SAPORTA REPORT | Fort McPherson signs first tenant
Movie mogul Tyler Perry and the veterans’ medical campus at Fort McPherson are getting a new neighbor: the Wolf Idea Group is setting up headquarters and a showroom at the shuttered U.S. Army post in southwest Atlanta.
The deal makes Wolf the first tenant signed by the Fort McPherson Local Redevelopment Authority, which is in charge of redeveloping 145 mostly mothballed acres of the old base. Wolf founded the ARTlanta Gallery in Adair Park.
NORTH FULTON HERALD | Tucker on "the rise"
The City of Tucker is looking at a project that will transform an industrial site into an incredibly charming, 88-acre community. This is a huge development that would sit a couple miles from I-285 and less than a mile from downtown Tucker.
BISNOW | Macauley May Revive Tucker Movie Studio Plan
The developer of a former Sears Roebuck & Co. outlet in Tucker may revive plans to develop a mixed-use project, crowned by a movie studio. Macauley Investments principal Stephen Macauley said his firm is in talks with a new, unidentified film studio operator that could take a facility at the proposed Rise Tucker project.
ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE | Master developer: Fort Mac to become 'destination for entertainment'
Atlanta real estate company Macauley Investments will help transform 145 acres of the former Army base into the Southside’s first large, transit-oriented, mixed-use development.
CURBED ATLANTA | Near Stone Mountain, 88-acre mixed-use venture wants to be next Ponce City Market | Tucker Sears site could become next major residential project on metro’s eastern flank, dubbed “The Rise”
Ponce City Market found success within the hulking shell of a former Sears warehouse and distribution center. Now, developer Macauley Investments is hoping that magic formula can work outside the context of the city. According to the Marietta Daily Journal (and DeKalb Neighbor), the developer has revealed plans to bring a mega mixed-use development called “The Rise” to an 88-acre site that formerly housed a large Sears distribution center.
AJC | A developer has high ambitions for a corner of Hugh Howell Road and Mountain Industrial Boulevard in Tucker.
Stephen Macauley put in applications to build a mixed-use development on 88 acres, which would be called "Nexus Tucker." The original plans included a movie studio and hotel, which have been nixed, though there is still plenty on the table if the city council approves.
BIZNOW | Tuckerwood? masterplanner of GM Project Hopes So!
The man who is helping Integral Group attempt a massive redevelopment of the former GM plant in Doraville is about to spearhead another similar effort 10 miles to the east. Complete with a movie studio. Macauley + Schmit principal Stephen Macauley is proposing a nearly $300M redevelopment of a shuttered Sears Roebuck & Co warehouse in the City of Tucker that would make way for some 600k SF of mixed-use uses, including retail, senior living, apartments and townhouses, all crowned by a movie studio.
Is This the Catalyst for Buford Highway's Re-Creation?
A defunct Kmart in the heart of the Buford Highway strip could become the Nexus of a new mixed-use project. Macauley Investments is eyeing a massive mixed-use project, Nexus Town Center, at the former Kmart on Buford Highway right at I-285 that could include 330 apartment units, 183 senior living apartments, 73 assisted living apartments, 12 townhouses and 63,300 SF of retail space.
Cocke Finkelstein Inc. (CFI) has announced that it has kicked off construction on a 283-unit, Class A, mixed-use multifamily community in the greater Atlanta area that will serve as the launching point for the company’s new apartment brand, The Olmsted. The new brand aims to bring a design-focused approach to apartment living in CFI’s multi-state portfolio, which spans across 18 states nationwide.
Buford Highway — long associated with ethnic food and lots of asphalt — is on a mission to spruce up its image. Nexus, a mixed-use development by Macauley Investments, is moving past the planning stage and marching toward construction, after a due-diligence period and environmental study wraps, according to the Brookhaven Post. With a mix of 350 apartments, 140 senior living units, a 140-key hotel and 44,000 square feet of retail space, the development will bring new uses, high design and sustainability — according to architects Wakefield Beasley & Associates — to an oft-maligned corridor.
Developers plan $150 million Doraville project along Buford highway.
Developers plan a $150 million mix of apartments, senior housing, stores and a hotel they say will mark the largest investment along Buford Highway in decades.A development team, including Stephen Macauley of Macauley Investments, wants to add 504 multifamily and senior living units, a 140-room hotel, and almost 44,600 square feet of retail on 13 acres at Buford Highway and Interstate 285. The site is an abandoned Kmart. Wakefield Beasley & Associates is the project architect.