Smyrna City Council Approves Bell Drive Townhomes

smyrna-bell-drNew townhomes on Bell Drive in Smyrna will be built soon. The land is almost five acres, and there will be 59 townhomes with 12.5 units per acre.

The current property on the west side of the street has 10 single-family homes right now.

The square footage ranges from 1,800 to 3,000 and the price points will range from $300,00 to $400,000. The Smyrna City Council approved the plan on November 20.

Check back for more updates about Smyrna development!

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Mixed-Use Development Coming Near Spring Road in Smyrna

smyrna-wesplan-mixed-use-developmentA new mixed-use project is being planned near SunTrust Park near Smyrna. The 525,000 square foot development is being planned by Westplan Investors.

The exact site is at 2810 Spring Road, which currently homes a strip mall as well as the Emerson Center. The project will be 310 apartments, a 200-room hotel, 65,000 square foot office space, and 11,000 square feet of retail. The plan would annex 5.9 acres of unincorporated Cobb County into Smyrna.

The project plans to break ground in 2018, and be finished completely in 2020. See more of Smyrna development and ongoings here.

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Smyrna Approves Three New Neighborhoods

Smyrna-JenniferPhoto12.jpgThe rezoning of 18 new houses in Smyrna has been approved by the Smyrna City Council. The rezoning was approved for three different areas of the city.

One of the areas is at 3380 Pinetree Drive next to Paramount Realty Group. It will be a neighborhood of 13 single-family homes on seven acres. They are proposing a new road to be built as well.

Another part will be Phase Two of the Park Place Subdivision at N. Cooper Lake Road. This will be built by Craftmark Development, and will be three more single-family homes on .7 acres. Park Place Subdivision already has 11 homes.

The last group of homes is at Stephens Street, which will be two homes built by J. Carpenter Homes. Smyrna is growing and growing! You should check it out!

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!

Concord Rd. Covered Bridge to be Repaired This Year

JenniferPhotoThe Concord Road Covered Bridge in Smyrna is going through a renovation, which should be finished by the end of 2017.

The Cobb County Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to pay $802,959 to Suncoast Restoration and Waterproofing, the low bidder.

They will repair installing steel-stiffening frames inside the bridge, cleaning and painting the steel, repairing one of the bridge supports. The company will also replace the guardrail and repair the roof and exterior siding.

The Concord Road Covered Bridge was built in the 1800s and sees 7,000 – 10,000 cars on it every day. It has the highest traffic count of all covered bridges in Georgia combined, according to Cobb County.

Smyrna is making improvements every day! To learn more about what it’s like to live in Smyrna, click here!

The Village of Belmont Commons Opens in Smyrna

smyrna-village-belmont-commonsThe Village of Belmont Commons is a new development near the Shops at Belmont in Smyrna. It features both townhomes and single-family homes around the $330s and up to $440s.

Most of the homes are three levels, and the square footage ranges from 1794 – 2478. Some homes have three bedrooms and 2.5 baths and are two stories, while the largest ones are four bedrooms with 3.5 baths and are three stories.

The Village of Belmont Commons is close to Smyrna Market Village, Tolleson Park, and the Shops at Belmont. Residents who chose to live in this development are districted from Smyrna Elementary School, which is located next to the complex, and Campbell Middle and High School.

The development has a swimming pool and cabana, as well as a dog park. If you would like to go visit one of these homes, click here!

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Smyrna Voted Hot Spot to Live in Metro Atlanta

Smyrna-JenniferPhoto4.jpgAccording to REMAX, Smyrna is Metro Atlanta’s hottest hotspot for new homes.

A new report from REMAX says Smyrna was on the list, followed by Chamblee, Cumming, and then Alpharetta in fourth. The rankings were developed by looking at factors like increases in property values and the number of days homes spend on the market as well as surveys of brokers in the area.

Realtor Tom Ash thinks Smyrna should expect to see a boosted population, which will also increase the tax base.

“As far as what it means for Smyrna residents, it’s great because if you’re a Smyrna resident, your property values are increasing,” said Ash. “With the market changing like that in Smyrna, it’s just good for everyone out there. It promotes development and it just brings in new buyers and makes it a hotter market, and that’s good for everyone in Smyrna.”

Smyrna is the hot spot to live in these days! If you’re interested in moving to Smyrna, click here.