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$30 million apartment development planned near UC, hospitals
Aug 17, 2018
Uptown Rental Properties LLC and North American Properties are planning to partner again to develop a 202-unit apartment building near the University of Cincinnati. Uptown and NAP received unanimous approval from the Cincinnati Planning Commission on Friday morning for a zoning change to planned development district from residential mixed and residential multifamily for a nearly 1.9-acre site in Corryville. Uptown and NAP own the entire block bordered by Donahue, Bellevue, East University and Eden avenues.

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via Cincinnati Business Courier
North Fulton Community Improvement District Board Elects Tim Perry As Treasurer of the Board
Aug 16, 2018
The North Fulton Community Improvement District (CID) today announced the election of Tim Perry as treasurer of the board of directors. In his role, Perry will manage and oversee the financial affairs of the organization.

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via 2017 North Fulton Community Improvement District
North American Properties Sells Anthem on Ashley
Jun 26, 2018
North American Properties (NAP) Tuesday announced the sale of Anthem on Ashley, a 244-unit multifamily community to Invesco Advisers, Inc. At $370 per square foot, the sale sets "a new benchmark for wood-framed multifamily development in Metro Atlanta," according to the announcement.

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via What Now Atlanta
Photos: Beltline-straddling ‘Edge’ project to open in December
Jun 26, 2018
Following the revamp and sale of Atlantic Station and Avalon’s surging growth in Alpharetta, the developer behind those projects, North American Properties, has bet big on Beltline-adjacent locations that leaders consider Atlanta’s beachfront. Now, as one sizable build comes to fruition, another is paying off, NAP officials said today. Where the Beltline’s Eastside Trail meets Edgewood and DeKalb avenues, NAP’s mixed-use play with a workforce housing component, Edge, is now expected to open in December, per officials.

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via Curbed Atlanta
The Banks, Newport on the Levee draw heavy interest from retailers
Jun 11, 2018
During the largest retail real estate convention of the year, the Bankes in downtown Cincinnati and Newport on the Levee drew attention from a number of potential new tenants. North American Properties announced just before the start of RECon that it has a contract to buy Newport on the Levee. Downtown-based North American Properties is still early in the process of acquiring the Levee. All uses and options are being explored.

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via Cincinnati Business Journal
Marriott AC Hotel joins Cascades Project
May 24, 2018
North American Properties, the development company behind the Cascades Project, has announced some upcoming changes and additions to the mixed-use development. A boutique hotel has been part of the plans since the projects inception. However, until Thursday that hotel was not yet named. NAP Managing Partner Shawn McIntyre told the Community Redevelopment Agency this week that Marriott International AC Hotels will be joining the project. And, bringing AC Hotel Tallahassee to downtown.

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via WCTV
AC Hotels by Marriott coming to Cascades Project
May 24, 2018
Marriott International is bringing one of its upscale brands to the Cascades Project underway in downtown Tallahassee. AC Hotels by Marriott is building a $30-million, seven-story hotel with more than 5,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, which would be suitable for conventions, a longtime request of the business community. It also will have 154 rooms, a rooftop bar serving craft beers, signature drinks, tapas and an observation deck overlooking the 24-acre Cascades Park.

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via Tallahassee Democrat
AC Hotels by Marriott Coming to Cascades
May 24, 2018
North American Properties (NAP) and Uptown Rental Properties (URP), in partnership with Robert Finvarb Companies (RFC), have formalized an agreement to bring the region’s first Marriott International AC Hotels brand to Downtown Tallahassee. AC Hotels caters to the next generation, design-conscious business traveler and blends sophisticated European style with a distinctly modern feel. The AC Hotel Tallahassee will sit at the heart of the Cascades Project – a 5-acre, $150 million mixed-use development positioned across from the prized 24-acre Cascades Park. Poised to breathe new life into the city’s center, the project includes market rate mid-rise residential, retail, restaurant, office and event space, along with the restoration of two architecturally significant buildings and the creation of a community-envisioned historical plaza.

