WHEAT STREET TOWER IN ATLANTA, GA CELEBRATES GROUND BREAKING August 17, 2017 NDC joined partners to celebrate the Ground Breaking of a $26 million renovation of an existing senior living community. Originally built in 1972, Wheat Street Towers is a 208-unit rehabilitation of an existing senior rental project located east of downtown Atlanta, GA.
J.M. Wilkerson Construction joined our other partners on Thursday, August 17 to celebrate the Ground Breaking of the $26 million Wheat Street Towers renovation. The Towers are an existing senior living community located on the historic Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, GA. This ceremony included speeches from Sharon Guest, The Benoit Group, Rev. Dr. Ralph Basui […]
Developer: ‘gentrification’ necessary for Atlanta’s future growth, education, arts scene CEO behind Ponce City Market shares surely controversial opinion about how the “bad word” can help boost cities BY MICHAEL KAHN JUN 27, 2017, 10:18AM EDT Ponce City Market—the epicenter of Atlanta’s gentrification?Jamestown Properties Gentrification is a nebulous word that gets a pretty bad rap. […]
2017 AGC Awards – JMW Honored J.M. Wilkerson Construction was honored at the 2017 AGC Awards on June 13, 2017 for the following projects, completely within the 2016 calendar year: Ponce City Market Parcel F Parking Deck – First Place Build GA Award; Best Sustainable Practices Atlanta Beltline North Avenue Plaza – First Place Build GA […]
Mapping Midtown Atlanta’s development — mid-2017 status check Proposed project list shrinks as skyline continues to rise BY MICHAEL KAHN JUN 14, 2017, 9:15AM EDT 24. Juniper and Tenth UNDER CONSTRUCTION – Work recently got underway to provide much needed upgrades to a 1970s residential tower near Piedmont Park. Designed by Surber Barber Choate + […]
Beltline-facing Studioplex retail, townhouse project is officially a go Initial retailers at Old Fourth Ward venture also announced BY Josh Green What’s said to be Atlanta’s first fireproof building—the former cotton warehouse turned mixed-use Studioplex—is on fire. At least that’s the impression given by developers Columbia Ventures, who are partnering with Studioplex for the next […]
Juniper & 10th Renovation is getting a lot of attention! Columbia Residential and J.M. Wilkerson Construction are both featured in these radio interviews involving this exciting project! http://news.wabe.org/post/closer-look-affordable-housing-tom-perez-and-more
Atlanta Housing Authority Partners and Preserves Affordable Housing Highrise Apartment Community In a time when affordable housing is hard to find, Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA) works to preserve viable options for low-income, senior and disabled Atlanta residents. The Atlanta Housing Authority, along with Columbia Residential, JM Wilkerson, Wells Fargo and others, hosted a Hard Hat […]
In Midtown Atlanta, 149 affordable units get needed overhaul The heart of Midtown is hardly a neighborhood considered “affordable” these days. While a few options exist, high-rise units tend to cost serious dough. Understandably, some Atlantans became concerned when construction fencing went up around one of the few affordable housing towers at 10th and Juniper […]
AHA celebrates the redevelopment of affordable senior housing community Juniper & 10th with partners from JM Wilkerson Construction Co, Inc., Wells Fargo, and Columbia Residential . This redevelopment project is just one of many ways AHA is working to preserve affordable, amenity-rich housing in the city of Atlanta.