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.

Smyrna City Councils Approves New Plan of Riverview Landing Development

smyrna-RiverviewLandingFor awhile, plans have been in the works for Riverview Landing, a residential space on the Chattahoochee River. The Smyrna City Council approved plans for the development to move forward, at a smaller scale that the original plan of a mini-city from Jamestown Developers.

This development from the Ardent Construction would have 600 residential units, with a mix of 65 single-family houses, 233 townhomes, and 310 units in a mulit-family building. Townhomes will start in 200Ks, and go up to 400K for river-facing units.

The land is currently used as an REI Outdoor School outpost and recreation venue, which will stay put after development of Riverview Landing. The only retail space that could still be built in the development is 3,000 square foot space that may become a coffee shop open to the public eventually.

Construction could begin soon, so be on the lookout!

For more information on new development in Smyrna and facts about the Jonquil City, click here.smyrna-RiverviewLanding-3smyrna-RiverviewLanding-1smyrna-RiverviewLanding-2

 

New Townhomes Approved Near King Springs Rd in Smyrna

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The Smyrna City Council approved the building of new townhomes recently. The development will occur at King Springs Road and South Cobb Drive and will be about three acres. The home prices will be around $345,000. Waters Edge Group will be the builders.

The complex will feature a green space in the middle with townhouses around it in a triangle.

For more information on the growing city of Smyrna, Ga, see here!!

 

Smyrna Grove is Perfect Place to Buy a Home

smyrna-smyrna-grove-7Smyrna Grove, a gated subdivision off Windy Hill near the Shops at Belmont, is the perfect place to buy a single-family home.

Southeast Capital Companies and Home South Communities developed this 50-acre community of Craftsman homes. The location is 515 Windy Hill Road, near Old Concord Rd. The neighborhood won Community of the Year at the OBIE awards, a home building awards ceremony.

The 3-4 bedroom homes range from $390K – $445K and have between 2600 and 3300 square feet. There are eight different floorplans.

The amenities for Smyrna Grove are fabulous, including: a junior Olympic pool, a playground, and a clubhouse with outdoor fireplace lounge, outdoor kitchen, and fitness center. There are pocket parks, a 1.5 acre community cake, and walking trails, including the Windy Hill Trail, a city-sponsored multi-purpose trail next to Smyrna Grove. The trail will wander throughout the greater Smyrna area.

Smyrna Grove is in the school districts for Belmont Hills Elementary, Campbell Middle School, and Campbell High School.

If you are interested in going to look at one of these available homes, click here.

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Last Meeting About Spring Road Corridor Coming Up

smyrna-spring-rdThe Spring Road LCI Draft Concept Review Session is coming up soon. This is the last community meeting for the Spring Road Corridor Study. Please join us to provide your input on the draft master plan recommendations for the Spring Road Corridor.

When: Tuesday, January 24
6 – 7:3pm

Where: Cumberland Community Church
3110 Sports Avenue
Smyrna, Ga 30080

The City of Smyrna is constantly growing and changing. To hear more about this ever-changing city, click here.