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...]

Million-Dollar Brokers Discuss Best Practices in Jan. 31 Panel

An elite panel of business brokers who have topped the Georgia Association of Business Brokers' Million Dollar Club discussed best practices for the industry in a Jan. 31 panel discussion. The Jan. 31 panel highlighted the monthly meeting of the GABB, the state's only professional organization dedicated to helping others buy and sell businesses … [Read more...]

Ramatowski Will Lead GABB in 2017

ATLANTA— Michael Ramatowski, president of Georgia Business Associates, Inc., has been elected the 2017 president of GABB,  the state’s only professional association of business brokers. Other officers  include Jay Fenello of BizPlacements.com as vice president, Thomas Crumpton of Commercial Experts, Inc., as treasurer and Yasmine Jandali, … [Read more...]

GABB Million Dollar Club Application for 2016 Opens

The GABB is now accepting applications for the 2016 Million Dollar Club, recognizing members who have sold businesses worth at least $1 million in the previous year.  The deadline for submitting applications is Nov. 7, 2016. Awardees will be honored at the annual GABB Holiday Gala on Dec. 6 at Maggiano’s Perimeter Center. GABB members are … [Read more...]

Oct. 25 GABB Meeting for Broker and Affiliate Members Only

The Georgia Association of Business Brokers will hold a members only meeting on Oct. 25, in contrast to meetings that are normally open to the public. That means that only current broker or affiliate members will be eligible to attend the Oct. 25 meeting. At this meeting, members of the GABB board will be making a presentation about a … [Read more...]

Brandy Lipps to Speak Nov. 29 about Environmental Due Diligence

Brandy Lipps, vice president of Logic Environmental, which provides environmental compliance and assessment needs, will speak to the GABB on Nov. 29 about environmental due diligence. The monthly meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. and is preceded at 9:45 a.m. by a free light breakfast and networking session. There is networking with coffee and … [Read more...]

AJC Business Writer Talked to GABB About News Coverage

Matt Kempner, the AJC’s sometimes irreverent business columnist, spoke to the GABB on Aug. 30 about how the news media covers business. The writer described how journalists find news leads and offered advice for businesses to connect with journalists.  Hear his presentation here. Matt writes a regular column called Unofficial Business in the … [Read more...]