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How Auburn, Alabama, Is Creating a Winning Food Scene | Southern Living | Aug 2021

When the Tony & Libba Rane Culinary Science Center opens next fall, it will represent both the literal and figurative intersection of campus and community. The 142,000-square-foot complex will house a luxury boutique hotel offering an open-to-the-public spa and rooftop bar. Also under its umbrella will be a coffee roastery and cafe, along with a microbrewery and tasting room, laboratories focused on distilled spirits and wine appreciation, a culinary-exhibition laboratory, media studio, and food hall. Its crowning glory will be 1856, a teaching restaurant set to feature a new dining concept each year from a nationally acclaimed chef in residence.... Read More

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Portman residential secures $117 million construction loan for Midtown project | Atlanta Business Chronicle | Aug 2021

Portman Residential, a sister company of Atlanta developer Portman Holdings, secured the financing for their first apartment tower ... Atlanta-based construction firm JE Dunn is the general contractor on the project. Atlanta-based architecture firm Cooper Carry is the architect for the apartment tower ... The unnamed 29-story project will have 370 units, a dozen of which will be penthouses. The project will also have 11,000 square feet of retail.... Read More

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Midtown High School: From ‘Making Do’ to ‘Respectful’ after Renovation | Atlanta Intown | Aug 2021

The 2021-2022 school year is underway at Midtown High School – where students and faculty returned last month to a renovated campus, a new visual identity and in-person learning during a persistent pandemic. The highlight of the $34.9 million renovation, funded by the one-penny Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (E-SPLOST), is a four-level addition. “For the first time in 20 or 30 years, we’re not making do,” said Midtown High School Principal Dr. Betsy Bockman. “The renovation is so respectful of the work we do here.” ... Read More

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How Windstar Cruises is Thinking Bigger | Cruise & Ferry | Jul 2021

Windstar Cruises is undertaking an ambitious reimagining of its fleet with the Star Plus initiative. The $250 million transformation of its three Suite Class vessels – Star Breeze, Star Legend and Star Pride – touches all areas of the ships, from their efficiency to the overall guest experience ... The cruise line partnered with Ray Chung, director of design at The Johnson Studio at Cooper Carry for the project with the aim of creating a modern aesthetic for the new onboard spaces. ... Read More

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Images Released for Building Eyed for The Gulch | Nashville Post | Jul 2021

Images and details have been submitted to Metro regarding a mixed-use tower Boca Raton, Florida-based Mill Creek Residential is eyeing for a Gulch site. As the Post recently reported, Modera McGavock will offer 400 residential units and 16,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space on a site with addresses of 1212, 1214 and 1218 McGavock St. According to the document, Atlanta-based Cooper Cary will serve as the architect, with the tower to rise 28 floors and about 310 feet. ... Read More

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How Density Can Save the American Suburb | Metropolis | Jul 2021

Density, density, density—that was the watchword that participants on the panel championed. Bill Halter, principal of Cooper Carry’s Office Workplace Studio, stated that “the structure of the suburbs is different. There’s no grid—they were formed by major highways going into smaller highways and then into subdivisions. But now suburbia is transforming and becoming denser.”... Read More

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Chesterfield Plans to Buy Spring Rock Green Shopping Center for $16M | Richmond Bizsense | Jul 2021

The county intends to buy most of Spring Rock Green shopping center at the northwest corner of Midlothian Turnpike and Chippenham Parkway for $16 million and turn it into a mixed-use development. As envisioned, the project would include more than 1,000 residential units, more than 290,000 square feet of office, retail and restaurant space, a sports-and-entertainment venue and a 190-room hotel along with green spaces ... Atlanta-based architecture firm Cooper Carry has been hired to design the project.... Read More