Crystal reports on how a $2 billion deal makes Cousins Properties the largest owner of the Buckhead office market. The move is part of CEO Larry Gellerstedt’s plan to increase market capitalization.

She also looks at the exponential rise in Atlanta office rents and reveals how the Atlanta Braves aim to get in on some of the pricey leasing action by boosting office space in The Battery Atlanta mixed-use property.

Other news includes reports that Anthem will add an IT center in Midtown and Bernie Marcus sees his philanthropic dollars flourish with the development to two health care projects.