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August opening ahead for Rootstock & Vine image

Kayla Elder May 27, 2017 Updated May 27, 2017 Comments Woodstock City Manager Jeff Moon said exterior demolition on the Lester building in downtown Woodstock is set for Tuesday.   The iconic downtown Woodstock intersection at Main Street and Towne Lake Parkway is headed in the direction of some big changes. Demolition of the Lester building and its mural is expected to begin this week to make way for expansion of the busy roadway and a new wine, tapas and dessert bar to open in August. The owners of the proposed Rootstock & Vine and Vintner’s Rooftop have pushed their opening back to early- to mid-August. Woodstock residents Sean Daily and his wife, Anna, are teaming up with local business ...

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Alpharetta City Center breaks ground, reveals more tenants image

Mar 24, 2017, 2:32pm EDT Updated Mar 24, 2017, 2:35pm EDT Amy Wenk Staff Writer Atlanta Business Chronicle The roughly $85 million next phase of Alpharetta City Center broke ground on Thursday, a project Mayor David Belle Isle called one of the biggest moments in the city’s history. An Atlanta development team of Morris & Fellows, MidCity Real Estate Partners and South City Partners recently completed the purchase of just over 4 acres, as Atlanta Business Chronicle reported earlier this month The project will include 105,000 square feet of restaurants and retail (Morris & Fellows); three acres of greenspace and gardens; 36,000 square feet of office (MidCity Real Estate Partners); and 168 apartments (South City Partners). The 26-acre City Center project already ...

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Sale Of Alpharetta City Center Complete: Development Begins Next Week image

            Sale Of Alpharetta City Center Complete: Development Begins Next Week Released March 03, 2017 04:07 PM Downtown Alpharetta will be buzzing with construction later this month now that the title of land between City Hall and Main Street, the remaining parcels in Alpharetta City Center, has transferred to private developers.  The legal documents finalizing the roughly $5.1 million sale of the property were signed March 3rd, officially making MMS Partners owners of the six-acre site. A ceremonial groundbreaking for the planned development is being planned for the week of March 20th, but the public will begin seeing activity on the site the week before.  On March 15th much of Alpharetta City Center will be ...

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Alpharetta City Center project adding newest buildings image

Douglas Sams Commercial Real Estate Editor Atlanta Business Chronicle A developer’s newest office building in Alpharetta’s emerging City Center would shun a modern glass facade in favor of brick and stone — an homage to the downtown’s past. A development team, led by Atlanta-based MidCity Real Estate Partners and Morris & Fellows, wants to add the proposed four-story building to the City Center project, which is attempting to create a more walkable downtown filled with restaurants, boutiques and housing. New Office Building                The design of the office building was influenced, in part, by Atlanta’s 180 Peachtree, also known as the former Macy’s building. MidCity’s founder and president, Kirk Demetrops, said, “We looked for inspiration from the past.” ...

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5 Major Projects that will reshape Atlanta forever image

5 major projects that will reshape Atlanta forever 12:13 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 | Filed in: Lifestyle The Atlanta of the future will be much different from the one we know today. It may even have capped highways transformed into green space. Beyond the hopeful plans, there are a number of major projects already underway that promise to revitalize our in-town neighborhoods, suburbs, public transportation transit and quality of life. Here are five of those projects that could change the concept of “live, work, play” around Atlanta: The Turner Field master plans When the last of the giant ribbons are cut by novelty-sized scissors in the hands of a local politician, what once was Braves country will become home ...

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The Beacon Atlanta Unveils Tenants, Fly-through image

EXCLUSIVE: THE BEACON ATLANTA UNVEILS TENANTS, FLY-THROUGH Aug 26,2016 08:55 pm 0 The redevelopment project has secured leases with Third Street Goods, The Grant Park Public House, Balanced Fit Life, and Salon Vagabond. The Beacon Atlanta, Pellerin Real Estate’s forthcoming Grant Park redevelopment project, has secured its first round of tenants, Philippe Pellerin, the project’s founder, exclusively shared with What Now Atlanta (WNA) Friday. Third Street Goods, The Grant Park Public House, Balanced Fit Life, and Salon Vagabond, are the first announced tenants for The Beacon. Pellerin also released the project’s fly-through, its latest renderings, and a site plan. Third Street Goods, the brainchild of two Atlanta barkeeps, Kathryn DiMenichi and Holli Medley, will be a neighborhood market situated in a ...

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Booth House to move to make way for MadLife image

Woodstock’s past is making way for its future as a new business breaks ground at the site of a historic house set to be moved. Owners of MadLife Stage and Studios held an official groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 16 as the company looks forward to plans to move the historic E.T. Booth House and begin construction on their business in downtown Woodstock. Before construction efforts can begin for MadLife Stage and Studios, the historical E.T. Booth House will be moved on the same property to the back lot off of Market Street. The move has been delayed due to existing overhead powerlines, and most recently, the rain has caused delays with excavation and pouring new footings, MadLife owner Mike Levi said, ...

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Revived Urban pL8 will open at Krog Street Market image

A revived Urban pL8 is the newest addition to the Krog Street Market food hall roster, according to an official announcement this morning. Chef/owner Betsy Pitts closed the original Westside Urban pL8 in August 2014. The new version is set to open “later this fall.” Billed as “health-conscious new American food,” the stall will be “focused on affordable, clean, and healthy cuisine,” and “offer a wide variety of prepared meals in addition to popular Paleo offerings.” “We love the space at Krog Street Market and when we walked in and saw many of our old customers, we knew it was the right fit,” Pitts said in a press release. “It is the perfect location for us and a great next ...

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Westside Ironworks gallery

On Westside’s retail front, an adaptive-reuse project is gaining momentum while promising to boost streetscape appeal and pedestrian safety. Westside Ironworks officials announced three new tenants this week — two eateries and a home furnishings store — and released fresh images of what the 19,000-square-foot former foundry will look like when construction wraps this summer. The redevelopment project is now 75 percent preleased with original retail and first-to-market dining options; three retail spaces remain, totaling 5,000 square feet, and construction of Atlanta’s second Barcelona restaurant is in “full swing,” officials said. “We are seeking tenants that want to take advantage of the character of not only the buildings and site but also the storied history and organic authenticity of this ...

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Historic E.T. Booth house to remain in downtown Woodstock image

by Michelle Babcock – Cherokee Tribune The fate of the historic E. T. Booth house in downtown Woodstock was decided Monday when the City Council approved plans to preserve the building. But the decision to save the building was not a unanimous one, with some council members preferring to see increased parking for downtown. The old house will be moved from its place on Main Street just across the property to Market Street, making way for a brand new music venue and recording studio on Main Street. Local developer Mike Levi offered in December to give the historic building for free to whoever moved it off the property, but the task proved much more difficult than expected after consulting experts ...

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