More infill housing appears in the shadow of Georgia State Stadium
In the blocks surrounding Georgia State University’s Center Parc Stadium, about 1,200 apartments and townhouses have opened or are under construction since the Braves decamped to Cobb County five years ago.
On Fraser Street, about a block from the stadium entrances, a smaller infill project is soon to join the officially “delivered” mix, adding six townhouses to Summerhill’s increasingly dense housing stock.
Called The Towns on Fraser, the project was designed by TSW Architects and is being built by Cablik Enterprises. He managed to install the half-dozen units on a sloping 0.19-acre site in the shadow of Georgia State’s football stadium, the Braves’ former Turner Field.
The project is finishing construction about two blocks from Georgia Avenue, where a flurry of restaurants and retail was created as part of Carter’s 80-acre redevelopment of the previously moribund commercial district.
Prices for the units listed so far range from $489,900 to $509,900, with a current contract for one of them.
The six townhouses stand on four stories, including roof terraces running the length of the buildings, with two bedrooms, two and ½ bathrooms and one-car garages.
The project is marketed as thoughtfully designed with oversized windows for natural light, chef’s kitchens, walk-in pantries, and owner’s bedrooms with spa-inspired bathrooms. Carl Mattison Design takes care of the interior finishes.
When the project was originally launched, plans called for smaller townhouses to start in the low $300,000s. As with other boutique projects in the city, however, spikes in labor and material costs, associated with the Atlanta heating market, have resulted in significant price adjustments.
In neighboring blocks, ongoing projects include the next stage of 100 townhouses by Hedgewood Homes, part of Carter’s wider Summerhill development; a 30 townhouse project by Empire Communities called Lovetree; and a 325-unit apartment complex that recently began leasing, Alexan Summerhill, by Trammel Crow Residential.
The Towns on Fraser project is set to open later this summer, according to listings. Take a closer look in the gallery above.
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