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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.
Landmark Property of the Week
When was it built?
The original buildings were built in the early 1900s and used for warehousing and manufacturing. There was originally a railroad that serviced the various buildings that is now a courtyard called the “The Spur.” The first phase opened early 2020.
Where is it located?
In the Upper West Side, just north of Top Golf at 1295 Chattahoochee Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Who built it?
Scott Selig, the President and Founder of Selig Development, which is part of Selig Enterprises, one of Atlanta’s largest and oldest real estate companies, was the visionary behind the concept. Tragically, he passed away in 2017 from lung cancer at the age of 47. He left a major legacy in Atlanta and in the fight against cancer
How Big is it?
The grand vision will include 350,000 SF of retail (larger than Ikea) and entertainment, 500,000 SF of office space, 500 residences, 200 hotel rooms and 13 acres of greenspace on a total of 80 acres. The first, 27-acres phase, consisting of retail, restaurant and office space is now open
What’s Unique about this Place?
The complex already has a large variety of stores, restaurants, and amenities for everyone, including a brewery, a design store, a photography studio, ax throwing, and a playground for children
Why Should I Care?
There is a food hall consisting of at least 25 vendors, that represent some of the finest food options in Atlanta such as Fox Bros Bar-B-Q, LoRusso’s Italian Bottega, Brash Kitchen, and Morelli’s Gourmet Ice Cream. There are plenty of open spaces inside and outside to gather with friends and family
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Nick has extensive experience in real estate and a passion for exploring cities