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    August 18, 2014 Can an Event Space Unite Atlanta’s Sprawling Tech Scene?

    When J. Cornelius was looking to relocate his software company from Texas to the East Coast in 2008, Atlanta seemed like a natural choice. “Because of the large amount of colleges that are here, we figured there would be a lot of talent,” he comments. “Obviously the airport was great. The cost of living was the same. It just made sense.” That fall, the Athens, Georgia native set out to revive a dormant local meetup group, the Atlanta Web Design Group (AWDG), in order to enliven the sector’s sleepy social scene. In six years (he’s the group’s president), Cornelius has helped to grow AWDG to almost 3,000 members, while the tech and design communities in Atlanta have grown exponentially.

    Read more here.

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    August 18, 2014 Home Depot to open innovation center at Georgia Tech

    The Home Depot Inc. will open its first university-based research and development center in the heart of engineering powerhouse Georgia Tech.

    Read more here.

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    August 6, 2014 Private-public impacts lives

    By Dale Royal

    A conundrum plaguing the public sector — and specifically governments — is how to do more with less. Dwindling budgets make it difficult to meet even a community’s basic needs.

    Read more here.

  • 021412Southwest c
    August 18, 2014 Can an Event Space Unite Atlanta’s Sprawling Tech Scene?

    When J. Cornelius was looking to relocate his software company from Texas to the East Coast in 2008, Atlanta seemed like a natural choice. “Because of the large amount of colleges that are here, we figured there would be a lot of talent,” he comments. “Obviously the airport was great. The cost of living was the same. It just made sense.” That fall, the Athens, Georgia native set out to revive a dormant local meetup group, the Atlanta Web Design Group (AWDG), in order to enliven the sector’s sleepy social scene. In six years (he’s the group’s president), Cornelius has helped to grow AWDG to almost 3,000 members, while the tech and design communities in Atlanta have grown exponentially.

    Read more here.

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    August 18, 2014 Home Depot to open innovation center at Georgia Tech

    The Home Depot Inc. will open its first university-based research and development center in the heart of engineering powerhouse Georgia Tech.

    Read more here.

  • 021412Southwest c
    August 6, 2014 Private-public impacts lives

    By Dale Royal

    A conundrum plaguing the public sector — and specifically governments — is how to do more with less. Dwindling budgets make it difficult to meet even a community’s basic needs.

    Read more here.

  • 021412Southwest c
    August 18, 2014 Can an Event Space Unite Atlanta’s Sprawling Tech Scene?

    When J. Cornelius was looking to relocate his software company from Texas to the East Coast in 2008, Atlanta seemed like a natural choice. “Because of the large amount of colleges that are here, we figured there would be a lot of talent,” he comments. “Obviously the airport was great. The cost of living was the same. It just made sense.” That fall, the Athens, Georgia native set out to revive a dormant local meetup group, the Atlanta Web Design Group (AWDG), in order to enliven the sector’s sleepy social scene. In six years (he’s the group’s president), Cornelius has helped to grow AWDG to almost 3,000 members, while the tech and design communities in Atlanta have grown exponentially.

    Read more here.

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    August 6, 2014 FreeEnterprise.com: Atlanta the No. 5 place to start a biz

    Atlanta is the fifth best place for entrepreneurs to start a small business in the United States, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s digital platform FreeEnterprise.com.

    Read more here.

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    July 10, 2014 Developer chosen for Edgewood/Candler TOD project

    Invest Atlanta has selected Columbia Ventures LLC to serve as the developer of MARTA’s transit-oriented development project on five acres surrounding the Edgewood/Candler Park station.

    The Atlanta-based company has worked in the neighborhood for a decade, building more than 400 housing units including market-rate and affordable housing.

    Read more here.

  • 021412Southwest c
    August 6, 2014 Private-public impacts lives

    By Dale Royal

    A conundrum plaguing the public sector — and specifically governments — is how to do more with less. Dwindling budgets make it difficult to meet even a community’s basic needs.

    Read more here.

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    May 29, 2014 Look to housing for help, growth in retail strong, forecaster says

    A year of slow – and slowing – growth in 2014 will shift to an economic pick-up next year, according to a forecast from the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State.

    Handicapped by bad weather in the first few months of this year, the state will end the year with 65,100 jobs new jobs, but accelerate to growth of 89,200 jobs in 2015 and 100,100 jobs the year after that, according to the prediction, which is to be released this morning during the center’s quarterly forecasting conference.

    Read more here.

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    May 22, 2014 Atlanta home values up 15% in April

    The metro Atlanta housing market was a bit healthier than the national market in April, according to new data from Zillow.com.

    Metro Atlanta home values averaged $140,300 in April, up 15 percent over April 2013, but only 0.9 percent over March 2014. There was a median of 20,463 homes for sale in metro Atlanta in April, up 6.6 percent year-over-year.

    Read more here.

  • 021412Southwest c
    August 18, 2014 Can an Event Space Unite Atlanta’s Sprawling Tech Scene?

    When J. Cornelius was looking to relocate his software company from Texas to the East Coast in 2008, Atlanta seemed like a natural choice. “Because of the large amount of colleges that are here, we figured there would be a lot of talent,” he comments. “Obviously the airport was great. The cost of living was the same. It just made sense.” That fall, the Athens, Georgia native set out to revive a dormant local meetup group, the Atlanta Web Design Group (AWDG), in order to enliven the sector’s sleepy social scene. In six years (he’s the group’s president), Cornelius has helped to grow AWDG to almost 3,000 members, while the tech and design communities in Atlanta have grown exponentially.

    Read more here.

  • 021412Southwest c
    August 18, 2014 Home Depot to open innovation center at Georgia Tech

    The Home Depot Inc. will open its first university-based research and development center in the heart of engineering powerhouse Georgia Tech.

    Read more here.

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    July 29, 2014 Bill Nussey Navigates Silverpop’s Future With IBM

    Bill Nussey started his first software company at age 15. Now, he’s CEO of Silverpop, an Atlanta-based digital marketing company that was just acquired by IBM.

    Read more here.

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