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Vinings Main sold more than 30 homes over the summer and there are still a few left. The one and two bedroom homes are priced from the $160,000s and range from 900 to 2,000 square feet. Vinings Main was acquired by ACG Equities in June 2010, the first in a planned series of acquisitions in recovering markets. Vinings Main is located at 3621 Vinings Slope, facing Paces Ferry Road, in the heart of Historic Vinings Village. Exclusive sales and marketing is being handled by The Marketing Directors.  For more information, call (770) 436-9595 or visit
The master plan for the Argenta district in Little Rock, created by Atlanta’s Tunnell-Spangler-Walsh & Associates, has received the 2010 Achievement in Comprehensive Plan Award. The award was presented by the Arkansas Chapter of the American Planning Association at its recent fall conference. Tunnell-Spangler-Walsh & Associates has master-planned numerous sustainable towns and neighborhoods throughout its 20-year history, including downtownWoodstock, Vickery Village, Decatur, Glenwood Park, Edgewood Retail District and many other communities and historic small towns in and around Atlanta.
Tim Lennon has joined Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s management team. Lennon will be responsible for all residential and commercial sales associates training and will also manage the Coldwell Banker Commercial Division. Lennon has over 30 years experience in the real estate industry, having co-founded Re/Max Greater Atlanta.
Commercial Real Estate
Georgia-Pacific Center in Downtown was expected to sign CoreNet Global to its tenant roster. The corporate real estate company is currently at 260 Peachtree and was looking for a new space for its headquarters.
The property management for Coro Realty Advisors’ Berkeley Heights development has been assigned to Atlanta-based Condominium Concepts Management as of September.  The property management entity for rental communities operates under the DBA of Community Concepts Management.
Cedar Street Advisors, a wealth advisory firm, has signed a lease for 5,300 square feet in Buckhead’s Terminus 200 building.
Dewberry Capital has acquired the Campanile building in Midtown. Financing was provided by Georgia’s Own Credit Union, which renewed its lease in the Campanile and also expanded its offices to 102,000 square feet.
Tivoli Properties is hoping to revive its hotel/retail concept at 1138 Peachtree in Midtown, which was originally going to be the luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel. The hotel fell victim to the real estate decline in 2008.
Midtowners will notice that the Wachovia sign has been replaced by Wells Fargo at the 22-story office tower in Midtown’s Atlantic Station. The installation of the sign marks the end of Wachovia in Atlanta as all branches were converted last month.

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.