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North American Properties’ purchase of Newport on the Levee is ‘win-win for everybody’ involved
May 21, 2018
The recent news that Newport on the Levee is being sold to Cincinnati-based North American Properties is a positive for many reasons, according to Newport city manager Thomas Fromme. “You get a management team that’s closer to this area and knows this region,” Fromme said Monday night at the Newport city commission meeting. “They have a background in dealing with properties like Newport on the Levee. I’ve met with [North American Properties], and they have some good ideas."

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via Northern Kentucky Tribune
Developers Add a Missing Piece to Their Projects: Hotels
May 08, 2018
When North American Properties drew up plans for a luxury hotel at Avalon, its $1 billion, 86-acre housing, office, restaurant and shopping project in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta, the developer wanted to reinforce the enclave’s stature as a Main Street destination with white-glove service. To extend Avalon’s “living room” experience to the hotel, the developer designed a homey lobby and lounge and a South City Kitchen restaurant to entice locals as well as travelers. And hotel guests can use Avalon’s amenities as part of their stay, including ordering room service from restaurants or visiting spas and fitness clubs.

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via The New York Times
Newport on the Levee to Be Sold to Cincinnati-Based Developer
May 18, 2018
Newport on the Levee is in the process of being sold, The River City News has learned. Cincinnati-based North American Properties has the entertainment destination under contract, the Business Courier reports.

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via The River City News
Newport on the Levee to be sold to Cincinnati-based North American Properties
May 19, 2018
CINCINNATI - A Cincinnati-based company that developed Florence Mall and Northgate Mall decades ago has now signed a purchase contract for Newport on the Levee. The Price Group LLC, the San Diego-based owner of the Newport entertainment center, confirmed in a press release Friday that the sale resulted from an “unsolicited indication of interest” from North American Properties, a development company that was once affiliated with Western & Southern Financial Group Inc.

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EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati real estate company to acquire Newport on the Levee
May 18, 2018
Newport on the Levee, the retail and entertainment center along the banks of the Ohio River, is under contract to be sold. The Price Group LLC, which has been an owner of Newport on the Levee since it opened in 2001, is under contract to sell the property to downtown-based North American Properties. Tim Perry, partner and chief investment officer with North American Properties, said the real estate development company plans to make additional investments into the 17-year-old property.

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via Cincinnati Business Journal
North American Properties has a contract to buy Newport on the Levee
May 18, 2018
Regional entertainment destination Newport on the Levee is being sold. The Price Group LLC confirmed today in a news release that it is under contract to sell Newport on the Levee to Cincinnati-based North American Properties.

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via Cincinnati Enquirer
Luxury apartment tower boosts residential, retail mix at east end of Central Business District
May 18, 2018
Helping to anchor the eastern end of the Central Business District is a new luxury apartment tower called Encore Urban Living. The $52 million, 17-story project – originally known as Eighth and Sycamore – includes 133 apartments and three retail spaces. Encore is the latest collaboration between its developers, NorthPointe Group and North American Properties, with 3CDC handling the commercial leasing of the retail spaces below.

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via Cincinnati Business Journal
3CDC completes retail lease-up of $52M Eighth and Sycamore development
Apr 09, 2018
The Cincinnati Center City Development Corp. (3CDC) is bringing two new restaurants and a fitness concept to the $52 million development at Eighth and Sycamore streets downtown. The Encore Urban Living development, formerly known and Eighth and Sycamore, includes 133 apartments and three retail spaces. It was a collaboration between NorthPointe Group and North American Properties with 3CDC handling the commercial leasing of the retail spaces below.

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via Cincinnati Business Courier
Want To Know What’s Going On At Cascades Park? Here’s The Bird's-Eye View
Mar 26, 2018
Do you wish you could get a better look behind the fence surrounding the new development project on the edge of Cascades Park? Thanks to Drone Above Florida, now you can.

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via WFSU
That five-year fight over apartments in Trophy Club? It's over
Mar 27, 2018
Apartments will be part of Trophy Club Town Center when the project breaks ground this spring despite years of opposition from residents. The apartments will be built by North American Properties with an urban design, meaning the parking garage will be in the center and the entrances to the units will be interior.

