$24-million center should boost neighborhood blocks from Atlanta Falcons’ new stadium. Citing the power of community collaboration, Invest Atlanta officials announced today that a neighborhood-boosting YMCA project is officially a go in Vine City—and that a richly historic school building on site will be preserved and incorporated into the new facility. Read More
Leading Silicon Valley Logistics Provider Will Bring Over 200 Jobs to the City in Next Three Years
ATLANTA – Flexport, a leading technology-enabled freight forwarder and customs broker, has announced today its latest expansion: the opening of a fourth North American office in Atlanta this summer. Flexport expects to bring on over 200 employees in the Atlanta area in the three years after starting operations on June 1, 2017. Read More
Revitalization of Vacant and Blighted Properties Key to Furthering Equitable Neighborhood Development
ATLANTA – Invest Atlanta today announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking to develop 24 single-family properties in Atlanta’s English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods to turn currently abandoned land parcels into affordable workforce housing units. Read More
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.
The City of Atlanta’s Better Buildings Challenge has passed a milestone – 100 million square feet.
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.
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.
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.