Update on the Braves New Home: SunTrust Park and The Battery

Photo courtesy of Braves.com

Photo courtesy of Braves.com

SunTrust Park the 41,500-seat ballpark which will be the new home of the Atlanta Braves in 2017 will be surrounded by it’s mixed-use partner, The Battery will feature office space, a hotel, 40 retail stores and restaurants, entertainment and 550-600 residences.

Here’s what you can expect to see in The Battery:

Photo courtesy of The Battery Atlanta

Photo courtesy of The Battery Atlanta

  • A nine-story office tower will house Comcast’s regional headquarters which promises to bring over 900 jobs and install a state-of-the art fiber-optic network to improve the fan experience.
  • A 160-room hotel by Omni Hotel and Resorts
  • The Roxy Theatre
  • An outdoor ampitheatre
  • Big name retailers are in negotiations and may include: Vineyard Vines, J. Crew, Ann Taylor, L .L.Bean, UNIQLO, Free People, Anthropologie, Gap, and Lululemon.
  • Crowd-drawing restaurants including: Ford Fry’s Superica, Antico Pizza, CRU Food & Wine Bar, Tomahawk Tap Room, serving Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, a Linton Hopkins’ steak house and possibly Shake Shack. There will be 20 restaurants in all.

For an overview of The Battery watch this video.

 

Lesa Bell

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