New David Weekley Townhomes to be Built at Belmont

smyrna-belmont1.jpg59 single-family detached townhomes will be added to the Belmont development in Smyrna. Instead of a 4 story mixed-use development for independent senior housing, these townhomes were voted by the Smyrna City Council to be built.

David Weekley Homes is the developer for the Belmont Commons and Belmont Cottages townhomes, which is at the corner of Atlanta Road and Belmont Boulevard. The land is 3.3 acres. There will be 17 units per acre, and a three foot separation between the homes.

For more information about Belmont, click here. For info about Smyrna, click here!

Wahlburgers is Now Open at The Battery at SunTrust Stadium

smyrna-wahlburgersThe burger restaurant started by actor Donnie Wahlburg and his brothers, actor Mark Wahlburg and Chef Paul Wahlburg. Wahlburgers is now open at Braves SunTrust Stadium near Smyrna.

The Bostom-themed burger joint joins The Battery at SunTrust Park among several renowned restaurants.

After the opening in Atlanta, Wahlburgers is going to expand into other states, including: California, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, North and South Carolina. To see what other businesses opened at The Battery, see here. To learn more about happenings in Smyrna, click here!

Smyrna Rent is Increasing Quickly

Smyrna-JenniferPhoto12.jpgThe rent in Smyrna is on the rise. Some say it’s because of the new SunTrust Stadium, and people wanting to live in proximity to it. Statistics show it rose a total of 8.9% over the past year.

Atlanta is still the most expensive city in the metro area, with two bedroom apartments/homes costing an average of $1680 and one bedrooms average for $1370. Midtown is the most expensive neighborhood in Atlanta for renters overall.

With rent so high, buying a home may be your best option! To learn about buying a home in Smyrna, click here!

Smyrna Library Hosts Kid’s Engineering Program

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In Smyrna, every Friday in June and July, there is an event called DaVinci Days, held at the Public Library. The program was created for families with children six and older, and teaches them to work together. Each week they will learn basic tools and concepts of engineering. Made possibly by a grant from Croy Engineering, these activities require some dexterity and advanced level thinking.

This Friday, kids will learn to build bridges with K’NEX. Below is the schedule for the whole series.

When: Fridays in June/July
             2 – 3pm

Where: Smyrna Public Library
              100 Village Green Circle
              Smyrna, Ga 30080

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Cookie Company Opening Near Smyrna

smyrna-tiff-treatsA cookie delivery company, Tiff’s Treats, has opened a new location this month in the Akers Mill/Cumberland area near Smyrna.

Tiff’s Treats already has three stores in Atlanta, including locations in Alpharetta, Midtown and Perimeter/Sandy Springs.

The Dallas-based company delivers baked-to-order cookies and brownies to homes and work places.

“Atlanta has been a fabulous market for us so far, and we’re just getting started,” Tiff’s Treats co-founder Leon Chen said according to Whatsnow.com, citing a news release.

The exact address is The Crossing at Akers Mill, 3051 Akers Mill. For more information about business development in Smyrna, click here!

Smyrna CrossFit Hosting Kid’s Camp

smyrna-cross-fitThe CrossFit in Smyrna is hosting a camp geared for kids ages 4-12. There will be CrossFit-themed workouts, drills, and games designed to keep your kids physically challenged and engaged!

The camp is limited to 10 children. Snacks and water will be provided. The camp is from 10am – 12pm and is $125 for the week. 10% off discount for siblings of campers.

The last week of the camp is coming up, from June 27 – 30th. You can sign up here. For more info about businesses in Smyrna, click here!