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An Upscale, Multi-Ethnic Village For Atlanta

John Kim, P.I. Joy and Bob Alvarez at the press meet.


Atlantans couldn’t ask for a better gift this Thanksgiving, as prominent community member P I Joy and Atlanta developer Ron Onorato, along with Bob Alvarez of North Point Group Inc and John H. Kim, C.E.O Team Spirit Realty & Investment Inc announced the completion of their upscale $250 million project Point Berkeley, International Village in Duluth, GA.
This master-planned premier location has been systematically divided into three phases. Phase One has class A office condominiums from 1,400 to 10,000 sq. ft, showrooms and warehouses from 2,600 to 10,000 sq. ft. The beauty of these condominiums is that, whether big or small, these are designed to fit everyone’s needs. Business distribution is done with a fine balance. For example you wouldn’t find more than two jewelry shops or two footwear shops. Only few of the finest and trendiest brands would be available, so that shoppers get more variety and fun while they shop.
Phase Two unveils the much awaited, one stop international grocery mart- The A-Mart. Mostly grocery stores cater to a specific region like we have Hispanic stores, Indian stores, Korean or Chinese stores, A-Mart is the melting pot of all such regions for their grocery needs. It covers the maximum fresh variety products at the most competitive prices for the people around the world, primarily Asian. As you enter this fantabulous store you would notice that upstairs is The International Mall with over 100 vendors selling goods from around the world, and the ground level is studded with a few of the finest Indian, Chinese and Mexican cuisines; a cocktail lounge, Day Spa, Acupuncture and a variety of other unique shops and places. So it is designed to be the hangout spot for any weekend.
“The concept behind the International Mall is, we want people to feel like they can take their families to shop, play, relax- there is something for everyone.” said Bob Alvarez, President, Sales and Marketing, North Point Group Inc.
Phase three will consist of a fitness club, 20,000 sq. ft. spa with indoor pool, a driving range, a banquet hall and last but not the least a seven-story hotel. People from out of town can come and stay here and enjoy the best of Atlanta’s magnanimous shopping and dining experience. One can go to the driving range, have dinner or a cocktail, hang out at one of the bars, or just relax at the spa. Family, friends and business guests can enjoy the hotel while children have fun at the parks and playgrounds.
The fourth phase consists of three mid-size buildings, which will be ready by 2009.
Point Berkeley is spread out over 217,000 sq. ft. It consists of the 54,000 sq. ft. A-Mart, over 20 restaurants and eateries, the 55,000 sq. ft. International Mall, a 148,000 sq. ft. class A office space, 85,000 sq. ft. of office/showroom space, a150 room full service hotel and over 900 residential units.
“When you go to any other mall, you see vendors selling the products but when you come here, its going to be a festive atmosphere. The streets will be lit up and we’ll have parades during Diwali. We’ll celebrate all kinds of festivals like the Chinese New Year, Cinco De Mayo,etc.” said P I Joy.
To sum up, Point Berkeley will be a unique experience for everyone. It will be what Atlanta has become in the last few years- truly international.
For more information, call the Point Berkeley International Village sales team at 678-957-8600 or visit


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