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The Garden & Gun Club restaurant opening in suburban Atlanta this spring
The Post and Courier | January 25, 2018

Garden & Gun, the Southern lifestyle magazine based in Charleston, is getting into the restaurant business. A new website confirms that the Garden & Gun Club will be opening at The Battery, the ambitious complex that's part of the new Braves stadium in suburban Atlanta.

Punch Bowl Social Opening at Battery Atlanta Seeks to Challenge 'Eatertainment' Model
Eater Atlanta | February 27, 2018

Punch Bowl Social, the 25,000-square-foot restaurant, gaming center, and arcade, will open its first southeastern location on Saturday, March 24 at the Battery Atlanta. The restaurant portion will include a menu of dishes from Top Chef judge Hugh Acheson as well as beer, wine, and cocktails. Expect games such as ping pong, shuffleboard, skee ball, bowling, bocce ball, a classic arcade, and karaoke rooms to also be offered.

Due west of Midtown, Atlanta scores a new greenspace with skyline views
Curbed Atlanta | February 27, 2018

Grassroots efforts to open a sorely needed public greenspace near Atlanta Waterworks for the cityís burgeoning Westside have been percolating for a decade. Or more.

Thai Express opens in Decatur Crossing development
Decaturish.com | March 6, 2018

Thai Express, a Canadian-based chain of Thai food restaurants, has opened its second location in America at the Decatur Crossing development greater Decatur, Ga.

The restaurant is one of several in the new shopping center and its located near the new Aldi store. The address is 2502 Blackmon Drive, Suite 830.

Movie theater to open in The Battery in 2019
Marietta Daily Journal | April 12, 2018

The newest addition to the roster at The Battery Atlanta will be a 38,000 square foot movie theater expected to open in 2019.

Silverspot Cinema will operate the theater, which is expected to feature multiple screens as well as a full bar and in-theater dining, according to a news release from the Braves Development Company, which owns and operates the Battery.

McAlister's Deli Breaks Ground On New Prototype in West Midtown Center
What Now Atlanta | May 18, 2018

Situated at 1299 Northside Drive in the development more commonly known as Northside & 17th, the forthcoming McAlister's Deli will the first in Atlanta and will be a new prototype and "test location" for the restaurant chain.

Fuqua Development Sells Decatur Crossing Retail Center To L.a. Investment Firm
Wopular | May 21, 2018

Atlanta's Fuqua Development has sold its newly developed Decatur Crossing retail center. Westwood Financial LLC, a Los Angeles-based retail real estate investment firm, said May 18 it's acquired Decatur Crossing.

Publix ready to launch specialty, organic grocery concept in Atlanta (Video)
Atlanta Business Chronicle | June 8, 2018

Publix Super Markets Inc. is bringing its new store concept to Atlanta - GreenWise Market.

The Lakeland, Fla.-based grocery giant is actively scouting sites for GreenWise and is close to committing to a project, according to several sources in the market. The initial roll out in metro Atlanta could be three to five stores.

Publix Expands Organic Grocery Concept GreenWise Market into Georgia and South Carolina
AndNowUKnow | June 8, 2018

ATLANTA, GA - Publix is bringing its Sunshine State-based GreenWise Markets to Georgia with its latest plans for expansion. Organic, natural, and specialty foods store-headquartered in Lakeland, Florida-is looking at sites in the Peach State, according to Atlanta Business Chronicle, with plans to unveil three to five stores in the metro Atlanta area. In addition to Atlanta locations, the company has three stores in the works-Tallahassee and Lakeland, Florida, and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

Here are all the restaurants coming to new Gwinnett development
Atlanta Journal Constitution | June 18, 2018

Shops selling tacos, fried chicken and rolled ice cream are all expected to set up shop in Peachtree Corners' Town Center.

The mixed-use development has been under construction since 2017, and includes plans for a CineBistro dine-in movie theater, a two-acre town green and more than 70 "upscale townhomes," according to the cityís website.

Uncle Jack's Meat House on track to open Peachtree Corners location
Gwinnett Daily Post | July 9, 2018

A popular restaurant brand that is run by a former Food Network star, and has a location in Duluth, is coming to Peachtree Corners.

Willie Degel confirmed to the Daily Post on Monday that he is close to finalizing a leasing deal to bring his Uncle Jack's Meat House brand to the Town Center development that the city and Fuqua Development are working on.

Customer Loyalty May Determine Winners In Grocery Store Wars
BISNOW | July 13, 2018

Atlanta's rampant grocery store wars may have claimed a handful of locations, but the region's growth is expected to keep the fire under new store growth.

The Fresh Market recently announced plans to shutter 15 stores across its chain, including two locations in Metro Atlanta: Snellville and North Druid Hills. The upscale grocer will continue to operate eight metro-area stores, including in Marietta, Dunwoody, Alpharetta and Buckhead. The Fresh Market operates more than a dozen stores in Georgia.