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via Fort Worth Star Telegram
New Beltline project lures Shake Shack, Kevin Gillespie venture ‘Cold Beer'
Mar 20, 2018
A project rising along the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail has landed a new concept from popular Atlanta chef Kevin Gillespie and the city’s third location of Shake Shack. Vantage Realty Partners is behind the 28,000-square-foot retail, restaurant and loft office project that sits between Edgewood and DeKalb avenues. It’s part of a larger mixed-use development called “Edge” with North American Properties, which will include about 350 market-rate and affordable apartments.

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via Atlanta Business Chronicle
$2.5 billion waterfront project will create town within a town in Sayreville
Mar 16, 2018
A $2.5 billion waterfront mixed-use community planned in the borough will re-imagine how people live, work and play, while giving residents a brand-new Main Street and community. That's the vision of the redeveloper of the much anticipated massive Riverton project, which is scheduled to break ground later this year, and take more than a decade to complete. "I think it's a great thing for Sayreville," borough resident Scott Betzler said. "It's unused space and we need to trend in a different direction. Malls are getting old and it's time to get something new going."

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via My Central Jersey
Update: I-Drive's Grand National retail center preps outparcels for construction
Mar 12, 2018
One of north International Drive's future mixed-use projects is getting the ball rolling on outparcels that will host retail development. The $100 million Grand National project, being developed by Cincinnati-based North American Properties, is securing permits needed for outparcels that will include a Marriott-brand hotel and 93,600 square feet of shops spread across six spaces.

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via Orlando Business Journal
New details, images released for Avalon-inspired Gwinnett development
Feb 27, 2018
Food hall, anyone? How about a “food market,” a “beverage market,” a fitness center, a hotel and lots and lots of shops, too? Those offerings and plenty more are in the initial plans for Revel, the sprawling retail and entertainment district that developer North American Properties — the team behind Alpharetta’s popular Avalon project — hopes to build on the property surrounding Gwinnett County’s Infinite Energy Center.

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via Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Cascades Project developer submits plan for Waterworks property
Feb 24, 2018
Graffiti tagged buildings downtown are vestiges of the city's first water system, where gurgling water pumped through pipes to a growing population from 1889 to 1958. For years, ideas surfaced to repurpose the property. At most, it's been city storage but with time slid into a state of disrepair. Years ago, the "Save the Waterworks" movement successfully rallied locals when renovation funding was threatened. Now, North American Properties, the developer behind the massive Cascades Project, wants to make the century-old waterworks property part of its grand vision.

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via Tallahassee Democrat
Turner Construction puts up tower crane for $91M Court and Walnut development
Jan 29, 2018
Turner Construction Co. has put up downtown Cincinnati’s only tower crane for the $91 million mixed-use project at Court and Walnut streets. A roughly 285-foot-tall tower crane has been erected on the site of the development that will include an urban format Kroger store, 555 parking spaces and 139 apartments. The tower crane is a Terex Peiner SK415 Hammerhead Tower Crane, which has a 20-ton rated capacity and a 230-foot reach.

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via Cincinnati Business Courier
Plan updates made to Cascades Project
Jan 26, 2018
s the Cascades Project inches forward some design changes have been made to the layout. Those include more parking spaces and more hotel units. Under the development agreement, the developer - North American Properties, now referred to as Cascades Joint Venture - is allowed to make changes to the project that do not exceed 10 percent of the densities that were approved the by CRA board back at a September meeting.

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via WCTV
Public-Private Partnership Opens 330-Room Hotel at Avalon, Alpharetta Conference Center
Jan 17, 2018
Developers of the Hotel at Avalon and Alpharetta Conference Center celebrated the grand opening on Tuesday, Jan. 16, marking the final phase of Avalon, the 2.4 million-square-foot mixed-use development in the northern Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta. The $112 million hotel and conference center were developed in a public-private partnership between Stormont Hospitality Group, Long Wharf Capital, North American Properties (NAP) and the City of Alpharetta.

