UPDATE from Rodney Ho of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Frank Ski's Restaurant & Lounge is for sale at $395,000 in cash for the assets inside the building and the rights to a long-term lease for $18,000 a month.
Rodney also, in a classy media move, credited Eli Zandman of Tomorrow's News Today with breaking the news. In this case, Eli did in fact have tomorrow's news a day early.
ATLANTA (Feb. 26, 2015) – Uber -DJ Frank Ski's restaurant on Peachtree Road in Buckhead, which recently only operated as a club at night, is on the market.
The freestanding 8,000-square-foot restaurant basically on top of the BeltLine is available for a mere $395,000 -or for lease at a "blow-out" below-market rent of $18,000, according to The Shumacher Group, which has the listing. Rodney Ho of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution broke the story about the marketing of Frank Ski's, which opened in September 2011.
The owner recently placed large pieces of beige packing paper to block most of the view into the restaurant.
Here's how Shumacher's Steven Josovitz described the property, which has housed several concepts, including Mick's and Thirsty Dog Tavern.
This is a sale of a well known , well established full service restaurant in the heart of Buckhead. This super hot Buckhead location is surrounded by Midtown,Downtown and the Perimeter marketplace affording an amazing middle to hi income, hi density residences, tons of retail, restaurants, office hi rises, hotels, convention centers stadiums, concert halls, etc and two regional malls Lenox Mall and Phipps Plaza.
Space is approximately 8,000/sf with seating for 400 in an amazing build out that was recently renovated at over $1,000,000 creating a stunning and state of the art facility.
In addition to indoor seating of 400 space has 30-seat bar, 2-private dining rooms accommodating ten guests and one seating 75-guests and a special wine cellar dining room.
Outdoor seating is set up for 120 but can easily accommodate 400 in a special events set-up. Owners spent $200,000 on outdoor venue alone.
– Tony Wilbert, The Wilbert Group, 404-405-3656