Developer looks to build 64-plus acre mixed-use development near Mall of Georgia, Coolray Field
Gwinnett Daily Post | July 19, 2018

The developer behind Peachtree Corners' Town Center project and The Battery at SunTrust Park is looking to build a 64-plus-acre mixed-use development with about 500 residential units near the Mall of Georgia.

Fuqua Development recently filed an application for county approval of The Exchange at Gwinnett, which would be located at the Buford Drive and Interstate 85 interchange. Along with residences, plans call for an indoor and outdoor entertainment facility with a golf driving range and possibly a hotel, fitness center and retail.

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Makes Way to Atlanta, Georgia
Restaurant News | August 8, 2018

Huntington Beach, CA - Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, known for its seasonally-inspired American food and drink, is bringing their upscale, family-run concept to the Greater Atlanta area next spring at the new Peachtree Corners Town Center in Peachtree Corners. Peachtree Corners Town Center is a project by Fuqua Development.

California's Lazy Dog Restaurant plans first eastern U.S. restaurant in Atlanta
Atlanta Business Chronicle | August 13, 2018

Lazy Dog Restaurants of Huntington Beach, Calif., which now has 26 restaurants in California, Colorado, Nevada and Texas, is proposing to open at Fuqua Development's Town Center in Peachtree Corners.

Pollack Shores, Fuqua Getting Ready For Roswell Center Transformation
BISNOW | August 22, 2018

Goodbye, tired suburban strip center. Hello, 300 luxury apartment homes. Pollack Shores Real Estate Group is planning to raze the Roswell Exchange Shopping Center at 11060 Alpharetta Highway, which sits at the intersection of Sun Valley Drive and near the busy intersection of Holcomb Bridge Road.

Deal reached in sale of Mountain View property
Marietta Daily Journal | September 5, 2018

A deal has been reached to bring a mixed-use development worth approximately $50 million to the site of the old Mountain View Elementary School along Sandy Plains Road as soon as next year.

The 13.8-acre site will include restaurants, high-end retail shops, a 110,000 square-foot self-storage facility and Georgiaís first GreenWise, which is Publix Supermarketís foray into the organic grocery market, a source close to the deal said Wednesday.

Publix bringing GreenWise Market to East Cobb (Renderings)
Atlanta Business Chronicle | September 6, 2018

Construction is about to start on metro Atlanta's first GreenWise Market, a new store concept from Publix Super Markets Inc.

The 25,000-square-foot is coming to East Cobb, at a project from Atlanta-based Fuqua Development LLC.

The site is at Sandy Plains and Shallowford roads, the former Mountain View Elementary School. The GreenWise store would be part of a larger shopping center, Sandy Plains Marketplace, that will include other shops and restaurants.

Fork U Concepts Opening Eighth Taqueria Tsunami, This Time In Peachtree Corners
What Now Atlanta | September 7, 2018

New Peachtree Corners Town Center restaurant will include a rooftop bar.

Peachtree Corners Town Center has landed another restaurant tenant, this time a Latin-Asian fusion eatery.

Fork U Concepts will open Taqueria Tsunami at the under-construction mixed-use development early-2019.

Multifamily development growing as Gwinnett becomes more urban
Gwinnett Daily Post | September 9, 2018

When it was announced that the Novare Group and George Berkow Inc. would be working with Lawrenceville officials on the cityís SouthLawn project, it turned some heads around the state.

Both George Berkow and Novare Groupís Jim Borders are known for their multifamily and mixed use developments in the heart of Atlanta. Borders in particular had been involved with midtown high rise developments, such as Spire and Metropolis.

Update: Publix Greenwise Market confirms East Cobb location
East Cobb News | September 14, 2018

After word got out in June about East Cobb being Publix GreenWise Market's choice for its first Georgia location, the grocery chain has made it official. Publix GreenWise Market

The planned mixed-use center on the site of the former Mountain View Elementary School will be anchored by a 25,000-square foot GreenWise Market, which features organic and natural groceries and products.

McAlister's Deli Breaks Ground On New Prototype in West Midtown Center
What Now Atlanta | September 17, 2018

Situated at 1299 Northside Drive in the development more commonly known as Northside & 17th, the forthcoming McAlister's Deli will the first in Atlanta and will be a new prototype and "test location" for the restaurant chain.

"Based on more than a year's worth of guest insights and research, the West Midtown McAlister's will be the fast-casual brand's first restaurant to feature new design elements focused on guest convenience, accessibility and touchpoints that evoke the importance of community," according to the press release.

What Now Atlanta | September 21, 2018

Curry Up Now has inked deals for three Atlanta-area locations: North Decatur Square, Madison Yards, and The Interlock development.

Plans for the fast-casual Indian eatery's expansion into the market were first unveiled in April.

Brand, Fuqua Seeking Go-Ahead For Gwinnett Apartment Projects
Bisnow | October 23, 2018

Brand Properties is taking its proposal for a new apartment complex at the corner of Sugarloaf Parkway and Duluth Highway to the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners.

