Atlanta Business Chronicle: Gwinnett Place Mall as a top suburban project to watch in 2023

Posted on: December 27, 2022

Gwinnett Place Mall, other suburban projects are top stories to watch in 2023

Source and full article: Atlantic Business Chronicle

By Tyler Wilkins  –  Reporter, Atlanta Business Chronicle

Published: Dec 27, 2022

One rendering of a reimagined Gwinnett Place Mall site created by Gwinnett Place CID through the Atlanta Regional Commission’s LCI grant. – COURTESY OF GWINNETT PLACE COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

Gwinnett Place Mall has suffered the fate of so many other regional shopping centers in the U.S. What was once the de facto downtown for the county is now an empty shell of suburbia’s past surrounded by asphalt parking. A team of county officials and consultants have dreamed up a plan to turn it into a mixed-use district with apartments, restaurants, shops, offices, trails and parks.

It’s emblematic of the ongoing effort to replace outdated real estate with something that works in today’s world. People increasingly want to live, work and shop in dynamic areas without needing to drive everywhere. If the transformation of Gwinnett Place Mall is pulled off, it could be a model for redeveloping other malls.

Source and full article: Atlantic Business Journal

VMWP project page: Gwinnett Place Mall

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