Frequently Asked Questions
What is this project going to be?
The Church & Washington project is a mixed-use project on a two acre lot close to downtown East Point, GA. The existing buildings will be renovated. The large building will become a restaurant and incubator space (similar to Tyler Station, with local entrepreneurs from East Point, College Park, Hapeville, and South Atlanta). The small building will be an accessible restroom, with the possibility of becoming a cafe in the future. There will also be micro-restaurants and an outdoor eating area. The lot to the south of the buildings is reserved for residential units to soften the transition from Washington Rd to Hamilton St. Finally, we are going to build three new buildings that will have commercial space on the ground floor and apartments on the upper floors. The tallest building is expected to be three stories.
How long will it take to build?
Covid-19 put the Washington Rd project on hold for the better part of 2020. The following dates have been updated. The Church & Washington project will start Spring of 2021, and be completed in phases. The longest phase is expected to take from 2023 to 2027, and the shortest phase is expected to be completed by the end of 2021.
How much will the apartments cost?
The cost of apartments will be determined by market rates.
What is a micro-restaurant?
Small kitchens with no seating, typically staffed by 1 to 4 people. Variations include pop-up restaurants and free-standing food carts. The ones on Church St will be small, permanent buildings.
Will there be alcohol?
If a restaurateur wishes to serve alcohol, it will be up to them to apply for and receive the correct permits and adhere to the rules set by the City of East Point and the State of Georgia about when, where, and to whom alcohol may be served.