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Wednesday May 22nd, 2019 7:35AM

Sugar Hill City Council approves mixed use development for downtown area, other business

A new mixed use development will bring a combination of retail and residential space to Downtown Sugar Hill.

City council members on Monday approved the rezoning request from Alliance Realty Partners to turn the 7.6-acre property directly across from City Hall into a five-story project, with retail space on the ground floor and four stories of apartments above.

"It's 315 high end rental units, with end caps of about 7,000 square-feet of retail. It will have a 600-plus (space), fully wrapped parking deck that will serve the retail customers and (have) a separate entrance for residents," said Paul Radford, city manager.

Radford said the developer is also planning to bring a townhome development to the adjacent property somewhere down the line.

"On the back side of it will be a separate tract that will ... be for about 20 to 25 townhomes," said Radford.

That project will face a separate approval process.

To see concept photos of the development, click on the gallery at the top of this page.

OTHER BUSINESS

  • Council set the qualifying dates for the upcoming municipal elections for Aug. 21-23. The city's mayoral post, held by Steve Edwards, and two council posts, held by Curtis Northrup and Mike Sullivan, are up for election in 2017.
  • Council tabled a vote on a proposed townhome development along Ga. 20, adjacent to Sugar Hill Church.
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  • Associated Tags: Gwinnett County, sugar hill, Government, Sugar Hill City Council, downtown sugar hill
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