Strengthing neighborhood businesses and creating more economic activity.
TBC Industries utilized a $250,000 Community Improvement Fund grant from Invest Atlanta to convert an existing warehouse in English Avenue into a job training, media production and business incubation facility. Rolling Out magazine has also housed its office and production studio in this new modern space.
An independent film and video production house made $80,000 in improvements to its building in Castleberry Hill through Invest Atlanta’s Façade Improvement Grant. Invest Atlanta provided $57,735 in match funds to this project.
K&K Soul Food
Originally the Bankhead Restaurant, K & K Soul Food is a family-owned restaurant that has been in operation since the late 1960s. Since recently reopening, Invest Atlanta has provided K & K owners a façade improvement grant to help fund a new dining porch, landscaping, exterior lighting and signage.
Invest Atlanta provided $4.2 million toward the development of a Hard Rock hotel and 122 new apartment units to the Castleberry Hill neighborhood. Built on vacant land, this new development will generate hundreds of construction jobs as well as 112 permanent jobs.