Economic Development : Commercial/Industrial Nodes

The Camp Creek Business Center is located in the comprehensive Business Park of the City of East Point off 1-285.The development is accessible via two highway exits- Camp Creek Parkway and Washington Rd thanks to the main north/south road in the park: North Commerce Drive. From 285 you can easily connect to with three other major interstates – I-20, I-85, and I-75 within minutes. It currently has 2.9 million square feet of industrial and office space developed plus the capacity for an additional 2.0 million square feet. To date, Camp Creek Business Center has created more than 1,500 jobs. With more than 1.2 million people between the peak employable ages of 20 and 64 within 30 minutes of Camp Creek Business Center, businesses are solidly positioned to have the workers they need for a successful.

If you are looking for ideally located, quality warehouse or office space in the Atlanta-metro area, turn to Duke Realty and the Camp Creek Business. Not only do we have a premier portfolio of existing properties, we have acreage to support up to 2.0 million square feet of new space. Plus, we provide the highest –quality care and service, making sure your space is right for your business and well maintained.

Camp Creek Shopping District is at Camp Creek Parkway and I-285 – it is East Point’s vibrant shopping area, with a variety of shops and restaurants on both sides of the Parkway. This area along Camp Creek Parkway is East Point’s/South Fulton County’s largest retail district. There is a total of 1.2 million square feet of retail space at this location. Camp Creek Marketplace is 98% occupied with in-line retail lease rates over $25/sf. It is also the 2nd most successful TAD development in the State of Georgia.

  • Camp Creek Marketplace – The northern side of the Parkway is Camp Creek Marketplace which is anchored with a Target, BJ’s, Lowes and a cluster of retailers like Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Five Below, as well as, a variety of high producing restaurants.
  • Camp Creek Pointe – The southern side of the Parkway is the Camp Creek Pointe development which houses hotels, more shops and fast food restaurants.

Lawrence Avenue Industrial Park is flanked on the northern section by Arthur Langford Parkway and Connally Drive on the southern section of the park consisting of 200 plus acres of land. The strength of Lawrence Avenue has been maintained by the manufacturing company of William C. Meredith since 1921. William C. Meredith Company has been family owned and operated since its inception. Today, our primary business is manufacturing and supplying Pentachlorophenol treated poles to Bell South, Verizon, Forest Technology Sales, and many electric utilities and municipalities throughout the Eastern United States. Our East Point plant is located adjacent to Norfolk Southern Railroads Industry yard and is serviced by daily switching.

Oakleigh Industrial Park is also flanked by Lankford Pkwy which connects people to the heart of Atlanta’s fastest growing economic boom in the Television and Film Production industry. EUE/Screen GEM Studios, a 10 Stage, 33 acre Atlanta Studio Complex, is one mile off of Lankford Pkwy on the east end of the parkway, whereas; Tyler Perry Studios is a 60 acre, 5 sound stage campus holding down the west end of the parkway. The strength of this park is PPG architectural coatings plant produces latex and oil-based paints for residential and commercial architectural finishes under the Olympic®, PPG Pittsburgh Paint and Glass®, and Lucite® brands. The plant also manufactures coatings for the protective and marine, automotive refinish and industrial markets. The plant began its East Point operations in 1952.

McDonald Development Company is a privately owned industrial real estate development company that was founded in 1988 and has developed over 10 million square feet of real estate. The company specializes in developing industrial real estate across the southeastern United States. McDonald Development Company is headquartered in Atlanta. The company developed the Southmeadow Business Park on Welcome All Road near Camp Creek Parkway in East Point, GA. McDonald Development Company has owned the property for over 25 years and has proudly been a part of bringing companies to the area, including Porsche, the Georgia Department of Revenue, Medical Depot and Martin Brower. McDonald Development Company still owns 150 acres to be developed within the Southmeadow Business Park that can accommodate individual users up to 1 million square feet.

The Willingham Industrial Park’s main road is Central Avenue. This major corridor and a key road connects East Point to Hapeville, Atlanta, and I-85. The industrial uses here include automotive repair shops, warehousing facilities, manufacturing and recycling). These character areas might come with special zoning concerns but are major employment and economic providers for the city. With excellent access to major transportation infrastructure, these industrial areas will continue to be important economic assets and employment centers.