Living in Atlanta: The High Life Take life in Atlanta to new heights with the area’s outstanding condo and loft developments.
One of the hallmarks of Atlanta is its thriving residential market. It is ever-evolving and growing, and it routinely introduces new and unique options for home buyers who are relocating to and within the metro area. And these days, as the demand for high-end, low-maintenance living has been on the rise, the Atlanta market has answered the call with an array of exceptional condo and loft living opportunities. Here, we look at four spectacular properties that are perfect for soon-to-be homeowners in the ATL. Whether you’re looking for a dazzling high-rise experience or a cool and contemporary loft option, one of these first-rate developments just might offer up the residence of your dreams.
Seven88 West Midtown
788 West Marietta Street
Atlanta, GA 30318
The highly successful revitalization of the once-industrial West Midtown area has inspired McKinley Homes to bring Seven88 West Midtown to life. A glass and concrete 22-story high-rise condo building, Seven88 West Midtown will be an architectural marvel upon its completion; it currently is the largest residential building and the only glass tower under construction in this burgeoning district. The finished product will feature 279 well-appointed residences ranging in size from 699 to more than 2,800 square feet and boasting floor-to-ceiling windows that offer panoramic views of Atlanta’s spectacular skyline. Available floor plans will include studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom and penthouse options from the mid-$300s to $1 million+.
The interior of each condo will be completely customizable thanks to Crosby Design Group’s three interior design packages, which offer an array of deluxe features and finishes. All finish selections were made to fit with the modern yet timeless architecture of Seven88 West Midtown, while providing an elegant backdrop for each owner to add their personal style to the space. The interior design selections offer a simple, clean aesthetic and textures such as wood flooring, quartz countertops and concrete accents. Crosby Design Group’s three distinct design schemes for the building each have their own unique tones and detail differences, ensuring that every residence will have an exclusive sense of style.
Seven88 West Midtown’s community amenities will be unparalleled, with resort-style amenities including an immense deck with an outdoor dining space, a saltwater swimming pool, a whirlpool spa and a clubroom with a demonstration kitchen, billiards and a lounge, as well as a state-of-the-art fitness and yoga facility. Controlled access parking, bike storage and a dog spa also are available for residents. What’s more, the building features an onsite concierge service with a full slate of options, from helping manage everyday needs like handling dry cleaning and directing deliveries into smart storage lockers to arranging for reservations or event tickets and car detailing. And with 9,000 square feet of ground level curated retail, restaurant and entertainment space, residents will have access to everything they could possibly need. Of course, simply being located in West Midtown is an experience unto itself, as Seven88 is located steps from the area’s best shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, including Terminal West, The Optimist, Miller Union, King Plow Arts Center and Westside Provisions District. The building also is within walking distance to Georgia Tech and only two miles away from the Atlanta BeltLine.
Seven88 West Midtown is slated to open in the fall of 2020, and sales are currently underway.
270 17th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30363
The tallest residential building in Atlanta, The Atlantic is one of the jewels of Atlanta’s changing skyline. Designed in the Art Deco style of the 1930s, the 46-story urban condominium building features sleek geometric lines and a famed ornamental crown that helps it stand out among its surrounding counterparts. And while the exterior is a sight to behold, the interior of the property is what has been drawing home buyers since the building’s official opening in late 2009.
Boasting more than 400 luxurious two-bedroom condos starting at $500,000 and three-bedroom residences ranging from $700,000 to over $1.4 million, The Atlantic features open and airy floor plans with high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and a great deal of flexibility. The condos range in size from 1,300 to 3,100 square feet and also include functioning windows, high-end finishes, hardwood flooring, chef kitchens with Kitchen Aid appliances and sweeping balconies with stunning skyline views of the city, among other features. The Atlantic also has an array of public spaces including a resort-style pool with cabana towel service, a whirlpool, a poolside terrace with waterfalls, a sundeck and outdoor kitchen grills. Additionally, the building offers a slate of white-glove, resort-inspired amenities like a club room with billiards, wine storage, a catering kitchen, a media room and private lounge, a dining room and much more. The building also offers access to a state-of-the-art fitness club with a yoga studio, group fitness classes and personal trainers. High-tech valet parking is offered for all residents and their guests, and a 24/7 residential concierge program helmed by 25 handpicked experienced professionals helps owners navigate their neighborhood and daily life with services like wake-up calls, dog walking, dry cleaning, a patio and balcony garden service, a professional art installer, housekeeping, personal shopping, a translation service, gift wrap amenities and more. A full-time lifestyle director also is onsite to help plan and host resident events so neighbors can mix and mingle and enjoy everything the building has to offer.
