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Old and New: Ford Factory Square and 725 Ponce to live in harmony on BeltLine

Ford Factory Square When it was announced that the infamous “Murder Kroger” was going to be demolished to make way for the mixed-use 725 Ponce development, many wondered what would happen to its neighbor, the historic Ford Factory Square building. Thanks to a partnership between Ford Factory’s owners and 725 Ponce developer New City LLC, […]

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#725Views – Call for Artist Submissions

725 Ponce seeks emerging local artists to create artwork for #725Views, a two or three-dimensional “viewfinder” art installation to be located on the 725 Ponce BeltLine Eastside Trail construction fencing (opposite The Shed at Ponce City Market). #725Views – Project Details & Examples Artist Application >> Anyone interested in applying should submit their application to […]

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AJC, New Atlanta BeltLine bond series creates taxpayer savings

Atlanta will save as much as $919,000 annually on Atlanta BeltLine payments as part of a new series of bonds for the greenspace project approved by the Atlanta City Council on Wednesday. The series, worth $145.3 million, was put up for sale recently as part of an updated round of financing for the BeltLine Tax […]

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11Alive, ‘Murder’ Kroger now a pile of rubble

ATLANTA – One of Atlanta’s most infamous landmarks is being reduced to rubble. The Kroger on Ponce de Leon Avenue, known more loosely as “Murder Kroger” is being demolished to make way for a mixed-use project. Murder Kroger closed in late October. The demolition began last week. The new project, known as “725 Ponce”, will feature office space […]

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Atlanta Business Chronicle, Invest Atlanta issues bonds to finance new Murder Kroger

Atlanta’s economic development agency voted Thursday to issue up to $188 million in bonds to finance a redevelopment project anchored by a replacement for the “Murder Kroger” on Ponce de Leon. The project, officially named 725 Ponce, will include a 360,000-square-foot 12-story office tower over a 60,000-square-foot Kroger. The office tower, grocery store and 10,000 […]

Read More, Atlanta Kroger redevelopment may get tax break

The city of Atlanta’s economic development agency will consider a tax break this week for the redevelopment of the Ponce de Leon Avenue grocery store known as “Murder Kroger” near the eastside Beltline trail, according to a meeting notice. Developer New City plans an office tower over a new 60,000-square-foot Kroger store at 725 Ponce […]

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