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via REBusiness Online
First look: Check out Alpharetta’s new hotel at Avalon
Jan 16, 2018
When you come off Ga. 400 and turn onto John Smoltz Highway, there’s something big and new in the Alpharetta sky. First talked about some five and a half years ago, the Hotel at Avalon and Alpharetta Conference Center is no longer an idea. The 330-room hotel and accompanying spaces are finished and open for business, employing more than 160 people.

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via Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Hotel at Avalon Debuts in Atlanta
Jan 16, 2018
The Hotel at Avalon has arrived in Atlanta as the latest addition to Marriott’s Autograph Collection. Evoking Southern charm, the Hotel at Avalon has debuted along with the Alpharetta Conference Center, marking the completion of the mixed-use project’s final phase.

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via Hospitality Design
Final Agreements Reached for Cascades Project
Jan 14, 2018
The developer has signed the last five documents with the Tallahassee Community Redevelopment Agency to build its Cascades Project on the hem of the city's 24-acre public park.

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via Tallahassee Democrat
First look: The Hotel Avalon and Alpharetta Conference Center opens
Jan 16, 2018
Alpharetta’s first luxury hotel and conference center has the feel of a “gracious Southern home,” say its developers. The Hotel Avalon and Alpharetta Conference Center opened today at the upscale Avalon development at Old Milton Parkway and Ga. 400. The $112 million project includes a 330-room hotel and a conference center with 44,000 square feet of meeting space. It also has new locations of Fifth Group Restaurants’ South City Kitchen and Starbucks. The project has been about five years in the making. It’s Alpharetta’s first full-service hotel in almost 20 years.

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via Atlanta Business Chronicle
More than just tables: Colony Square donation furthers City of Refuge mission
Jan 05, 2018
One of Atlanta's largest shelters got a helping hand Friday in their mission to help transform locals' lives. Midtown Atlanta's Colony Square donated 180 chairs and 70 tables to City of Refuge's warehouse location in southwest Atlanta, as Colony Square continues its own renovation. For City of Refuge founder Bruce Deel, the tables and chairs are more than a place to sit. The furniture offers an important starting point for conversation and transformation.

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via 11Alive
6 New and Noteworthy Hotels in and Around Atlanta
Dec 29, 2017
The trend is clear: many travelers today crave a sense of place, eager to immerse themselves into the local culture of their destination. Luckily for Atlanta visitors and locals alike, these emerging leaders of the hospitality industry are apt to satisfy those appetites. From new architectural marvels to renovated sites rich with Southern history, check in to a hotel designed to become a destination in and of itself.

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via Where Atlanta
Behind NJ's $2.5B Riverton Development
Dec 12, 2017
North American Properties plans to transform a 418-acre brownfield site on the Raritan River in Sayreville, N.J., into the state’s “next great hometown.” The firm’s Managing Partner Mark Toro discusses what to expect from the project and how it will impact the community.

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via Commercial Property Executive
For North American Properties, mixed-use is about communities
Nov 07, 2017
There are times when it’s best for a company to reposition itself in the market (when a recession occurs, perhaps). That’s what North American Properties did, and now it’s tacking on hotel development. “The company has grown to respond to market conditions and trends,” said Mark Toro, managing partner at North American Properties, a retail, multifamily, mixed-use and office developer. “We’ve sought to innovate, reimagine and reposition the organization as those trends evolve.”

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via Hotel Business
New Jersey Riverfront Development Jettisons Mall Concept
Nov 12, 2017
Plans for one of New Jersey’s largest mixed-use developments once called for a massive “fortress mall,” a 2.2 million-square-foot building clad with giant digital screens rivaling Las Vegas and Times Square, according to a 2012 marketing video. Fast-forward five years: The venture behind the $2.5 billion Sayreville development has brought in a new partner, slashed the amount of retail space and jettisoned the mall concept in favor of a downtown-like retail village that mixes shops, restaurants, offices and apartments.

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via Wall Street Journal
Real Estate Developers Become the Entertainers
Oct 30, 2017
This holiday season in Alpharetta, Georgia, there’s a Santa Claus coming to town who’s so popular that meetings to visit him were sold out by October. That’s essentially by design: The high-budget, tech-savvy Santa display is a crowd-pleasing attraction for a multi-million dollar, mixed-used real estate development called Avalon, about 25 miles north of Atlanta.

