Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Check out this video of the progress of Buckhead Atlanta.
Since the last Buckhead Patch update in February on the construction on the billion-dollar luxury multi-use Buckhead Atlanta development, even more of the mixed-use development has been built and is nearing completion. The development, formerly known as The Streets of Buckhead, now has noticeable levels, and the location for the new Hermes store is certainly coming along smoothly. Contractor Balfour Beatty Construction began construction in August on the Buckhead Atlanta project. Courtesy of Immovable Media, see the attached YouTube videos depicting the continued construction of this development. And for more from Immovable Media, see here. See also:
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The billion-dollar luxury development is on schedule and will open the first phase of retail later this year.
After being dormant for three years, construction on the billion-dollar luxury multi-use Buckhead Atlanta development is steady and on schedule. The development, formerly known as The Streets of Buckhead, now has about five active cranes and 65 construction workers. Contractor Balfour Beatty Construction began construction in August on the Buckhead Atlanta project. Courtesy of Immovable Media, see the attached YouTube videos depicting the continued construction of this development. And for more from Immovable Media, see here. Buckhead Patch continues to follow the construction of the development, which once completed, will offer 300,000 square feet of upscale retail stores, restaurants and cafes, more than 100,000 square feet of office …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The permits would allow the developer to begin vertical construction.
Buckhead Atlanta developer OliverMcMillan is ramping up its efforts on the $1 billion project and is seeking several commercial and multifamily development permits for 1 million square feet of the new development, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The cost of construction for the first phase is about $151 million and would include two new apartment towers. After recently restarting work on the project in August after three years of inactivity, the developer has mostly cleared debris and poured concrete. However, the permits would allow more vertical construction to begin. OliverMcMillan has said the initial construction is being financed with its own equity, but ABC reports that Suntrust Banks has been in discussion with the …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Buckhead Atlanta project manager said the cranes would begin moving again in November, and they have.
Monday, November 26, 2012
The cranes at the Buckhead Atlanta site are moving again! The concrete for foundations at the future site of the upscale Buckhead epicenter was poured in October, and BuckheadView reported that one of the large cranes at the site was moving on Tuesday. OliverMcMillan's Buckhead Atlanta Project Manager Hunter Richardson of Oliver McMillan, the San Diego development firm that took over the Streets of Buckhead project in December 2010, said another crane will start operating in the next couple of weeks as work continues west to east across the site. The portion of the multi-use, six-block development, which includes French upscale retailer Hermes, is expected to open in late 2013.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Buckhead Atlanta is on track to open its first phase in 2013.
More progress is being made at Buckhead Atlanta. Concrete was poured on Monday and on Wednesday for the foundation of the highly anticipated multi-use, six-block development of upscale retail shops, restaurants, offices and residences. OliverMcMillan's Buckhead Atlanta Project Manager Hunter Richardson of Oliver McMillan, the San Diego development firm that took over the Streets of Buckhead project in December 2010, said another crane will start operating in the next couple of weeks as work continues west to east across the site. Richardson said Buckhead Atlanta spectators may begin to see more people working on the site, but much of the progress will be behind the large barricades surrounding the area. "I'm most excited that it's (…
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The purchase of the Buckhead Village building comes after the announcement of Loudermilk Bell's plans for a new boutique hotel on the site adjacent to the Buckhead Theatre.
Loudermilk Bell, LLC announced today that it has acquired, at an undisclosed price, a 24,935 square foot office building located at 415 East Paces Ferry Road in the Buckhead Village market of Atlanta. This highly visible building serves as the Buckhead Village office for State Bank & Trust, which occupies a majority of the building that sits on a prominent site at the intersection of East Paces Ferry Road and Buckhead Avenue. "We are delighted to make this acquisition; the property fits well into out long term plans for the Buckhead Village market," commented Robin Loudermilk, President and CEO of the Loudermilk Companies and Co-Founder of Loudermilk Bell. "Having a State Bank & Trust as a tenant is certainly a big plus for this important…
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Hunter Richardson of OliverMcMillan said the company is hopeful that Buckhead Atlanta will blend seamlessly "into the fabric of the village of Buckhead."
OliverMcMillan's Hunter Richardson, project manager of Buckhead Atlanta, said Tuesday that a confluence of factors contributed to this week being the right time for construction to restart at the highly anticipated development. These factors include design elements, permitting and leasing activity all coming together. "By starting this week we are still able to open the first portion of the project at the end of 2013," Richardson said. "Its starting with the end date in mind and we needed to start now." While construction has officially begun, many pre-construction activities have been going on under the radar up until now, Richardson said. The former HiFi Buys building has been redone to serve as a base of operations for contractor …
The renderings, released by developer OliverMcMillan, show a completed aerial view of Buckhead Atlanta and a look at the portion of the development that will include clothing retailer Hermes.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
OliverMcMillan's Hunter Richardson, project manager of Buckhead Atlanta, said work has moved from pre-construction to construction in order to open the first portion of the project at the end of 2013.
The cranes over development Buckhead Atlanta began moving today, marking the first day of construction on what developer OliverMcMillan fully intends to be the Southeast's premier luxury destination. "For years, we have anticipated the start of construction on the transformative Buckhead Atlanta, which when completed, will be a sign of Atlanta's resilience and innovation," said Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. "A rejuvenated Buckhead will not only attract the nations top developers and retailers but thousands of new consumers and residents." Located on 8 acres across six city blocks, Buckhead Atlanta is designed as a completely walkable community that will connect two main arteries of Atlanta at Peachtree and West Paces where local residents and …
Friday, July 6, 2012
Hunter Richardson, development director for Buckhead Atlanta denies rumors of financial problems; unveils new scale model of the project.
For those concerned about the lack of progress on the mixed-use development Buckhead Atlanta, representatives with OliverMcMillan have denied rumors that financial problems are at the center of the delay. Hunter Richardson, development director for Buckhead Atlanta, told Buckhead View that pre-construction activities are not only underway, but that OliverMcMillan is working "diligently to get Buckhead Atlanta back under construction." Richardson said that Georgia Power is in the process of under grounding the power lines on Buckhead Avenue, an effort that is now just weeks away from completion. "Since much of this work is underground, it is not yet visible to the public. This work is part of the process of preparing to start construction…