The Battery on Paces FerryReal Estate

Homebuilder Ashton Woods is building townhomes from the $300s at The Battery on Paces Ferry in Vinings. The three-story homes will feature 10-foot ceilings, gourmet kitchens, lush greenspace and more. or (404) 696-9146.

Renewal Design-Build will kick off its 10th anniversary by hosting three free seminars, each starting at 7 p.m. at Renewal’s headquarters at 124 S. Columbia Dr. in Deecatur. Renovating Your Ranch on Thursday, Feb. 17; Re-Inventing Your Kitchen on Wednesday, Feb. 23; and Renovation Solutions for a Lifetime on Tuesday, March 1. Renewal’s award-winning design team will be available after each seminar for free design consultations. Seating is limited, so reserve your space today. To reserve a space at the seminars, call (404) 378-6962 or online at

Tickets for the third annual Decatur Old House Fair on Saturday, March 19, are now on sale. The day of seminars will be held at Holiday Inn Conference Center and include topics like home energy efficiency, maintenance plans, landscaping, kitchen and bath ideas and much more. For a complete seminar schedule, exhibitor details, and ticket information, visit Tickets are $10 when purchased in advance, $15 at the door.

Commercial Real Estate

A new developer will take over Ben Carter’s Streets of Buckhead project, which has been dormant for more than two years. OliverMcMillan, a San Diego firm known for mixed-used developments, has not indicated when it will start work on the project. Carter demolished a sizable portion of Buckhead Village to make way for what he envisioned as an Atlanta version of Rodeo Drive with luxury retail, restaurants, hotels and condos.

Village Place Brookhaven announces that Litigation Presentation, Inc., a nine-year old Atlanta-based boutique firm that specializes in creating presentations for the legal community, has purchased a 4,300 sq. ft. office condominium at the mixed-use development near Peachtree Road in the heart of Brookhaven.

Cousins Properties has formed a partnership with Publix developer Watkins Retail Group, investing $14.9 million to gain a 50.5 percent equity position in four Publix-anchored neighborhood shopping centers in Florida and Tennessee. Additionally, Cousins has the first option to jointly develop two other sites in Florida owned by Watkins when development is appropriate.

The retail and office portion of the 50-story Sovereign building in Buckhead has been sold to Parkway Properties, an investment firm based in Jackson, Miss., for $167.3 million. The building is 93 percent leased and his home to law offices, corporate offices, The Buckhead Club and Bistro Niko.

Wildmor Realty has executed a new 8,760-square-foot lease for Colibrium Partners with Cousins Properties on the 15th floor of 15 Piedmont Center located at 3575 Piedmont Road. Colibrium Partners offers business and IT solutions to the health insurance industry.

Collin KelleyEditor

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.