Broadstone Commons

In growing Gwinnett, upscale rentals aim to boost two distinctive downtowns

Tucked between Peachtree Industrial Boulevard’s interstate-like hum and Buford Highway’s commercial bonanza, downtown Norcross proudly maintains a quiet Mayberry vibe. During a recent visit, American flags flapped on telephone poles, the rosebushes and elephant-ear plants thrived around Thrasher Park’s kid-free playground, and stately old Victorians stood sentinel around Norcross’ version of Main Street, where tenants of the vintage brick storefronts[...]

Pittsburgh Yards Ariel shot

BeltLine-fronting Pittsburgh Yards project is about to start opening

The community-led, BeltLine-fronting Pittsburgh Yards project is about to start opening. Here’s what to expect   For decades, residents of the Pittsburgh neighborhood have waited for signs of life and job creation at a sprawling, abandoned former trucking hub about two miles south of downtown, in the shadow of the Connector. Within days, after many years of planning and construction, that’s[...]

Buckhead's HUB404

Pandemic forces Buckhead’s HUB404 highway-capping park into ‘hibernation’

One of the country’s most ambitious greenspace initiatives, a highway-capping project (Buckhead’s HUB404) in the park-starved commercial core of Buckhead, has been sidetracked by the global pandemic. At least for now. Backed by a mix of public and private dollars, progress on new sections of the Atlanta BeltLine, as with PATH Foundation projects throughout the metro, has hardly skipped a beat[...]

Summerhill townhomes

Unique Townhomes are Bringing More Residents to Summerhill’s Commercial Evolution

“It’s like this little Portuguese village” just south of downtown Chace Spears, a Realtor with Compass, points in all directions to evidence that developer Carter’s remake of Summerhill near what used to be Turner Field is progressing: About 300 new Class-A apartments called 565 Hank are rising; a long-rumored Publix with ancillary retail has been inked for a weedy parking lot[...]

affordable atlanta beltline homes

Around the Atlanta BeltLine, five (relatively) affordable options

For all its connective wonders, the Atlanta BeltLine has been pilloried by observers far and wide for being a conduit of gentrification in general, displacement in particular, and the rapid real estate price escalations that are the root of those ills. Still, your last name doesn’t necessarily have to be Warbucks to call a BeltLine neighborhood home—and to actually own[...]

Pullman Flats

Meet eastside Atlanta’s first all-condo development in a decade

Now Under Construction, Floorplan options at Kirkwood’s Pullman Flats start under $200K—for 440 square feet. The coveted Atlanta neighborhoods due east of downtown and Midtown haven’t seen a new building of exclusively for-sale condos take shape since America’s last financial crisis more than a decade ago, but an under-construction Kirkwood project hopes to change that, while bringing an aesthetic to the[...]