Slappey leads 18 Business Brokers in GABB’s 2017 Million Dollar Club

Eighteen members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) were named to the 2017 Million Dollar Clubs for helping to broker the sale of small-, medium-sized and large businesses worth more than $91 million in 2017. GABB members represent owners of Georgia businesses in extremely important transactions: the sale of their … [Read more...]

Time Management Topic of Nov. 28 GABB Meeting

If you ask a business owner what their most previous resource is, they’ll usually give one of a few answers. Money is the most common, while others say their employees, community, or family. What is less stated is the one resource that can never be replenished or gained back – time. Once you waste your time with something, you can never get it back … [Read more...]

Hurricane Rebuild to Boost Fourth Quarter Economy

ATLANTA - Despite doom and gloom estimates due to an unusually active hurricane season, third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth came in at 3.0 percent, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. “The loss of vehicles and damage to homes and equipment … [Read more...]

Atlanta Aims for Amazon HQ2

ATLANTA - Amid a dip in major corporate announcements in the Atlanta area, attention has turned to Amazon’s much anticipated second headquarters, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. “Media have homed in on metro Atlanta and offered up various sites that … [Read more...]

GABB 2017 Fall Conference: Science of Negotiation & Number Crunching

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Atlanta REALTORS® Center Enjoy a day of professional training, earn up to six hours of professional education credits, and network with other business broker professionals. All for the low price of $99 for GABB members, or $149 for non-members. But, if you join GABB, you can attend the conference at the … [Read more...]

Strong Domestic Demand Mollifies Trade Skirmish Sting in Georgia

ATLANTA-March benchmarking revisions upgraded Georgia’s employment gains from 102,100 job additions to 120,600 in calendar year 2016. Thus, employment in 2016 grew by 2.8%, a maintenance of the job growth pace since 2014, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of … [Read more...]

GSU Economist Predicts 2018 Tax Cut Gain for Middle Class

ATLANTA-After a tax cut for the middle class by the end of 2017, expect gross domestic product (GDP) growth above 2.0 percent in 2018 and 2019, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. “While President Trump pursues trade skirmishes, the economy will … [Read more...]

Federal Reserve Director Spoke March 28 to GABB

Galina Alexeenko, Director of the Regional Economic Information Network of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta spoke to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers on March 28. Here is a copy of her PowerPoint presentation on economic conditions. Georgia Business Brokers 3-28-17 Listen to an audio recording of her remarks here. The GABB … [Read more...]

Small Business Growth Offsets Potential Trade Skirmish Losses in Georgia

As President Donald Trump talks tough on trade, any actions he takes with China and Mexico will directly affect the Georgia economy, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. “We expect President Trump’s trade skirmishes to bite into Georgia’s transportation, … [Read more...]

New GABB Benefit: Access to Atlanta Business Chronicle Online

The GABB Board is pleased to introduce a new member benefit: access to the Atlanta Business Chronicle Online. With the GABB login and password, up to 10 members will be able to log on and read the Atlanta Business Chronicle's award-winning business news. This access will also enable GABB members to access archives and past editions; search and … [Read more...]