Sears bankruptcy: In metro Atlanta, few stores remain The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, by Matt Kempner, Oct 15, 2018 Full Article Sears, once the mightiest of American retailers, was an endangered species in metro Atlanta even before it filed for bankruptcy protection Monday. Even before waves of recent closures in the region, it had receded in the […]
Details of depot project unveiled
AUGUSTA, Ga (WJBF) – It’s a six acre parking lot right now, but there’s a lot more in the works for the depot property downtown.
“It’s projects like this that will transform our community. It’s been a long time coming and it’s certainly something we are excited about,” says Mayor Hardie Davis.
They’re calling it Riverfront at the Depot
140 upscale apartments. A big office building. 800 plus parking spots, green space, retail space. Something for everyone.
“The apartments are going to be a great place to live. Like I said, walk here, live here, work here, play here. You can have it all in this wonderful development,” said Rodney Barstein of Retail Specialists, a partner in the project.
The project is moving forward but a lot of work remains. Developers have the go-ahead to get their finances and engineering in place for commission approval. That’s going to take nine months.