New mixed-use development coming to Cahaba Heights

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The proposed view of the upcoming development in Cahaba Heights. Rendering via Architecture Works

Cahaba Heights, the cute little part of Vestavia between Mountain Brook and Birmingham’s Cahaba neighborhood, has a new development around the corner. Fresh Hospitality, the company behind some of Birmingham’s favorite local restaurants, is working on a new mixed-use development. Learn more.

The Project

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The project includes two retail spaces and an office space. Rendering via Architecture Works

The project is led by John Michael Bodnar of Station No. 5 LLC, an affiliate of Fresh Hospitality. You may know Fresh Hospitality from their brands, such as:

Located between Martin’s Bar-B-Que and Philadelphia Baptist Church, the new development is right by the heart of Cahaba Heights.

Here are the Details

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Renderings of the proposed mixed-use development. Rendering via Architecture Works

The project aims to include an office building and two separate retails sites—perfect for new restaurants or local businesses! The currently-empty 1.5-acre plot is just around the corner from the heart of Cahaba Heights—plenty of space to add something new to the neighborhood!

The project includes:

  • Parking with shared access to the church and Martin’s Bar-B-Que
  • 3,600 square feet of retail space
  • 7,750 square feet of office space

What’s next?

Before breaking any ground, the land needs to be rezoned from an office park district to a general business district. Once the Vestavia Hills City Council meets again on May 11, they will discuss rezoning the property.

Once rezoned, the project is free to carry on as planned.

Excited for the new development in Cahaba Heights? Let us know—tag @bhamnow and share your thoughts!

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Nathan Watson
Tennessee native who fell in love with Birmingham during college. Graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in 2019. Passionate about Birmingham and its continued growth.
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