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999 Peachtree
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999 Peachtree in 2019
999 Peachtree is located in Atlanta Midtown
999 Peachtree
Location within Atlanta Midtown
999 Peachtree is located in Atlanta
999 Peachtree
999 Peachtree (Atlanta)
999 Peachtree is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
999 Peachtree
999 Peachtree (Georgia (U.S. state))
999 Peachtree is located in the United States
999 Peachtree
999 Peachtree (the United States)
Former namesFirst Union Plaza
Alternative namesWachovia Plaza
General information
Architectural stylePostmodern
Address999 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Coordinates33°46′52″N 84°23′1″W / 33.78111°N 84.38361°W / 33.78111; -84.38361
Height396 ft (121 m)
Technical details
Floor count28 + basement
Design and construction
ArchitectJohn Cheek
Architecture firmHeery Architects and Engineers
Services engineerJoe Gottardy PE

999 Peachtree (also known as Wachovia Plaza) is a high-rise class A office building in midtown Atlanta, Georgia. Built in 1987 by Heery Architects and Engineers, the building is situated on the Midtown Mile, at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Tenth Street.


The building was designed in 1985/86 by Heery Architects and Engineers, with John Cheek as the project architect and Joe Gottardy as the lead mechanical engineer.[4] Construction was completed in 1987. Originally called First Union Plaza, the building served as the headquarters for First Union National Bank of Georgia, which later merged into First Union.[5][6] In 1988 the Atlanta-based law firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP moved into the location, where they have remained to the current day.[7] In February 2007, the property was purchased by Jamestown L.P. The next year, Jamestown hired Cousins Properties to manage the property.[8] In 2010, Empire State South, a restaurant owned by restaurateur Hugh Acheson, opened in the building.[9] Jamestown later sold the property in 2013 to Franklin Street Properties for $157.9 million.[10][11] Shortly after the purchase, Franklin announced that Hines Interests Limited Partnership had been chosen to manage the property.[12] In 2019, the building received LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.[13]


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  6. ^ "Corporate Decision #97-37" (PDF). Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. June 1997. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
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  8. ^ Mihaila, Georgiana (July 24, 2012). "Trophy Tower 999 Peachtree Hits the Market". Commercial Property Executive. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
  9. ^ Addison, Bill (December 1, 2010). "Empire State South". Atlanta. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
  10. ^ Sams, Douglas (July 1, 2013). "Franklin Street buys Midtown's 999 Peachtree tower". Atlanta Business Chronicle. American City Business Journals. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
  11. ^ Baltic, Scott (July 5, 2013). "Franklin Street Buys Atlanta Office Tower from Jamestown for $158M". Commercial Property Executive. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
  12. ^ Jagger, Kim (August 13, 2013). "PRESS RELEASE: Hines Chosen By Franklin Street Properties To Manage 999 Peachtree in Atlanta". National Real Estate Investor. Informa. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
  13. ^ "USGBC Georgia - LEED Plaque Ceremony (999 Peachtree)". U.S. Green Building Council. Retrieved January 16, 2020.

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