Midtown 8 is gearing up to break ground as Midtown is slated to get another residential tower. Wood Partners of Atlanta who is developing the project applied for a demolition permit on October 13 after plans for the development were approved by the city's Planning & Zoning Department in August. Stantec will head up construction. Midtown 8 will be a 390,000 SF development featuring 387 luxury rental apartment units over 28-stories with 30,000 SF of ground-floor retail. Units will range from studio, one-bedroom, two-bedrooms and three-bedroom penthouses. It will also include 519 parking spaces, 27 bike parking spaces, a club house and an amenity deck. They will also build a landscaped linear park and dog park. The project will be built on the 2.03-acre site located at 2901 and 2951 NE 1st Ave. The site has previously served as a recreation area with a concrete slab used to erect tents for Art Basel adjacent to the future sites of Midtown 6 and Midtown 7. Midtown Opportunities Vib LLC, an entity controlled by the developers purchased the site in 2011 for about $6 million.