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Alpharetta’s Northwinds project underway, lands first tenant FiberLight

A 24-acre mixed-use project in Alpharetta shows the growing preference for denser, more walkable developments in the sprawling Atlanta suburbs. Developer Pope & Land has landed its first office tenant for the project, Northwinds Summit. FiberLight LLC signed a 16,124-square-foot lease at Northwinds’ 3000 Summit Place building, which is under construction and on pace to … READ MORE >

Fiber Company To Anchor Pope & Land Alpharetta Project

Rendering for 3000 Summit Place, the office building for FiberLight that is part of the larger Northwinds Summit mixed-use project in Alpharetta An Alpharetta fiber optics company is helping kick-start North Fulton County’s latest mixed-use development. Pope & Land Enterprises secured a pre-lease with Alpharetta-based FiberLight — a custom fiber network developer — for 16K … READ MORE >

Former Cox headquarters eyed as major redevelopment on Atlanta Perimeter

CRANE WATCH TriGate and Pope & Land want to plan a long-term redevelopment of the former Cox Enterprises headquarters. On Atlanta’s Perimeter, a vacant boomerang-shaped office building stands at the center of a sprawling headquarters once occupied by Cox Enterprises Inc. The 21-acre site used to be the home of more than 900 employees. Now, … READ MORE >

Mixed-use residential projects get City Council OK at zoning meeting

A number of rezoning petitions got Charlotte City Council’s approval at the monthly zoning meeting on Monday night. But one slated to be voted on, a highly contentious project pegged for the heart of NoDa, was deferred to next month’s council meeting for a vote. That project, proposed by Revolve Residential, drew the ire of … READ MORE >

Invest Atlanta board narrowly OKs $7.5 million for Georgia Aquarium expansion

The board of Atlanta’s economic development agency narrowly approved a contribution of $7.5 million Thursday toward a $108 million expansion of the Georgia Aquarium. Board members of Invest Atlanta voted 4-3 to allocate funds from the Westside Tax Allocation District (TAD) over a five-year period to support the expansion, which will bring large sharks to … READ MORE >

Defining Atlanta: “Is Sprawl Dead?” The Future of Connectivity and Mobility in Metro Atlanta

Kathleen Farrell is head of commercial real estate for SunTrust. Ahead of the Defining Atlanta event covering the topic, “Is Sprawl Dead? The Future of Connectivity and Mobility in Metro Atlanta,” we asked panelists Kathleen Farrell, head of commercial real estate for SunTrust; Mark Toro, managing partner and Atlanta office co-founder for North American Properties; Rusty Paul, mayor of … READ MORE >

Pope & Land Angling For Mixed-Use Along Chastain Road

62-acre mixed-use development planned for Chastain Road Pope & Land Enterprises, Inc. is planning a 62-acre, mixed-use project at a key interchange on Interstate 575, at the southwest corner of Chastain Road and Chastain Meadows Parkway. According to documents filed with Cobb County on August 2, the project would include 250 hotel rooms, 1,060 housing … READ MORE >