240 Units, constructed in 1969
Galleria Courtyards is a garden-style residential apartment community comprised of 240 units over 13.08 acres located in the Northwest submarket of Atlanta. Galleria Courtyards is an attractive, well designed property featuring a large central courtyard in the front of the property surrounded by the residential buildings. The clubhouse/leasing center is well-appointed and serves as an inviting reception area for potential residents. Built in 1969, Galleria Courtyards offers six floor plans averaging a generous 1,031 square feet in one-, two- and three-bedroom styles. Interior features include fully appointed kitchens, walk-in closets, patios or balconies, as well as stackable washers and dryers in select apartments. Residents of Galleria Courtyards enjoy community amenities such as a large swimming pool with sundeck, clubhouse for resident activities, laundry facilities, and immediate access to public transportation.
Galleria Courtyards is located approximately one mile north of Interstate 285 which provides quick access to Interstate 75 and Downtown Atlanta. The property is approximately 2 miles north of the Galleria Center and Cumberland Mall located on the Cobb County Transit bus line. Community residents are attracted to the Cobb County Public School System and to the immediate proximity to Argyle Elementary School, including a covered public walking bridge over Spring Street that allows children to safely walk to school. Campbell Middle School and Campbell High School are both within a short bus ride from the community.
Galleria Courtyards is an extremely accessible community and provides convenient and direct links to three of the area’s major traffic arteries – Cobb Parkway/US41, Interstate 285 and Interstate 75. Cobb Parkway is located less than 1 mile east of the property via Spring Road. I-285 and I-75 are accessed within 1/8 of a mile South via Cobb Parkway. Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead are less than 15 minutes on I-75, and the Perimeter submarket via I-285 can be reached within 10 minutes. Employees and longtime area residents seeking quality and affordability have increasingly recognized Galleria Courtyards as among their best choices.
From an employment standpoint, of particular significance is the proximity of Cumberland Mall and the Galleria Center. Both large area employers are within two miles of Galleria Courtyards and provide significant employment to area residents. Located within two miles of the community, Cumberland Mall is a luxury shopping center that completed a multimillion dollar renovation in 2007. The renovation added 77,000 square feet of restaurant and streetscape retail to the existing mall, combining elements of the traditional mall property with the more contemporary shopping experience. The Cobb Galleria Centre is located directly across the US 41 from Cumberland Mall and combines retail and entertainment offerings with a large convention center, hotels and an office complex. The most recent addition to the area is the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre offering entertainment ranging from opera and ballet, to comedians and motivational speakers. Retail offering directly north of Galleria Courtyard include a full complement of convenience shopping including restaurants, entertainment, commercial and service facilities. Some of the quality retail options within two miles include Best Buy, Target, PetSmart, Ulta, Wal-Mart SuperCenter and Home Depot, among others.
Atlanta is frequently recognized as a talent magnet, among Forbes magazine’s list of “best cities for young professionals”. 2009 announcements of headquarter relocations by Sony Ericsson and Fortune 500 members NCR and First Data add credence to these accolades. With 11 of the Fortune 500 firms – including Delta, UPS, Home Depot, Coca-Cola, SunTrust, and Newell Rubbermaid – headquartered in Atlanta, and with NCR and First Data announcing their plans to relocate here, Atlanta is one of the nation’s leading business centers. These blue chip firms find many reasons to operate in Atlanta, especially to take advantage of low costs of business. Atlanta has been recognized for some of the lowest operating costs in the nation including a stable 6-7% sales tax and low comparative office leasing rates.
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is the world’s busiest. The airport is the primary hub for the world’s largest airline, Atlanta-based Delta Airlines. Delta is just one of many airlines with a major commitment to Atlanta. The breadth and frequency of direct flights out of Hartsfield-Jackson provides an immense competitive advantage for attracting domestic and overseas businesses. Atlanta’s infrastructure is strategically positioned because three major interstate freeways intersect downtown along with national rail line hubs. Metro Atlanta is a well-spring of intellectual capital. Emory University, Georgia Tech, Georgia State, Morehouse, Morris Brown, Spellman College, and Kennesaw State (University of Georgia System) are part of a culture that emphasizes education and research. Atlanta is also home to the world’s Center for Disease Control (“CDC”). Thousands of private industry companies in the medical and technology fields with Atlanta employment contribute to the metro’s entrepreneurial culture.