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
ATLANTA – Invest Atlanta President and CEO Dr. Eloisa Klementich announced today that Keith Ivory Millner has joined Invest Atlanta as the agency’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. Millner’s corporate and entrepreneurial career spans more than three decades and includes executive-level experience across a diverse set of industries. Read More
Health care information technology company to double its footprint in Ponce City Market
ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed and Governor Nathan Deal today announced that athenahealth, Inc., a leading provider of network-based services and point-of-care mobile applications for hospitals and ambulatory clients nationwide, will expand its workforce to nearly 1,000 by 2018 and double its initial footprint at Ponce City Market. The company surpassed its three-year projected employee growth rate by approximately 40 percent in its Atlanta office and has invested a total of nearly $20 million in Georgia. 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.