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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Feast your eyes on the retail center proposed near Glenwood Park, Atlanta Beltline

When Jeff Fuqua told us his proposed shopping center near Glenwood Park would look similar to the Edgewood Retail District, he wasn't kidding. The veteran developer, who wants to build nearly 200,000 total square feet of retail on a former concrete facility near the greenie mixed-use project and along the Atlanta Beltline, passed along renderings of the project last night.

We're waiting to hear where the 155,00-square foot anchor tenant, which some have speculated might become a Walmart, might fit in among the sketches. Fuqua said yesterday he's holding talks with many retailers for the large space, which could even be broken up among several tenants, and hopes to break ground next spring.

Let the critiques commence!

Fuqua, the developer behind the Edgewood Retail District and Town Brookhaven, thinks theres pent-up demand for retail in the area
  • Fuqua Development
  • Fuqua, the developer behind the Edgewood Retail District and Town Brookhaven, thinks there's pent-up demand for retail in the area

The development calls for creating a street grid and streetfront retail, Fuqua says
  • Fuqua Development
  • The development calls for creating a street grid and streetfront retail, Fuqua says

View of the Glenwood Avenue entrance

View along Glenwood Avenue

View of the corner of Glenwood Avenue and the extension of Chester Street
  • Fuqua Development
  • View of the corner of Glenwood Avenue and the extension of Chester Street

The Beltline bike trail is envisioned to run through the property. Fuqua has offered to build that stretch of the path.
  • Fuqua Development
  • The Beltline bike trail is envisioned to run through the property. Fuqua has offered to build that stretch of the path.

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