Seven New Tenants Join Brookhaven's Parkside on Dresden Development

Thursday, November 30th, 2023

CONNOLLY, an Atlanta-based real estate developer and investor, announces the initial tenant line-up for Parkside on Dresden, its $70 million mixed-use project in Brookhaven’s prestigious Dresden Corridor. Parkside on Dresden is set to bring some of Atlanta’s most popular names in dining and group fitness, as well as new to market concepts, to this booming submarket. Limited space is available for additional dining, soft goods and retail uses.

Currently under construction on a four-acre site, Parkside on Dresden includes Solis Dresden Village, a residential community of 176 luxury apartments and 7 townhomes; 32,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurant space, including outdoor patios; a six-level parking deck and an adjacent public plaza, which will serve as a gathering space for the community. The development is expected to be complete next fall. Terwilliger Pappas is developing the residential units.

“Our vision for Parkside on Dresden has always been to build upon the existing energy along Brookhaven’s Dresden Drive with a vibrant, diverse collection of culinary options, wellness services and independent boutiques,” explains Meghan Schmidt, director of development, CONNOLLY. “This neighborhood represents the best of intown living with its “Modern Main Street” that truly offers nearly everything for a sun-up to sun-down – and even as the moon rises – lifestyle.”

The initial tenant line-up includes the following successful tenants:

Confab Kitchen and Bar (3,600 sq. ft. with patio adjacent to the City Park) – inspired by the dining culture of Europe, Confab is a convivial gathering place designed for people to eat, drink and converse with friends around food, beer, wine and spirits. This is a new concept in metro Atlanta, fresh from experienced local restaurant operator Doug Gross.

Honeysuckle Gelato (1,000 sq. ft. facing the City Park) – a creamery serving rich, creamy and smooth gelato inspired by the decadent flavors and desserts of the South. This is the fourth metro Atlanta location serving up scoops, pints, gelato sandwiches and milkshakes.

Café Vendôme (1,000 sq. ft. facing the City Park) – an authentic artisanal French pastry bakery café that offers refined pastries, baguettes and croissants along with coffee, sandwiches, salads, quiches, macaroons and desserts in a traditional Parisian atmosphere. There are currently two metro Atlanta cafes open, both in Sandy Springs, Ga.

Clean Juice Brookhaven (1,100 sq. ft. adjacent to the City Park) – the first and only USDA-certified organic juice and food bar franchise that serves the brand's popular all-organic, hand-made smoothies; wraps; salads; acai bowls and more. There are currently seven locations throughout metro Atlanta.

El Valle (2,900 sq. ft. with patio at the corner of Dresden Drive and the City Park) – a seated restaurant offering Mexican cuisine that showcases unique ingredients and flavors prepared with contemporary techniques alongside a wide selection of Mexican and Latin American wines and craft cocktails. Named the Best Mexican Restaurant by Atlanta Magazine, this is the second metro Atlanta location.

F45 Training Brookhaven (3,000 sq. ft. along Dresden Drive) – a global fitness community that offers innovative, high-intensity functional group workouts. The training facility is owned by a local franchisee with two existing locations in the Atlanta area. Staffed with the best, most experienced trainers, F45 Training Brookhaven is sure to be the community’s new, fitness home.

MIRAE (5,000 sq. ft. with patio at the corner of Dresden and Parkside Drives) – from an operator with a successful restaurant in Chamblee, Ga., MIRAE, meaning “future” in Korean, is a new modern Asian concept that fuses Korean, Japanese and other Asian flavors alongside an extensive craft bar.

“We continue to experience substantial interest from both local and regional brands who want join this thriving Dresden Drive community,” continues Schmidt. “Space is at a premium along this high-energy corridor that is surrounded by a strong, loyal consumer base.” Currently, space is available to accommodate 1,000-2,500- sq. ft. storefronts for premium soft goods and service boutiques along with a stand-alone 4,150-sq. ft. restaurant with a 1,050-sq. ft. patio. Lavista Associates is the exclusive commercial leasing agent for Parkside on Dresden. For more information, contact Mindy Elms or Ed O’Connor.

Parkside on Dresden is located at 1350 Dresden Drive between Caldwell Road and Parkside Drive, a short walk from the Brookhaven-Oglethorpe MARTA station. In addition to walkability, the site offers convenient access to Atlanta’s major highways, including I-285, I-85 and Georgia SR 400.

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