OliverMcMillan Confirms 8 New Retailers for Buckhead Atlanta
September 18, 2014
ATLANTA (Sept. 18, 2014) – OliverMcMillan has confirmed eight new retailers for Buckhead Atlanta, as the new world-class destination for shopping, dining, dwelling and working prepares for its first tenants to open their doors. The diverse roster of new stores is led by fashion icon Dior, one of the world’s leading luxury brands, and also includes Jonathan Adler, BONOBOS and Alice + Olivia.
Dior, one of the premiere heritage fashion brands in the world, will open its first freestanding store in Atlanta at Buckhead Atlanta. Developer OliverMcMillan has commenced site preparation for the new parcel in the 8-acre, 6-block district to house the fashion giant. Vertical construction will start this fall on the building that will house the 5,026 square-foot Dior flagship store plus additional space for soon-to-be-announced retailers and restaurants.
“To have legendary brands like Dior choose our destination is a testament to the world-class community of Buckhead, the city of Atlanta and the Southeast region, as well as the beautiful place we are creating at Buckhead Atlanta,” said Morgan Dene Oliver, CEO of OliverMcMillan.
The list of domestic and international retailers continues to grow at Buckhead Atlanta. Newly announced stores are:
Renowned fragrance, fashion and beauty brand Dior will open its 5,026-square-foot space in a new building between Peachtree Road and Bolling Way; Modern home furnishings designer Jonathan Adler will bring mid-century modern art- and global pop culture-inspired designs to its 3,491-square-foot space on Peachtree Street in the district; Chic women’s apparel and accessories purveyor Alice + Olivia will open its first Atlanta store in a 1,564-square-foot space on Buckhead Avenue; Top menswear designer BONOBOS will open its first Atlanta Guideshop in a 1,308-square-foot space on Bolling Way; Luxury intimate apparel boutique La Perla will open its first Atlanta store in 1,870 square feet on Bolling Way;
Offering designer eyewear at a revolutionary price, Warby Parker will open its first Atlanta location in a 2,045-square-foot space on Buckhead Avenue; Women’s fashion boutique INTERMIX will bring its eye for curation to Buckhead Atlanta in a 2,178-square-foot store on Bolling Way; Blending modern American ideals with European styling, Courage. b opens its first Atlanta clothing boutique in a 1,806-square-foot space on Buckhead Avenue.
Buckhead Atlanta now has 37 confirmed restaurants and shops. The first shops will open on Sept. 18 in the district that boasts cobblestone streets and gorgeous landscaped common areas. Then, a new retailer or restaurant will open its doors each week through the end of the year and into 2015.
“Knitting together old and new Buckhead, this new district will serve as a landmark destination for residents and visitors, complete with residential towers, world-class design and architecture and mature landscaping,” said Jeff Zeigler, senior managing director of retail services for OliverMcMillan.
About Buckhead Atlanta
Buckhead Atlanta, the luxury shopping, dining, entertainment, residential and office district in the heart of Atlanta’s upscale Buckhead neighborhood, is located on eight acres across six city blocks at the intersection of Peachtree and East Paces Ferry roads. Designed to fit seamlessly into the existing Buckhead Village, the destination has pedestrian-friendly streets, lush landscaping, upscale residences, great food and luxury retail shops that are new to Atlanta. At approximately 1.5 million square feet, the completed district will include 300,000 square feet of upscale retail stores, restaurants and cafes, more than 100,000 square feet of office space, and 370 luxury high-rise residences.
Founded in 1978, OliverMcMillan has earned a reputation as one of the largest and most forward-thinking commercial real estate developers. The award-winning firm creates high-quality, artistic, market-appropriate developments and is recognized by industry leaders for its ability to move forward in a nimble and visionary manner. The firm has designed and developed more than eight million square feet with a total value exceeding $3 billion. OliverMcMillan currently has approximately $2 billion in real estate projects under development in cities across the United States, including Houston, Dallas, San Diego, Honolulu, Atlanta and Phoenix. Approaching each project with respect for the surrounding architecture and local culture, the firm works to create vibrant, enduring destinations. For additional information about OliverMcMillan, please visit www.olivermcmillan.com.