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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 […]

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AJC.com, 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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Fox 5 News, “Massive ‘Beltline Kroger’ Overhaul Announced”

ATLANTA – Plans have been announced for the redevelopment of the “Beltline” Kroger facility which will include a new 60,000 square-foot Kroger grocery store which will sit below 360,000 square-feet of office space. In a press release Friday, developers said the project will be called 725 Ponce and is slated to be a mixed-use development […]

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Curbed, “’Beltline’ Kroger on Ponce Set for Dramatic Overhaul”

The death knell is tolling for the infamous Kroger on Ponce de Leon Avenue adjacent to the Atlanta Beltline. In November, we caught wind of a major redo planned for the 1980s suburban-style grocery facility, but both Kroger and Ponce City Market were tight-lipped (while not denying that something was afoot). Today the cloak has […]

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