North American Properties to Host 10 Events for Hurricane Dorian Relief


About North American Properties

Founded in 1954, North American Properties is a privately held, multi-regional real estate operating and development company that has acquired, developed and managed more than $7 billion of mixed-use, retail, multifamily and office properties across the United States. Rooted in its purpose-driven approach to development, North American Properties is creating great places that connect people to each other; cities to their souls; partners to opportunities; and individuals to experiences that move them. Headquartered in Cincinnati, with offices in Atlanta, Dallas and Fort Myers, Florida, the company has developed 22 million square feet of commercial space and 19,000 residential units in 15 states and 67 cities. In the past three years, North American Properties has launched 36 projects totaling $2.2 billion in total capitalization. In metro Atlanta, North American Properties led the turnaround of Atlantic Station and the ground up development of Avalon. Currently, the team’s $5 billion mixed-use development pipeline includes: Colony Square in Midtown Atlanta, Revel in Gwinnett County, Georgia, High Street in Atlanta’s Perimeter Center and Riverton in the New York metro area.

About Colony Square

At the corner of Peachtree and 14th Streets, Colony Square is not only the heart of Midtown, it’s the heart of Atlanta – an original icon at the very center of the ever-rising capital of the modern South. Today, Colony Square is becoming an icon of another kind, bringing the Art of Modern Life to Midtown. Featuring 912,000 square feet of Class A office, 160,000 square feet of best-in-class retail, a 466-room hotel and 262 luxury residences, the reimagined Colony Square will be known as a foodie haven; shopping and entertainment destination; sophisticated business hub; and an amenity-rich, arts-infused place to gather with community and soak up Midtown’s vibe. Open, walkable and transit-friendly, the reimagined Colony Square, like all great city squares, will be seamlessly connected to the vibrant energy of the streets around it. To learn more about Colony Square, follow the Midtown destination on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and visit


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ATLANTA (Sept. 5, 2019) – North American Properties (NAP), through its philanthropic arm NAP Cares, is committed to sending two truckloads of much-needed supplies to the Abaco Islands, a group of islands and barrier cays in the Bahamas that were ravaged by Hurricane Dorian. NAP is hosting 10 events over the next week-and-a-half at Avalon in Alpharetta and Colony Square in Midtown Atlanta that are focused on gathering donations and raising funds. In addition, for every hashtag #NAPCaresDorian used throughout this effort, NAP will donate $1 toward the cause.

“There is epic devastation on these beautiful islands that the world has come to know and love,” said Mark Toro, managing partner of NAP. “Our ExperienceMakers™ are committed to extending community to the Abacos and contributing to the resources needed to help rebuild this special place.”

Beginning Sept. 4 through Sept. 13, Avalon and Colony Square are providing Atlantans with several opportunities to contribute toward restoration efforts, including:


  • Wednesday, Sept. 4, 6-7 p.m. – AvalOM with Club Pilates: Yogis in Alpharetta were invited to experience a special yoga practice benefiting hurricane relief efforts
  • Friday, Sept. 6, 6-8 p.m. – Avalon Nights Live with the Mike Veal Band: Alpharetta residents can enjoy live music benefiting hurricane relief efforts
  • Monday, Sept. 9, 7:30-9 p.m. – Punchline Comedy Night with Mia Jackson: Alpharetta residents are invited to a special comedy night at Avalon benefiting hurricane relief efforts
  • Wednesday, Sept. 11, 6-7 p.m. – AvalOM with lululemon
  • Friday, Sept. 13, 6-8 p.m. – Avalon Nights Live with Fly Betty Band

Colony Square

  • Wednesday, Sept. 4, 6-7 p.m. – Yoga on the Square with Dancing Dogs Yoga: Yogis in Midtown were invited to experience a special yoga practice benefiting hurricane relief efforts
  • Friday, Sept. 6, 6-8 p.m. – Groovin’ in the Grove: Midtown residents can enjoy a live pop-up concert benefiting hurricane relief efforts
  • Wednesday, Sept. 11, 6-7 p.m. – Yoga on the Square with exhale Atlanta
  • Friday, Sept. 13, 6-8 p.m. – Groovin’ in the Grove 

NAP is requesting various items customized for each event. The full list of needs is below:

  • AvalOM and Yoga on the Square – Comfort and Care
    • Water, first aid kits, feminine hygiene products, sunscreen, bug spray, toothbrush and toothpaste, hats, toilet paper, paper towels, rags, soap, cleaning supplies, non-perishable foods, and canned goods.


  • Avalon Nights Live, Groovin’ in the Grove and Punchline Comedy at Avalon – Recovery Essentials
    • Flashlights, batteries, tarps, gas containers, trash bags, tool kits, buckets, mops, generators, tents, chainsaws, shovels, power cords, work gloves, rolls of sheeting, sleeping bags, coolers, water purification tablets, staple guns and staples, headlamps, non-perishable foods, and canned goods.


  • Little Acorns – Infant Aid
    • Diapers, baby formula, baby wipes, toilet paper, Pedialyte, non-perishable foods and canned goods.


In addition, each property is accepting monetary donations. No contribution is too small, and everything makes a difference. If guests are interested in bringing other items not listed above, NAP will gladly accept and distribute. For anyone who is unable to attend an event but would like to assist in the relief efforts, donation bins will be located at Avalon’s Concierge and Colony Square’s Management Office in Suite 780 on the seventh floor of Building 100. Donations can also be made here:

While needs for shelter and food are of the highest concern, NAP is committed to helping the country with its long-term rebuilding efforts and will continue to look for opportunities to support the islands for the days, weeks and years to come.

To learn more about North American Properties, visit or follow the firm on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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