Business: Massive logistics center proposed for I-75 in Bartow County. River’s Edge closes on Glenn Milner.

Business: Massive logistics center proposed for I-75 in Bartow County. River’s Edge closes on Glenn Milner.

The recent home of River’s Edge Social Club on Glenn Milner Boulevard is available for lease. Monday photo from Hometown. Details below.

I-75 North Logistics Center proposed for Bartow County: A development of regional impact statement has been filed with the state for a 260-acre development “to support multibuilding distribution and logistics center.”  Capital Development Partners of Atlanta is proposing 2.75 million square feet to be completed by summer 2020. The site adjoins the  Highland 75 industrial campus. The company most recently announced a 2.3 million-square-foot logistics center for the Port of Savannah valued at $125 million and overall has  “completed more than 100 million square feet of industrial projects for eCommerce, distribution, manufacturing and government services customers,” according to the firm’s website.


There’s a “available” sign in the door to River’s Edge Social Club, the close-to-the-Etowah River bar Richard Marcus worked to launch at 320 Glenn Milner Blvd. in Rome. It has something of a legacy to the former River’s Edge bar Marcus ran on First Avenue in downtown Rome for a few years. Featuring outdoor games and libations inside, River’s Edge Social opened last August with a concept somewhat similar to what the Sams offer at River Dog Outpost off Broad Street. Marcus says his dream of opening in a different scenario remains but would require different business circumstances.

River’s Edge was “kin” to Rome’s embracing of beer, beer gardens and craft brews in recent years. In addition to River Dog, the Foundry Growler Bar has opened on Fifth Avenue and West Third Street while Jay Shell and Dr. Trent Prault have built Rome City Brewing Co. with an expanded downstairs brewery and upstairs tap room at 333 Broad St.

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