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AATC Helps CEC in a Big Way—All Thanks to our Members!
AATC Helps CEC in a Big Way—All Thanks to our Members!

AATC is proud to partner with Community Enrichment Center (CEC) this year for our Holiday fundraising efforts. CEC is an organization whose purpose is to help people re-establish their lives, and they do this through various means. During the week of Nov 28-Dec 2, AATC members participated in a... Continue Reading

by JoAnn Beard
12/5/2022


AATC CEO Update: December 2022
AATC CEO Update: December 2022

CEO report December 2022 I’d like to begin with a thank you to all the members who have reached out and welcomed me to the AATC family. And for those members I have not yet met, I look forward to meeting you and encourage you to let me know your thoughts about AATC and what else we can... Continue Reading

by Kevin Pellegrino
12/2/2022


2023 Municipal Fee Survey
2023 Municipal Fee Survey

FY23 AATC MUNICIPAL FEE SURVEY In October, Texas cities and counties adopted their fiscal-year budgets, including taxes and fees. Based on this information, AATC annually publishes on November 1 a Municipal Fee Survey for the twelve largest cities in Tarrant County. AATC’s Municipal Fee... Continue Reading

by Perry Pillow
12/2/2022


Pillow Talk: The Supremes
Pillow Talk: The Supremes

America’s constitutional government consists of three parts (or branches: 1) executive (president, agencies, and departments); 2) legislative (Senate and House of Representatives); and judicial (all federal courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States ). Most Americans... Continue Reading

by Perry Pillow
12/2/2022


Redbook Blues: Possession
Redbook Blues: Possession

If you are like me, you cannot wait for 2022 to be over! To help you make it one more month, I want to wrap up this year and set a firm foundation for next year by reviewing the fundamental relationship between residential property owners and renters. The owner always owns a rental property,... Continue Reading

by Perry Pillow
12/2/2022


President's Letter: The Phoenix
President's Letter: The Phoenix

In Greek mythology, the phoenix was an immortal bird that would burn itself up at the end of its life and then rise again from the ashes, born anew, only to burn up again and be reborn again—a cycle that goes on for infinity. It’s probably an understatement to say that 2022 has been... Continue Reading

by Patty Utley
12/2/2022


Market Update: November 2022
Market Update: November 2022

An Update on the New Construction Pipeline Despite the worst net absorption through October in more than a decade, Greater Fort Worth's average effective rent growth for new leases this year closed October just a hair short of a 10% gain. A small reduction in new supply volume has been a slight... Continue Reading

by Jordan Brooks
12/2/2022


Welcome New Members: November 2022
Welcome New Members: November 2022

Membership has its privileges! In everything we do, we put our members first. Our goal as an association is to ensure that every member feels like they are getting a return on their investment. We want everyone to feel like they can jump into the pool if they want to—the water’s... Continue Reading

by Ben Wientge
12/2/2022


AATC 2023 Member Dues Increase
AATC 2023 Member Dues Increase

When you become a member of AATC, you also become a member of TAA and NAA. As such, AATC pays dues to TAA and NAA for every member each year. TAA and NAA have raised their dues effective 2023. Since the balance of the dues you pay goes to AATC to operate our business, we must pass on the TAA and... Continue Reading

by Kevin Pellegrino
11/18/2022


Meet AATC's New CEO
Meet AATC's New CEO

Kevin Pellegrino, AATC's New CEO When thinking about the incredible landscapes, near-perfect year-round weather, and its rich American history, sunny California wasn’t enough to keep Kevin Pellegrino, AATC’s new CEO, from packing up and leaving for Texas. Originally from Buffalo,... Continue Reading

by Patty Utley
11/3/2022


November President's Letter - Generous
November President's Letter - Generous

As we enter my penultimate month as your AATC President, I can reflect on how incredible this journey has been. I’ve also observed the amazing generosity of our supplier partners and owner-managers alike. We recently rolled out a sponsorship program for our members with a projected... Continue Reading

11/3/2022


Pillow Talk - The Mid Turn
Pillow Talk - The Mid Turn

“Mid-term” election (short for the middle of the presidential term) informally describes non-presidential, federal election years. In reality, “mid-turn” better defines these election cycles. Since the 1930s, the president’s party has lost an average of four (4)... Continue Reading

by Perry Pillow
11/3/2022