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via CityLab
Colony Square begins to undergo major redevelopment
Oct 30, 2017
Crews are demolishing part of a midtown Atlanta landmark. It is part of a transformation for Colony Square. Over the next year, construction will be going on at the iconic plaza to put up a new six-story building that will be home to office space, restaurants and retail.

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via WSB-TV
The Food Court Matures Into the Food Hall
Sep 14, 2017
Despite the operating and cost variations, most food halls are focused on bringing in local or regional chefs and incorporating a bar into the mix. Developers establishing food halls with those themes include North American Properties, which bought the 1970s-era Colony Square mixed-use project in Atlanta two years ago.

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via The New York Times
NAP Breaks Ground on Midtown Redevelopment
Oct 30, 2017
North American Properties broke ground on its mixed-use redevelopment project in Midtown Atlanta, Colony Square. After purchasing the property in 2015, the company plans to transform it with a three-phase process that will end in November 2019. The firm celebrated the start of the demolition process, an event attended by Atlanta’s Mayor, Kasim Reed, officials from NAP and its partners, as well as around 800 citizens. “North American Properties has an extraordinary track record for creating spaces of the highest quality in caliber, whether it’s Atlantic Station where they completely turned that project around or Avalon in Alpharetta. (…) The reimagined Colony Square will be a great new addition to the Midtown community,” said Kasim Reed in a prepared statement.

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via COmmercial Property Executive
Watch a wrecking ball break Colony Square while confetti rains down
Oct 30, 2017
Developer North American Properties broke ground on the redevelopment of Colony Square Tuesday. The “iconic office towers and dated retail center” will be renovated in multiple phases, with the final phase expected to be finished on Nov. 21, 2019, according to a press release.

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via Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Cascades developer promises signature project
Oct 02, 2017
Shawn McIntyre has a digital countdown on his iPhone of the Cascades Project. Three years, two months, five days, seven hours, 56 minutes and 18 seconds. At his Madison Street office, facing McIntyre's Lumberyard student housing project, the developer taps his clock apps, pulls up the countdown and positions the screen for all to see. It's a reminder of what's at stake. His mantra: Time kills all deals.

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via Tallahassee Democrat
CRA Commits to Cascades Project
Oct 02, 2017
The Cascades Project cleared a major hurdle with the Community Redevelopment Agency’s unanimous approval Monday to complete and execute a development agreement with incremental tax rebates. Early project images reveal a colossal mixed-use development unlike anything in Tallahassee's downtown. It includes a waterfall staircase in the park's plaza, room for a bakery, a coffee shop, a family restaurant and sports bar with the redevelopment of the Firestone and Bloxham annex buildings. If completed by 2020, it will be the downtown CRA's largest project ever.

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via Tallahassee Democrat
More details emerge on food hall coming to Midtown's Colony Square
Sep 14, 2017
Real estate development company North American Properties announced yesterday that it will be transforming 28,000 square feet of space at Colony Square in Midtown into a food hall called Main & Main.

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via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
8th & Sycamore no more; get a look inside Encore
Aug 30, 2017
The latest luxury apartment tower coming to downtown Cincinnati, a project that has been known as Eighth and Sycamore, is nearing completion. I got an exclusive sneak peek at the apartments and details on the latest collaboration between its developers, NorthPointe Group and North American Properties. The new, $52 million, 17-story tower will be called Encore Urban Living.

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via Cincinnati Business Courier
More Universal-area Grand National retail details, images revealed
Aug 15, 2017
Developers reveal images and details for new Grand National mixed-use project in Orlando. These new renderings show what's coming to the 16.5-acre site, now connected with a new roadway flyover.

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via Orlando Business Journal
Colony Square gets $160 million green light from Invest Atlanta
Jul 25, 2017
Atlanta’s economic development agency signed off Thursday on a plan to remake Colony Square into a mixed-use development that looks more like 2017 than the 1970s. Invest Atlanta’s Board of Directors passed a resolution to back the project with up to $160 million in bonds.

