Hill Center Acklen set for groundbreaking

The demolition is complete at 21st and Acklen avenues in Hillsboro Village, with H.G. Hill Realty Co. set to hold on Thursday, May 16, its formal groundbreaking on the Hill Center Acklen.

Construction of the residential-retail development is set to begin in eight weeks, and the company anticipates a build-out of 15 to 18 months. A delivery is expected in late 2014. In the image below, the building home to Bosco's can be seen on the far right. See more images here.

Hill Center Acklen is the first major development to be built under the Hillsboro Village urban design overlay adopted in 1999. 

“We look forward to offering a quality development that complements Hillsboro Village’s eclectic feel,” said Jimmy Granbery, CEO of H.G. Hill Realty Co. “The mixed-use design provides retail options while also expanding the residential base and available parking.”

The development team partnering with H.G. Hill Realty on the project includes Manuel Zeitlin Architects, Hawkins Partners, Phipps Construction Company, Barge Cauthen & Associates, and RPM Transportation Consultants.