Atlantic House, the 32-story luxury high rise apartment tower on the corner of 14th and West Peachtree streets in Midtown, has welcomed its first residents and will hold a grand opening celebration Nov. 17. The 407 apartment homes range in size from studio to two-bedrooms and feature nine foot plus ceilings with floor to ceiling glass, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and ceramic tile. The top six floors are made up of 68 premium one- and two-bedroom apartment homes with larger floor plans, ten foot ceilings, quartz countertops and other top-of-market amenities including double sink vanities and half baths. All units have private balconies. The tower, built by Novare Group and Batson-Cook Development Company, also has restaurants on the ground floor including a combined Einstein’s Brothers Bagels and Caribou Coffee and McCray’s Tavern.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Oct. 18 to official begin renovation of the historic Clermont Hotel on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Midtown. After several years of delay, including replacing a 100-year-old sewer line and figuring out how to keep the iconic Clermont Lounge in the basement intact, the circa-1924 building will become a boutique hotel and restaurant.
Thrive Homes will build Oak Park, a community of 10 Craftsman-style bungalows, in Kirkwood near Bessie Branham Park, according to Curbed Atlanta.
RE/MAX Metro Atlanta has opened a second office in the Oak Grove community at 2749 LaVista Road. Oak Grove generally encompasses the neighborhoods east of I-85 and north of North Druid Hills Road, and includes sought-after neighborhoods like Sagamore Hills, Leafmore Hills, Creek Park Hills and, of course, Oak Grove. Much of the area takes a Decatur mailing address and zip code, though it is not in the City of Decatur.
The Council for Quality Growth honored Realtor, philanthropist, and author Jenny Pruitt at the 27th annual Four Pillar Tribute award ceremony in October at the Georgia World Congress Center. This year’s theme “Leading with a Servant’s Heart,” correlated to Pruitt’s inspirational leadership style reflected in her 2015 memoir, Beneath His Wings. “Jenny is the epitome of Georgia’s ‘Can Do’ spirit,” said Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. Allison Dukes, Chairman, President and CEO, Atlanta Division, SunTrust Bank, added “Jenny has founded Atlanta Fine Homes with her faith as a bedrock.”