The now-closed East Atlanta Ace Hardware store is slated to become a health club, East Atlanta Patch has learned.
The 11,360-square-foot space at 1231 Glenwood Ave. has been advertised for several months following last year's closure of the hardware store.
Jim Camp of Adams Commercial Real Estate, the company marketing the property, said the the gym, which has an Aug. 1 target opening date, will be called the East Atlanta Family Fitness Center.
The gym, which he said will operate 7 days a week, will feature a child-care drop-off area, free weights, treadmills and full-circuit work-out stations.
Camp said the gym's owner, whom he declined to name, signed a four-year lease with the option to renew for two additional three-year periods.
The gym would be the fourth health club in the greater East Atlanta area. operates in Ormewood Park's Ormewood Square, Snap Fitness has a 24-hour gym in Glenwood Park and the Metro Atlanta YMCA operates the East Lake Family YMCA in East Lake.