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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    Batson-Cook Selling Successful Athens Mixed-Use Development

    Batson-Cook Development just listed its West Washington Street Building in Athens for sale. The project offers 28,000 square feet of office space on the top floor and 14,600 square feet of street level retail space. http://www.globest.com/news/12_479/atlanta/retail/Batson-Cook-Selling-Successful-Athens-Mixed-Use-Development-326818.html

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    Work Starts on First Downtown Orlando Residential Since Recession

    After years of an unchanged skyline, one marked at night by the darkened windows of half-empty condominium towers, downtown Orlando is about to get something it hasn't seen since before the housing bubble burst: a new residential high-rise. On the SkyHouse project, UBS Global Asset Management is providing construction and…

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    Groundbreaking Imminent for SkyHouse Austin High-Rise

    Construction will begin in the next few days on the SkyHouse Austin luxury high-rise. The annoucement was made Thursday by one of the co-developers of the apartment community, which will be built at 51 Rainey St. downtown. Atlanta-based Novare Group along with Batson-Cook Development Company, Simpson Housing LLP and Andrews…

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    Atlanta-Orlando JV Starts Work on SkyHouse Orlando

    A joint venture including two Atlanta firms and an Orlando firm plans to break ground this week on a $63 million luxury high-rise apartment complex in downtown Orlando. Atlanta-based Novare Group Holdings, LLC and Batson-Cook Development Company along with Orlando-based Palmetto Realty Advisors announced they secured financing and issued a…

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    Greg Sport Named Director of Commercial Sales

    Greg Sport has joined Batson-Cook Realty, LLC as Director of Commercial Sales. In his new role, Sport will primarily focus on land transactions working on the leasing, sale and management of improved and unimproved commercial assets. http://atlanta.citybizlist.com/article/batson-cook-realty-hires-sport-head-commercial-sales

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    West Washington Wins Awards

    The West Washington Building was constructed as a public-private partnership between Athens Clarke County and Batson-Cook Development Company. The Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) has named the West Washington building the Public-Private Deal of the Year. The $16 million mixed-use builidng earned LEED-Gold Certification as well from the the…

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    Batson-Cook Development, Partner Novare, Announce 100 6th Street

    Novare Group and Batson-Cook Development Co. are currently in the planning phase of 100 6th Street, a 23-story, 320-unit luxury high-rise apartment community, which would deliver in 2013 or 2014 in Midtown Atlanta. http://batsoncookdev.com/sites/default/files/press/050812_6th_street.pdf

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    Batson-Cook, Partner Novare, Planning Midtown Luxury High-Rise

    Atlanta developer Novare Group is proposing a 23-story mixed-use tower with up to 320 apartment units in Midtown. The project, known as 100 6th Street, would take shape near the intersection of Juniper and 6th Street next door to Viewpoint, a condo tower Novare developed. http://assets.bizjournals.com/atlanta/real_talk/2012/05/novare-plans-new-midtown-tower.html

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