WeWork Leases Total of 150,000 SF of Space in Metro Atlanta
ATLANTA — WeWork has signed three office leases in metro Atlanta totaling 150,000 square feet. In the first lease, WeWork will occupy 35,000 square feet and all three stories of office space within a mixed-use project located at 120 W. Trinity Place in downtown Decatur. The space will accommodate 540 members. Atlanta-based Cousins Properties is developing the project, which will include 18,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, 329 residential units and a parking deck, in addition to WeWork’s office space. Construction is expected for the first half of 2020. WeWork’s second lease is in Atlanta’s Central Perimeter district in Sandy Springs. The coworking company will lease 70,000 square feet of office space at 1155 Perimeter Center W. WeWork will occupy three floors and will accommodate 1,200 members. The space is expected to open in early 2020. WeWork also signed a 45,000-square-foot lease spanning two floors along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail near Ponce City Market. WeWork will occupy the space within the 725 Ponce project by the end of this year. Developer New City Properties plans to open 725 Ponce this fall. The project will comprise 370,000 square feet of office space and include an urban prototype Kroger grocery store on the ground level. WeWork entered metro Atlanta in 2016 and now occupies or has agreed to occupy 800,000 square feet of space.