A new era of attainable living.
Where comfort and style,
Meets design with intent.
THIS IS THE
OF URBAN LIVING
Empire is a North American homebuilding company set to enter the Atlanta building scene in a bold way. We recognize that not only in Atlanta but all over the country there is a disconnect between the attainability of homes, desirable locations and functional product design. Rarely can you ever have all three, but with our entry into the intown Atlanta market, this problem is about to change.
WE’RE BUILDING IN
We’ve sought out the best and are excited to be part of what we view as some of the most vibrant neighborhoods in intown Atlanta:
OLD FOURTH WARD
EAST ATLANTA & GRANT PARK
Click through to uncover more about the neighborhoods we’ve chosen to build in and the perfect locales for you to call home.
OLD FOURTH WARD
TOWNHOMES FROM THE LOW $400S
Swiftly emerging as one of the hippest neighborhoods in Atlanta, the energy of this diverse neighborhood can be felt in the preservation of the old and the emergence of the new.
Old Fourth Ward is home to two of the city’s most iconic biking and walking trails: Freedom Parkway Park, one of Atlanta’s largest city parks; and the Eastside Trail, the first finished section of the beloved Atlanta BeltLine which attracts people as an ever-active running, walking and biking trail, providing access to antique stores, local crafts, vibrant bars, Krog Street and Ponce City Market.
Recognized for its vibrant street art, artisan restaurants and craft bars, this neighborhood is particularly attractive to young professionals who seek the comfort of an authentic community while being in close proximity to a healthy dose of nightlife and the arts.
TOWNHOMES FROM THE LOW $300S
Dubbed as a ‘melting pot’ of sorts, Kirkwood is home to a vibrant community reflecting its residents’ diverse ethnic and social backgrounds. Today, downtown Kirkwood has become what neighbors call ‘the small town in the big city,’ offering the appeal of a family-like community while being home to a number of unique dining, shopping and musical offerings satisfying the unique experiences young professionals and tastemakers crave.
The area hosts a number of community festivals celebrating its rich history. Notable events include the Kirkwood Spring Fling, Kirkwood Wine Stroll and the B*ATL Event. The area’s association with the arts extends into the region’s booming film industry as well; many local streets and landmarks, including the historic Pullman Yard, have become the backdrop for notable Hollywood productions.
Through the growth of the area, Kirkwood’s historically ‘hard edge’ has been softened, resulting in a harmonious urban village residents are proud to call home.
TOWNHOMES FROM THE MID $300S
East Atlanta has emerged as an electric and spirited neighborhood with a unique, edgy character and a thriving independent business sector. Conveniently accessible to I-20 and located three miles east of Peachtree Street, it has achieved the perfect balance of being hip, yet unpretentious.
This diverse, walkable pocket of Atlanta exudes a small-town feel while providing distinctly urban offerings, from eclectic coffee shops to local boutiques. There’s no shortage of specialty bars and restaurants in the area, from craft breweries to ‘grub collectives,’ and everything in between – your cup will always be full and plate never empty. If your interests lie within the arts, there’s always a place to catch a show or take in the local art.
Living here, you can have practically everything you need just outside your door. It’s ideal for the resident who refuses to compromise on the small joys of life. From specialty eats, to a magnetic nightlife and tranquil outdoor spaces – East Atlanta has it all.
TOWNHOMES FROM THE MID $400S
Once an industrial mecca, West Midtown has become ideal for young professionals and design enthusiasts wanting to live in a neighborhood that feels distinctly theirs. With an arts scene rivalling Midtown’s classic art district, West Midtown is home to a niche group of contemporary art galleries and centers, including The Goat Farm Arts Center.
Westside Provisions District, a trendy district that combines artisanal tastes with industrial minimalism, is the heart of the neighborhood. From high end furniture, to clothing, to paper goods, and everything in between – there’s no shortage of artisan goods to satisfy the tastes of those who seek selection and quality.
The area is highly sought after among food lovers for boasting some of Atlanta’s trendiest restaurants, and has also become a popular location for the offices of high-tech companies, including the Atlanta offices of Facebook, appealing to young professionals who desire the ability to work, live and play with minimal to no commute.
TOWNHOMES FROM THE MID $400S
OPENING LATE SUMMER 2020
Known for its award-winning restaurants, trendy boutiques, prominent social scene, and lush landscape, Buckhead is easily revered as not only one of Atlanta’s but as one of the South’s most desirable places to live.
Home to the city’s 3rd largest commercial center, just behind Downtown and Midtown, and easily accessible via I-85, I-75, and GA-400 – the area allows residents to work, shop, sip, eat and play all within a short drive. From the arts to wellness and everything in between, this highly hospitable neighborhood is home to some of the city’s most frequented attractions. Whether you’re catching a concert under the stars at Chastain Amphitheater, going for a bike ride on the Northside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine, or enjoying local eats from some of the city’s culinary icons – Buckhead is an ideal place to call home for those who crave choice, quality, and substance.
Despite its growing size, scale, and ever-present popularity, Buckhead continues to provide residents with a sense of intimacy and the type of community-feeling you wouldn’t expect in the big city, forged by those who pride themselves in securing a top address in one of Atlanta’s most sought-after neighborhoods.
A NEW WAY OF
As important as the location is, the product and design are just as much so. By designing a smaller footprint every bit as functional as that of a larger unit, we are able to offer an attainable entry point without compromising design and comfort. Understanding that the way people live has changed and that the need for a side-hustle is often real, our new product designs offer a variety of space planning options designed to suit a complexity of ever-changing needs.
WHY WE DO
WHAT WE DO
We understand that as a homebuilder, building the same old, same old year-after-year would be a colossal fail, which is why we’ve sought to bring together the best in innovation and design, in highly desirable neighborhoods.
Our goal is not to be everything to all, but to unveil our niche and to dive deep in doing so, contemplating every aspect of home, living and design along the way.