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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.
Westside Atlanta’s 70-acre Quarry Yards, Forsyth County forthcoming mini-city Halcyon, Serenbe's health-and-wellness–focused “hamlet” called Mado—these metro Atlanta developments are focusing on the outdoors.
Commentary: Atlanta needs more affordable housing, but the city’s plan is short on dollars and details
Georgia State professor Dan Immergluck on why the city of Atlanta's new Housing Affordability Action Plan falls short of what the city needs to address a growing housing affordability crisis.
Alphonzo Cross, who along with his sister has owned 249-259 Peters Street since 2001, confirmed that he plans to renovate his building and that Spin, 255, and Pearl Restaurant & Lounge, are set to close in 2020. But why did rumors of the closings spark such a passionate reaction on social media?
South Downtown developer Newport hopes to fill the spaces along Mitchell Street, ranging from 750 square feet to 1,400 square feet, with local businesses, makers, nonprofits, and more before starting renovations on permanent spaces.
Midtown's colossus No.2 Opus Place tower is bringing 186 swanky condominiums in 2021, Grubb Properties’ Park at Perimeter Center East will be a 20-acre campus for offices, retail, and townhomes in Dunwoody, and Star Metals' Westside development will bring a 14-story, 155-key boutique hotel to Howell Mill Road.
The project, which is slated to debut in fall 2019, will remove the large, vacant buildings that formerly housed Strip steakhouse, which closed in 2015, and Rosa Mexicano, which shuttered last year.
The bridge has long been a beloved spot to take in one of Atlanta’s best views of the downtown skyline. Now the people who gather along its narrow sidewalk to snap photos of the cityscape will have a little extra room.
With tax dollars rolling in, city and MARTA officials are having to prioritize their transit wish list. And to the dismay of the BeltLine’s creator, Ryan Gravel, it’s looking like light rail along the loop may be sacrificed on the altar of expediency and cost. We broke down what's happening right now with transit along the BeltLine.
Done right, CIM Group’s redevelopment of the Gulch could stitch together more than 200 acres in downtown, creating a new chunk of the city core. The opportunity to build a new grid, one that’s open to pedestrians and transit users, doesn’t come along often. We can’t design and develop for one tenant or one use. We’ve got one chance to do it right.