Development in Atlanta

Atlanta’s hospitality portfolio will experience more than $730 million in new product over the next 3 years. The city is gaining new hotel properties, expansions to its world-class attractions and renovations to existing facilities, creating an ever-evolving destination for our visitors.

2020

AmericasMart Atlanta

 

Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart

AmericasMart’s campus will see a multi-phase initiative known as Atlanta NEXT. The improvements will include each building with facelifts at street-level, redesigned exteriors, lounges, signage and a new restaurant.


Georgia Aquarium Expansion

Georgia Aquarium

The largest aquarium in the Western hempisphere is getting even bigger with Expansion 2020. Georgia Aquarium will open a redesigned entry and add a new gallery featuring sharks. Set to open in fall 2020, this extension continues the Aquarium’s conservation and education efforts, offering a new experience for guests.


Hampton Inn and Suites Midtown

 

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Atlanta Midtown

Located at West Peachtree and 15th streets, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Atlanta Midtown will offer 186 guest rooms. The 20th floor features an indoor and outdoor rooftop bar and lounge area showcasing skyline views of Midtown.


Reverb by Hard Rock

 

Reverb by Hard Rock

Hard Rock International will open its first Reverb by Hard Rock on Centennial Olympic Park Drive next to Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The 195-room hotel will include a rooftop bar and meeting space.

 

Zoo Atlanta

 

Savanna Hall at Zoo Atlanta

Savanna Hall opens in 2020 at Zoo Atlanta with a one-of-a-kind event space overlooking the new African Savanna exhibit. African elephants and other species will roam the habitat offering views from two terraces and a ballroom. 


South Downtown

South Downtown

Newport, a German development firm, has acquired more than two dozen historic downtown buildings, to revitalize them with a mix of retail, restaurants, art galleries, office space and apartments.


Four Points by Sheraton Atlanta Downtown

 

Four Points by Sheraton Atlanta Downtown

Expected to debut in March, Sheraton will launch their 124-room Four Points property Downtown. The hotel will feature a spacious lobby, full service restaurant and 1,000-square-foot gym. 


2021


Embassy Suites Atlantic Station

 

Embassy Suites Atlantic Station

Atlantic Station will see a 181-key Embassy Suites hotel, expected to open in January 2021. The hotel will feature 3,000 square feet of meeting space, an indoor swimming pool, fitness center and a ground-floor restaurant.


Dream Hotel

Dream Atlanta, Buckhead

Dream Atlanta, Buckhead will feature 200 guest rooms and suites, 90 private residences, a spa and wellness concept and five dining and nightlife venues, including a 17,000-square-foot rooftop pool bar and lounge.


BeltLine Hotel

Atlanta BeltLine Hotel

A 200-room hotel is planned in Old Fourth Ward near Krog Street Market. It will sit along Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail.


Marriott Courtyard/Element Midtown

The 282-room, dual-branded property from Noble Investment Group will have four floors under the Marriott Courtyard flag and four floors under the Marriott Element brand. Located adjacent to Fox Theatre, the hotel will house a 1,000-square-foot restaurant and bar.


Motto by Hilton

 

 

Motto by Hilton

Hilton will debut the first U.S. location of its new micro-hotel brand, Motto, in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. The property will be a part of an $80 million mixed-use project that sits a few blocks from Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail. The hotel will feature 125 rooms, designed to be smaller and more efficient with common areas for guests to engage each another. The hotel is scheduled to open in early 2021.

 

Kimpton Buckhead

 

Kimpton Buckhead Hotel

The luxury boutique, 216-room hotel, Kimpton Buckhead will be a transformation of a historic 1950s residential building. The property will feature a ground-floor Kimpton restaurant and bar, courtyard dining and drinking venue, private pool, rooftop lounge and 3,000-square-feet of meeting and event space.


Nobu Phipps Plaza

Phipps Plaza

Phipps Plaza brings a new hotel, office space and fitness club to the upscale shopping destination. The nearly $200 million project add a 150-room Nobu hotel with a 10,000-square-foot restaurant, featuring Japanese cuisine.


2022


Signia Hilton Atlanta

Signia Hilton Atlanta

Signia Hilton Atlanta will offer more than 900 guest rooms and more than 70,000 square feet of event space. The hotel will be located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, connected to Georgia World Congress Center's Building C.


On the Horizon


ATL Airport Hotel

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Hotel

A 14-story, 541-room hotel is set to be built on the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport campus. This will be the first hotel within walking distance of the domestic terminal.


GWCCA Exterior

 

Georgia World Congress Center Exterior

The entrance to Georgia World Congress Center will see enhancements to improve accessibility to the convention campus. The $40 million project will see pedestrian-friendly design with a new plaza and repositioned bus pick-up and drop-off locations. The improvements will keep Atlanta competitive to host the country's largest meetings and events.


Margaritaville

 

Margaritaville Restaurant and Resort

A 21-story highrise building with restaurant and retail areas, upwards of 200 timeshare units, an 18th floor pool deck and spa and a two-story, 14,000-square-foot Margaritaville restaurant is slated to be situated along Centennial Olympic Park. 


