Tag Archives: Martin Mayer

President’s Message: A Wild Ride

April 15, 2014

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President's Message: A Wild Ride

In my last President’s Message, I talked about how much had been accomplished in 2013 and how the year ended with a flurry of activity. Well, the first quarter of 2014 has been wild in many ways also (including the weather)! This year began with the groundbreaking of Magnolia Marketplace in New Orleans, a 100,000+ […]

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President’s Message: Forging Ahead in 2014

January 10, 2014

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President's Message Collage 2

It hardly seems possible that we are beginning another year. It seems as if I was just emailing about the start of “Lucky 13“! “Lucky 13” kicked off with our announcement of a joint venture with CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. to develop Fremaux Town Center in Slidell, Louisiana, and in just 2 months, we […]

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President’s Message: Lucky 13!

January 23, 2013

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President's Message

As we embark upon a new year – 2013 (lucky 13!), I look back in amazement at how much our Stirling team has accomplished over the last twelve months. We started the year with the acquisition of Avant Properties in Shreveport, Louisiana and capped it off with our recently announced joint venture development deal with CBL […]

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Louisiana Continues to Leap Forward in All Areas

October 22, 2012

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Top States for Doing Business

Leading economic development magazine Area Development has just released its 2012 “Top States for Doing Business” survey of national site selectors, and Louisiana has posted its best showing ever: #1 in Cooperative State Government #2 in Incentives Programs #2 in Economic Recovery #3 in Leading Workforce Development Programs #3 in Speed of Permitting #4 in […]

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Southeast Super-Region Committee awarded gold medal by IEDC

October 9, 2012

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Super Region Committee

Just a few short years ago, I was interviewed by a reporter for an article focusing on the extreme divisiveness, dislike and disdain between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. At that time, I even wrote an opinion column, The Feud is Fading, pointing out the futility in this situation and how it was preventing our […]

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ICSC World Summit – Shanghai, China

September 17, 2012

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ICSC World Summit

I just recently returned from the ICSC World Summit in Shanghai, China, where worldwide trustees gathered for a meeting. I was asked to take part in one of the panel discussions to talk about Stirling Properties and the risks, challenges, and opportunities of being a private, regionally-focused real estate firm that deals in multiple property […]

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President’s Message: Optimism and Growth at ICSC

May 30, 2012

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Having recently returned from Las Vegas where I attended my 25th consecutive International Council of Shopping Centers Convention, I am struck by several themes that continued to emerge for me. The upbeat mood and sense of optimism was widespread and apparent, a stark contrast to the mood two years ago. Convention attendance improved again this […]

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New Orleans Most Improved City for Business in Wall Street Journal

December 15, 2011

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Yet another testament to what is happening in the Greater New Orleans region in such a short period of time. Once rated dead last by this same ranking, New Orleans jumped an incredible 44 spots to become the most improved city in the nation. Wow! Click here to read the full article.

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Stirling Properties Promotes Chris Abadie to Vice President and Manager of Commercial Brokerage Division

November 17, 2011

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Chris Abadie

COVINGTON, Louisiana —- (November 17, 2011) Stirling Properties has promoted Chris Abadie to Vice President and Manager of the Commercial Brokerage Division after 11 years as a Sales and Leasing Executive with the company.   “During Chris’s tenure with Stirling Properties, he has not only been a productive agent, consistently representing large clients, but has demonstrated […]

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Stirling Properties Welcomes Mike Immel To its Team

October 27, 2011

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Mike Immel

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana —- (OCTOBER 27, 2011) Stirling Properties is pleased to announce the addition of Mike Immel to its team of Commercial Real Estate Brokers in the Stirling Properties’ Lafayette office at 1819 Pinhook Road., Suite. 200 as a sales and leasing agent. Mr. Immel comes to Stirling Properties with 17 years of experience in […]

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