Business Industry

Help! Wanted

Maybe, after months of takeout and delivery, you finally got a table on the patio of your favorite local restaurant. Instead of a menu, you see a QR code – and instead of a waiter, you see instructions on how…

Making a Difference

Somewhat surprisingly, it was business as usual for Cobb County’s three community improvement districts (CIDs) last year. “If anything it was busier from a logistics perspective,” says Tracy Rathbone Styf, executive director of the Town Center CID. “We worked remotely,…

Applauding Positive Actions

As Georgia’s population and businesses grow, so does the need to wisely steward land, air and water for the ecological, economic and quality of life benefits enjoyed by residents. The nonprofit Georgia Conservancy has been working for more than 50…

The Way Forward

Without a doubt, 2020 went down as one of the most volatile economic periods in airline industry history. But for leaders at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), the focus in 2021 has been about regaining momentum as passengers – some…

Bridging the Housing Gap

Consider two amounts: $994 and $19.11. The first is the fair-market rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Georgia. The second is the hourly wage a household would need to earn to afford that rent and utilities without exceeding 30% of…

A World of Opportunities

The past few years have been tough on many in the Georgia trade community. Georgia’s agricultural exporters were hit with back-to-back hurricanes in 2017 and 2018, and federal trade policy and messaging from the previous administration was often confusing. Then…