This Week in Atlanta Real Estate: Rumors surrounding plans for Atlanta’s second-tallest building, a new mixed-use development in Fayetteville, and more

by Barbra Murray


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.

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