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Botanical Gardens Extends Holiday Light Show

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

The USA TODAY announced last Tuesday that Garden Lights of Atlanta Botanical Garden was voted one of the Best Public Light Displays. The display of lights has been extended one week through January 10.
“The response to the show has been overwhelming, so we’re extending its run to give everyone a chance to come and enjoy what’s rapidly becoming Atlanta’s favorite holiday tradition,” said Garden President & CEO Mary Pat Matheson.


source/s: http://www.thecitizen.com/articles/12-19-2014/light-show-goes

Mayor Reed Announces Sale of Underground Atlanta

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

WRS, a real estate investment company based in South Carolina, purchased the Underground Atlanta for $25.8 million. Mayor Reed said "The sale of Underground Atlanta is another milestone in the revitalization of our downtown corridor. WRS Inc brings a high level of expertise and strong track record of successful developments to an area of the City in need of a fresh approach.

The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was created in 1982 by state law to revitalize and redevelop Atlanta’s central business district. The City and DDA have jointly owned Underground Atlanta since August 1986. In March 2014, the City purchased a long-term sublease to make the property available for revitalization and redevelopment.

 

source/s: http://www.atlantaga.gov/index.aspx?recordid=3201&page=672

Mercedes-Benz Rumored to Move to Atlanta

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

According to reports, Mercedes-Benz is considering relocating it's US headquarters from New Jersey to Atlanta. MBUSA has not made any official announcement on this subject, but if true would be a great addition to the auto industry units already in the South. MBUSA employs about 500 people in their current New Jersey office.

 

source/s: http://www.11alive.com/story/news/local/downtown/2014/12/16/mercedes-benz-eyes-atlanta-for-us-headquarters/20478757/

OK Cafe Raises Funds for Staff

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

OK Cafe in Buckhead suffered a fire on Sunday, and a fundraiser for the staffers has raised more than $56,000. the fundraiser has greatly exceeded its initial goal of $25,000. The fire was the result of a faulty water heater. It is unclear how long the restaurant will be closed. Donations are still being accepted here: https://www.crowdrise.com/christmasfundforokcafestaff/fundraiser/johnmccoll​

 

source/s: http://www.atlantaintownpaper.com/2014/12/news-briefs-ok-cafe-fundraising-decatur-annexation-braves-stadium/

Things To Do Along the Atlanta Streetcar Route

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

The Atlanta Streetcar will be launching soon! If you're curious about what to do along the track's 12 stops, click the link below. The streetcar connects Centennial Olympic Park to the King Center and will operate seven days a week.

source/s: http://www.atlanta.net/Blog/New-Kid-in-Town--Things-to-Do-Along-the-Atlanta-Streetcar-Route/

Waterworks Park Raises Funds

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

Almost $10,000 was raised in a charity event to support Friends of Atlanta Waterworks, a Park Pride “Friends of the Park” group working to re-open the Waterworks Preserve greenspace on the city’s Westside. The park was closed before the 1996 Olympics, but was never reopened. The park will provide more recreation space in the Westside community and will accompany other improvement projects.

source/s: http://www.atlantaintownpaper.com/2014/12/eco-briefs-waterworks-park-raises-funds/

Woodruff Arts Center Receives Largest Grant in its History

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

The Woodruff Arts Center received the largest grant in its 46 year history - $38 million! The largest portion of the grant is $25 million in endowment matching funds to support artistic and educational programming, including funds to match gifts for musician positions with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Other endowment funding will support the High Museum of Art, the Alliance Theatre and the Arts Center.

source/s: http://www.atlantaintownpaper.com/2014/12/woodruff-arts-center-receives-largest-grant-history/

Atlanta Business Leaders Support Transportation Funding

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

Larry Gellerstedt, the incoming chair of Metro Atlanta Chamber, said that there is a need to beef up $1.5 billion a year on infrastructure. The cost of not making such investments is “much, much more” said the CEO of Cousins Properties.

The plan might cause an increase in taxes. A special transportation sales tax failed to find support in 2012.

source/s: http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2014/12/02/atlanta-business-leaders-back-push-for-transportation-funding/

Protesters Help Atlanta's Homeless

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

Last Friday, protesters from the Ferguson case helped Atlanta's homeless on Friday by giving out food and blankets. "We just want to honor human life – that all lives matter," organizer Lakeysha Hallmon said. "I think if we can start looking at people as individuals, and see that yes, you matter and I matter, then we can have better response."

source/s: http://www.11alive.com/story/news/local/downtown/2014/11/28/protest-atlanta-homeless/19636399/

Zoo Atlanta Expansion Funded by Woodruff's $20 Million Gift

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

The Atlanta Zoo is planning to expand the land area by 5 acres to preserve the historic facade of the Cyclorama building, and for this to continue they need a very huge amount of money. Luckily, Zoo Atlanta received a historic grant from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation amounting to $20 million.
“In 25, 50, 100 years from now, Atlantans will look back on the history of Zoo Atlanta and recognize this expansion as a defining moment in our evolution,” said Raymond King, president and CEO of Zoo Atlanta. “It will permanently redefine our future.”

source/s: http://saportareport.com/blog/2014/11/zoo-atlanta-expansion-roars-to-life-with-20-million-gift-from-woodruff/

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