East Cobb Biz Notes: More Sandy Plains Marketplace tenants include Bad Daddy's Burger Bar
East Cobb News | October 29, 2018

The teardown of the old Mountain View Elementary School is almost complete, and the construction signs around what's left of it are hinting at what's to come in what's being called the Sandy Plains Marketplace mixed-use development.Bad Daddy's Burger Bar, Sandy Plains Marketplace

The anchor of the Fuqua Development project is a Publix GreenWise organic store, as noted here last month.

Luxury Grooming Salon For Men To Open In Peachtree Corners
Patch | November 1, 2018

PEACHTREE CORNERS, GA - Boardroom Salon for Men announces the opening of its third location in the Atlanta area. The new salon will open in Peachtree Corners Dec. 7 at 5210 Town Center Boulevard in Suite 230, growing the Texas-based company's footprint to 33 salons total. Two additional openings are planned for the market by early next year. Boardroom previously opened salons in Alpharetta at Avalon, as well as in Atlanta at Brighten Park.

Japanese Dessert Shop Beard Papa's Opening First Georgia Outpost in Peachtree Corners
What Now Atlanta | November 5, 2018

Cream puffs could be available in the Town Center development late-January 2019.

Beard Papa's, an international chain of dessert shops specializing in cream puffs, is opening its first Georgia store.

Slated to debut late-January or early-February 2019, the forthcoming Beard Papa's will be housed in the Peachtree Corners Town Center development.

Iconic NYC falafel restaurant finds spot in West Midtown
Atlanta Business Chronicle | November 7, 2018

One of the oldest falafel shops in New York City is coming to Atlanta.

Mamoun's Falafel plans to open a new restaurant next year between 17th Street and Northside Drive, just west of Atlantic Station.

The restaurant said it signed a six-unit franchise deal with Kalki Patel and Parimal Patel to open locations in Atlanta and Athens. Mamoun Falafel's partners with Fransmart, a franchise development company, that backs chain brands such as Five Guys Burgers and Fries, The Halal Guys and Qdoba Mexican Grill.

Peachtree Corners breaking ground for veterans monument Thursday
Gwinnett Daily Post | November 10, 2018

Peachtree Corners officials are set to gather later this week to break ground on a tribute to military veterans in the area.

The city will break ground on the Peachtree Corners Veterans Monument at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Peachtree Corners Town Center site, which is located on the 5200 block of Peachtree Parkway. The monument will be located in the Town Center, which is expected to open next year.

Boardroom Salon For Men Expands Luxury Grooming Footprint In Atlanta
Peachtree Corners Life | November 12, 2018

Boardroom Salon for Men, a leader of the men's grooming industry, announced the opening of its third location in the Atlanta area. The new salon will open in Peachtree Corners on Dec. 7 at 5210 Town Center Boulevard in Suite 230, growing the Texas-based company's footprint to 33 salons total. Three additional openings are planned for the market next year, including in Buckhead, Vinings and Madison Yards. Boardroom previously opened salons in Alpharetta at Avalon, as well as in Atlanta at Brighten Park.

Peachtree Corners Veterans Monument invites public to groundbreaking
Atlanta Journal Constitution | November 12, 2018

The Peachtree Corners Veterans Monument Association (PCVMA) will host a ceremonial groundbreaking for the city's new Veterans Monument at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at the new Town Center in the 5200 block of Peachtree Parkway. The groundbreaking will take place near the actual monument site. The Town Center is expected to be complete in spring 2019.

Gwinnett greenlights big mixed-use project near Mall of Georgia
Atlanta Journal Constitution | November 27, 2018

Gwinnett County's Board of Commissioners gave the final go-ahead Tuesday night to a large mixed-use project pitched near the Mall of Georgia - a development that would include hundreds of apartments, retail and restaurant space, and a large "golf entertainment complex" whose renderings bear a striking resemblance to a well-known chain of such facilities.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill preparing to open in Peachtree Corners' Town Center
Gwinnett Daily Post | December 1, 2018

One of the restaurants that will serve diners in Peachtree Corners' Town Center development will soon open its doors, but it will take a little longer than initially expected.

A spokesperson for Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, which had recently announced it will open in early December at the Town Center, told the Daily Post on Monday that the opening has been pushed back to mid-January.

As Retail Becomes More Urbanized, Retailers Cling To Their Parking Ratios Of The Past
BIS Now | December 7, 2018

Coffee roasters Batdorf & Bronson was close to opening one of its popular Dancing Goats Coffee Bar locations at Atlantic Station, a landmark mixed-use project in Atlanta, but the lack of parking kept the cafe from signing on the dotted line. Atlantic Station does not lack parking, however. An ocean of 7,000 spaces sits underneath the mini-city developed by Hines in Midtown Atlanta.

Atlantic Station does not lack parking, however. An ocean of 7,000 spaces sits underneath the mini-city developed by Hines in Midtown Atlanta.

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