Prudential Georgia Realty has opened its Buckhead office at 3221 Peachtree Road. A ribbon cutting was in May with more than 300 people in attendance. Notable guests included former Atlanta Mayor and Buckhead Coalition President Sam Massell and real estate authority John Adams. Prudential Georgia Realty Managing Broker Bill Murray is currently interviewing full-time real estate professionals to fill the office’s remaining sales positions. Visit www.BuckheadRealEstateNews.com for a complete search on available properties in metro Atlanta.
Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty announced a new client service through RealValuator Real Estate Information. This service offers a thorough view of the real estate market previously unavailable from one source. The announcement makes Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty the first real estate brokerage firm in Georgia to employ the RealValuator Real Estate Information product suite. Real time information is updated daily and includes active listings, recent sales, homes in the foreclosure process, bank owned sales and government conveyances. www.atlantafinehomes.com
Anthem Homes Neighborhoods announced it has begun construction in The Park at Whitlock in Marietta, The Reserve at City Park, Wellstone at Middle Creek, Bakers Farm in the Chateau Elan area, Sherwood Park in Smyrna and The Preserve at Wylie Bridge in Woodstock. Anthem is currently offering its first homebuyers financing from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. www.anthemhomes.us
McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority chose HOK Atlanta to develop the fifth and final phase of the redevelopment of Fort McPherson in southwest Atlanta. This phase continues the vision first laid out by a HOK led team in 2007 and will also focus on the preparation of a plan for the research park. HOK Atlanta will lead a team comprised of Deloitte, Huntley Partners, Phase 3 Properties, Kimley Horn, Cousins Properties and the Integral Group with their work expected to last six months. Unresolved questions of how much land the Army will transfer through the EDC remains a factor in the firm’s planning efforts. Plans for the 2011 closing of Ft. McPherson were made in accordance with the Base Realignment and Closure Act of 2005.
Harry Norman, Realtors presents the Southern Living Idea House in Senoia in Coweta County. Senoia is known for providing the cinematic backdrop for over 24 film and television productions including Fried Green Tomatoes and Sweet Home Alabama. The home in Senoia will be the first Southern Living brownstone project. Well-known architects from Historical Concepts will be spearheading the house’s design. The house is now open for tours with ticket proceeds benefiting The American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Ball 2010. www.southernliving.com
Cousins Properties has formed a new joint venture with a fund managed by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing that has successfully recapitalized Terminus 200. Terminus 200 is a 25-story, 564,000-square-foot tower of Class A office space, retail and restaurant space in Buckhead. Cousins also announced that it has signed a lease for the top five floors with international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP at Terminus 200. The move is scheduled for July 2011.
Vinings Main has started closings on 30 new homes under contract since its recent grand opening. Vinings Main offers one- and two-bedroom as well as two-bedroom with a den, large condominium homes ranging from 897 to 1,868 square feet that are situated in three mid-rise controlled access buildings with elevators and a controlled access parking garage.  One-bedroom homes are available for as low as the $140s and two-bedrooms as low as the $200s. The development is just off Paces Ferry Road in historic Vinings. www.viningsmain.com

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.