Economic Development Features

A New Chapter

Call it the Southside no more. For the past four years, the Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance has fueled revitalization of the area around Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. By definition, an aerotropolis is a city or urban area that has an airport…

Form and Function

What do transportation, transit and trees have in common? Besides beginning with the letter “t,” they are all important ingredients for helping commuters get around west Metro Atlanta in a more seamless, connected and visually appealing way. While the Town…

In the Zone

"Cornelia is on fire!” writes Jessie Owensby, community development manager for the northeast Georgia city, in an email. For good measure, she uses the fire emoji. That’s due in part to Georgia designating the city as a Rural Zone, where…