Gwinnett to Stretch Toll Lanes Further North

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Gwinnett County has proposed a plan to extend the toll lane on I-85 through the Hamilton Mill exit in Buford. Like the existing lane, this lane will operate as a variable pricing toll. To prevent further congestion during construction, the county has also proposed temporary auxiliary lanes between all of the exits to make it easier to merge on and off ...

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Demographics Shifting in Atlanta

emographics

For the first time since the “White Flight” of the 60s and 70s, Atlanta is experiencing a major demographic shift. Where affluent people once left the city for the suburbs, we are seeing the complete opposite happen now. More and more Millennials as well as “empty-nest” adults are moving in town because of the convenience of a walkable environment. These two demographic groups ...

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Land Prices on the Rise

Mayson Family Land
The number of firms interested in developing projects in the Metro area have caused land prices to increase to levels we haven’t seen since 2007. This has caused some anxiety, as we all remember how those 2007 levels turned out for us. But most agree that the market is in the early stages of its recovery and has shown very ...

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GDOT Keeping It In-House

GDOT

In recent months, the GDOT has made a push to outsource janitorial and landscaping services at state rest areas to private companies. After the bid process ended, however, the GDOT concluded that it would actually cost them more money to outsource this work than to retain its current staff and continue to do the work themselves. The two most competitive bids ...

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Buckhead Atlanta Opens to Public

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After more than a half decade of planning, re-planning, and construction, Buckhead Atlanta has finally opened its doors to the public. The concept for the 1.5 million SF mixed-use development was originally announced in 2006 but took a backseat when the economy collapsed the following year. After five stagnant years, development firm OliverMcMillan took control of the project and rebranded the project ...

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Four More MARTA TODs Announced

Midtown MARTA station

The Midtown MARTA station

MARTA has recently announced that four more of its transit stations will undergo redevelopment as MARTA forward with its campaign to turn stations into “destinations” while increasing ridership and revenues. MARTA has issued Requests For Expressions of Interest (RFEIs) to interested development teams for the following stations:

Arts Center
Lenox
Midtown
North Avenue

MARTA hopes that ...

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Peachtree Corners Losing Another One?

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A few days ago, we reported that Recall, a document preservation and management firm, is considering leaving there current location in Norcross at the end of their lease. This announcement comes when the area is still reeling from the loss of Fiserv, who vacated their Peachtree Corners digs earlier this year for a new space in Alpharetta. RentPath is also ...

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Demolition Begins Next Month on Doraville GM Plant

GM redevleopment

We reported a few days ago that Egbert Perry and The Integral Group was preparing to close on the former GM site in Doraville for about $60 million. While the final price was not disclosed, it has been announced that the deal is done and the land is now controlled by the development firm. Now the firm is focusing on demolishing all ...

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ACP Buys Towers at Wildwood

the towers at wildwood

The Towers at Wildwood has been sold for $114.5 million ($160 PSF) to America’s Capital Partners. The newly formed fund purchased the 700,000 SF office park in Cobb County from CBRE Global Investors just weeks after Allstate announced their decision to lease 100k SF at the property. Other anchor tenants include GE, Vonage, and Alere.

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