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Mayor Kasim Reed to Celebrate Groundbreaking of the Reimagined Colony Square

Post Date:10/09/2017 3:00 PM

Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Anne Torres, Director
404-330-6423, office
404-904-2618, cell
amtorres@atlantaga.gov

Jewanna Gaither, Deputy Press Secretary
404-330-6942, office
404-357-5829, cell
jgaither@atlantaga.gov

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 9, 2017

 Media Advisory

Mayor Kasim Reed to Celebrate Groundbreaking of the Reimagined Colony Square 

WHO:

Mayor Kasim Reed
Mark Toro, Managing Partner, North American Properties
John Kelley, Partner and Vice President of Development, North American Properties
Kevin Green, President and CEO, Midtown Alliance

WHAT:

Mayor Reed will join North American Properties and Midtown Alliance to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the reimagined Colony Square on Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. The phased redevelopment will transform the iconic mixed-use community at the heart of Midtown Atlanta into an urban entertainment and dining destination infused with art, cultural experiences, events and street-level energy.

The community is invited to enjoy food, music and entertainment, and guests will be able to virtually walk through and experience the reimagined Colony Square. The event also includes the live demolition of building 500 with a wrecking ball that guests are invited to sign.

Today, Colony Square has 163,000 square feet of dated retail space and 720,000 square feet of office space. In addition to enhanced restaurant and retail space, the redevelopment will add 172,000 square feet of new office space. Upon completion, Colony Square will encompass more than 40,000 square feet of open community gathering places, 143,000 square feet of entertainment, retail and fitness concepts, chef-driven restaurants, including Main & Main, the 28,000-square-foot experiential food hall, and 892,000 square feet of office space. 

WHEN:

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017
Entertainment starts at 3:00 p.m.
Formal program featuring Mayor Reed, Mark Toro, John Kelley, and Kevin Green starts at 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Colony Square
1197 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30361


 

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For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit http://www.atlantaga.gov or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter @CityofAtlanta. Follow Mayor Reed on Facebook and Twitter @Kasim Reed

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