Our Services

Richard Bowers & Co., the largest independently-owned commercial real estate firm in Metro Atlanta, was established in 1980, and represents clients and owners in office, retail, and industrial sales and leasing, land and investment sales, financial services, development, relocation services, interior design and construction management, and property management.  Clients include numerous Fortune “500” corporations, regional and national headquarters, professional firms, and major institutions.

Since its inception, Richard Bowers & Co. has steadily expanded in size and now totals approximately 110 people, 50 of whom are licensed real estate professionals. Tenant services include locating, evaluating, negotiating, and selecting commercial space as well as purchasing commercial properties, land, preleasing and build-to-suits.  Our investment and land department represents institutions, investors, foreign entities and others in the sale and disposition of properties.

To date, Richard Bowers & Co. has completed more than 12,196 sales and leasing transactions encompassing more than 91,872,386 square feet and 1,138.13 acres.  In 2019 Richard Bowers & Co. completed more than 163 sales and leasing requirements totaling over 1,012,978 square feet of space with $84,018,922 in dollar volume.

Richard Bowers & Co. combines a user-oriented approach with hard working, dedicated, and knowledgeable industry professionals.  These professionals are supported by a large and competent office staff and a full-service Research Department that utilizes a customized database that provides critical information on more than 5,500 properties, over 100 million square feet of office space throughout metropolitan Atlanta, as well as detailed information on market conditions and sales transactions.  The Bowers Digest and quarterly Office Market Report, published in-house, are widely read and highly acclaimed throughout the industry.

In 1990, Richard Bowers & Co. became the Atlanta member of TCN Worldwide Real Estate Services, a national affiliation of real estate firms located in over 200 markets with 62 offices located in 8 countries to include North & South America, Europe and Asia that provide local commercial real estate expertise with over 1,200 professionals.  Through TCN Worldwide, Richard Bowers & Co. can assist its clients in their commercial real estate needs in every major market in the United States.   Richard Bowers served as President of TCN Worldwide in 1993 and in 1994 and served on the Board of Directors for a total of seven years.

Richard Bowers & Co. established Facilitec to assist its clients in facility planning and relocation management.  The Facilitec staff is a competent and diverse group of professionals with a broad knowledge base to assist users in the total real estate relocation process. In addition, RB Management Services, Inc. was formed to meet the management and leasing needs of institutions, property owners and corporate facilities.  Both of these subsidiary firms have grown, expanded and have become successful organizations in their own right.

In 1995, Richard Bowers & Co. added two additional subsidiary companies, RB Financial Services, Inc. and RB Development Services & Properties, Inc. in order to expand services to our clients as well as provide additional in-house expertise for our commercial brokers.  These additional groups round out the necessary disciplines for serving clients in most facets of commercial real estate.

In the fall of 2001, Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business announced the receipt of a significant endowment from Richard E. Bowers, president of Richard Bowers & Co.  The endowment is being presented to the college’s department of real estate to support funding of various departmental programs and is named The Richard Bowers & Co. Real Estate Professorship.  In January of 2002, Richard E. Bowers received the Georgia State University Distinguished Alumni Award.  In October of 2008 Richard received the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University Alumni Award for Service to Robinson College.