Sky high rents are not just an ITP thing

During a tour of Alpharetta’s mixed-used/mini-city/outdoor mall development Avalon on Tuesday, the property’s developer Mark Toro commented they had just inked a lease for a two-bedroom, 1,728-square-foot. apartment for $5,070 a month. For reference, that same rent will get you a three-bedroom, 2,000-square-foot apartment at the Atlantic Midtown in Atlantic Station, the intown version of Avalon that Toro’s company manages. And there’s nothing in that price range at the highly anticipated Flats at Ponce City Market, where rental rates top out at $3,425 for a three-bedroom.

House Envy: This once run-down Craftsman, a block from Piedmont Park, was lovingly restored

This 1925 cottage near Piedmont Park looks small but lives large with the recent addition of a second story.
Egypt Sherrod best Atlanta home value

Atlanta’s best home values, according to Egypt Sherrod

With so much growth in our ever-changing Peach Capital, buyers want to know, “What can I get for my money?” The answer depends on where you’d like to live. Property values have steadily increased over the past 24 months. Here’s what you can get now for $300,000 to $400,000.

House Envy: A Virginia-Highland couple updated their bungalow for their growing family

After renovation, this 1920 Virginia-Highland home, which is within walking distance of Piedmont Park, grew to twice its original footprint.
1065 Midtown

House Envy: Million-dollar condos with million-dollar views at 1065 Midtown

The new 1065 Midtown condos above the Loews Atlanta Hotel offer luxury finishes, stellar views, and hotel amenities.

Report: Cobb County tops the list of places where the rent is too damn high for poor people

Well, no matter how statisticians choose to quantify the chasm between the country's haves and have-nots; metro Atlanta keeps coming out on top. The latest: an Urban Institute study that shows three metro counties rank in the top 10 for an affordable housing gap.
Tiny Townhomes

Atlanta is hungry for fancy townhouses

These aren’t your grandma’s townhouses. Real estate agents say Atlanta is hungry for semidetached homes with envelope-pushing modern design. Case in point: The Boulevard at Lenox, a gated, 10-unit complex on Lenox Road near I-85 that was 70 percent sold six months before its expected completion in June.
Ridge at Lake Martin

Vacation Home Community Snapshot: the Ridge on Lake Martin

About 150 miles from Atlanta, family-owned Russell Lands includes 14 neighborhoods clustered around the southwest corner of Lake Martin—a 41,000-acre reservoir awarded state “Treasured Lake” status because of its exceptional water quality. The community is about 40 miles from both Auburn and Montgomery.
Kiwah Island

Vacation Home Community Snapshot: Kiawah Island

Home to 300 species of birds, Kiawah is committed to both nature and luxury. Despite an environmental study that approved 12,000 residential units, the master plan allows for fewer than half of them to be built.

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