The press release says Halcyon will have 360,000 square feet of retail and office space. There will be two “boutique hotels,” a town center and a dine-in movie theater. There will be 87 detached homes, 155 town homes and 448 apartments. The developer is RocaPoint Partners. The first phase is expected to open in the fall of 2017.
The news is the latest move in a game of one-upmanship between Comcast and its newest competitor, Google Fiber.
Google, which recently released pricing plans for its fiber services, will eventually be available inAtlanta, Avondale Estates, Brookhaven, College Park, Decatur, East Point, Hapeville, Sandy Springs and Smyrna. The company recently opened a Google Fiber training facility in southwest Atlanta. The company also announced the opening of a “Fiber space” at Ponce City Market.