Articles about Southside

IA Leads Southwest BeltLine Existing Business Resource Event

Invest Atlanta recently led the Southwest Atlanta BeltLIne Existing Resource Event to present the many resources and programs available to Atlanta’s small businesses. The event, the first in a series planned for other locations along the Atlanta BeltLine, took place on November 30. D Café & Catering in Westview hosted and provided breakfast to presenters… Read more

Historic Atlanta Constitution Building Is Sold

The Invest Atlanta Board of Directors has approved the sale of the Atlanta Constitution building, which will be redeveloped into a mixed-used development with 34 affordable housing units. This historic structure has been vacant since the 1970’s. “This is a project that’s near and dear to all our hearts,” said Dawn Luke, Invest Atlanta’s Senior Vice President… Read more

Boys & Girls Club Breaks Ground on The Innovation & Expression Studio

On Tuesday, October 10, the John H. Harland Boys & Girls Club in the West End of Atlanta broke ground on their new creative arts hub: The Innovation and Expression Studio (TIES). The new 27,000 square-foot space will provide arts and innovation programming to more than 200 children and teens per day. Both current members… Read more

Dr. Klementich to CREW Atlanta: Let’s Strenghten Our Commercial Corridors

Invest Atlanta President and CEO Dr. Eloisa Klementich recently wrote about the importance of investing in our city's emerging corridors for the CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Atlanta blog. Atlanta's real estate industry will be deeply involved with this issue in the coming years, especially as the City of Atlanta's population continues to grow. CREW Atlanta is… 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.  The 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

Newly Closed Housing Opportunity Bonds to Fund Affordable Housing Initiatives

Update (7/17/2017): Invest Atlanta, the City of Atlanta, and the Atlanta Housing Authority are pleased to announce the Housing Opportunity Bond Multifamily and Single Family Development Programs are now “LIVE” and the updated application is available on our website. Download the Residential Development Incentives application here.  Thanks to the support of Mayor Kasim Reed, the Urban… Read more

Kevin Johnson Touts Airport’s ‘Booming Submarket’

Kevin Johnson, Invest Atlanta's senior vice president of economic development and vice-chair of the Aerotropolis Alliance, spoke at the South Metro Development Outlook conference on February 23. He took part in a panel discussion about the positive changes coming to the area surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest passenger airport. Joining Johnson on… Read more

New UPS Facility Coming to South Atlanta

Mayor Kasim Reed and Governor Nathan Deal announced that United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS), a package delivery company, will create 1,250 jobs and invest more than $400 million to establish a regional sorting and distribution hub in Atlanta by the end of 2018. “I am very pleased to see that UPS, a Fortune 500 company… Read more