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Atlanta Development News

The latest on groundbreakings, construction wrap-ups, and big ideas that are quickly changing Atlanta of today.

Invest Atlanta leaders dish on when city should, shouldn’t give public incentives to developers

"Now that it’s clear growth is happening steadily in our urban core, the philosophy needs to shift."

Atlanta council to vote on Westside building moratorium, a rare but not unprecedented move

Other metro Atlanta cities have put the kibosh on permitting and rezoning, affording them time to analyze development impacts.

With Reynoldstown’s Madison Yards, is contentious developer Jeff Fuqua getting it right?

Fuqua: "It’s designed to feel like its own small town within a larger city."

Renderings: $400K Bankhead townhomes are inking contracts as openings approach

The majority of available homes have been claimed, per developer Brock Built.

After construction mishap, repair of Old Fourth Ward’s iconic Excelsior Mill launches

Officials: Abuse of the 118-year-old former Masquerade music venue was a culprit in the collapse.

Developer Trillist offloading Midtown hotel site across from 46-story residential project

The rumor mill is swirling about what could happen to the parcel in such a booming location.

Exclusive: CSX to reactivate Hulsey Yard, frustrating neighbors’ dreams for site

Company officials say new operations, expected to start in April, should at least be quieter than previous activity

First look: Trend of ‘affordable’ new condos continues near Beltline’s Southside Trail

Priced from the low $200Ks, the 29-condo project will be tucked off Moreland Avenue.

Midtown’s lilli high-rise, already a Peachtree landmark, changes hands

A Canadian real estate firm has bought the 25-story JPX Works tower, citing "brilliant architecture and top-notch finishes."

At $750K, Reynoldstown’s latest townhouse hub called ‘a refreshing alternative’

The four-unit complex dubbed Geometry is planned near the neighborhood’s MARTA station.

Sinkhole on Beltline’s Eastside Trail shuts down high-traffic section of path

Neighboring businesses are expected to remain open, but detours must be followed.

South of Atlanta, growing mini-city moves forward with rooftop cinema, theater

Expect the first-ever cinema atop a movie theater at Fayetteville community Pinewood Forest.

City lawmakers press CSX to keep public interest in mind with potential Hulsey Yard sale

The railroad giant ceased operations at the massive eastside Atlanta site in May, prompting neighbors to craft a redevelopment vision

In shadow of Ponce City Market, new $900K+ townhomes are ready for their closeup

All 16 options along Glen Iris Drive in the Old Fourth Ward include an elevator.

Update: AT&T’s former Reynoldstown land near Beltline to become condos, townhomes

Details on what’s in the works a block from the Eastside Trail.

City halts all building permits near Westside Park project to confront ‘rapid gentrification’

Worries of displacement have spurred a pump-the-brakes approach by the mayor’s office for the next six months.

Stressing affordable housing over parking, latest MARTA-adjacent project breaks ground

About one-third of apartments at the Grant Park mixed-use development will be earmarked for lower rent prices.

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Photos: West Midtown’s first condo tower tops out, offering fresh Atlanta perspectives

The glassy Seven88 structure has risen quickly in the postindustrial railroad district.

Latest Chamblee mixed-use development will include $200K condos

Slated to break ground next month, The Gordon project is banking on proximity to MARTA and the city’s historic core.

First look: Condos from the $100Ks floated across from Kirkwood’s Pullman Yard

Early plans call for 60 for-sale units and space for restaurants, shops.

Photos: How the $130M Nathan Deal Judicial Center came together near downtown

It’s the most expensive state-funded facility in Georgia history.

An Atlanta ice cream entrepreneur has big plans for a makers hub in downtown Hapeville

The first phase, debuting soon in part of a Hapeville church, is a cooking school, culinary incubator, and market.

Designed with ‘psychographics,’ Brookhaven’s Oleander aims to offer rental zen

The layout is meant to "facilitate certain types of desirable behaviors and responses from residents."

West Midtown’s Interlock project could claim another $5.4M in tax abatement

Another Atlanta private development is getting more public help—contingent on a grocery story.

Images: Soon to top out, Midtown’s The Mark promises luxe living for students

The Spring Street project is further proof that housing for Atlanta scholars isn’t what it used to be.

First look: Brookhaven’s ‘Halstead’ is blending homes, townhouses, lofts near MARTA

Project along North Druid Hills Road to include very non-Brookhaven options of 970 square feet.

Can the new-house rental market gain steam around intown Atlanta?

The Build-to-Rent model is called a "major trend," but few Atlanta houses are erected just for renters.

Amidst boom, Midtown’s population has nearly doubled since 2000, market study finds

More than 4 million square feet of residential development is planned for the next two years alone, too.

Perimeter development to keep surging with new upscale hotel project

The forthcoming AC Hotel is far from the only new lodging option planned for the area.

Renderings: Novel tower’s plans for a barren section of Spring Street in Midtown

Now under construction, the Crescent Communities project is being joined by an office stack next door.

Priced in low $200Ks, new three-bedroom townhomes offer walkability—to the airport

South of downtown, Monticello Park development doesn’t cost an arm + leg in a growing ITP area.

Renderings: Aloft hotel and another retail hub unveiled for Summerhill

It’s part of more than $700 million in development completed or underway near Georgia State Stadium.

UPDATED: A clear winter’s day, a drone, and 14 fresh glimpses of Atlanta’s changing skyline

Some bird’s-eye-view context from around downtown and corridors morphing into development hot zones.

Midtown’s tech-giant boom could be branching to Atlantic Station

Rumors about Facebook at a wood-framed office building, plus Microsoft and Tesla expansions have been swirling.

Officials: Cobb County’s tallest tower, now under construction, will top out in no time

The tallest elevator test tower in the Western Hemisphere is using an innovative construction method to build fast.

With historic Kell Hall razed, Georgia State’s major green space project moves forward

Built in the 1920s, the former parking deck has made way for new communal space.

After delays, Castleberry Hill’s Hard Rock won’t be ready for Final Four basketball tournament

The hotel project neighboring Mercedes-Benz Stadium won’t be guest-ready until this summer, officials say.

Images: Meet the Old Fourth Ward condos priced at $2.1 million—and up

Pricing and interior renderings emerge for what could be the Atlanta Beltline’s first condo tower.

Georgia World Congress Center, among world’s biggest, is officially larger now

The latest plan to evolve the colossal campus stitched together exhibit halls with a 100,000-square-foot expansion.