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New additions to Powers Ferry Square

Powers Ferry Square has finally filled the anchor space in its north Buckhead shopping center and it was worth the wait! The 25,935 square foot space will be filled by not one, but two new businesses.  HomeGoods will occupy about

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Controversial Airbnb rental continues

A Buckhead mansion remains available on the short-term rental service Airbnb, despite a previous city shutdown order, frustrating nearby residents and City Councilmember Howard Shook. via Airbnb mansion rental continues despite Atlanta order – Reporter Newspapers.

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Aldi coming to Buckhead

Coro Realty Advisors announces the execution of a lease agreement with Aldi on a 42,361 square foot space at Buckhead Pavilion, the former Sports Authority space. via Coro Realty Advisors will Welcome Aldi to Buckhead Pavilion – Atlanta Business Chronicle.

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City orders halt to Airbnb “Party House”

The owner of a Peachtree-Dunwoody Road mansion offered for short-term rentals on Airbnb, which has drawn the ire of neighbors for reportedly hosting loud parties, has been issued a cease and desist letter from the city of Atlanta. via City

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MARTA Withdraws TOD in Brookhaven

Brookhaven formally OKs MARTA rezoning withdrawal – Reporter Newspapers.

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Underground Atlanta redevelopment

Underground Atlanta redevelopment plan gets approval – Atlanta INtown Paper.

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TOUR Championship partners with History Center

The TOUR Championship and the Atlanta History Center have partnered to honor the legendary amateur golfer Robert Tyre “Bobby” Jones Jr. and his home club, East Lake Golf Club. via TOUR Championship partners with Atlanta History Center – Atlanta Business

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Downtown’s Parking Lot Deserts

Tim Keane is no fan of free parking.“That has been proven time and again, in every single city in the world that the more parking you provide, the more people drive,” said Keane, who became Atlanta’s planning commissioner last summer.

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Changes at Bobby Jones

The Bobby Jones Golf Course Foundation plans to invest about $20 million to convert the course from 18 holes to nine, while adding a driving range, short-game practice area, new pro shop, a new facility to be called the Georgia

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Lindbergh Kroger to open

On Nov. 9, the Lindbergh/Piedmont Kroger at 2542 Morosgo Way will celebrate its grand opening. via New Lindbergh/Piedmont Kroger about to open – Atlanta Business Chronicle.

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Wieuca Road Baptist Church considering sale

Wieuca Road Baptist Church is considering sale and redevelopment of the site it has occupied for 60 years at Wieuca and Peachtree roads. A congregation vote apparently on redevelopment options is slated for Oct. 16. via Wieuca Road Baptist Church

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Buckhead Park Over GA400

An excited crowd gathered this past Wednesday at the Buckhead Theatre to get a first look at Phase I concept drawings for the ambitious Park Over GA400. The Buckhead Community Improvement District’s BCID board presented a nearly half-mile long park that “provides ample capacity for

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Edens to Preserve Local Shops at Andrews Square

This mission of preserving local flavor is moving quickly and we are glad to see it happening! Lucy’s Market is a longtime favorite just up the street on West Paces Ferry. Their current location is most certainly destined for high-rise

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Brookhaven character area study

The second round of charrettes for Brookhaven’s character area study begins Sept. 14 as the city moves through the community meetings to receive resident input on how they want residential areas to be preserved. via Second round of Brookhaven character

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Buckhead Village Development Updates

The Buckhead Village is positively booming with new development, as new proposals are being announced nearly every month. Commercial land prices in the neighborhood have soared to more than $10 million per acre as retailers and developers target the prime demographic and

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New Look For Andrews Square

EDENS announces improvement plans and a new retailer for Andrews Square. Nestled in Buckhead’s West Village, the center will undergo a series of enhancements that will reflect the unique feel of the neighborhood and create a refined, vibrant marketplace for

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Atlanta boomed between 2015 and 2016

According to new data from the Atlanta Regional Commission, the city grew by 7,900 residents between April 2015 and April 2016. Compare that to adding 4,800 residents the year before and 4,100 residents in 2014, and just 1,200 residents in

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New round of water talks

Georgia embarks on new round of secretive water wars talks with Alabama | Political Insider blog.  

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Reynoldstown approves Madison Yards

Reynoldstown has given the nod to what should be the biggest single post-industrial redevelopment on Memorial Drive, by OKing “Madison Yards,” Fuqua Development’s 17.5-acre mixed-use transformation of the former Legget and Platt facility at Bill Kennedy Way along the Atlanta

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The Mighty Mo

The Mighty Mo, a 3,622-pipe organ custom made for The Fox by M.P. Möller in 1929, is the second-largest theater organ in the world—bested only by the Wurlitzer organ at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The fact

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