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Initial DRI Information
This form is to be completed by the city or county government to provide basic project information that will allow the RDC to determine if the project appears to meet or exceed applicable DRI thresholds. Refer to both the Rules for the DRI Process and the DRI Tiers and Thresholds for more information.

Local Government Information

Submitting Local Government: City of Decatur
Individual completing form: Amanda Thompson
Telephone: 678-553-6513
E-mail:  amanda.thompson@decaturga.com

*Note: The local government representative completing this form is responsible for the accuracy of the information contained herein. If a project is to be located in more than one jurisdiction and, in total, the project meets or exceeds a DRI threshold, the local government in which the largest portion of the project is to be located is responsible for initiating the DRI review process.

Proposed Project Information

Name of Proposed Project: Columbia Park
Location (Street Address, GPS Coordinates, or Legal Land Lot Description): 2615-2661 East College Avenue (Avondale MARTA Station parking lot)
Brief Description of Project:
Mixed use development with 338 apartment units, 34 condominium units, 92 senior housing units, 17,220 SF retail space, 4,500 SF restaurant space, 22,550 SF grocery store and 40,000 SF institutional space.

Development Type:

 If other development type, describe:

Project Size (# of units, floor area, etc.): 464 residential units, 44,270 SF retail/restaurant/commercial, 40,000 SF institutional
Developer: Columbia Ventures
Mailing Address: 1718 Peachtree ST NW
Address 2: Suite 684
  City:Atlanta  State: GA  Zip:30309
Telephone: 404-872-8300
Email: jvontrapp@columbiaven.com
Is property owner different from developer/applicant?
If yes, property owner: MARTA
Is the proposed project entirely located within your local government’s jurisdiction?  
If no, in what additional jurisdictions is the project located?
Is the current proposal a continuation or expansion of a previous DRI?  
If yes, provide the following information:
Project Name:
Project ID:
The initial action being requested of the local government for this project:

Is this project a phase or part of a larger overall project?  
If yes, what percent of the overall project does this project/phase represent?
Estimated Project Completion Dates: This project/phase: 2021
Overall project: 2021

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