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    January 19, 2018 Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Statement on Atlanta’s Selection for the Amazon HQ2 Shortlist

    ATLANTA – “I am very pleased that Atlanta has been named as one of 20 cities selected for Amazon’s HQ2 shortlist. I want to thank the many partners whose leadership made this possible: Governor Nathan Deal, Commissioner Pat Wilson, my predecessor Mayor Kasim Reed, Metro Chamber CEO Hala Moddelmog, and Invest Atlanta CEO Dr. Eloisa Klementich. This truly has been a collaborative effort and I believe our success is a direct result of our teamwork and willingness to focus on results. Read More

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    January 9, 2018 Invest Atlanta Names Dawn Luke Chief Operating Officer

    Today, Invest Atlanta announced the appointment of Dawn Luke as chief operating officer of Invest Atlanta. As a longtime employee of Invest Atlanta and member of its Executive Team, Ms. Luke brings substantial knowledge of Invest Atlanta and all facets of the agency’s operations to the position. Read More

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    December 25, 2017 Mayor Kasim Reed Announces Creative Industries Fund

    The Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment and Invest Atlanta have developed the Creative Industries Fund, a joint project to aid local creative entrepreneurs to use for production, post-production, distribution, marketing outreach, touring, prototype development, product development and sales and attraction for their creative projects. Read More

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    August 23, 2016 NCR Announces NCR Innovation Lab to Enable Digitally Integrated Businesses

    The NCR Innovation Lab brings together the company’s global R&D teams to focus on creating solutions for digital commerce

    NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announces the NCR Innovation Lab, a brand new research and development hub, which will focus on cross-functional research, innovation, and design-thinking. The NCR Innovation Lab will bring together NCR’s R&D teams with its global innovation labs to drive a unified omni-channel focus and build upon NCR’s position as a leader in the digitally connected economy.

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    October 8, 2015 Bauerfeind Opens Midtown U.S. Headquarters

    Bauerfeind, a manufacturer of orthopedic braces & athletic supports, has opened the offices of its new U.S. headquarters in Midtown Atlanta’s Promenade building.

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    August 20, 2015 Atlanta reaches milestone in Better Buildings Challenge

    The City of Atlanta’s Better Buildings Challenge has passed a milestone – 100 million square feet.

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    September 21, 2016 Invest Atlanta Now Accepting Applications for New Eastside TAD Projects

    Grants will incentivize new development and building improvements to increase business growth, mixed income housing, employment activity and the sustainability of neighborhoods

    ATLANTA – Invest Atlanta today announced that it is accepting new applications for qualified development and improvement projects in the Eastside Tax Allocation District (TAD). Through the Eastside TAD, the City of Atlanta is providing tax increment financing to attract infill projects in Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods and to promote the implementation of public infrastructure and amenities that are critical to building a sustainable community.

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    September 15, 2016 Invest Atlanta Introduces New Financing Solution to Increase Access to Homeownership

    First program of its kind in Georgia can bridge the gap to home ownership when traditional mortgage financing is not attainable

    ATLANTA – Invest Atlanta announced today it will launch a new program to increase homeownership in Atlanta through the Trio Lease-to-Own Home Financing Program. The program provides a flexible financing solution to help prospective homebuyers who may have difficulty attaining a traditional mortgage. Open to residents of the City of Atlanta, Trio offers the opportunity to secure a lease on a home with the option to buy it at a locked-in mortgage interest rate and term based on today’s pricing and underwritten to FHA standards.

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    July 21, 2016 New Affordable Housing Policy

     Mayor Kasim Reed and Invest Atlanta Announce New Affordable Housing Policy 

    ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed and Invest Atlanta today announced a new omnibus Workforce Housing Policy to increase the availability of affordable housing in the City of Atlanta. The policy enhances existing economic incentives for new multifamily real estate to increase the number of housing units available to tenants at specified income levels.

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    October 9, 2015 Comodo Opens New Office in Atlanta

    The Comodo organization, a global innovator and developer of cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has opened a new office in Atlanta, Georgia to serve as an additional marketing and sales hub location for the company.

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    August 26, 2015 ‘Invest Atlanta’ showcases tech talent

    The city of Atlanta is already considered one of “America’s Most Wired Cities” with an impressive pipeline of talent from Georgia Tech. Now Invest Atlanta is working to encourage even more entrepreneurs to work in technology.

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    August 20, 2015 Atlanta launches electric car program

    The City of Atlanta announced Tuesday that, under legislation approved the City Council, it will deploy one of the largest municipal fleets of electric vehicles in the United States by the end of 2015.

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