Ground Breaks on General Time Athens, a 35-Acre 'Work, Shop, Eat, Play District'
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Ground last week broke on General Time Athens, an adaptive reuse project at the old Westclox building, at 100 Newton Bridge Road, according to a press release Monday.

The project, named for Westclox parent company “General Time,” has been in the making since late-2015 and will be home to a 3,000 seat music venue, apartments, restaurants, retail, offices, and “maker-spaces” when complete.

The goal of the project is to serve residents of Athens who live, work and play in The Classic City year-round.

Athens-based Terrapin Beer Company will anchor the project, leasing 68,000 square feet of warehouse space. Terrapin has been situated across the street from the site for 11 years.
Now underway, Phase I will reactivate the 100,000-square-foot warehouse building on the 35-acre site.

To read the full article visit WhatNowAtlanta.com

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CobbLinc Bus Facility Renovations Approved
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The federal government will pay 80 percent of a nearly $5.4 million contract for renovations at the CobbLinc Bus Fueling Station and Bus Wash Facility with Cobb County paying 20 percent or about $1 million. Courtesy of Cobb County
CobbLinc bus facility renovations approved
May 16, 2018
By Carolyn Cunningham, For the AJC
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The Cobb County Board of Commissioners approved 5-0 May 8 a federal/county contract for renovations at the CobbLinc Bus Fueling Station and Bus Wash Facility.

Built in 2002, these structures are between Commerce Park Drive and South Marietta Parkway near Fairground Street.

The contract was awarded to Cooper and Company General Contractors, Inc. for $5,374,864.
 

To read the full article visit AJC

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Harbert Construction Contractor on $150 Million Atlanta Project
 
Gateway Ventures and Atlantic Capital Partners have unveiled plans for the nine-story project, which is expected to open in 2020. It will include 175,000 square feet of office space and 10,000 square feet of retail space, as well as 164 apartment units and a 680-space parking garage.

The plan calls for outdoor terraces with 360-degree views of the city, a fitness center, bike storage, conference facilities, an outdoor public plaza and even podcast recording rooms. The design also will incorporate a 4,000-square-foot, west-facing art wall.
 

To read the full article visit AL.com

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Historic Candler Building’s Conversion to Downtown Hotel is Back Underway
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The conversion of one of downtown’s oldest office towers into a boutique hotel is back on track, following two years of uncertainty.

Construction crews have commenced interior demolition at the Candler Building, which lords over Peachtree Street at the northern edge of Woodruff Park. Permits were issued last month for work on what’s tentatively called the Candler Hotel...

…First opened in 1906, the structure was built by Asa Griggs Candler, founder of Coca-Cola, who would go on to become mayor of Atlanta.

Upon its debut, the Candler Building was the tallest in the city, and it retained that title for 23 years. At the time, some observers viewed its location—several blocks north of Five Points, then the epicenter of Atlanta—as far removed from downtown.
 

To read the full article visit Curbed

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