725 Ponce

Cushman & Wakefield has arranged a 39,439-square-foot lease with Slalom LLC at 725 Ponce bringing the property to 100 percent leased. The lease encompasses the entire fifth floor of the 12-story, 370,000-square-foot office building. Previously announced tenants include BlackRock, PagerDuty, Chick-fil-A, McKinsey & Co. and more. Kroger re-opened its 60,000-square-foot store at the base of the building in mid-October.

101 Marietta

The Dilweg Companies announced today that CIM Group and five other companies have signed new lease agreements or extensions at 101 Marietta Street tower in Downtown CIM Group will occupy two of the new spec suites at 101 Marietta Street that overlook the firm’s future Centennial Yards mixed-use development in The Gulch. The new lease agreements represent over 45,000 square feet of new and expanded occupancy at the building. Also signing lease agreements are Soft Giving, Dennis Law, Volkert, iVita and BlackiNation.

HealthHUB, CVS Pharmacy’s new store design, has debuted at the 865 N. Highland Ave. featuring a broader range of health care services including chronic condition management, more products and services, and personalized care. For more information, visit cvshealth.com.

American Haircuts has opened in The Hub at Peachtree Center in Downtown. This is American Haircuts’ fifth Atlanta location and first Downtown location. Founded in metro Atlanta, the shop offers haircuts, beard trimming, hot shaving services and men’s grooming products.

The Splatter Room

Binders Art Supplies and Frames at Ponce City Market invites the public to visit The Splatter Room, a creative space that evokes fun with paint. The Splatter Room can be reserved in one-hour increments for a solo therapeutic experience, a fun time out with friends or family, a company team-building outing or even a date night. Participants can make use of paint brushes, paint guns or their own two hands to create a masterpiece on a take-home canvas in a room covered in drop cloths. Binders supplies the goggles and protective suits so that guests can let loose and splatter paint without worrying about the mess. Reservations can be made by calling (404) 682-6999 or making an in-person reservation at the shop’s Ponce City Market location. One-hour increments are $35 per individual and $17.50 for every 30 minutes added on. Additional canvases are provided for a fee of $12. The Splatter Room is sponsored by Liquitex, a company that supplies art materials, focusing exclusively on the development, manufacture and distribution of acrylic paints.

The first Georgia location of Lafayette 148 New York will open in April at Phipps Plaza offering an array of luxury amenities and services including private fittings, complimentary tailoring and alterations, one-on-one personal styling and more.

Matthew Bine is the new owner of Spa Sydell, an Atlanta mainstay for 30 years. Bine has worked in the regenerative healthcare industry for more than 15 years, and has been a pioneer in integrative aesthetics, introducing new treatments, such as microneedling, to both cosmetic surgeons and licensed aesthetician. For more information, visit spasydell.com.

Emory University has taken 15,000-square-feet at The Point for a new student ideation, innovation and collaboration hub called The Hatchery. The custom-built, off-campus center includes collaboration areas, a makerspace, a presentation and event space, classrooms, online tools, a breakroom and more.

Ball and Buck

Ball and Buck, a retailer for men and women offering apparel and accessories for the outdoor lifestyle, has opened a pop-up shop at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. For more information, visit ballandbuck.com.

Atlanta’s flagship Forever 21 is now open at Atlantic Station. The two-story, 21,000-square-foot store will offer shoppers access to the brand’s latest trends with its Forever 21 apparel and accessories collection for men and women.

Maggie Murphy’s, an Atlanta-based full-service salon and barbershop, will join the mix of businesses along the redeveloped Georgia Avenue in Summerhill as the first service provider.  Currently located within MY SALON Suite of Larkin on Memorial in Grant Park, Maggie Murphy’s will relocate to Summerhill, marking its first proprietary storefront location. Owned and operated by Whitney Huffman and Jumpy Burns, Maggie Murphy’s offers a variety of salon services from cuts to colors and deep conditioning hair treatments. The shop is expected to open in summer 2020 and will occupy 33 Georgia Avenue, a 1,000-square-foot space next to the future Hero Doughnuts.

PayByPhone is now available as a payment choice for parking at 2,700 on-street spaces in the city, including Buckhead, Little Five Points, Midtown, West End and more. For more information and download the app, visit paybyphone.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.