Quite a bit of news broke this week in the world of real estate. Top stories of this week included rumors about the construction of Atlanta’s second-tallest building, a new 234-acre mixed-use development, and more. If you missed it, here is a recap of this week’s top real estate news:
•Developer of new skyscraper hopes to break ground this fall – What’s going on with the construction plans for Atlanta’s second-tallest tower? Curbed Atlanta parses through the various rumors and reports here.
•New development plans include 1,200 residences and more – A big, 234-acre mixed-use development has just been announced in Fayetteville, near Pinewood Atlanta Studios. The Atlanta Business Chronicle has the details here.
•Homebuyers are becoming increasingly attracted to open spaces – “Agrihoods” – new home communities built around a farm – are growing in popularity, as more and more homebuyers yearn for the lifestyle. Realtor magazine breaks down the new trend here.
•Outdoor music venues could boost nearby home values – Summer is the season of outdoor music festivals, and a new study suggests that living near an outdoor music venue can mean good things for home values. Realtor.com and Vivid Seats crunch the numbers here.
•National utility costs ranked – How do all 50 states’ energy bills compare? And where does our fine state fall in the rankings? Click here to parse through WalletHub’s full study.