Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Affordable Housing Announcement

Atlanta Launches Historic $200M Program for Affordable Housing

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta President and CEO Frank Fernandez have announced a groundbreaking initiative to provide affordable quality housing for all residents of Atlanta. The initiative is a result of a $200 million investment in public and philanthropic resources, which represents an unprecedented opportunity to build and preserve affordable housing in the city. Mayor Dickens[...]

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Piedmont Park to Undergo $100 Million Expansion

On December 29, former Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed announced plans for a $100 million expansion of Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. The City of Atlanta signed letters of intent with two property owners at the intersection of Piedmont Avenue and Monroe Drive. The city's intent is to "create an enhanced landscape that will serve as a gateway entrance to Piedmont[...]

ELEVATE Public Art Festival Provides Atlanta with Cultural Experience

ELEVATE Public Art Festival Brings Downtown Atlanta to Life

Art is created from a variety of motives and captures human experiences of all kinds and Atlanta provides an unmatched accessibility to the many kinds art. From October 14 through 21, Atlantans can encounter local, national and international art and cultural events for free at the City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs' public art festival. On today's Around[...]

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TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Featured on Around Atlanta

This week on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio’s Around Atlanta Edition, Karen Burpo, development and community outreach coordinator with TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, is our guest. Karen tells us a little about the history of TurningPoint and explains the importance of having rehabilitation resources like this available for cancer patients and survivors. Karen is a native Texan, a 10-year survivor[...]

Major Expansions Underway at Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta is launching some exciting new plans in Grant Park! Their expansion and construction program was recently announced as the winner of the Mixed Use/Special Use category of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “Best in Atlanta Real Estate” Awards. Thanks to some generous donations from Atlanta organizations, Zoo Atlanta is in the process of adding an expanded Safari habitat, welcoming center,[...]

Atlanta’s Mayor Talks of Future Residential Development at Turner Field Site

In today’s press conference, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed made the city aware that the Atlanta Braves were not the only ones working on undisclosed negotiations in regards to Turner Field. While the Braves were seeking $150 to $250 million in funding from the city of Atlanta to make necessary upgrades to the stadium, Mayor Reed was discussing potential development possibilities[...]