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Mercedes buys land for Sandy Springs HQ, adjacent mixed-use project planned
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Mercedes-Benz and a development team have closed on separate land deals for a site for the automaker’s U.S. headquarters and an adjacent mixed-use community in Sandy Springs.
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Mercedes buys land for Sandy Springs HQ, adjacent mixed-use project planned

Mercedes-Benz and a development team have closed on separate land deals for a site for the automaker’s U.S. headquarters and an adjacent mixed-use community in Sandy Springs.

Real estate services firm CBRE said Friday CBRE said Mercedes acquired 12 acres while developers Ashton Atlanta Residential and Westdale Properties will retain the remainder of a nearly 29 acre parcel.

Mercedes announced plans earlier this year to build its $93 million permanent U.S. division home at a site along Abernathy Road at Barfield Road. Ashton Atlanta’s parent Ashton Woods was working at the time on a project covering most of the 76-acre Glenn tract that would have involved 281 attached and detached townhomes, 378 flats, 399 apartments and more than 36,000 square feet of commercial space.

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