Features

MBAs of the Future?

Many universities are trying to be all things to all students when it comes to MBAs. They offer a mix of delivery platforms – full-time traditional, part-time evenings and weekends, as well as online programs or mashups that involve online…

2022 Top Doctors

From addiction medicine to vascular surgery, outstanding physicians from the full range of medical specialties can be found throughout Georgia. And Georgia Trend is proud to feature them in the third annual listing of the state’s top doctors. The list…

From Planet to People

What does sustainability mean, exactly? Your first thought may be about the planet and the environment: using fewer resources (like water and non-renewable energy), creating less waste, making sure soil, water and air are clean, and reducing carbon emissions. Those…

Upfront

Organizations: Prom Dress Fairy

For many girls, the Cinderella magic of a perfect ball gown for a formal occasion seems out of reach. Enter the “Prom Dress Fairy,” aka Imani Marley-Husbands, who is known for giving away formal wear to whomever needs it. PDF…

Political Notes: The Ups, Downs and In-betweens

In Memoriam: Former Atlanta Mayor and Buckhead Coalition President Sam Massell, who led the city from 1970 to 1974, died in March at age 94. He was the city’s first Jewish mayor and is credited with guiding the changeover from…

Economic Development Around the State

Port Growth: The Port of Brunswick will undergo a $150 million expansion that will allow the Georgia terminal to handle an additional 200,000 vehicles annually. A fourth berth will be added at Colonel’s Island along with 360,000 square feet of…

Opinion

From the Publisher: Overcoming Challenges

This month we feature our Small Business Guide. There are so many small businesses throughout the state that it’s hard to keep up with them month to month. The guide is a great way to catch up with the leaders,…

The Georgia File: Moving the Chess Pieces

It went largely unnoticed outside of Georgia political circles when a Democratic candidate for state attorney general suddenly switched to the lieutenant governor’s race in January. Charlie Bailey took on incumbent Attorney General Chris Carr in the 2018 General Election,…

Economy: Brunswick’s Strengths

From its 2020 peak-to-trough, the Brunswick metropolitan statistical area (MSA) – Brantley, Glynn and McIntosh counties – lost 19.2% of its jobs to the COVID-19 recession. The heaviest losses were in leisure and hospitality and state government. Because the Brunswick…

Our State

Harris County: Driven to Success

Don’t let the size of Harris County fool you. Recent growth in residential construction and the continued arrival of industries supplying the KIA plant just over the county line have aligned to signal a brighter future than was on the…

Perimeter Area: Strong Rebound

Creating city centers, connecting trails and green spaces and courting corporate headquarters – these are a few of the Perimeter area’s favorite things. Dunwoody, Sandy Springs and Brookhaven are all undergoing a major shift in how suburban areas like those…

Downtime

Peach Plate: Pleasing Many Palates

Absent a lobby, the entrance to the culinary-themed Epicurean Atlanta hotel in Midtown has an expansive leather-wrapped zinc bar against the backdrop of a bustling kitchen. The restaurant’s host stand doubles as a fridge and offers a welcome drink. You’ve…

Catching Up With …Gretchen Corbin

Since becoming lottery leader in 2018, Corbin has overseen the delivery of record amounts of money for education, including $376.5 million for the HOPE scholarship and Pre-K programs in the second quarter of FY22. These are edited highlights from an…

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