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    July 10, 2014 Developer chosen for Edgewood/Candler TOD project

    Invest Atlanta has selected Columbia Ventures LLC to serve as the developer of MARTA’s transit-oriented development project on five acres surrounding the Edgewood/Candler Park station.

    The Atlanta-based company has worked in the neighborhood for a decade, building more than 400 housing units including market-rate and affordable housing.

    Read more here.

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    July 3, 2014 Topgolf to break ground on intown Atlanta facility

    Golf for the masses is coming to the Westside.

    Topgolf International Inc. recently bought 18 acres on Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard just west of Atlantic Station, where it will develop a 65,000-square-foot facility and golf range.

    Read more here.

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    July 2, 2014 Atlanta: no longer the King of Sprawl

    The biggest, the very biggest, thing you notice about this real estate recovery in Atlanta is the type of real estate leading the charge — multifamily housing.

    Just as important is the location of that multifamily development: Midtown, Buckhead, and north continuing up the major road conduits through Dunwoody.

    This is just different than what has happened here before.

    Read more here.

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    May 29, 2014 Look to housing for help, growth in retail strong, forecaster says

    A year of slow – and slowing – growth in 2014 will shift to an economic pick-up next year, according to a forecast from the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State.

    Handicapped by bad weather in the first few months of this year, the state will end the year with 65,100 jobs new jobs, but accelerate to growth of 89,200 jobs in 2015 and 100,100 jobs the year after that, according to the prediction, which is to be released this morning during the center’s quarterly forecasting conference.

    Read more here.

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    May 22, 2014 Atlanta home values up 15% in April

    The metro Atlanta housing market was a bit healthier than the national market in April, according to new data from Zillow.com.

    Metro Atlanta home values averaged $140,300 in April, up 15 percent over April 2013, but only 0.9 percent over March 2014. There was a median of 20,463 homes for sale in metro Atlanta in April, up 6.6 percent year-over-year.

    Read more here.

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    May 9, 2014 D.R. Horton buying area’s biggest home builder

    Atlanta’s largest home builder, Crown Communities, is being purchased by D.R. Horton, the biggest home builder in the country, for $210 million.

    Crown will operate as a separate division at Texas-based D.R. Horton, the company said in a press release. Neither company returned phone calls seeking comment.

    Read more here.

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