By Tyler Estep, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Mall of Georgia-area mixed-use development backed by Atlanta Falcons superstar Julio Jones is about to take flight.
Officials behind Ariston — the development long pitched for 16 acres next door to Gwinnett County’s favorite mall — told the AJC that ground is expected to be broken this month.
Plans call for nearly 300 “Class A luxury apartments,” restaurants and retail space, and a 110-room Hilton Garden Inn.
“Ariston reflects our commitment to creating a pedestrian-friendly community that will encompass luxury apartment living, brand-name hospitality, dining and entertainment immediately adjacent to the dominant retail node in Gwinnett County,” Jon Guven, another principal investor in the project, said in a news release.
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