In today’s Four on Friday, we’re highlighting the winners of ULI Atlanta’s 21st Annual Awards for Excellence. This year’s awards, which cover projects completed within the last three years, were presented at the ULI Atlanta Annual Awards for Excellence Dinner on September 10 at the Fox Theater. The annual awards dinner is ULI Atlanta’s signature event, bringing together the top leaders in the industry for an evening of great conversation, delicious food and drinks, inspiring stories and good laughs. Hartman Simon’s own, Evan Valentine, emceed the event. ULI presented awards in four categories relating to “best in class” real estate development, including a new one centered on health and wellness. See this year’s winners below.

HolidayAvalon—Project of the Year

In the heart of Alpharetta, this sustainably designed, 86-acre development with more than 500,000 square feet of retail, a 12-screen all premium theater, a full-service hotel (coming in Phase II), Class A office, single-family residences and luxury rental homes infuses resort-level hospitality throughout a walkable, seamlessly connected community of shopping, dining, entertainment, living and working. It’s more than just another place to go, it’s a place to be—a hub of local art and activity that delivers the luxury of the modern South.

280-elizabeth-hi-res600*750xx510-287-45-0Inman Quarter—Development of Excellence

Inman Quarter, Inman Park’s artistically inspired mixed-use community offers a new standard to Atlanta’s luxury apartment with expertly-designed one and two-bedroom apartments, penthouses and town-homes for rent. The premier apartment community offers exceptional interior features, top-floor and park-side amenity spaces and convenient access to all things Inman Park.

Krog-Street-Market_Barry-CantrellKrog Street Market—Development of Excellence

Krog Street Market is a destination for Atlanta’s intown culture—those who are always searching for unique specialty creations. It’s designed to be as authentic as the 1920’s warehouse it’s built into. With market stalls to sell produce, goods, and prepared food, along with a few southern-grown restaurants and retailers, the market will offer Atlantans a gathering place of sorts – a locale for taking in an extraordinary meal or picking up a few inspiring ingredients – a west coast-style market, right in the heart of Inman Par

Eastsidetrail_101512_377-websized-for-blogAtlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail—Building Healthy Places Award

Getting around popular destinations like Piedmont Park, Virginia Highland, Poncey-Highland, Inman Park and the Old Fourth Ward is now a whole lot easier with the opening of the Eastside Trail. A combination of multi-use trail and linear greenspace, the Eastside Trail is the first finished section of the Atlanta BeltLine trail in the old rail corridor. The Eastside Trail, which was funded by a combination of public and private philanthropic sources, runs along the railroad corridor from 10th Street & Monroe Drive near Piedmont Park down to Irwin Street near DeKalb Avenue.