August 2014

Archive »Features

Growing Green

Growing Green

The state is making strides and receiving accolades for its environmental efforts but still faces challenges and untapped potential.

Published: August 2014
Play Ball

Play Ball

In cities across Georgia, minor league baseball teams are having a major league economic impact.

Published: August 2014
Not Your Ma’s Bell

Not Your Ma’s Bell

AT&T has upped the entrepreneurial energy of Atlanta with the opening of two new high-tech studios.

Published: August 2014
Increasing Development

Increasing Development

In a little over a decade, the number of Community Improvement Districts has exploded – growing from just a handful in the early 2000s to 22 today with more on the horizon

Published: August 2014
New Strategies For Job Creation

New Strategies For Job Creation

Q&A with Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Hala Moddelmog

Published: August 2014
Deep in the  Heart and Soul of Georgia

Deep in the Heart and Soul of Georgia

A tour that showcases the best of downtown development is reworked to provide city officials an in-depth education.

Published: August 2014

Archive »Our State

Augusta | Richmond County: Future Meets Past

Augusta | Richmond County: Future Meets Past

Cybersecurity, startups and historic preservation

Published: August 2014
Douglas | Coffee County: Sparking Development

Douglas | Coffee County: Sparking Development

Collaboration, education and capital investment

Published: August 2014

Archive »Up Front

Economic Development: August 2014

Christy Simo writes about economic development, including Keurig Green Mountain’s new Douglas County facility and Kroger Co.’s Forest Park distribution center.

Published: August 2014

Organizations: Crime Stoppers

Candice Dyer highlights Georgia’s Crime Stoppers affiliates.

Published: August 2014

Political Notes: August 2014

New leadership for the Ports Authority and DFCS, the Georgia Chamber and TAG honor legislators, and Gov. Deal receives national recognition.

Published: August 2014

Archive »Commentary

Neely Young: Capital Plans

Neely Young: Capital Plans

Since the Great Recession in 2008, Republicans and Democrats have been debating how to fix our current economy using many of history’s great economic theories.

Published: August 2014
Business Casual: Summer Games And Fans

Business Casual: Summer Games And Fans

I love the whole sports experience: the game sure, but also the crowd, the rituals, the mood in the stadium or the gym or on the field, and the interaction among fans.

Published: August 2014
Georgia View: Beachy Developments

Georgia View: Beachy Developments

New hotel construction and a recently opened convention center are drawing people back to Jekyll Island, but marketing challenges still remain.

Published: August 2014
Economy: Growing Clout

Economy: Growing Clout

The immense buying power of Hispanics continues to energize the U.S. consumer market.

Published: August 2014
Sustainable Georgia: Counting Down To Zero

Sustainable Georgia: Counting Down To Zero

Twenty years after carpet industry executive and environmental pioneer Ray Anderson launched Mission Zero, sustainability has entered the business mainstream.

Published: August 2014

Archive »Downtime

Rabun Manor: Mind The Gap

Rabun Manor: Mind The Gap

The historic Rabun Manor in Dillard now has a restaurant serving local trout and a grand Sunday buffet along with some expansive views.

Published: August 2014
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