Orangetheory Fitness Adding Inman Quarter Studio, Will Open Late-Summer 2020

Existing Georgia outposts of the boutique gym are slated to start reopening May 11 after temporarily closing to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Inman Park later this year will be home to Orangetheory Fitness.

Franchisee Honors Holdings, LLC, which operates 27 outposts of the boutique fitness studio in the metro Atlanta-area, is in permitting to build out the new Orangetheory in the Inman Quarter development, at 299 Highland Ave Ste H1 and H2.

An estimated $350,000 will be spent constructing the 2,629-square-foot space which is a combination of two adjacent suites.

Orangetheory Inman Park is slated to open in late-summer 2020, a rep for Honors in an email this week told What Now Atlanta.

The company’s existing gyms are temporarily closed but will reopen starting May 11, 2020.

Gyms are allowed to reopen as of Friday per an Exectuive Order out of the governor’s office earlier this week.

“The state of Georgia has allowed gyms and fitness facilities to reopen this Friday, April 24,” Jamie Weeks, CEO of Honors Holdings, wrote in a prepared statement that was posted to the company’s Facebook page Wednesday.

“However, Honors will not be opening our Orangetheory Fitness Studios at this time. We have made the decision in the interest of member safety and appropriate planning to begin our Georgia studio re-openings on Monday, May 11, and conclude all Georgia studios on May 18 subject to government restrictions.”

LA Fitness earlier this week announced it would reopen Georgia gyms on May 1 but after “many emails and phone calls from members” made a complete reversal, and now does not have a reopening date for those locations.

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Kamille D. Whittaker

Kamille D. Whittaker

Kamille D. Whittaker is an Atlanta-based journalist, editor and researcher.
Kamille D. Whittaker

Kamille D. Whittaker

Kamille D. Whittaker is an Atlanta-based journalist, editor and researcher.