Atlantic Station is about to undergo a major expansion
With its own zip code and 2.5 million square feet of offices, homes, restaurants, and behemoth retail anchors, Atlantic Station might seem massive now, but it’s less than half built, with several huge holes remaining. Projects scheduled to break ground in 2018 are planned to add thousands of workers, hundreds of new residences and hotel rooms, and fundamental changes to how certain facets feel.
What’s happening with Westside Park in northwest Atlanta?
Next month, crews will put the final touches on a 350-foot deep reservoir holding 2.4 billion gallons of water Atlanta can tap in case of an emergency. Later on, they’ll cut the ribbon on the surrounding park, the city’s largest.
At a town hall, a debate for the future of the Shops Buckhead Atlanta
The big theme that emerged was a tension between making the center more “accessible” versus establishing the Shops as Atlanta’s true beacon of luxury shopping—with a lingering question whether those two ideas are mutually exclusive.
A giant stainless steel falcon is rising up in front of Mercedes-Benz Stadium
The largest free-standing bird sculpture in the world is about to rise up in front of the Atlanta Falcons' new home: Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
11 things to know about the Georgia Dome implosion
Say goodbye to the Georgia Dome—by 7:31 a.m. Monday, it will be nothing but rubble. 11 facts about the implosion, including who's pressing the button and how many tons of explosives it takes to bring the arena down.
The Texans are coming: Why you should be excited for Buc-ee’s and Alamo Drafthouse
Prepare yourselves, Georgia. The state is getting its first locations of beloved Texas businesses Buc-ee's, a massive gas station with impeccable bathrooms and unique snacks, and Alamo Drafthouse, one of the most-loved movie theater chains in the country.
Underground Atlanta will try, try again
Shaneel Lalani, a newcomer to downtown’s development scene, will lead the overhaul of the 400,000-square-foot property located next to the region’s busiest rail station, in the city’s densest neighborhood, and near to billion-dollar redevelopment plans from both CIM Group and Newport.
Pandemic or not, plans are optimistic for a massive, mixed-use project on the Eastside BeltLine
Demolition and early infrastructure work recently launched, but New City President Jim Irwin balks at saying the project is technically moving forward right now. However, his company’s ambitions for the planned hub of offices, hotel and retail space, and housing (including an affordable housing component) have not changed.
The Goat Farm Arts Center will soon be five times bigger. Can it hold on to its magic?
Later this year, the roughly 500 artists who build, create, and essentially live at the Goat Farm will relocate to spaces in Castleberry Hill, Old Fourth Ward, downtown Atlanta, and other areas as the property begins a $250 million redevelopment. The transformation, which will add live-work units and a hotel, will allow the Goat Farm to expand its mission, the owner says.
This resort hotel in Helen, Georgia, wants to take you to Valhalla
The pet-friendly resort, which also offers a rooftop bar, spa, and wine cellar, sits on five acres. All 25 rooms, which start at $395 a night, are king suites with mountain views, mini bars, and 24/7 room service.