A two-building project at Truist Park’s doorstep is roaring ahead as a fresh season for The Bravos approaches, marking the latest development to move forward around The Battery Atlanta or nearby.  

Situated just outside the Atlanta Braves' stadium walls, essentially behind home plate, the Class A office building under development now will serve as the new national headquarters for Truist Securities, Truist’s full-service corporate and investment bank.

An adjoining parking deck with 750 spaces will also be built, according to officials with Braves Development Company, the team’s real estate arm.

Structural engineering and design firm Uzun + Case reports that site prep for the headquarters project is underway and that foundation installation for the office tower and parking deck should begin soon.

How the project is expected to look from Truist Park's entrance behind home plate, according to 2022 renderings. Braves Development Company; designs, Nelson Worldwide

According to a project update last year, the 250,000-square-foot office building will rise nine stories on the northwest side of Truist Park, just up the street from the orange parking deck and Coca-Cola Roxy music venue.

Officials have said the office building will eventually house about 1,000 Truist Securities employees, roughly 300 feet behind the ballpark’s home plate. Also in the plans is a 42,000-square-foot trading floor.

Groundwork on the Truist Securities headquarters buildings behind home plate this week. Uzun+Case/@uzuncase

The property along Battery Avenue where Truist Securities' new national headquarters recently broke ground. Braves Development Company

At the outset, Truist Securities employees will occupy only about half of the building, according to terms of the 15-year leasing deal. The idea is that Truist will have the option to house more employees and grow its business presence at The Battery over time.

Billed as “Atlanta’s Premiere Entertainment District”—or what Los Angeles baseball media has described as a "sterile shopping-mall" (never forget)—The Battery totals more than 2.25 million square feet of development today.

The planned offices, at left, and the adjoining parking deck. Braves Development Company

Terrace views toward the stadium. Braves Development Company

Truist Securities’ home base isn’t the only substantial project in the district’s pipeline.

On the flipside of the stadium, a two-building project called “The Henry”—an homage to late Braves legend Hank Aaron—is expected to climb over Truist Park from beyond left and centerfield walls. The Henry’s plans call for a mix of more than 500 upscale apartments, hotel rooms, and retail space.

Elsewhere, an apartment venture called The Optima is expected to open this year on nearby Windy Ridge Parkway, claiming what used to be 4 acres of hilly woods about a block west of the ballpark. Expect 298 rentals, 6,000 square feet of space for restaurants and retail, and a new rideshare pick-up and drop-off area with that project.


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