Developer EpiCity has announced plans for Armour Junction, a “bike and brew community” with easy access to shopping, restaurants, the Sweetwater Brewing Company and eventually the Beltline, according to a report at Curbed Atlanta. The mixed-use project near Interstate 85 would include flex commercial space, restaurants and shops including a bike shop, coffee shop and brewery, as well as vertical residential units and an event space.
Euramex Management has purchased 3.3 acres behind Kirkwood Station and wants to buy adjacent properties at 1910 Bixby Street to build a multi-family development, according to a report from Decaturish. Euramex would need the city of Atlanta to rezone the property on Bixby for multifamily, even though it currently has apartments. Those apartments were built before the current zoning code went into effect. According to concept drawings the company has provided to residents, there would be 290 units total. The average size would be 875 square feet.
The Georgia chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) presented the Design Excellence Award to GraysonHarris Interiors + Design for the firm’s work on the model unit at The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta. The design firm received the Gold Award for “Residential – Residence Under 3,500 Square Feet.” The project will be entered in the national contest later this year.
Top sales associate Comer Jennings, III has joined The Ansley Group at the flagship Buckhead Office of Harry Norman, Realtors. Jennings began his career in commercial development, acquisitions, residential adaptive reuse projects and homebuilding. He joined Harry Norman, Realtors in 1994.
John and Vivian Bencich of Square Feet Studio won the Contract Design Award at the recent 2014 Southeast Designers and Architect of the Year Awards Gala.
John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods has opened the model home at Turnbury Gates, a development of new townhomes near Town Brookhaven. Priced in the high $300s, the townhomes featuring fireplace wall with built-in shelving and seating, gourmet kitchens, owner’s suite, wet bar and optional elevators. For more, visit jwhomes.com.