Banyan Street Capital Unveils Plans for Peachtree Center in Downtown Atlanta
ATLANTA — Banyan Street Capital has unveiled plans to revitalize Peachtree Center, a mixed-use development in downtown Atlanta, with new restaurants, retail and entertainment tenants. The project will transform Peachtree Center’s three-story retail center and outdoor courtyard, rebranding the new space as “The Hub.” Atlanta-based developer and architect John Portman Jr. originally designed Peachtree Center, which comprises six buildings centrally located over the MARTA Peachtree Center Station. The development is home to 6,000 office tenants and connected to 4,000 hotel rooms via sidewalks and sky bridges. The Beck Group, an Atlanta-based construction firm, will modernize the 1960s-era development by redesigning the courtyard to better accommodate pedestrian foot traffic, upgrading all finishes and furnishings, updating lighting to brighten the space and modernizing entrances with backlit glass panels and steel canopies. Along with the renovations, The Hub will feature a new lineup of restaurants, shops, entertainment experiences and boutique services such as fitness and grocery. Amy Fingerhut of CBRE is overseeing the project’s retail leasing assignment. The project is slated for completion in spring 2019.