Articles about Investment

AEMI Supports Renovation of Grady Women’s and Infants’ Center

Grady Hospital’s Women’s and Infants’ Center will undergo a $20 million renovation and expansion, thanks in part to funding from a New Markets Tax Credit allocation received through Atlanta Emerging Markets, Inc. (AEMI). (AEMI is a certified Community Development Entity created by Invest Atlanta in 2006 that specializes in providing gap financing for large-scale, high-impact… Read more

Much-Needed Upgrades Coming to Midtown’s Colony Square

North American Properties is set to transform Colony Square, which sits in the heart of Midtown Atlanta at Peachtree and 14th Streets, into a vibrant mixed-use development. And under Mayor Reed’s leadership, the Invest Atlanta Board of Directors passed an inducement resolution to provide up to $160 million in bond financing for the project. “What… Read more

Boston Consulting Group Bringing 200 Jobs to Atlanta

Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm, will create more than 200 jobs and invest $9.2 million in a new regional support center in Atlanta. The new jobs will include highly skilled positions in creative visual services, finance, client and business support, legal and… Read more

Mayor Kasim Reed Announces Closing of Sale of Underground Atlanta

Mayor Kasim Reed announced on March 31, 2017 the closing of the sale of Underground Atlanta to WRS, Inc. for $34.6 million. WRS, Inc., a real estate investment company based in Charleston, South Carolina, will redevelop the 12-acre site into a live-work-shop community with retail, hospitality, entertainment and residential space. The sale will result in… Read more

Invest Atlanta Helps Cristo Rey Serve More Students

Atlanta Emerging Markets, Inc., Invest Atlanta's certified Community Development Entity, has closed an $11 million New Markets Tax Credits transaction that will allow Cristo Rey Atlanta to complete the renovations of their new high school building in Downtown Atlanta. The Cristo Rey network serves students of limited means, most whom are Hispanic or African-American, and… Read more