Developers scheduling upscale housing on the website of Augusta’s old charter bus terminal are also refurbishing a nearby pre-Civil War dwelling.
Senior management with ATC Development explained to the Downtown Growth Authority of Augusta that the organization expects to start construction of The Typical on Telfair next year.
“We even now have some industrial tenants on the residence and we’re striving to make arrangements to help them get in other areas ahead of can we start our full demolition process and almost everything,” claimed Shelly Martin, ATC’s vice president of functions. “But we probably won’t officially break ground on placing sticks in the air until following calendar year.”
The 136-device, four-story complex will involve studio, a single-bed room and two-bedroom flats. In the rezoning software submitted with the metropolis previously this yr, strategies for the development included a 1,500-sq.-foot café, 3,528 square toes of office environment space and a rooftop wading pool and sun deck.
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The enhancement follows the construction trend of upscale multifamily housing downtown. Other complexes include the 221-unit Beacon Station, where Wrightsboro Road fulfills R.A. Dent Boulevard, and the 155-unit Millhouse Station, a lot less than a quarter-mile absent from the website of The Normal.
“We’re pleased to see Millhouse and some of the other developments that have appear down listed here,” Martin reported Thursday. “We really do not appear at that as levels of competition. We appear at it as, ‘Hey, the extra that is down below, it produces a synergy with downtown in upscale housing.’ So we’re super pumped about that.”
The Normal will occupy just about an overall metropolis block, bordered by Telfair, Greene, 11th and 12th streets. Of the 18 tons that comprise that block, ATC owns 17. The 18th is occupied by Union Baptist Church, a building whose oldest element dates to 1851.
A making only slightly youthful is just about catty-cornered to The Standard block. The Stovall-Barnes Property, crafted in 1860 by cotton broker Bolling Stovall, will be renovated by ATC for ongoing use as apartments.
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Stovall sold the dwelling in 1873 to lawyer George Thomas Barnes, who became a U.S. congressman. Barnes’ great-good-grandson Tom Robertson joined associates Tennent Houston and Paul King in renovating the dilapidated dwelling into apartments in 2009.
“So when the Stovall-Barnes house became available there at 1211 Greene St. we noticed that as an possibility to say, ‘If we can control that subsequent to our home, improve that and make sure there are fantastic tenants in there, it will do practically nothing but enable us,’” Martin said. “That’s been real pleasurable to get to know that developing.”