Halpern Enterprises opens Belmont Physicians Center in Smyrna, GA

by MDJ Staff
Marietta Daily Journal

Belmont Physicians Center

Pictured is the exterior of the Belmont Physicians Center anchored by Emory Healthcare at Belmont, Smyrna’s 48-acre mixed-use development at the intersection of Windy Hill Road and Atlanta Road.

Halpern Enterprises announced the grand opening of the Belmont Physicians Center anchored by Emory Healthcare. This 30,000-square-foot Class “A” Medical Office Building is in Belmont, Smyrna’s 48-acre mixed-use development at the intersection of Windy Hill and Atlanta roads.

Emory Healthcare occupies the entire bottom floor of the building and provides a full range of primary care services, with focus on patients from ages five to adult.

The building is also the new home to Gentle Care Dentistry, Cobb Pediatric Associates and Smyrna Pediatric Dentistry.
Cobb Pediatric Associates provides care for young patients and the two dental practices meet the needs of patients from children to adults.

The two-story building was designed by Lyman Davidson Dooley Architects and constructed by Benning Construction.


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Belmont mixed-use development to add second phase of retail and single family housing

ATLANTA (October 16, 2017) – Halpern Enterprises is excited to announce the forthcoming second phase of its Belmont mixed-use development. Phase II will feature the addition of 59 new single-family homes and new retail and restaurant space.

The new retail space will expand under The Shops at Belmont brand, adding 12,000 SF to the existing 27,000 SF of establishments like Creatwood Tavern and Allure Nails & Spa.
David Weekley Homes will develop the detached single-family townhouses on the northwest corner of Atlanta Road and Belmont Boulevard. The builder is responsible for the Village at Belmont single-family homes currently under construction at Belmont.

In addition to The Shops at Belmont, the new additions will join the Belmont Physicians Center, a 30,000 SF medical office building anchored by Emory Healthcare opening in October; luxury apartment homes 400 Belmont; Smyrna Elementary School; and Village of Belmont, townhomes also developed by David Weekley Homes.

The new shops are in the pre-leasing phase and will open in Spring 2018. Belmont Phase II is looking for an eclectic mix of regional and local retailers and service brands to complement its tenant mix. For leasing information, contact John Brozovic at 770-508-3314 and jbrozovic@halpernent.com or Benjamin Halpern at 770-508-3325 and bhalpern@halpernent.com.


Architect’s rendering of Phase II elevations | Download 




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About Halpern Enterprises

Headquartered in northeast Atlanta, Halpern Enterprises owns 40 retail properties located in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. With leasing, management and maintenance staff assigned to each shopping center, Halpern’s tenants receive personal attention and high value for their rental dollar. Halpern is continually growing its portfolio, both through acquisitions and new development, and all Halpern properties are well located in high-traffic areas convenient to major residential developments. More information is available at www.halpernent.com.

Major mixed-use project to open in Smyrna, Ga.

Photo of Jack Halpern standing front of the Publix at Jonquil

Commercial developer Jack Halpern on the 12-acre Jonquil development, which is set to open in late December. | Photo credit: Kathryn Ingall (Marietta Daily Journal)

by Jennifer Hafer
Reporter, Marietta Daily Journal

Before Publix or any other tenant was identified for the Jonquil development at the corner of Atlanta and Spring roads in Smyrna, commercial developer Jack Halpern had his eye on the property.

“We have been doing business in Smyrna for more than 50 years down the street at what was the Belmont Hills Shopping Center,” said Halpern, chairman of Halpern Enterprises. “We were always aware of the Jonquil site, and we watched as previous owners’ and developers’ plans succumbed to bad timing and the downturn in the economy that took place a number of years ago.”

So when the 12-acre property hit the market two and a half years ago, Halpern jumped on it, believing the site was in a good location with a great road network and that the city of Smyrna would embrace a mixed-use development there.

“In terms of our investment, it’s in the millions of dollars,” Halpern said. “Most of the initial investment was in the form of land, but we also spent a lot of money getting the site ready to be redeveloped. We demolished some of the improvements prior owners had made on the property that were no longer of any value to the development that we planned for the property, then there were utilities and new infrastructure.”


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Boom Town: Marietta Daily Journal details Halpern’s newest mixed-use projects

Marietta Daily Journal - Boom TownDetails about Halpern’s two new mixed-use developments, Belmont and Jonquil, are revealed in a double-feature in this morning’s Marietta Daily Journal:

SMYRNA — The retail shops at Belmont are completely filled, and the residential units, both houses and apartments, are filling up fast as the Smyrna redevelopment project nears completion.

Belmont is a 48-acre mixed-use development at the corner of Atlanta and Windy Hill roads that Jack Halpern, chairman of Halpern Enterprises, hopes will bring business and job opportunities to Smyrna and “improve the quality of life for Smyrna residents.”

In May 2008, the city approved a development agreement with Halpern Enterprises for the redevelopment of the former Belmont Hill shopping center, which was hailed as the largest shopping center in the South when it opened in 1954. The center was demolished in 2009, but further development was stalled by the economic downturn.

For the full story, keep reading “Boom Town” at the Marietta Daily Journal.

Jack Halpern named Smyrna, Ga.’s “Citizen of the Year”

Mayor Max Bacon (l) presents Jack Halpern (r) with the Smyrna Citizen of the Year award.

Mayor Max Bacon (l) presents Jack Halpern (r) with the Smyrna Citizen of the Year award.

After taking a leading role in transforming an area of Smyrna, Ga. with the new Belmont mixed-use development, Jack Halpern takes great pride in giving residents “a sense of identity and a connection to others,” he says.

And Smyrna recently said “thank you” to Jack, the Chairman of Halpern Enterprises, by naming him the 2015 Smyrna Citizen of the Year.

At the heart of the new Belmont development is Smyrna Elementary School, a state-of-the-art facility that now anchors a new community that will feature single-family homes, luxury apartments and retail. Halpern Enterprises played a key role in encouraging the Cobb County Board of Education to build a school on the site.

For his part, Jack credits Smyrna leaders with having the vision to work with Halpern Enterprises to transform a location that was once the site of the old Belmont Hills Shopping Center, at one time the largest center in the Southeast.

“Smyrna has been blessed with fiscally responsible, visionary leaders,” Jack says.

For more on the award, read Jack’s profile in the Cobb Business Journal.