From left: Scott Askew, Qualifying Broker of Engel & Völkers Atlanta; Christa Huffstickler, Licence Partner and CEO of Engel & Völkers Atlanta: Christian Ross, Managing Broker of Engel & Völkers Atlanta.

Engel & Völkers Atlanta has acquired Engel & Völkers North Atlanta, Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta and Engel & Völkers Brookhaven, which will operate solely under the Engel & Völkers Atlanta brand. The consolidation brings markets such as Virginia Highland, Decatur, East Atlanta and Morningside under the firm’s management. With the new agreement, the former Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta will remain in its current space in Morningside. To accommodate the expanded fleet of incoming agents, the firm’s office will undergo an extensive renovation. Scott Askew, formerly of Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta and Engel & Völkers Brookhaven, will join Engel & Volkers Atlanta as the qualifying broker. For more information on Engel & Völkers Atlanta, visit
Affordable housing nonprofits Enterprise Community Partners, Project Community Connections and Mercy Housing Southeast were recently presented with a $350,000 grant from Wells Fargo Foundation to support housing affordability and neighborhood revitalization efforts in Atlanta. The funding will go towards building Thrive Sweet Auburn – a mixed-use development with 117 affordable apartments in Old Fourth Ward.
BHGRE Metro Brokers

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers recently opened a full-service office in Midtown, their 27th office and first in the Intown area in the company’s 40-year history, at the 1010 Midtown development.
Pollack Shores Real Estate Group and Matrix Residential are rebranding under one name, RangeWater Real Estate. “A year ago, we embarked on a plan to unite Pollack Shores and Matrix Residential under one name,” said Steven Shores, CEO and President of RangeWater. “We have always been one company under common ownership, but as we have grown to cover markets across the Sun Belt, we recognized the advantages of operating under one brand with a renewed purpose. As RangeWater, we will continue to deliver the full breadth and depth of our expertise and services in every market in which we operate.” For more information, visit
Harry Norman, Realtors agent Zak de Leon has been appointed as inaugural Chair of the new organization, Young Professionals for Piedmont Park, established through Piedmont Park Conservancy. The organization is a group of individuals dedicated to the preservation of the park as well as the enhancement of the park experience.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.