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Atlanta Georgia Terrazzo

Updated: Feb 23

Atlanta Georgia's terrazzo market has been growing over the last decade and now reaches across nearly every market type.

In today's post we'll take a look at some featured projects in the Atlanta terrazzo market. I'll also discuss pricing as well as the typical terrazzo contractors that are installing in this area. Atlanta has been a growing city for numerous reasons. In 2020 alone nearly 82,000 people moved to Georgia, many of which landed in metro Atlanta. This has kept the the residential and commercial construction markets healthy. The majority of the terrazzo is found in commercial applications but occasionally will be used in a high end residential project. The Atlanta terrazzo market is diverse as you'll see below. Designers and owners are better understanding the benefits of epoxy terrazzo and are specifying more and more terrazzo.

Atlanta is my home town and I'm thankful to have been involved with so many great projects. I truly enjoy servicing the Atlanta A&D market. We are here to support designers with samples, specifications, budget pricing and detail review.


The Atlanta market can expect to see most terrazzo flooring to be installed for around $20 per sf. Of course this can vary based on the scope of the terrazzo installation, particularly size of the job and intricacy of the floor pattern. The three most widely used terrazzo contractors in the Atlanta area are listed below:


Williams Tile & Marble 770-432-2201 gtswtm@bellsouth.net

United Enterprises 770-904-6984 estimating@unitedei.com

David Allen Company 919-821-7100 mikenorton@davidallen.com


Below we've highlighted some of Atlanta's featured terrazzo projects.


Anthem Headquarters

The multi-level project features nearly 30,000 sf of two tone terrazzo with several monumental terrazzo stairs. Designed by Nelson and installation by Williams Tile and Marble.

Signature Aviation Flight

Another recently completed project featuring white terrazzo with brass divider strips installed by David Allen Company.

Norfolk Southern

The exsisting natural stone lobby was overlaid with a three color epoxy terrazzo flooring. Each elevator cab features the logo of companies that Norfolk Southern acquired over the years. This lobby renovation designed by Interior Architects and was installed by Williams Tile & Marble in 2016.

Norfolk Southerns New Atlanta Headquarters will also feature more terrazzo. Installation is due to be complete in 2021 by United Enterprises. More photos to come.

101 Marietta Centennial Building

A beautiful lobby renovation designed by Perkins + Will and installed by Williams Tile & Marble. This was another terrazzo installation over exsisting natural stone.

Overlook Building III

More beautiful white on white terrazzo designed by Holder Construction and installed by the David Allen Company. This installation was also installed over exsisting natural stone.

Marcus Tower at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital

$603 million dollar project has 132 hospital beds, including 64 ICU beds. The hospital was designed by HKS and 20,000 sf of white on white epoxy terrazzo was installed by the David Allen Company.

SalesForce Tower

Formerly know as Atlanta Plaza, the new Sales Force Tower features over 10,000 sf of white on white terrazzo with a self supporting terrazzo stair. Designed by Perkins + Will and installed by Williams Tile & Marble. This installation was also installed over exsisting natural stone.

National Center for Civil and Human Rights Museum

One of the more iconic buildings in the Atlanta, the Civil Rights Museum is home to nearly 5,000 sf of two color terrazzo. Installed by Williams Tile & Marble.

Atlanta's Civil and Human Rights museum was designed by P+W and HOK.


StateFarm Headquarters Building 1

One of three new massive buildings buildings that will consolidate State Farms South Eastern Headquarters to Atlanta. Designed by Cooper Carry and installed by Williams Tile & Marble.

Children's Hospital Brookhaven

Designed by EYP the beautiful facility was the start to the new Children's Hospital of Atlanta compound off of North Druid Hills. Featuring more classy white one white terrazzo. Installed by David Allen Company.

Children's Hospital of Atlanta

The new $1.3B hospital will have 446 beds in two 19-story patient towers and approx 30,000 sf of new epoxy terrazzo. The new hospital will replace the 295-bed Egleston Hospital located on Clifton Road near Emory University.


Emory University Hospital

Opened in the summer of 2017, the 450,000-sq-ft Emory University Hospital J-Wing Patient Tower Expansion was the largest health care project in Atlanta while under construction. The new addition houses 233 patient beds, including 23 critical care beds. Features 30,000sf of epoxy terrazzo installed by Williams Tile & Marble.


Americas Mart

Currently under construction the Mart is renovating much of the public spaces and terrazzo is the main finish. Designed by ASD and the three color 30,000 sf terrazzo is being Installed by David Allen Company.

Apple Store Avalon

One of Apples flag ship stores the white on white terrazzo at the Avalon store is the perfect complement to Apples sleek branding. Installed by Artistic Surfaces.

Apple Store Cumberland Mall

Featuring one of the few micro terrazzo floors. This terrazzo utilizes a very fine aggregate that produces a monolithic appearance. Apple has since moved to a white on white terrazzo vs the light gray that was used at this store. Installed by Artistic Surfaces.

Comcast Headquarters

Overlooking the new Atlanta Braves stadium Truist Park. The new headquarters building features tone on tone terrazzo, red plastic divider strips and a monumental stair. Installed by Williams Tile & Marble.


Federal Office Building

This project features approx 12,000 sf of multi-color epoxy terrazzo and a seven story precast terrazzo stair. Installed by United Enterprises


Morehouse School of Medicine

The renovation designed by Lord Aeck Sargent featured a social stair to connect the first and second floor. A new epoxy terrazzo plinth and stair treads were utilized. This project also features rare Venetian terrazzo, a large aggregate terrazzo. Installed by United Enterprises.


3 Alliance Center

Home to some of the most expensive office space in the city of Atlanta. 3AC has a pristine white terrazzo lobby with illuminated circles in the floor. This installation features nearly 10,000sf of epoxy terrazzo installed by United Enterprises.


2 Alliance Center

Directly Across the street from 3 Alliance Center this sister tower also features white on white terrazzo installed by United Enterprises.


Emory University School of Medicine

Designed by the SLAM Collaborative and installed by United Enterprises. Features 12,000 sf of epoxy terrazzo and poured in place as well as precast stairs.


PWC

Break room areas were installed using tone on tone epoxy terrazzo. Installed by Williams Tile and Marble.


Alpharetta City Center

Downtown Alpharetta has been transformed over the last several years. One of the first new additions with the new City Center. Featuring multi-color terrazzo with a medallion.

Installed by Williams Tile and Marble.

J211 Military

This training facility features nearly 12,000 sf of tone on tone terrazzo that was installed by David Allen Company.

Publix

One of few grocery stores that utilizes terrazzo flooring. Due to site restrictions, Publix opted to build the store on top of the parking garage. In this elevated application Publix specifies epoxy terrazzo because of its superior crack resistance and performance. Publix loves that the terrazzo keep their stores bright and clean. This nearly 36,000sf was Installed by David Allen Company.

There are many others terrazzo projects across various markets. If you are looking for more projects in a particular market type please let us know and we can provide a list. We hope you've enjoyed learning and seeing some of Atlanta's featured terrazzo projects. Please let me know if you have any questions or if I can be of any assistance. Thanks!

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