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via Atlanta Business Chronicle
Downtown Kroger's design gets city approval
Jul 25, 2017
The design for a mixed-use project that includes a downtown Kroger, plus two needed zoning variances, was unanimously approved by Cincinnati’s Historic Conservation Board on Monday, whose staff emphatically praised the project. The mixed-use projects, which includes eight stories of 139 apartments and a 550-space parking garage in addition to a two-level, 45,000-square-foot Kroger, needed zoning variances because it will be three feet higher than allowed under the zoning code and its front façade lacked complete commercial continuity. It also needed a certificate of appropriateness for its design because part of the project is in the Court Street Historic District. It will be located at Central Parkway and Walnut Street.

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via Cincinnati Business Journal
What's coming: a sneak peek of developments on the horizon
Aug 15, 2017
Back by popular demand, the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce capped off its three-day annual conference with the latest updates on major commercial developments. Commercial real estate expert Ed Murray, a principal at NAI TALCOR, divvied up projects by location and allowed developers to share details for two of Tallahassee’s largest and transformative projects: the proposed Cascades Project and Canopy at Welaunee.

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via Tallahassee Democrat
Colony Square to undergo major 18-month facelift
Jul 25, 2017
The revitalization, which will start in November, will bring more retail, business and workspace to Midtown Atlanta.

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via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
​North American Properties partner shares how the downtown Kroger deal got done
Jun 07, 2017
North American Properties partner Tony Hobson talked to the Business Courier after Tuesday’s announcement of downtown Cincinnati's Kroger store about his company’s role in the deal, what it will do for downtown and Over-the-Rhine and the state of the apartment market in the region and the country.

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via Cincinnati Business Courier
Opening of Boulevard East doubles the size of Avalon
Apr 18, 2017
ALPHARETTA, GA.— Avalon, a mixed-use community in Alpharetta, doubled in size with the opening of Boulevard East. It includes 20 new retailers and restaurants, 276 luxury homes and a 224,000-square-foot office tower.

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via 11Alive
$158 million redevelopment proposal targets Cascade Park area
Jan 12, 2017
Two downtown city blocks on the hem of Cascades Park could have apartments, townhouses, a restaurant, a five-story hotel and room for commercial businesses and office space.

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via Tallahassee Democrat
North American Properties head honcho: Atlanta’s future depends on MARTA
May 22, 2017
Mark Toro, the managing partner and chairman of prominent Atlanta developer North American Properties, has joined the growing chorus of business and civic leaders calling for MARTA expansion.

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via Curbed—Atlanta
North American Properties— Lumberyard Project
Feb 14, 2017
North American Properties (NAP) is certainly no stranger to the city of Tallahassee, Fla. The company has invested more than $150 million in large-scale, mixed-use developments in that city since 2012; specifically, in the Gaines Street District. With its latest project, “The Lumberyard,” NAP hopes to build on its legacy of creating provocative urban spaces.

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via Construction Today
Greiwe breaks ground for fifth condo project in Mariemont
Jun 01, 2017
Indian Hill developer Richard Greiwe recently helped break ground for a pricey condominium project in Mariemont. He’d do well to keep a shovel handy for a planned earth-turning later this year for an unrelated Montgomery venture.

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via Cincinnati.com
Group formed to keep history of Firestone, Bloxham buildings
May 05, 2017
The Firestone building looks much different than it did when it was the Leon County Jail. But the memories still struck Rev. Henry Steele as he walked through the building Friday. He still remembers exactly where he slept on the floor when he was jailed at the age of 16 for participating in Tallahassee lunch counter sit-ins in 1958.

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via Tallahassee Democrat
Publix to open near Gateway
Jun 09, 2017
A new Publix grocery store will open in Lee County — across from Gateway — at the end of the month.

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via news-press.com
First look: Beltline Eastside Trail’s ‘Edge’ has broken ground
Jun 22, 2017
Construction launched this week on a multifaceted, Beltline-straddling project that officials say will be within financial reach of most Atlantans seeking multifamily living arrangements.

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via Curbed Atlanta
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