Curbed Atlanta | From Fort Mac to Dunwoody, 12 Atlanta projects to watch in 2020

While it’s easy for development wonks to drool over activity in crane-studded areas such as Midtown, major real estate projects abound across metro Atlanta right now.

This year, expect progress with colossal adaptive-reuse projects, skyline-altering new construction, and, in some cases, a hybrid of the two. The future promises an Atlanta that’s taller, denser, and, ideally, more vibrant.

Below are a few projects worth keeping on your radar as so much heavy machinery does its thing in 2020.


Developer Carter, recently known for its ongoing overhaul of Atlanta’s Summerhill neighborhood, is also currently transforming the 1.1 million-square-foot former cotton warehouse built by Coca-Cola cofounder Asa Candler.

Officials hope The MET will ultimately evolve into the “cultural engine of Atlanta” for locals. The complex has already claimed myriad creative tenants, such as the once-displaced art gallery Mammal Gallery. Expect award-winning barbecue at the site this spring.


By Sean Keenan, Curbed Atlanta

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