Take A Tour of University House in Midtown

Tech Square continues to burnish its reputation in Midtown as the hot spot for startups and established companies interested in operating near Georgia Tech. Now, residents are also converging on the area, drawn to the energy surrounding next-gen thinkers and early-adopters. The combination of executives, entrepreneurs, students, professors and locals in this tech neighborhood makes for an interesting mix of partnerships and parties. Strategically nestled within walking distance of Tech Square are two new residential developments offering out-of-this world amenities for students and locals. Read More »

Tags: Development, Urban Design, Georgia Tech

Posted: August 26, 2015


Midtown’s Flourishing Future: Midtown Alliance, Commercial Developers Discuss Next Big Moves

Commercial real estate brokers, developers and businesses came together in Midtown for a Bisnow special event and panel discussion on the future of the District. Fueled by intense growth – 16 active development projects underway, another 21 in the pipeline – Midtown continues to attract interest because of its natural street grid and tech-oriented profile. Read More »

Tags: Development, Events, Economic Development, Walkability

Posted: August 18, 2015


Faces of Transit: Carolina Montilla

What made you decide to start taking transit to work?

I’m an urbanist by trade and lived in NYC as a graduate student where I learned to enjoy the perks and deal with the issues of public transit at a different scale. Atlanta becomes a different city when you walk and take transit everyday: you get to discover hidden streets, little stores and learn to appreciate the city from another perspective.Read More »

Tags: Transportation, MARTA, Walkability, Try Transit, Transit, Train

Posted: August 10, 2015


Atlanta, Georgia: New Home for the Film Industry


(The filming of "Allegiant" at The High Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of Perkins + Will)

Atlanta, Georgia-- formally known as the kind, southern state with sweet tea, “Hey, yall,” and Chick-fil-A -- has embraced its long-time hospitality reputation and made room for the film industry: $6 billion dollars’ worth of room. Governor Nathan Deal recently announced Georgia-lensed feature film and television productions generated an economic impact of more than six billion dollars during this fiscal year 2015 (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2015).Read More »

Tags: Arts, Innovation, Peachtree Street, Creativity, High Museum of Art

Posted: August 5, 2015


Midtown Green Expands Their Tree Maintenance Knowledge

Guest blog by: Marvin Clermont, Associate Project Manager for Midtown Alliance 

Midtown Alliance's lush tree canopy is what keeps residents and visitors of Midtown cool(er) and more comfortable during Atlanta’s hot, summer months. Trees provide shade and protection from the elements, not to mention they look incredibly beautiful. But with approximately 2,200 trees in the Midtown core, one can only imagine how much tree maintenance costs in a tough, urban environment. Read More »

Tags: EcoDistrict, Ecosystem, Green, Midtown Alliance

Posted: August 3, 2015


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Take A Tour of University House in Midtown

Midtown’s Flourishing Future: Midtown Alliance, Commercial Developers Discuss Next Big Moves

Faces of Transit: Carolina Montilla

Atlanta, Georgia: New Home for the Film Industry

Midtown Green Expands Their Tree Maintenance Knowledge

BB&T Atlanta Open Returns to Midtown July 25 – Aug. 2

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