The Atlantic’s location nestled in the heart of the city’s renowned Atlantic Station is a huge benefit to residents, who are able to access the free Atlantic Station shuttle that travels throughout the upscale live-work-play community and to a host of popular destinations, including the Midtown Arts District just across the 17th Street Bridge. It’s all part of truly outstanding lifestyle afforded to those who choose to purchase in The Atlantic, one of the most sophisticated residential destinations in the entire ATL.
260 18th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30363
At District Lofts, one of the fastest-selling loft destinations in Atlanta, urban industrial design meets modern chic sensibility. The two- and three-bedroom residences range in price from the $399s to the low $600s and offer high-end motifs coupled with timeless interiors that boast 22-foot ceilings, industrial barn doors, smart phone access, smart thermostats and more. Interior features and finishes include everything from GE stainless steel appliances, Silestone quartz countertops and high-performance luxury plank flooring in the kitchens to freestanding soaking tubs, wood shaker style cabinets and sleek porcelain tile flooring in the bathrooms. What’s more, the two-bedroom units are 11 percent larger than market average at more than 1,200 square feet, while the three-bedroom residences are 40 percent larger than market average at 2,088 square feet.
All of this is available within Atlantic Station, one of the hottest neighborhoods in the ATL. In addition to boasting dozens of retailers, restaurants and entertainment options, including an 18-screen Regal Cinemas movie theater and entertainment venue Bowlero, the live-work-play community serves as the gateway to an array of cultural destinations in both Midtown and the Westside district. Additionally, Atlantic Station offers a number of health and wellness options, such as Yoga on the Green and access to Lifetime Fitness, which features an indoor pool, personal training, fitness classes and more. And it’s all just steps away from the condos of District Lofts.
For those who are interested in touring this superb condo conversion atop Atlantic Station, there’s a unique option thanks to Engel & Völkers Atlanta, which has integrated Amazon’s voice-activated smart device Alexa into the model home experience at District Lofts. Upon arrival in the model home, the smart technology greets visitors and delivers a fully tech-enabled circuit around the unit; those touring the loft can command Alexa using only their voices, and prompts have been set up around the home to guide their orders. It’s just more way that District Lofts is leading the charge into the world of truly modern living.
1100 Grant Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Historic Grant Park may be known for its Victorian mansions and Craftsman-style bungalows, but The Providence Group has brought a popular intown living option to the area through a condominium community called Pratt Stacks. The community’s 16 well-designed buildings are located across the street from the artist-driven Beacon Atlanta and along the Atlanta BeltLine’s planned Southside Trail extension, giving them the type of urban backdrop that so many people yearn for as intown residents.
From the cutting-edge sales center, located in the Beacon Atlanta, home buyers can peruse six distinct unit layout options featuring two, three and four bedrooms and ranging in price from the high $300s to $400s. The condos boast from 1,300 to 2,300 square feet of living space and include open floor plans, flexible spaces, top-tier craftsmanship and an array of modern, high-end designer interior finishes and features. One-car garages also are available in the community, which allows homeowners to enjoy a truly low-maintenance lifestyle. And all of it can be experienced through virtual tours at the sales center.
Pratt Stacks, which held its grand opening in October of 2018, currently is in Phase II of its sales cycle, and The Providence Group is offering an array of incentives for interested home buyers who want to take advantage of the community’s beautifully designed condo units and amazing Grant Park location on the eastside of Atlanta, which boasts miles of walking and jogging paths and access to everything from Zoo Atlanta and the Historic Oakland Cemetery to a myriad of great restaurants and shops.