Business Briefs: Pullman Yard development; new Lenox retail; Emory Healthcare offices

A rendering of the completed Pullman Yard development.

Site work is underway at the 27-acre Pullman Yard development in Kirkwood, and “major construction” is expected to launch in the coming weeks, according to a report at Curbed Atlanta. Atomic Entertainment plans to turn the former sugar and fertilizer processing plant—and later, train depot—into a “creative city” mixed-use campus. Once complete, the site will feature sound stages for film production, as well as offices, residences, a boutique hotel, a food hall, and green space. New renderings, including the overview above, have also been revealed.

Emory Healthcare has signed a 28,000-square-foot lease at Baltimore Block, a recently renovated historic office development across the street from Emory University Hospital Midtown. Leasing efforts for the property were led by JLL’s Claire Ross and Mike Werner, with Cushman & Wakefield Managing Director Bruce Propst representing Emory Healthcare. Baltimore Block was acquired by Gamma Real Estate and Meltzer Properties in 2015. Emory Healthcare will dedicate the Baltimore Block space for their Finance and Materials Management operations. Built in 1885, the 14 brick rowhouses of Baltimore Block once stood as Atlanta’s first rental units and considered the most luxurious living quarters at the time. The site is now on the National Register of Historic Places.

A rendering of The MET.

Chil & Co., a creative house and digital agency, has moved its office and studio space to The MET, a 1.1-million-square-foot adaptive reuse property of office, maker, retail, residential and event spaces adjacent to West End MARTA station. The digital agency offers a variety of services and capabilities ranging from content strategy and design to a full-service, in-house production team with video and photography services.

Music education company School of Rock has moved into a larger space to meet the needs of its growing community of musicians. The new location is in Buckhead at 2989 N. Fulton Dr. NE Suite D in Atlanta.

Indoor cycle studio SoulCycle has announced it will open a second location at Ponce City Market. The 3,000 square-foot studio will open in late 2019 next to City Winery on the ground-level.

CBRE arranged the sale of Peachtree Palisades, a 129,386-sqquare foot boutique office building located at 1819 Peachtree Road. Atlanta-based commercial real estate developer Holder Properties acquired the 91 percent leased property from ELV Associates which owned the properties for nearly 20 years prior to the sale.

We Work has taken space at 101 Marietta in Downtown.

Co-working provider We Work has signed a long-term lease at 101 Marietta St. The 100,300 square feet of office space for more than 1,300 WeWork members includes building-top signage at one of Downtown Atlanta’s most iconic buildings.

Phipps Plaza in Buckhead has new retailers, including luxury fashion houses Saint Laurent and Valentino and new dining and cocktail concept Agency Socialthèque.

Kadampa Meditation Center Georgia is now open at 741 Edgewood Ave. inside a redesigned automotive garage dating back to 1938. The remodeled space features a comfortable meditation room, a children’s meditation area, lounge, gift shop and bookstore. For more information, visit MeditationInGeorgia.org.

Express Errands & Courier is now open in Atlanta offering final mile delivery, local delivery, luggage delivery, B2B delivery, legal paper delivery, realtor services, specimen delivery, and errand services. For more, visit expresserrandsofjax.com/atlanta-courier-service.

SRS Real Estate Partners has promoted Adrienne Crawford and Lily H. Heimburger to senior vice presidents in the SRS Atlanta office. Crawford and Heimburger have been in the industry for over 16 years and formed a team in 2012 when they worked on the award-winning Krog Street Market from inception.

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