New Shopping Center Planned for Lee Street in Southwest Atlanta

Construction plans for the development on the corner of Lee Street and Lawton Avenue show space for at least five business units.
New Shopping Center Planned for Lee Street
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A commercial development called Cresent Center is planned for 1097 Lee Street SW.

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According to the building permit application, the one-story building will be 5,005 square feet. The project is described as “Building a shopping center to rent for future businesses.” It’s not yet clear what kinds of businesses will be going in at the development. The projected cost of construction is $1 million, according to the application.

Construction plans for the development on the corner of Lee Street and Lawton Avenue in southwest Atlanta show space for at least five business units. The proposed shopping center is located near Adair Park and the Lee + White mixed-use development in the historic West End.

The documents indicate that the owner of the property is S.K. Investors LLC, an entity first formed in 2012, according to a filing with the Georgia Secretary of State’s office. A business called Market Place Grocery, now closed, was formerly listed at 1097 Lee Street SW.

Libby Allnatt

Libby Allnatt

Libby Allnatt is the Editor/Reporter for What Now Atlanta. She has been in the journalism industry since graduating from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, gathering experience in copy editing, writing and social media. With a passion for helping people find their new favorite places, Libby enjoys highlighting small businesses, trying new coffee shops and exploring a city's signature spots. Originally from Salt Lake City, she loves discovering all the Peach State has to offer.
Libby Allnatt

Libby Allnatt

Libby Allnatt is the Editor/Reporter for What Now Atlanta. She has been in the journalism industry since graduating from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, gathering experience in copy editing, writing and social media. With a passion for helping people find their new favorite places, Libby enjoys highlighting small businesses, trying new coffee shops and exploring a city's signature spots. Originally from Salt Lake City, she loves discovering all the Peach State has to offer.
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