Westside Update: New homes, mixed-used developments on the way

Quarry Yards

Westside, West Midtown, Upper Westside – these are the new monikers you’ll be seeing more of as the former industrial area continues to transform into Intown’s hippest new area to live, work and play. Here’s a roundup of some of the projects underway, including apartments, townhomes and mixed-use developments.

Quarry Yards
Urban Creek Partners unveiled plans and renderings for this 70-acre mixed-use development in West Midtown a year ago this month. The project, which could finally break ground in the second quarter of 2019, would become a master-planned gateway to Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry, the city’s new park and reservoir along the Atlanta BeltLine. The project, which is adjacent to the Bankhead MARTA Station on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway, will include 575,000 square feet of office space, 850 residential units, a 300 room hotel, and 75,000 square feet of retail and restaurants.

8West

8West
Work is slated to begin this month on this new mixed-use development at 8th Street and Howell Mill Road from Gateway Ventures and Atlantic Capital Properties. The project will feature 175,000 square feet of office space, 25,000 square feet of retail and 264 apartments from Trammell Crow Residential.

Star Metals Residences
The Allen Morris Company and Juneau Construction Company have broken ground in West Midtown for Star Metals Residences, the $130 million residential project as part of the mixed-use Start Metals development. Located at 1050 Howell Mill Road, the luxury residences will feature modern living spaces, private dog run, a library, rooftop bar and lounge, fitness center, pool terrace and much more.

Seven88 West Midtown

Seven88 West Midtown
This glass and concrete residential high-rise, designed by renowned Atlanta-based architecture firm Goode Van Slyke Architecture, is under construction at 788 West Marietta St. Development firm McKinley Homes is planning 279 residences and penthouses in the 20-story building. There will be retail and restaurant space on the ground floor.

Osprey
Development company Toll Brothers has announced that it will build a 319-luxury apartment mixed-use community at the corner of 10th Street and Howell Mill Road in West Midtown. The development will have 13,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, while the apartments will offer skyline views and upper-level penthouses.

The Felix West Midtown

The Felix West Midtown
Miller Lowery Developments and Engel & Völkers Atlanta have announced a new 15-unit townhome project to be called The Felix West Midtown. Located off Huff Road, the community will be comprised of 15 three-and-four-story homes ranging from 2,500 to 3,000 square feet. Each unit will feature modern architectural design in a flatiron style, a customizable floorplan and exclusive rooftop terrace. Prices will start in the low $800s.

Westside Village
The Providence Group of Georgia has announced a new townhome community coming soon to the Upper Westside. Westside Village will feature 19 luxury townhomes from the $400,000s. Projected to open by 2019, the townhomes will feature modern, open floor plans and flexible spaces.

2 Comments
  1. This area is one hot mess of TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE. When is the City of Atlanta going to do the following:

    1. Fix the streets and pot holes.
    2 Get a traffic study done to eliminate the total congestion through the city.
    3. Quit approving the ugly rental buildings that are putting 300 to 500 cars per block on the street.

    We have the most corrupt city government in the SE…..payola gets you anything you want and the tax payers pick up the tab.

    Shame on Atlanta.

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