Dave Curry of Grubb & Ellis represented the landlord.
Hunter Technical Resources renewed and expanded to 5,100 SF at 2000 RiverEdge. CBRE's Kevin Carroll was the tenant broker while Newmark Knight Frank's Cindy Coombs represented the landlord.
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Grubb & Ellis' Steve Morgan has helped shuttle a law firm from one major Midtown tower to another. Buckley & Klein signed a lease and is moving to 9,500 SF at Promenade II from Atlantic Center Plaza. Jones Lang LaSalle's Adam Viente represented the landlord.
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Atlanta-based Barry Real Estate Cos has inked a expansion andrenewal to 62,600 SF for Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz at its Wells Fargo Tower in Birmingham, Ala., a tower Barry acquired with VEF in 2004. Corporate Realty Associates'Robert Simon and Meredith Ray Calhoun represented the tenant while Sandner Commercial's Joe Sandner III and John Hennessyand Deming Fish (formerly of Barry, now with Colliers International) represented the landlord of the 515k SF tower.
Property Management
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The Lionstone Group has awarded PM Realty Group the property management of Peachtree Lenox Building in Buckhead, part of a larger 885k SF contract that includes office and mixed-use buildings in Rockville, Md., Charlotte, and Palm Beach.
New Hires
An Atlanta architecture firm's latest hire could just make you scream. Baker Barrios Architects has tapped Charles Bell to head up the expansion of its urban planning and design division. Charles was owner and director of the planned $240M Orlando Thrill Park, a new theme park in Florida. He also has project experience with Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Paris, and Orlando International Airport and is currently master planning the health village project for Southeast Alabama Health Sciences Campus with the College of Osteopathic Medicine, which includes a new medical school.

Cousins Properties has elected R. Dary Stone to its Board of Directors earlier this month, transitioning from his position as vice chairman of the company. Dary served as president and COO of Cousins from 2001 to 2002 and joined the frirm in 1999 when it acquired Faison-Stone.

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Emily Choate, director of marketing for Choate Construction Co and daughter of its founder Millard, has been awarded the Jena Awardby the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation—the highest honor the organization bestows on an individual. Emily and her team at Choate have raised more than $1M for the CF Foundation through various fund-raising programs.