Wednesday, July 26, 2017

[UPDATE] The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead Loses its General Manager

ToNeTo Atlanta exclusively reported this past May that The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead was likely being sold and re-flagged.  In the months since, some details have become clear.  Come this holiday season, there will likely not be a "The Ritz-Carlton Hotel" in Buckhead.  
The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead mid-renovation last month 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

New Poke Purveyor Sweet Tuna Planned for Perimeter Place

A new restaurant called Sweet Tuna is coming to the former daVia Italian fast & fresh in Perimeter Place shopping center in Dunwoody.  The approximately 2,400 square foot restaurant is well situated within the center and includes a good sized patio.  The restaurant space was originally occupied by Doc Green's Gourmet Salads, a failed salad-centric quick serve restaurant from Martin Sprock of Moe's Southwest Grill fame. 

Salata Secures Space in Second Suburban Center

Salata, "The Next Generation Salad Bar," is coming to East Cobb.  The Houston, Texas-based salad joint will open in place of the former Uncle Maddio's Pizza at the Home Depot/T.J. Maxx/HomeGoods/Sprouts Farmers Market- anchored  Providence Square shopping center on Roswell Road. 

Monday, July 24, 2017

Chamblee Adding to its Public Park Space, Brookhaven Too

The City of Chamblee plans to significantly increase its public park space, most dramatically with the planned preservation of existing green space at the former Jim Hearn Golf Center on Buford Highway.  The driving range, located at 4445 Buford Highway just north of Dresden Drive, sits on 16.5 acres and had been in business for decades before closing over a year ago. 

Regions Bank Cashes in on Former Pollo Tropical in East Cobb

Birmingham, Alabama-based Regions Bank has leased the former Pollo Tropical restaurant in East Cobb and plans to build a new branch in its place.  The Miami-based chicken chain opened its freestanding restaurant on September 9, 2015 and closed it October 25, 2016.  The restaurant building, which was located in an out-parcel of the Kroger-anchored Parkaire Landing shopping center on Johnson Ferry Road, replaced what had most recently been a Shell gas station.