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Spotlight: Explosive Growth Hasn’t Hampered Downtown Woodstock’s Charms

Back in the pre-Olympics early 1990s, as Deion Sanders enjoyed his “Prime Time” Falcons glory and a baby-faced Chipper Jones showed promise for the Braves, the City of Woodstock was little more than a quiet, flyspeck railroad town of 4,000 people, set inconspicuously amid the explosion of metro Atlanta’s northern suburbs. Thirty years later, the Cherokee County city’s population has grown[...]

Monte Hewett Homes’ Forrest Commons Makes Walkability a Possibility

Walkability; this real estate trend is everywhere, but what does it mean? Generally, walkability is a characteristic of a community or neighborhood that measures how easy it is to walk to nearby shopping, entertainment and errand destinations. The trend has been increasing in popularity as the real estate industry sees old and young home buyers leaving the suburbs for the excitement[...]

Get the Best of Luxury and Convenience at Virginia Place

In a metro area known for its reliance on cars, Virginia Place offers an alternative. Located in Virginia Highland, one of Atlanta's most walkable communities, the luxury townhome community will place 23 homeowners within walking distance of schools and fun. The southern charm and eclectic array of shops and dining make Virginia Highland a sought-after in-town neighborhood.  Located near Piedmont Park[...]

Ponce City Market Announces First Retailers

One of intown Atlanta’s newest developments, Ponce City Market, recently announced the first 13 retailers that will call the historic Sears, Roebuck & Co. building home. The selected retailers will allow Ponce City Market to introduce several new companies to the Atlanta market, and the stores will begin opening in spring 2015. Retailers confirmed for Ponce City Market include The Frye[...]

Development Underway at The Water Tower Stacks in Old Fourth Ward

Epic Development is excited to announce that it has now broken ground at The Water Tower Stacks, a new intown development located adjacent to Old Water Tower Park in the Old Fourth Ward. These unique luxury townhomes will provide residents with a highly sought-after walkable lifestyle in one of Atlanta’s burgeoning communities! Offering 10 total units, including eight attached and two[...]

Atlanta Gone Walkable

Contrary to Atlanta’s past ranking among cities for greatest sprawl and pedestrian danger, in a recent study the city has ranked number eight for most walkable areas. Atlanta found their way on this list because recent urban growth trends have put things such as grocery stores, restaurants and offices within walking distance of growing areas of the population. The growth[...]

Walkable Cities

ULI Atlanta and Emory University present "Walkable Cities: Gauging Atlanta's Progress" on Wednesday, March 26 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss the gradual trend toward the re-introduction and expansion of higher density, walkable urban places throughout the country. The discussion will focus on the ongoing initiatives and the importance of walkability in Atlanta. Dr. Lawrence Benveniste, Dean of the Emory University Goizueta[...]