Construction to begin on 23-story apartment tower in downtown

    Developers plan to begin construction in the coming days on SkyHouse Raleigh, a gleaming 23-story luxury apartment tower that represents the latest step in downtown Raleigh's evolution. The $60 million project, first proposed 16 months ago, will mirror other SkyHouse-branded high-rises under construction in Austin, Texas, Orlando, Fla., Houston, Dallas…

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    Building that wraps Washington Street deck sold

    Batson-Cook Development Company recently sold the building wrapping the West Washington parking garage after fully leasing it. The Atlanta-based firm, a subsidiary of Japan's Kajima Corporation, started building the project in 2010 and completed it in 2011. It was sold to West Washington Building LLC for $7.7 million. http://onlineathens.com/business/2013-10-19/building-wraps-washington-street-deck-sold

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    Batson-Cook project earns top honor

    The Association of General Contractors of Georgia Inc. awarded Batson-Cook Development Company's SkyHouse Midtown First Place in the 2013 Build Georgia Awards, which recognizes exceptional projects throughout the state. The project also earned a Merit Honor in the Sustainable Building Practices Division. http://mdjonline.com/bookmark/23551198-Batson-Cook-earns-top-honors

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    SkyHouse will rise in Dallas

    Novare Group and Batson-Cook Development Co. are preparing to break ground on SkyHouse Dallas, the latest apartment development under that brand. When completed in about a year, the property will rise 24 stories on North Lamar St. near Victory Park, and include 336 units. SkyHouse Dallas was designed by Smallwood,…

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    Land Deal Could Give CTCA Additional 74 Acres In Newnan

    Batson-Cook Realty LLC has brokered a 74.6-acre land deal in Newnan that could give Cancer Treatment Centers of America an additional 74.6 acres contiguous to its southeastern regional medical campus. In the recently-announced transaction, which closed June 26, Batson-Cook Realty represented seller Newnan Crossing Partnership. Georgia Healthcare Properties LLC was…

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    Ellis Square revitalization project receives international award

    Batson-Cook Development Company's redevelopment of the Barnard Street greenspace and adjacent infill projects such as the Cay Building and the Andaz hotel drew recognition last week from the Congress for New Urbanism. Ellis Square was one of nine projects in the world to receive a Charter Award from the organization,…

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    Batson-Cook Development Company Breaks Ground on SkyHouse Houston

    Andy Icken, Chief Development Officer with the City of Houston, Bob Eury, Houston Downtown Management District Executive Director, and Houston City Council Member James Rodriguez joined Novare Group, Batson-Cook Development Company and Peter W. Dienna today to break ground on SkyHouse Houston, a 24-story luxury high rise being built at…

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    Batson-Cook Realty Going from Buying to Selling

    On the heels of Batson-Cook Realty, LLC's Norm Richie being named the Top Land broker by volume by the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, the Atlanta real estate brokerage firm is turning its attention from buying to selling.

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    Downtown high-rise gets going

    Developers have broken ground on SkyHouse Houston, a luxury apartment tower in the southern part of downtown Houston. The project, one of several around the country, will have small units meant to attract renters in their 20s and 30s. The development team, including Denver-based Simpson Housing, Atlanta-based Novare Group, Atlanta-based…

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    Batson-Cook Development Celebrates 50 Years

    Since 1963, Batson-Cook Development Company has successfully partnered on numerous innovative projects throughout the southeastern United States including Powers Ferry Landing in Atlanta, Ga., Augusta Riverfront Center in Augusta, Ga. and Newsplace in Savannah, Ga. In 2012 the firm experienced its most significant year to date which included starting four…

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    Projects lead ‘year of the apartment’

    A pair of projects from Batson-Cook Development Company and Novare Group have garnered Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2012 Best in Atlanta Real Estate award for Residential Deal Of The Year. SkyHouse Midtown and 100 6th Street are both high-rise apartment developments that are part of the SkyHouse series of communities that Novare…

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    Downtown Houston gets its first incentivized residential project

    The Downtown Redevelopment Authority approved the first project to take part in the area's residential incentive plan at a meeting Tuesday afternoon. The Downtown Living Initiative Chapter 380 program, which was developed to provide publicly funded incentives for residential development, originally only included the eastern-most portion of the Central Business…

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