New Developments

New Developments Transform Future Meetings

Named to National Geographic Travel and Lonely Planet’s Best of Travel lists for 2022, Atlanta really is the place to visit. Atlanta’s hospitality portfolio will experience more than $486 million in new developments over the next two years. 2022 will continue to see the expansion of Atlanta’s hotel portfolio—across Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead. The city is gaining new hotel properties, expanding world-class venues and renovating existing facilities, creating an ever-evolving destination for visitors.

Convention Campus New Developments

Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s downtown Atlanta convention campus is undergoing a dynamic evolution. These exciting developments will transform the future of meetings in Atlanta. See more of the future.

2022

Andrew Young International Mall & Terminal

The Andrew Young International Mall & Terminal is the latest addition to GWCCA’s connected campus and extends the pedestrian experience from Centennial Olympic Park to the upcoming Signia by Hilton Atlanta hotel. With its expanded open spaces, seating areas and tiered decks, the Mall creates opportunities for customers and their attendees to enjoy outdoor space close to the interior spaces used for their events and offers possibilities for activations to enhance the attendee experience.

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AmericasMart Next

AmericasMart will introduce Atlanta NEXT/AtlantaNext, a transformation of building and facility improvements to enhance the convention experience of its 7.2 million square foot campus.

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Centennial Yards

The 50-acre Gulch renovation project to soon be known as Centennial Yards will see 12 million square feet of residential, retail shops, offices, restaurants and boutique hotels of up to 1,500 rooms.

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Hyatt Centric Buckhead

16-story hotel accessible to Lenox Square’s MARTA station with 4,600 sq. ft. of combined meeting and pre-function space and 360 degree views of Buckhead and Downtown.

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Kimpton Shane Hotel

Kimpton Shane Hotel opened in September 2022 as part of the planned landmark Midtown Union complex. The boutique, art-clad Kimpton Shane features 230 rooms, 18 suites and one Presidential Suite. It marks Atlanta’s third Kimpton property, and features Hartley Kitchen and Cocktails, a ground-level chef-driven restaurant and Aveline, a second-story bar and lounge, as well as 5,400 square feet of meeting and event space. Located in the Arts Center of Midtown at 17th Street and West Peachtree Street, Kimpton Shane Hotel brings in the neighborhood’s vibrant arts and culture scene to its own innovative exterior and interior design to become a beacon for local and out-of-town guests alike.

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Phipps Plaza/Nobu Hotel

Phipps Plaza will undergo a $200 million renovation and add a 150-room Nobu hotel with a 10,000-square-foot restaurant, featuring Japanese cuisine, a 12-story office tower and a 90,000-square-foot Life Time Athletic fitness center.

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2024

Signia by Hilton Atlanta

Georgia World Congress Center Authority plans to build a luxury, high-rise, four-star hotel across from Building C. The new headquarter hotel by Hilton plans to open early 2024.

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On The Horizon

Motto by Hilton

Hilton will debut the first U.S. location of its new micro-hotel brand, Motto, in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. The property is scheduled to open in the near future and will feature 125 rooms.

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South Downtown

Newport RE US has invested more than $100 million in the purchase of 48 of downtown Atlanta’s historic buildings and development sites across eight city blocks along Peachtree, Mitchell and Broad Streets, as well as Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The project aims to revive these buildings into retail, creative office and loft apartments and offer public spaces and improved walkability.

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Dream Hotel

Dream Atlanta, Buckhead will feature 200 guest rooms and suites, 90 private residences, a spa and wellness concept and five dining and nightlife venues, including a 17,000-square-foot rooftop pool bar and lounge in 2024.

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2021-2020 Development

2019-2018 Development

2017-2016 Development