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Six Georgia Communities Selected for State Housing Program

Six Georgia communities have been newly selected to receive assistance with their housing needs through the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH), a public-private initiative that helps communities strategically grow their economies through housing-related solutions. Bartow County and the Cities of Commerce, Dublin, Fairburn, Warrenton and Union City will begin the three-year program in February.
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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of a McDonald’s Ground Lease

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a McDonald’s ground lease located at 6126 Hickory Flat Highway in Canton, Georgia for $1,370,000. The 4,024 square foot McDonald’s is strategically positioned on Hickory Flat Highway, the primary artery connecting Cherokee County and Fulton County.

The Atlanta REALTORS® Releases October 2016 Statistics on Housing Market

The Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its October 2016 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metro-Atlanta.  The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties
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Atlanta’s First Restaurant Dog Park Takes Root

Stephen Ochs and his business partner former Falcons player Garrett Reynolds today unveiled plans to launch Atlanta’s first restaurant and dog park bar concept in the Old Fourth Ward. Located at the intersection of Decatur Street and Boulevard, the restaurant will include Fetch Ice House, a full-service eatery and bar, and Fetch Park, an on-site dog park bar.

JLL Completes Phase 1 of University System of Georgia Student Housing Privatization Project

Following JLL’s role as real estate and development advisor on the highly successful closing of the first ever, nine campus, $548 million student housing privatization in 2015, JLL was also hired as the Program Manager to represent the Board of Regents on four campuses with new student housing development included as part of the P3. The projects listed below were all completed on schedule July 15, 2016 and are now fully occupied

DCA awards $20.5 million in Housing Tax Credits

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced today it will award $20.5 million federal housing tax credits to construct or rehabilitate 25 affordable rental housing properties located throughout the state. The developments include affordable housing for working families, housing for Georgia seniors and housing for persons with disabilities, and were selected from 79 applications in the annual competition

Carter Demands Immediate Action at Westlake Apartments

Carter has led the charge for assistance at the complex in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. After weeks of receiving inaccurate or incomplete information from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Carter today urged HUD Secretary Julian Castro to visit and intercede immediately on behalf of the tenants of the Westlake Apartments

HHS ANNOUNCES OVER $3 BILLION IN FUNDING FOR ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Children and Families has announced over $3 billion in funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP aids low-income families and individuals with bill payments, energy crises, energy efficiency improvements, and energy-related home repairs.

Panattoni Preps Pad for 1.5 MSF Spec Building at Lambert Farms

Panattoni Development Company today said it started grading a site for a speculative distribution center of up to 1.5 million square feet at its Lambert Farms development in Henry County, south of Atlanta

Third & Urban Revitalizes, Rebrands Armour Industrial District; JLL Client Creates New Creative Office...

Third & Urban Real Estate, which is spearheading the overall repositioning and rebranding of the former industrial district Armour Yards, has successfully delivered the first two buildings with the third expected to be completed in January 2017. JLL is working with Third & Urban to ensure the area continues to emerge as a new hub of activity

Influential Atlanta Business Groups Join Forces in Support of TSPLOST

Metro Atlanta’s most-influential real estate and development associations today launched the Unlock ATL campaign in an unprecedented effort to raise awareness of and gain support for the critical transportation referenda on the Nov. 8 ballot.

DCA to co-sponsor Atlanta Affordable Housing Preservation Challenge

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is co-sponsoring a competition to foster creative solutions to today’s housing needs.  Organized in conjunction with Georgia ACT and Enterprise Community Partners, and sponsored by the JP Morgan Chase Foundation, the Preservation Challenge is an idea competition to generate innovative, implementable proposals that will help preserve affordable housing in the Atlanta region and throughout Georgia’s urban centers
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The Georgian Lakeside Assisted Living/Memory Care in Roswell, Georgia Designed by KTGY Highlights Luxury...

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today that The Georgian Lakeside in Roswell, Georgia, a 95-unit assisted living and memory care community, recently opened. KTGY is the designer of this innovative community, offering luxury amenities, leading-edge technology and resort-style living. Griffin Fine Living, LLC is the General Manager. Canyon Partners Real Estate LLC provided the investment capital

The Atlanta REALTORS® Releases September 2016 Statistics on Housing Market

The Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its September 2016 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metro-Atlanta.  The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties.
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Pinewood Forrest Announces Several Key Partnerships; Hay Creek Hotels Signs On to Open First...

Pinewood Forrest, an innovative mixed-use community located in Fayetteville, Georgia, today announced several milestones as part of its newly established Pinewood Progress update series. One highlight centers on Hay Creek Hotel’s decision to open its first metro Atlanta boutique hotel at the development

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Mayor Kasim Reed Advances $380 Million in New Transportation Infrastructure Spending...

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the Atlanta City Council has voted 13 to 1 to approve a measure to put a special local option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum on the November ballot to fund transportation related infrastructure projects throughout the City of Atlanta. The ballot referendum will ask Atlanta voters to authorize a 0.4 percent sales tax increase for a five-year period. The TSPLOST is projected to generate approximately $260 million, which will be leveraged to generate additional matching funds.

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Six Georgia Communities Selected for State Housing Program

Six Georgia communities have been newly selected to receive assistance with their housing needs through the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH), a public-private initiative that helps communities strategically grow their economies through housing-related solutions. Bartow County and the Cities of Commerce, Dublin, Fairburn, Warrenton and Union City will begin the three-year program in February.