Atlanta Keeps Booming With New Georgia Tech Building And Luxury Residential Towers
Juneau Construction Co., an Atlanta-based construction firm owned by husband and wife Les and Nancy Juneau, is celebrating 20 years in business in 2017. Founded in 1997, Juneau’s revenues grew to $30M in its first five years. Juneau recently opened an office in Miami and now has 125 employees. The firm’s market segments include hospitality, higher education, historic preservation and an increased revenue base in multifamily and mixed-use projects.
Here, Bisnow takes a look at two of the company’s coolest current projects in the Atlanta metro area.
Home At The Battery
Soon to open, Juneau’s multi-building Battery Atlanta residential project is pre-leasing its brand new apartments. The buildings are Juneau Construction Co.’s largest endeavor to date, contracted at over $100M. Each of the three edifices will house its own unique community.
The Residences — opening the earliest of the three structures in April of this year — will feature quartz countertops, built-in kitchen islands and large balconies. Interior amenities will include a rooftop lounge and boutique-designed lobbies, outdoor kitchens and street-front terraces. The Residences building is nestled next to the new SunTrust Park and the live performance pavilion and is steps from blocks of dining, shopping and entertainment.
Parkside, opening in May, offers tenants contemporary apartments in the heart of Braves country, with nine-foot ceilings, a pool with a sun shelf, open kitchens, dedicated green space, an entertainment center and bar lounge. The Flats building, opening this summer, will offer boutique-style residences at the center of nightlife, shopping and dining. Its modern amenities include USB connections, an outdoor kitchen and a full-service, full-sized fitness center.
Georgia Tech West Campus Dining Hall
Juneau has thrown itself into the mix of innovative developers working in and around Georgia Tech. The firm is creating dining halls for one of the city’s premier universities, complete with fire pits and even a rooftop space designed to mimic a high-end bar. Financed for $18M, the Georgia Tech West Campus Dining Hall is not the typical college dining hall.
The massive eating space will stand at three stories, sprawling across 42k SF — large enough to sit 610 of the university’s students, faculty and visitors. The hall is designed to serve as a hub for the student community beyond mealtimes, with enough table space for students to study, meet and relax.
It is only fitting that a university at the forefront of scientific and engineering research outfits its buildings with cutting-edge features. The hall will boast water condensation and rainwater collection for irrigation and the exterior fountain and large indoor and outdoor fans. The building itself will be accessible with sliding doors and operable windows to create a seamless blend between the indoors and outdoors, placing heavy emphasis on natural lighting. Independent monitoring of food service utility usage allows energy consumption tracking and correction of wasteful operating practices.