Articles about Redevelopment

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

ATL Officials Break Ground on Vine City’s Rodney Cook, Sr. Park

Mayor Kasim Reed gathered with other Atlanta officials and dignitaries on May 19 for the groundbreaking ceremony for Rodney Cook, Sr. Park in Historic Vine City. The $45 million, 16-acre park represents the largest investment in a public park in the Westside neighborhoods in more than fifty years, and will serve as a grand and appropriate symbol… Read more

On the Rise Financial Center Opens on Westside

The On the Rise Financial Center officially opened Thursday, April 20, with Mayor Kasim Reed, Dr. Eloisa Klementich, and Councilmember Ivory Young, Jr. on hand to celebrate with Westside residents. Joining them were representatives from supporting organizations, including Equifax, the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (NFCDCU) 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

City of Refuge Receives Funding to Expand Job Training on the Westside

The City of Refuge, a non-profit organization that provides access to opportunities in housing, vocational training, healthcare and youth development to impoverished and homeless people on Atlanta’s Westside, will receive an infusion of more than $7 million from the Coca-Cola Foundation, Chick-Fil-A and the City of Atlanta to expand job training programs and foster economic… Read more

Invest Atlanta Now Accepting Applications for New Eastside TAD Projects

After achieving success with previous Eastside Tax Allocation District (TAD) development and façade improvement grant projects, Invest Atlanta is now accepting new applications for qualified development and improvement projects in the Eastside TAD. Through the Eastside TAD, the City of Atlanta is providing tax increment financing to fund infill projects in Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods… Read more

Façade Improvement Grants Underwrite Openings of Trendsetter Restaurants

The imminent opening of two of the most anticipated new restaurants to come to Atlanta this year – Café + Velo and Georgia Beer Garden – is being made possible by Downtown Façade Improvement Grants (DFIGs) issued to both projects by Invest Atlanta. Georgia Beer Garden received a $233,000 DFIG for the renovation of its… Read more

340 Auburn Avenue Gets a Facelift

The exterior renovation of 340 Auburn Avenue, which was partly financed through a grant awarded by Invest Atlanta, has been completed and fully funded. Work on the project began last October and included the installation of new storefront systems, front and back windows and awnings, as well as graffiti removal and brick repair. The downtown… Read more

NAVMAR Uses Eastside TAD Grant To Improve Edgewood Avenue Property

A $111,625 downtown façade improvement grant awarded by Invest Atlanta from the Eastside Tax Allocation District to NAVMAR, LLC has been used to help refurbish the exterior of 381 Edgewood Avenue. Work on the project, formerly known as 393 Edgewood Avenue, began last January and was completed in June of this year. The site will… Read more