40 Years of Leading the Way

The 1970’s


Mt. Zion Tenancy: purchased 222 acres in Clayton County off I-75.
Berry Road Tenancy:
purchased 60 acres of land located on Spivey Road in Clayton County. The 60 acres were sold to the Georgia DOT in 2006.
Hudson Bridge:
purchased 155 acres in Henry County.


Mt. Zion #2: purchased 105 acres in Clayton County.
Kimble Bridge Road Tenancy:
purchased 165 acres in North Fulton County. The 165 acres developed into Preston Ridge office park.


Coweta Tenancy: purchased 600 acres in Coweta County off I-85.

First Georgia Investment Corporation: four Investment partnerships.

* GA 138 & I-20: 60 acres zoned commercial – now Wal-Mart / Home Depot
* Beaver Ruin Road: 129 acres zoned apartments – now subdivision
* Mansell Road: 65 acres – Northpoint Mall
* Mt. Zion Road: 220 acres – now condos

Union Hill Road: purchased 1,300 acres on Union Hill Road in North Fulton County and sold to the Landmark Group. Now known as Windward.
Old Beaver Ruin Road:
In 1973, Taz Anderson, with partners, purchased off I-85 and Beaver Ruin Road. The land was sold in 1979 and is now a two hundred home subdivision.


Grantville Tenancy: purchased 42 acres off I-85 and GA 29 in Coweta County.
Hampton- Locust Grove Road:
purchased 42 acres in Henry County.

The 1980s


Palmetto Bay Marina: A partnership with Taz Anderson, Fletcher Bright, and Kim King was formed for a venture in Hilton Head Island, SC. The development team was truly ahead of the times as the master plan, a village concept, for Palmetto Bay consisted of over 25 acres of living, recreational, and commercial facilities; the mixed-use development of the 80s. Palmetto Bay Marina, was one of the largest re-developments in Hilton Head in the mid-1980s.
After all phases of construction were completed, a 175-boat marina, over 10,000 square feet of retail space and 300 condominium units were included in the Palmetto Bay development.


GA 54 & I-75: purchased 16 acres in Clayton County. Now developed as Red Roof Inn, Bob Evans Restaurant, Southlake Professional Plaza.
Windy Hill Village:
Developed, marketed, leased and sold 77,000 s.f. neighborhood shopping center in Marietta, Georgia.


Wade Green Road: A total of 34 acres were bought and graded for a potential sale. A local developer purchased the site and it is now the location of a Wal-Mart.


Peachtree Street & Piedmont Road: One of the largest land deals in the history of Atlanta in 1985 and currently one of the hottest corners in Buckhead. It began as 13 separate parcels of land and is now the newest mixed-use development Terminus for Cousins Properties, Inc. A partnership with Kim King, they assembled and rezoned 16 acres on the northwest corner of Peachtree Street and Piedmont Road. Anderson and King sold the land to Prudential Insurance Company. In addition, the two legendary developers purchased the northeast corner where the Container Store Shopping Center is currently located. The project included assembling four parcels totaling five acres and was sold to Selig Enterprises, Inc.


Mountain Terrace: 38 acres of raw land was purchased in Snellville in 1986. Taz Anderson did all site work including the obtaining and moving of 800,000 yards of dirt, the largest private grading effort in the State of Georgia at the time before selling to four different developers from 1988-1996.
2931 Paces Ferry Road, Vinings:
Built in 1986 with Kim King, Taz Anderson Realty calls this charming office building home. Mr. Anderson was one of the first tenants in the building and continues to manage and lease space in the center of the highly sought Vinings’ market.


Georgia 20 Venture: Taz Anderson purchased 50 acres at GA 400 and GA 20 in 1988. The raw land was rezoned and utilities obtained. The property was sold to a public developer and is now home to Wal-Mart and Home Depot.


Richlands, VA Mall: 167,000 sf Kroger, Roses, Eckerds anchored
Wytheville, VA: 75,000 sf Food Lion, Eckerds anchored
Tazewell, VA: 50,000 sf Food Lion, Eckerds, Family Dollar
Marietta, GA: 75,000 sf retail/restaurant
Palmetto Bay Marina: 30,000 retail/restaurant
Southlake Plaza: 40,000 sf retail, professional dev. Red Roof, Cracker Barrel, sitework, zoning, development.
Wade Green Crossing: 25-acre site work for Wal-Mart Store
Stone Mountain, GA: 35-acre sitework for Sports Authority, Furniture, IHOP, 2 Nissan Dealerships, and 250 apts.
Cumming, GA: 50-acre assemblage, zoning, utilities