Moderated by Rick Badie
The Sandy Springs City Council recently approved a mixed-used development that would demolish dilapidated apartments and replace them with more upscale units, along with office and retail space. Some welcome the project, while others view it as cautionary tale for the city. Here are two views.
By Tibby DeJulio
At a recent meeting, the Sandy Springs City Council approved two measures that will provide a great long-term benefit to the city and our residents.
The JLB Partners/Core Properties “Gateway” project is a $100 million mixed-use project that removes two of the city’s oldest apartment complexes along Roswell Road and replaces them with high-quality housing and commercial uses. Revitalization of our older apartment communities has been a council priority for some time.
The Gateway project was announced last summer. Over many months, the folks at JLB and Core met with city staff as well as residents of surrounding neighborhoods. They heard