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    May 19, 2017 In Atlanta’s Vine City, innovative YMCA project is a go; historic building to be saved

    $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

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    May 5, 2017 Flexport Announces Fourth US Office Opening in Atlanta

    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

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    April 19, 2017 Invest Atlanta RFP Seeks to Increase Affordable Workforce Housing in Westside Atlanta Neighborhoods

    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

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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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