Atlanta Rising blog
THE EVENTS and places OF ATLANTA’S PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE THAT HAVE AND ARE TRANSFORMING THE CITY INTO THE INCREASINGLY MORE GLOBAL AND PROMINENT CITY OF TODAY AND TOMORROW.
Coda Building at Georgia Tech
When did it open?
Where is it located?
756 W Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA near Tech Square in Midtown
Who built it?
Portman Holdings was both architect and developer, although the project was initiated by Georgia Tech
How Big is it?
The $400 million dollar project includes 645,000 SF of office, 30,000 SF of retail, and an 80,000 SF data center
What is significant about it?
The project was initiated by Georgia Tech to house the research division of the computing school and several innovative companies have offices here including WeWork, Dematic, ThyssenKrupp, and Keysight Technologies, with office rents achieving $50/SF, which along with Ponce City Market are the highest in Atlanta
Who owns it?
Portman Holdings owns the building; the Georgia Tech Foundation owns the land
Why should I care?
The project includes state of the art technology including 1,000 smart glass windows, a duel-car computer operated elevator system, a collaboration core that will act as a common area and lobby for each floor, and the world’s tallest spiral staircase. There are also expected to be 25,000 SF of street level restaurants, called The Collective, including Wildleaf and El Burro Pollo Burritos. There’s a massive television screen on the side of the building opposite The Collective intended to broadcast events
Nick has extensive experience in real estate and a passion for exploring cities