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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 >

Repositioning Helps Sell High-Tech Creative Office Assets in Central Perimeter

Investors were attracted to the synergy among Northside Hospital and Glenridge, and the opportunity to develop the existing pad site for a variety of potential uses. ATLANTA, GA—Richmond Honan Development has acquired Glenridge Point, a class A infill office project containing two 99%-leased five-story assets, totaling 185,402 square feet. It is located at 100 and 200 Glenridge Point … READ MORE >

Pope & Land Acquires 150 Acres in Bartow County

Cumberland-based Pope & Land Real Estate announced that it has acquired 150 acres in the City of Emerson in Bartow County. Phase I is proposed to be a mixed-use development featuring a 65,000 square-foot retail village, two hotels, several restaurants, 150,000 square feet of office and 300 multi-family units. The property is just north of … READ MORE >

Pope & Land Sells 100% Filled Barrett Lakes Center

ATLANTA—Barrett Lakes Center, a three-property class A office development within Atlanta’s Town Center office submarket, has traded hands. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. CBRE’s Will Yowell, Justin Parsonnet, and Jay O’Meara represented the seller, Pope & Land Enterprises. Adventus Realty Services acquired the office complex, marking the firm’s entrance into the Atlanta … READ MORE >

Invest Atlanta Board has approved the sale of Atlanta Constitution building

The Invest Atlanta Board of Directors has approved the sale of the Atlanta Constitution building, which will be redeveloped into a mixed-use development with 34 affordable housing units. This historic structure has been vacant since the 1970’s. “This is a project that’s near and dear to all our hearts,” said Dawn Luke, Invest Atlanta’s Senior … READ MORE >