Construction Begins on Ariston’s Second Phase, To Be Anchored By Hilton Garden Inn hotel

Tequila Mama Taqueria, Local Tap, Flying Biscuit, and more, have all been announced for The POINTE mixed-use.
Construction Begins on Ariston’s Second Phase, To Be Anchored By Hilton Garden Inn hotel - Rendering 1
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Ariston Group, LLC, owner and developer of ARISTON, Buford’s newest mixed-use development, Wednesday held a groundbreaking to kick off the construction start for its next phase known as The POINTE. This commercial hub will be home to approximately 26,000 square feet of dining and service retail. ARISTON is located at the intersection of Mall of Georgia Blvd and Woodward Crossing Blvd immediately adjacent to the Mall of Georgia.

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The POINTE joins two Class A luxury residential communities: The Ivy at Ariston, already complete and 100 percent occupied, as well as The Enzo at Ariston, currently under construction with pre-leasing underway. In addition, a 109-room Hilton Garden Inn hotel is in its final planning stages and is expected to break ground later this year with an expected 2023 opening.

“We’ve curated an exceptional line-up of diverse restaurants with a focus on local businesses that offer everything from Asian fusion, to Mexican, to craft brews and an iconic breakfast place, all complemented by a rooftop bar overlooking a special gathering space,” Ralph Conti, principal and managing member of RaCo Real Estate Advisors, that is representing Ariston Group. “When these restaurants open their doors later this year, the entire Buford community, as well as the nearby residents and hotel guests, will enjoy a very unique dining and entertainment destination that goes well beyond the usual restaurant chains.”

Tequila Mama Taqueria will occupy the largest space at The POINTE in a 6,350 square-foot. building with outdoor seating and a rooftop bar and lounge. Already operating a location in Suwanee, Tequila Mama Taqueria specializes in a multi-cultural menu of tacos, bowls, tapas and entrée plates. Sister restaurant to Tequila Mama, Local Tap opens its inaugural location at ARISTON in a 4,200 square-foot. building. This local, craft-heavy tap house brings the area’s hottest food trucks on a rotating schedule to its patrons.

Three additional restaurants will occupy a 10,500 square-foot building at The POINTE at ARISTON. Flying Biscuit will open its 15th metro Atlanta location serving up Southern comfort classics such as chicken and waffles and bacon and eggs, vegan and vegetarian options and festive cocktails in its 3,500 square-foot storefront.

Revolving Sushi Factory brings Kaiten Zuhi Style or Conveyor Rotation Sushi to the community. Fresh sushi on colorful plates is delivered direct to customers on a rotating conveyor and on individual miniature locomotive trains throughout its 4,000 square-foot restaurant.

VeGreen Vegetarian Fusion puts healthy eating habits within reach. The restaurant’s trained chefs transform popular global dishes into vegan masterpieces in its 3,000-sq. ft. space. This is the second outpost spreading the vegan love.

A fourth building housing Braces Now completes The POINTE. A team of orthodontic specialists offers Invisalign, traditional braces, whitening and laser gum contouring treatment for patients of all ages in the 5,010 square-foot storefront.

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Rendering: Official
Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak