A rendering of the Madison Yards project on Memorial Drive.

Publix supermarket will be the first big retailer to open at Madison Yards, the giant mixed-use development from Fuqua, at the corner of Memorial Drive and Bill Kennedy Way. The 50,000 square foot Publix will open at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26..

The first 1,000 customers to check out on Wednesday will receive a free reusable grocery tote bag, and the first 25 customers to spend $50 or more on grand opening day will receive a free bag of groceries.

Madison Yards, which is located along the soon-to-open Eastside Trail extension of the Atlanta BeltLine, will eventually feature an AMC movie theater, a fitness center, retail shops and restaurants Hoots, Taqueria Tsunami, Marlow’s Tavern, Steel City Pops, Curry Up Now and Salata.

Collin Kelley

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.