Developers of a West Midtown “walkable family-oriented lifestyle center” released new information about the site slated to opened in Spring of 2017.
Known as Westside Village @ Moores Mill, it will be located on Moores Mill Road, near the intersection of Marietta Boulevard and Coronet Way.
The $25 million development will include amenities such as co-working spaces, a speciality grocer, a 6,000 square foot national salon concept, family-friendly restaurants, fitness and yoga centers, major coffee brands, juice shops, dental and medical offices, a bank, an early learning academy and daycare centers, according to a news release from the developer, Eden Rock Real Estate Partners.
The new center will provide services for Upper Westside area residents that are currently driving 30-45 minutes round-trip to access similar services, the news release says.
The 9.5 acre development will include some single-family homes, a warehouse complex and a church. The 51,000 square foot warehouse will be converted to a modern industrial-style loft with open-air breezeways and outdoor dining. The 3,500 square foot church will likely be repurposed as a restaurant or café. It will include new buildings that will have 45,000 square foot for additional retail and service space. The development will also have 19 luxury town homes.
The development will provide walkable spaces within the entire neighborhood that will include improving the intersection at Coronet Way and Marietta Boulevard to create a safe connection for the neighborhood onto Marietta Boulevard. Another addition will be center turn lanes on Marietta Boulevard with improved pedestrian crosswalks that tie into development across the street.
The area will be also walkable from the PATH project and recently announced Silver Comet to Beltline connection, the news release says.
The only specific restaurant for the new development that has been confirmed is Fox Bros Bar-B-Q, although the news release also teased a “local chef-driven restaurant with a cult following.” Fox Bros has been bursting at the seams at its DeKalb Avenue location and a second location has been rumored for years.
The development will be adjacent to a new Publix center, as well as numerous other developments currently taking place such as 345 luxury apartments, 200 town homes and nearly 2,000 single-family homes. The area will see around $350,000,000 in investments over the next 18 months, the release said.
This area is the last major commercial development frontier north of I-20, the news release noted, with dozens of significant commercial real estate transactions that are in the planning stages or recently closed.
Eden Rock developers have gotten feedback from the neighboring areas and will continue to incorporate ideas as the project evolves, the news release said.