The Gulch

Centennial Yards

One of the largest developments in the heart of Downtown calls for 9 million square feet of office space, 1,000 residences, 1,500 hotel rooms and 1 million square feet of retail space.


Underground Atlanta

Underground Atlanta

A South Carolina developer, WRS, has completed its purchase of Underground Atlanta to redevelop the site for residential and retail use.


Recent Development


Westside Trail

Atlanta BeltLine

Atlanta’s influential paved path continues to expand and offer new locations to explore. Eastside Trail opens extensions through Old Fourth Ward and Reynoldstown. Across town, the 3-mile Westside Trail connects several southwest Atlanta neighborhoods. Along the trail is the food and beverage district housing several local concepts, including Monday Night Brewing’s, The Garage.


Canopy_Atlanta_Midtown_Exterior_HR

Canopy by Hilton Atlanta Midtown

Atlanta welcomes the city’s first Canopy by Hilton hotel. The property, located in Atlanta’s Midtown neighborhood, features 176 rooms, four suites and 3,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. The Canopy neighbors many of Atlanta’s arts destinations including High Museum of Art, Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.


AC Moxy Hotel Atlanta

AC Hotel by Marriott/Moxy

The dual-branded AC Hotel by Marriott and Moxy hotel is located in Atlanta’s Midtown neighborhood. The combined property features 288 rooms, deck-top amenity space, a rooftop bar and pool. A pedestrian connector named the “Arts Walk” guests to easily access the Midtown Arts District.


Centennial Olympic Park - Downtown Atlanta

Centennial Olympic Park Transformation

Centennial Olympic Park completes a $27 million renovation to the 21-acres which served as the centerpiece for the 1996 Summer Olympics. The park's entrances have been upgraded with an additional pedestrian gateway, new greenspace and an Olympic ring installation honoring the site's history.


Kimpton Overland Hotel

Kimpton Overland Hotel

The 214-room Kimpton Overland Hotel launched in early 2019, near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, with 9,500 square feet of meeting space as well as a restaurant and rooftop lounge. The property is adjacent to Porsche Experience Center Atlanta and overlooks the facility’s test track.


Atlanta Cyclorama

Cyclorama - Atlanta History Center

Visitors have much to see at Atlanta History Center with expansions and new offerings, including the completion of the 23,000-square-foot Lloyd and Mary Ann Whitaker Cyclorama Building. The facility is the new home of the massive Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama painting, restored to its intended size at 42 feet high and 358 feet long. It joins the refurbished historic Texas steam engine.


Alliance Theatre

 

Alliance Theatre

Alliance Theatre completed a $32 million renovation, headlined by The Coca-Cola Stage. The newly designed space moves the audience 15 feet closer to the stage, creating a more intimate room to better connect with the actors and each other. The renovation also includes two new rehearsal halls, new dressing rooms, green room spaces and a costume shop. 


Hyatt Place Centennial Park

Hyatt Place Centennial Park

Hyatt Place Centennial Park neighbors Georgia Aquarium and other downtown Atlanta attractions. The 175-room hotel features a pool, fitness center and 2,100 square feet of meeting space.


Home2 Suites Atlanta Airport West

Home2 Suites by Hilton Atlanta Airport West  - October

Home2 Suites by Hilton introduces its newest Atlanta property, adding to the city's expansive portfolio. The 99-suite, six-story hotel sits within minutes of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.


The Candler Hotel

The Candler Hotel Atlanta - October

Curio Collection by Hilton's first hotel in Atlanta is housed in the historic 17-story Candler Building, built in 1906. Candler Hotel Atlanta is located in Downtown, featuring 265 rooms, 6,000 square feet of event space and a restaurant from famed chef, Hugh Acheson. The property retains the building's history and is on the National Register of Historic Places.


The Burgess Hotel

 

The Burgess Hotel - November

Located in Buckhead, the 102-room boutique hotel is set to open this fall. The former Wingate by Wyndham property is undergoing a $15 million renovation. The hotel features an internationally inspired design, based on the experiences of owners Burges and Freny Jokhi, which includes mountain climbing.


Exhibit Hall BC Rendering

Georgia World Congress Center B/C Hall- December

Georgia World Congress Center sees its first major expansion since 2002. The $55 million expansion project features a new 100,000-square-foot exhibit hall affixed between the convention center’s Buildings B and C that, once complete, will create over one million square feet of contiguous exhibition space. This new fixed gateway will allow the facility to compete for the industry’s most in-demand trade shows, conventions, and expos, while offering its largest annual events to expand as their businesses grows.


Home2 Suites Atlanta Midtown

Home2 Suites by Hilton Atlanta Midtown

The nine-story, 96-room property has undergone a complete transformation, having previously operated as Regency Suites. Situated in Midtown, the hotel is adjacent to many of Atlanta’s word-class cultural institutions including Fox Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and High Museum of Art.