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Old Posted Aug 8, 2019, 12:57 PM
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The official groundbreaking for 701 Montgomery, aka Skylark Apartments, will be on Aug. 13th.

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Kole Management Company and Choate Construction are excited to announce the groundbreaking ceremony for their latest Savannah project: Skylark Apartments. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Tuesday, August 13 at 10 AM at the future site of the apartments at 701 Montgomery Street in Savannah. Scheduled to be completed in Fall 2020, the pet-friendly, boutique community will feature 62 homes including studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. Open floor plans will make for spacious downtown living.
http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/08/...king-ceremony/
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Old Posted Aug 24, 2019, 11:52 PM
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The West Broad redevelopment will be opening next month...

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“Anything that we found that we were able to save and ultimately highlight, we certainly wanted to,” said Lindsay Nevin, president of Flyway, a Charleston, S.C.-based restoration, development and real estate company, which acquired all but one of the spaces on the block in 2016 for just over $4 million.

Nevin said the development, which includes about 65,000 square feet spread over three floors, is aimed at local retail businesses and restaurants, which would be on the street level. The second and third floors will be leased as office spaces. A dedicated parking lot adjacent to the block will provide off street parking for users.
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Old Posted Aug 30, 2019, 11:32 AM
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At yesterday's city council meeting, the team behind this new mixed-use project unveiled their vision for the 27-acre site on Hutchinson Island. The project will be built in 3 phases and will contain a total of 700 residential units, a 160-room hotel, 45,000 sf of retail space, greenspace, marina, fitness center and a 70,000 sf medical/technology building. The first phase is expected to start construction by Summer 2020. It will feature a marina, 199 apartments, 154 rental flats and townhomes, 20,000 sf of retail space, and 8,500 sf restaurants and greenspace. Below are renderings and a link to the presentation. This project will certainly help transform Hutchinson Island and will act as a second "Downtown" for Savannah.
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http://agenda.savannahga.gov/content...esentation.pdf

http://agenda.savannahga.gov/content...esentation.pdf
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Savannah is a magnificent city. I think that it and Charleston are the best cities in the South.
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Old Posted Sep 14, 2019, 1:58 PM
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Ground was broken yesterday on Savannah's new $165 million arena.
Groundbreaking celebration starts work for new Savannah arena
Savannah Morning News
September 13, 2019
By DeAnna Komanecky
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First District Alderman Van Johnson said it has been a long process to get to today’s ground breaking.

“The overall Canal District when it’s developed should create economic vitality and immense opportunities for not only this area but for the entire city,” Johnson said. He stressed the project would be helpful to the community, not harmful.

“This will not be a gentrification project this will be an enhancement project for all to enjoy,” Johnson said. “I’m tired of waiting, let’s get this done.”

City Manager Pat Monahan said the $165 million sales-tax funded project is being paid for in large part by visitors through the revenues from the 1% Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax and car rental taxes. “About 60% of this project has been paid by visitors,” Monahan said. “No property taxes have been spent.”

“This project is an economic catalyst and a source of pride (for the community),” Monahan said.

Mayor DeLoach said he is grateful to all who have “stayed the course” on the project.
https://www.savannahnow.com/news/201...savannah-arena

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The Georgia Ports Authority announced Thursday that they are building a new container port on Hutchinson Island. This will represent a $1.8 Billion investment and should be complete by 2027.


Georgia Ports Authority announces plans for new container port on Hutchinson Island

Savannah Morning News
September 12, 2019
By Katie Nussbaum
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The Georgia Ports Authority has announced plans to establish a new container port on Hutchinson Island across the Savannah River from the GPA’s 1,200-acre Ocean Terminal.

The 200-acre expansion will bring the Port of Savannah’s annual capacity to 11 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs), up from the current 5.5 million TEUs a year.

“It’s a big deal. Hutchinson Island can offer between 2.5 to 3 million TEUs of capacity and we’re really excited about it. We already own the land and it can be rail served, which is exciting,” GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch said Thursday during the annual State of the Ports address at the Savannah Convention Center.

“It’s going to be a great project.”

It will be 2026 or 2027 before the new port expansion is operational and Lynch said the expansion would be about a $1.8 billion investment for the GPA.
https://www.savannahnow.com/news/201...chinson-island

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The Georgia Ports Authority announced Thursday that they are building a new container port on Hutchinson Island. This will represent a $1.8 Billion investment and should be complete by 2027.


Georgia Ports Authority announces plans for new container port on Hutchinson Island

Savannah Morning News
September 12, 2019
By Katie Nussbaum

https://www.savannahnow.com/news/201...chinson-island
This is amazing thanks for the update...
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Old Posted Oct 7, 2019, 2:25 PM
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Development news for 7 October. A developer is proposing to build a 156-room hotel at 220 E. Bryan St. The project also involves the relocation of a historic building located at the corner of E Bryan and Lincoln Streets. I doubt this project will get approved.
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