Community Development

Grant to Fund Affordable Workforce Housing in Downtown Development

At their June 15 meeting, the Invest Atlanta Board of Directors passed a resolution approving the use of $9 million from the Eastside Tax Allocation District (TAD) for the development of a $90.5 million, 14-story, 302-unit residential tower at 161 Peachtree Center Avenue in Downtown Atlanta. Sixty of the units, or 20 percent of the… Read more

Southwest Connector Trail Open House Showcases Homebuyer Incentives

On Saturday, June 10 Invest Atlanta and Atlanta BeltLine co-hosted the Southwest Connector Trail Open House Walking Tour 2017. ┬áThe free home tour event, now in its third year, allowed hundreds of prospective homebuyers to learn helpful information about purchasing a home near the Southwest Connector Trail with Invest Atlanta down payment incentives. Starting from… Read more

Publix On Moores Mill Now Open for Business

Mayor Kasim Reed, alongside members of the Atlanta City Council, Dr. Eloisa Klementich, and representatives of Publix, cut the ribbon to announce the grand opening of a Publix grocery store at Moores Mill. The new Publix, part of the first phase of the $95 million shopping center development, opened for business later that morning. "Today… Read more

Newly Closed Round of Housing Opportunity Bonds to Fund Affordable Housing Initiatives

Thanks to the support of Mayor Kasim Reed, the Urban Residential Finance Authority has closed on $40 million of Housing Opportunity Bonds that will be used to fund critical affordable and workforce housing development initiatives, including homeowner renovations, multifamily loans, single family loans, nonprofit development loans, and land assemblage. Back in March, both the Atlanta… Read more