Atlanta Hotel Redevelopment Project Brings Jobs
A $3.1 million redevelopment project for The Walton Building in Atlanta will ultimately result in an energy-efficient “historic” hotel. Estimates for the entire project include 50 temporary construction jobs, followed by more than 100 permanent jobs at the hotel and supporting businesses.
The 85,000 square foot Walton Building was built in 1910.
Following the redevelopment, The Walton Building will be LEED certified at a Silver rating.
“Creating a more sustainable city is a top priority of my Administration, and we are pleased to support commercial property developers who are committed to making their buildings as energy efficient as possible,” said Mayor Kasim Reed, who chairs the Invest Atlanta board. “The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge has ambitious goals, and investing in these upgrades is a vital part of how we can successfully reduce water and energy consumption.”
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