A closer look at what Julio Jones’ Mall of Georgia project will offer

Falcons star Julio Jones, standing with speaker David Ralston and Rep. David Clark, R-Buford, visited the Georgai General Assembly on Wednesday.  BOB ANDRES  /BANDRES@AJC.COM
Falcons star Julio Jones, standing with speaker David Ralston and Rep. David Clark, R-Buford, visited the Georgai General Assembly on Wednesday. BOB ANDRES /BANDRES@AJC.COM

Credit: Bob Andres

Credit: Bob Andres

By now, surely you've heard that Julio Jones, the Atlanta Falcons' superstar wide receiver, is a principal investor in a massive mixed-use project planned next door to the Mall of Georgia.

And you probably saw that earlier this week, Jones announced the name of the $200 million project: "Ariston," which is Greek for "the best."

You also know the basics of what the development would bring: hotel, condos, hundreds of apartments, lots of retail and a family entertainment center. Chef-inspired restaurants, direct access to the nearby Ivy Creek Greenway and 400 to 600 jobs are promised.

But how about a few more smidgens of specificity?

The development will actually be broken into four different “districts,” developer Ivy Creek Partners said. Find below a quick look at what those districts are and what they’re expected to include.

A massive mixed-use development is in the works near the Mall of Georgia. (Credit: Ivy Creek Partners LLC)
A massive mixed-use development is in the works near the Mall of Georgia. (Credit: Ivy Creek Partners LLC)

“Warehouse District 1” would include:

  • 205 multi-family units
  • 22,382 square feet of street-level retail
  • 373 parking spaces

“Warehouse District 2”:

  • 292 multi-family units
  • 23,603 square feet of street-level retail
  • 510 parking spaces

“Industrial District”:

  • 50,050 square-foot family entertainment center
  • 28,100 square-foot grocery store
  • 20,336 square feet of other retail
  • 55,299 square feet of office space
  • 22 multi-family units
  • 623 parking spaces

“Contemporary District”:

  • 25-story building would be Gwinnett County's tallest
  • 14 floors dedicated to hotel space
  • 7 floors of condo units
  • 22 multi-family units
  • 26,964 square feet of street-level retail
  • 9,927 square feet of office space
  • 366 parking spaces
A site plan for the massive mixed-use development proposed near the Mall of Georgia. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEp@AJC.COM
A site plan for the massive mixed-use development proposed near the Mall of Georgia. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEp@AJC.COM

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