9 new businesses revealed for massive DeKalb Whole Foods development

An artist's rendering of North Decatur Square.

An artist's rendering of North Decatur Square.

Developer S.J. Collins Enterprises has signed leases for the first tenants at North Decatur Square, a huge mixed-use center anchored by a 365 by Whole Foods Market.

The 86,000-square-foot center will sit at the corner of at Church Street and North Decatur Road. The tenants who've signed on are Avalon Nail Spa, Bad Daddy's Burger Bar, Club Pilates, gusto! Wood Fire Grill, Hollywood Feed, Regions Bank Sage Dental and Takorea.

Construction is expected to start on the development in early fall.

The site will also feature a four-story apartment building.

“This is a unique and hip area in Atlanta,” said Justin Latone, director of leasing for the center. “With this retail center, we elected to pursue more local and trendy businesses in the area like Takorea and gusto!, but we also want to attract highly respected businesses like 365 by Whole Foods, which will be the first in Georgia.”

365 by Whole Foods is a “concept grocery store” described as simple, affordable and convenient.

The 18-acre site used to be the Nalley Nissan and Infiniti dealership. DeKalb Medical Center is across the street.

The Decide DeKalb Development Authority approved more than $1.8 million North Decatur Square.

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