Atlanta Real Estate Forum Celebrates #NationalGeorgiaDay

Today is #NationalGeorgiaDay and Atlanta Real Estate Forum is celebrating living in this great state. Whether it's the weather, to build a career, the ability to easily access anything or the array of landscapes, there are many things to love about living in Georgia. Amanda M., originally from Virginia, lives in Cartersville and is thankful that she and her family's quality[...]

EPA Celebrates Inaugural Environmental Justice Academy Graduation

During a ceremony Saturday at Kennesaw State University, representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored 21 graduates from five Southeastern states in the inaugural class of the Environmental Justice Academy. The EJ Academy is a rigorous, in depth leadership development program. EPA provided the nine-month environmental justice training program to cultivate skills participants can use to identify and[...]

Georgia’s State Parks Host Family-Friendly Events

Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites have planned several family-friendly activities in celebration of “National Kids to Parks Day” on May 21. Sponsored by the National Park Trust, the celebration encourages children to explore public lands. In Georgia, the parks are offering paddle trips, archery classes, field day games, colonial toys and more. Many events are free and parking is[...]

EPA Awards Georgia Institute of Technology Grant to Develop Innovative Sustainable Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga. with a People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grants.  Nationally, the grants were awarded to 38 university student teams for proposed projects to develop new, sustainable products and strategies. Each team will receive up to $15,000 for their proposals. “This year’s P3 teams have created innovative[...]

Arthur Rutenberg Names Andy DiMarzio Group VP

Arthur Rutenberg Homes is pleased to announce it has named Andy DiMarzio as Group Vice President for the Southern Group with territories including Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama. As Group VP, DiMarzio will be charged with expanding Arthur Rutenberg’s footprint into new markets by identifying and leading custom home builders who are looking to effectively grow their business and more quickly[...]

Georgia Named Best State for Doing Business

In a recent survey conducted by Area Development magazine, Georgia was named the No. 1 state for doing business! The magazine’s fifth annual survey of site consultants ranked states based on their number of mentions by the consultants in three overall categories, including business environment, labor climate and infrastructure and global access. In addition, 18 subcategories were included in the[...]

Georgia Ranks as No. 1 State for Business

Recently, the Peach State had the honor of ranking No. 1 on CNBC’s America's Top States for Business 2014. All 50 states were scored on 56 measures of competitiveness, which were then separated into 10 broad categories including cost of doing business, economy, workforce, quality of life and more. Georgia ranked No. 1, just above Texas, Utah, Nebraska and North[...]