A 256-unit apartment complex is being proposed near Coolray Field and across I-85 from the Mall of Georgia. (Via planning commission documents)

More than 250 apartments proposed near Mall of Georgia

A developer wants to bring more than 250 new apartments to the Mall of Georgia area. 

The apartments are proposed for a 22-acre tract on Laurel Crossing Parkway, a street that juts off of Ga. 20 about half a mile north of Coolray Field, the home of the Gwinnett Braves baseball team. The property is also just across I-85 from the Mall of Georgia. 

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Pedcor Investments LLC recently filed documents with the Gwinnett County planning commission asking for the property to be rezoned to a classification that will allow for multifamily housing. The site is currently zoned for office-industrial and business districts.

Pedcor wants to build 256 apartments spread across 10 different buildings. 

“The proposed development would also include a clubhouse and several amenities for residents,” planning documents said, “including outdoor recreation areas, fitness center, business center and a pool.” 

The planning commission is scheduled to consider the rezoning proposal at its Sept. 5 meeting. The county’s Board of Commissioners would have final say on the proposal.


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