Smyrna, Ga. – Atlanta-based Halpern Enterprises has begun construction on Belmont, a 48-acre mixed-use development in Smyrna, a northwest suburb of Atlanta. The property will feature restaurants, retail, single-family homes and luxury rental apartments at the site of the former Belmont Hills Shopping Center. David Weekley Homes will build 153 detached single-family homes at the intersection of Windy Hill and Atlanta roads in a neighborhood dubbed the Village of Belmont. Wood Partners will build the multifamily portion in a 274-unit property known as Alta Station at Belmont. Pre-leasing is expected to begin in the spring of 2015. Halpern Enterprises will develop the retail portion with the first stores opening in the summer of 2015.