On the far eastern fringes of Atlanta’s ITP real estate scene, a sizable project is starting to rise that aims to blend the convenience of walkable shopping options with access to interstates and MARTA.

Brookglen Heights, a mixed-use development, has cleared 10 acres at 3770 Covington Highway with promises of offering townhome hunters relatively large floorplans at prices lower than other ITP options in more central locations.

According to developer Adam Dewit of Norcross-based commercial real estate firm The Quin Group, Brookglen Heights marks one of the first and largest developments on Covington Highway, a winding corridor between Memorial Drive and Instate 285, southeast of downtown Decatur and Avondale Estates.

Alongside 60 townhomes in a gated setting, Brookglen Heights is expected to include a 37,000-square-foot retail component called The Shoppes at Brookglen. The site was previously vacant acreage.

The project location in relation to Interstate 285, downtown Decatur, Avondale Estates, and other area landmarks. Google Maps

Plans for a 37,000-square-foot retail component called The Shoppes at Brookglen. The Quin Group

Dewit tells Urbanize Atlanta six townhomes are under construction now (two of them under contract) and scheduled to be completed this month. A staged model home and permanent sales office are expected to open by week’s end.

Prices at Brookglen Heights currently start at $499,000, says Dewit. All of the first group of townhomes will have the smallest floorplan—called The Raven, with just shy of 2,600 square feet and three bedrooms above two-car garages. Future, larger options will offer four bedrooms, per the project’s website.

Example of townhome facades at Brookglen Heights. The Quin Group

Beyond the planned shopping component, communal perks will include neighborhood parks and greenspace for residents, lighted sidewalks, and quick access to the interstate, MARTA, and ITP hotspots.

“Nestled just inside the eastern side of Atlanta’s perimeter,” reads the official pitch, “Brookglen Heights puts you in a fantastic position to watch the growth of the city, and to reach some of Atlanta’s favorite neighborhoods.”

The retail portion is expected to include a grocery market and spaces for shops, restaurants, and a fitness center, per the project website.

Swing up to the gallery for more context and project renderings.


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