S.J. Collins News

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 10:49am

Any place where people gather is now subject to scrutiny in this new world that we are all navigating day by day. Mixed-use centers are home to places for shopping, dining, living, working and playing and are not exempt. Proactive developers have a great opportunity to shape the future of what these communities will look like.

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 1:53pm

Cleveland, Ohio-based Cathy’s: Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches is expanding to Atlanta.

Owner Catheryn Greene, a Spelman College alumnus, secured a lease with S.J. Collins Enterprises to open in the commercial real estate developer’s The Interlock project in West Midtown.

Cathy’s: Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches will occupy a nearly 1,000-square-foot space in the $450 million mixed-use development, at 1115 Howell Mill Road NW.

“I fell in love with Atlanta while I was attending Spelman College,” Greene Tuesday said in a press release.

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 1:52pm

A new upscale golf course is coming to a mixed-use development in west Midtown Atlanta next year.

The Interlock, a $450 million development off Howell Mill Road and 14th Street, will now feature Puttshack, a mini golf venue, according to a news release.

Puttshack will occupy over 25,000 square feet of the development, and feature four mini golf courses with nine holes, plus a private event space.

The west Midtown location will be Puttshack’s American debut. Currently, they have three locations in the United Kingdom.

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 1:38pm

As coworking gains popularity in our real estate town, it seems WeWork is about to take the lead in the number of coworking offices in Atlanta.

On Tuesday, the company announced plans for three new offices in the metro area: Decatur, Poncey-Highland and Sandy Springs. Combined, the new leases amount to more than 140,000 square feet, bringing WeWork’s total footprint in the city to more than 800,000 square feet.

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 1:36pm

5th Street Station Ventures, LLC, a commercial real estate partnership and developer of the retail center, recently signed a contract with restaurant giant Aramark to lease an 11,944-square-foot space at 5th Street Station, Charlottesville’s newest shopping district.

The six new food and beverage businesses joining the retail hub’s other mixed-used occupants include Auntie Anne’s, BurgerFi, Caribou Coffee, Chickie’s & Pete’s, Pei Wei and Wing Zone. Basil Mediterranean and Rotika Indian Eats will also join 5th Street Station in early fall 2019.