Stockbridge officials have approved an updated site plan to allow a second apartments complex within Bridges at Jodeco. The mixed use development is located off I-75 exit 222.
The second complex, being developed by Thompson Thrift, will have 219 units. This joins the 306 units within Argento at the Bridges.
Bridges at Jodeco Apartments
The Sterling Group gained approval in 2021 to build Bridges’ first apartments complex. Argento at the Bridges has recently opened. Now, in November 2023, a second complex will join them. The second complex will be located to the south of Argento. Altogether, the two complexes will have 525 units. This remains under the 615 units first approved in 2015–16.
In addition to the above apartments, the project will have 135 townhomes. One-hundred such units are under construction now. Senior apartments are also planned.
Bridges at Jodeco will be Thompson Thrift’s second entry into the Georgia market. Earlier in November, they announced an apartment complex starting construction soon in Union City. Georgia represents the company’s 22nd state.
Stockbridge officials approved the updated site plan at their November 13 meeting. Planning staff recommended approval of the change.
Retail & Restaurants
A variety of restaurants and retail, including several new to Henry County, are coming to Bridges at Jodeco. The much-anticipated Costco held its grand opening in mid-November. Sprouts will reportedly begin construction soon. Other businesses coming include the following:
- Bahama Breeze (Caribbean cuisine),
- Bank OZK,
- Chick-fil-A, with a first-in-the-nation multistory concept,
- First Watch (breakfast & lunch restaurant),
- Hacienda Bar & Grill (Mexican),
- Salad And Go,
- Valvoline Oil Change, and
Most of the above restaurants will be located along the Jodeco Road frontage.
12-Story Hotel & Condos
According to the project developer, Jeff Grant of McDonough, Bridges at Jodeco will also contain a 12-story hotel and condos. This high-rise structure will be located at the center of the project.
Mr. Grant shared with the Stockbridge council the building will have a hotel on its first four floors. Condo units will be on floors five through ten. The condos have a reported sale price of $750 thousand to $1 million plus dollars. There’s a total of sixty condos. Mr. Grant expressed 46 units have pre-sold. Finally, a rooftop bar and restaurant would top the building.
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Other Apartments in the Area
A number of apartment projects outside of Bridges at Jodeco, but within the immediate area, have been proposed. Each project is concurrently seeking approval by the Stockbridge city council.
First, Marketplace Storefronts LLC plans to construct 320 units. They are located immediately across the street from Bridges at Jodeco. Their 20-acre site is on the north side of Jodeco Road. Henry County approved their rezoning request in November 2022. Now, the applicant is seeking annexation into Stockbridge. The Stockbridge Planning Commission recommended approval of the request in November 2023. The city council is scheduled to consider it in December.
Moving onto the east side of I-75, there are three proposed projects on Patrick Henry Parkway. The largest project would be on about 65 acres at the northeast corner of I-75 and Jodeco Road. It has a total of 878 proposed units. The Stockbridge council will consider a development master plan for the site on November 28.
In addition, two other projects have applied to annex into Stockbridge limits. They are proposing 324 units and 136 units, respectively. The Stockbridge council will consider these requests in the upcoming months.
Finally, a new 190-unit senior apartment building recently started construction. This project is located between I-75 and Patrick Henry Parkway, south of the bridge over Pates Creek. Henry County approved its construction in 2021.
Featured image shows the Bridges at Jodeco site plan as of September 2023. Nelson photo.