On the Horizon
Notable projects: Development of The Standard - a student housing and mixed-use project near Technology Square in partnership with Landmark Properties, Development of prime interstate frontage in LaGrange, Georgia (Retail and Industrial), Student Housing in Athens, Georgia, City Springs in Sandy Springs - Retail development in partnership with Carter, continued development of 12th & Midtown- 1125 Peachtree Street- 300 apartments, 160 condos, and 75,000 SF of retail.
Selig forms Development Division and unveils plans for 1105 West Peachtree- 645,000sf of Office Space, up to 80 Residential Units, a 150-key boutique hotel, and streel level retail.
Suburban Plaza Wins Regional Redevelopment Award
Suburban Plaza recognized at the Metro Atlanta Redevelopment Summit with the 2016 Regional Redevelopment Award.The annual summit brings together more than 200 developers, commercial real estate brokers, elected officials, business leaders and community development experts.
60 11th Street at 12th & Midtown breaks ground (2016 Delivery date- 20-story tower, 320 apartments, 12,000 SF of retail)
Top 40 Power Women in Atlanta
Cathy Selig is named one of the Top 40 Most Powerful Women in Atlanta Commercial Real Estate by Bisnow.
Four Pillar Award
The Council for Qulity Growth awards Steve Selig with the Four Pillar Award.
Phase 4A (77 12th Street)
Phase 4A of 12th & Midtown (77 12th Street) opens- a 23-story tower featuring 330 apartments and 20,000 Sf of retail
Best in Atlanta Real Estate Visionary Award
Steve Selig is the recipient of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2011 Best in Atlanta Real Estate Visionary Award.
Phase 2 (1075 Peachtree)
Phase 2 of 12th & Midtown (1075 Peachtree) opens- a 34-story tower featuring a 414-key Loews Hotel, 773,000 SF of office, 52 residences and 59,000 SF of retail space
12th & Midtown, the four-block megaproject developed by Daniel Corp. and Selig Enterprises took home the top award in Atlanta Business Chronicle's Best in Atlanta Real Estate 2008 awards.
Phase 1 (1010 Midtown)
Phase 1 of 12th & Midtown (1010 Midtown) opens - a 35 story tower featuring 425 condos and 43,000 SF of retail space
The Selig Mystery Trip- To celebrate Selig’s 90th Anniversary, all employees and a guest go on an expenses paid vacation to Vail, Colorado.
12th & Midtown
Selig Enterprises and Daniel Corp. commence 12th & Midtown project.
The District at Howell Mill
Selig opens The District at Howell Mill, a 306,000 SF shopping center with 320 residences and the first in-town WalMart in Atlanta
The Plaza Midtown
Selig Enterprises and Daniel Corp. partner and commence development of Plaza Midtown- two condo towers with 70,000 SF of retail space.
Selig Enterprises opens Brookwood Place, a 127,000 SF shopping center with 150 condos/townhomes.
Selig purchases Logan Circle- 582,000 SF of industrial/wholesale buildings on 29 acres.
Selig Develops Buckhead Triangle, a 97,000 SF specialty retail center in the Lenox Sqaure / Phipps Plaza corridor
1440 Spring Street
Selig donates land and building for Jewish Federation and Breman Museum at 1440 Spring Street.
Selig Center for Economic Growth at The University of Georgia
The Selig Center for Economic Growth at The University of Georgia is endowed by the Selig family. The Center is primarily responsible for conducting research on economic, demographic, and social issues related to Georgia’s current and future growth
Democratic National Convention
Steve Selig serves as Chairman of the Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta.
Steve Selig becomes President of Selig Enterprises
Southern Concert Promotions
Steve Selig co-founds Southern Concert Promotions, and was instrumental in creating Music Midtown
Selig Enterprises acquires AAA Parking (founded in 1956 by George E. Williams). Today AAA Parking operates in over 250 properties and employs more than 2,300 people across seventeen cities.
The White House
Steve Selig works in the White House and serves as President Carter’s Chief Liaison with the business community.
Ben Massell Jr. champions saving the Fox Theater
Selig Enterprises acquires Massell Company
Sam Massell serves as Mayor of Atlanta.
Selig purchases Ansley Mall, a 174,000 SF shopping center.
CMS Realty is re-named Selig Enterprises.
Civil Rights Movement
Culturally significant Civil Rights tenants include Martin Luther King and John Lewis, the American Civil Liberties Union, and Voter Education Project.
Selig co-develops Suburban Plaza, believed to be the largest shopping center in metro Atlanta when it opened. The Suburban Plaza redevelopment calls for 290,000+sf of shopping and dining.
Helping the Community
Ben Massell, with help from the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, secured the the Morris Hirsch Clinic, a center that provided outpatient medical and dental services to those unable to afford care, a new home on 7th Street in Midtown Atlanta. In honor of his involvement, assistance and financial generosity, the clinic was renamed Ben Massell Dental Clinic.
Ups and Downs
Ben Massell made one fortune, lost it all in the depression, and made another one after the war. A 1959 AJC profile read, “His career is like Atlanta’s History, both got burned, then built anew and agreed they had done better the 2nd time.”
Merchandise Mart: Ben Massell provided a second layer of financing ($300,000) to John Portman to build the Mart. Portman moved his tenants to the Mart from the Belle Isle Building (where Georgia Pacific is located today and the Lowe’s Grand Theater stood, site of Gone With the Wind opening)
Simon S. Selig Jr. becomes head of Selig Chemical Company
"A one-man boom"
By 1953, Massell had built 1,200 buildings. Mayor Hartsfield called Ben “a one-man boom.”
Ivan Allen, Sr. said, “Sherman burned Atlanta and Ben Massell built it back.” Many properties along Peachtree, West Peachtree, Ponce de Leon, Pershing Point to Downtown were Massell Developments.
Selig Chemical Company Sold
Simon S. Selig Jr. sells Selig Chemical Company to National Service Industries (now Zep).
Massell Properties becomes CMS Realty Company (Caroline Massell Selig)
A Perfect Pair
Simon S. Selig Jr. marries Caroline Massell.
Ben J. Massell founded Massell Properties
Selig Chemical Company
At age of 16 Simon founded Selig Chemical Company, a chemical business.
Massell Family Arrives
2-year old Ben J. Massell arrives in Atlanta. His family immigrated from Kovno, Lithuania.
Arrival in Atlanta
Simon Sigmund Selig & family arrives in Atlanta - from Germany