Atlanta — Marietta-based Columbia Properties, Inc has sold an outparcel adjacent to the Village Shoppes at Windermere for the construction of a new Sherwin Williams paint store in Suwanee, Georgia.  The Sherwin Williams store will be approximately 6,000 square feet upon completion and is anticipated to open in the fall of 2011.  “Sherwin Williams is a great addition to our master planned development at the corner of Old Atlanta Road and Windermere Parkway in south Forsyth County”, says Dan O’Neill, Managing Partner at Columbia Properties.  Sherwin Williams joins Publix Supermarkets, CVS Pharmacy, McDonalds, Goodyear and other national retailers at this intersection that was developed by Columbia Properties in two phases.  
Columbia Properties Inc. is an Atlanta based fully-integrated owner and operator of retail real estate.  Columbia is focused on neighborhood shopping centers throughout the Southeast and has developed more grocery anchored shopping centers in Metro Atlanta than any other firm.  Its infrastructure and access to capital allow the firm to close transactions of all sizes quickly and with a great level of certainty.  Columbia has acquired or developed more than 75 projects in its 30 year history and currently has more than 1,000,000 square feet of retail under management.