Fostering economic development amid the flurry of challenges presented by COVID-19 was a difficult task, but Forsyth County still made progress. That was the message at the 2020 Economic Development Summit put on by Forward Forsyth, the county’s economic development arm.
Don't feel like cooking or cleaning for Thanksgiving this year? Good news! Wherever you are in North Fulton, you've got options.
Alpharetta city leaders have begun a year-long study that could generate thousands of additional dollars in business fees each year.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A survey released last week reveals the taxable value on Forsyth County businesses increased by nearly $529 million from 2017 to 2019, providing a boost to the county’s overall tax digest.
THH, LLC, a technology-based holding company, has announced two new leadership hires, which will increase the company’s reach in the private equity arena and expand its footprint in the country.
Parsons Meadow Professional Park, a 32,069 square foot medical office building in Johns Creek, recently sold for $5.9 million.
Research on America’s first six months battling the coronavirus has doctors and mental health experts alarmed. It shows dramatic increases in domestic violence, substance abuse, depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts for women.
Brent Beecham equates the rapid growth of downtown Crabapple to dropping water on a hydration-starved ecosystem and watching the area suddenly thrive.
At a Sept. 29 work session, members of the City Council discussed the prospect of switching to a new profitability table next year, one that could raise the tax rate for some businesses above 2018 levels.
Many patients have taken their last breath at hospitals, without loved ones nearby. But when a healthcare professional was by their side, it’s likely that worker was a woman.
The widening wealth gap creates a financial minefield for the unemployed and working poor fraught with economic pitfalls. And for many, the COVID-19 pandemic has only made those hurdles harder to overcome.
Alpharetta followed through on an earlier commitment to continue assistance to Tech Alpharetta, a technology startup engine the city has helped fund since it began in 2015.
The month-long event promotes Alpharetta's restaurants, non-profits and business community.
When COVID-19 slammed into North Fulton in mid-March, local restaurant and food business owners stared into the face of a serious survival threat. Some restauranteurs saw all that, plus a way to give back to the community.
The pandemic-fueled recession has caused irreversible damage to many businesses across the country. But for those still standing in Roswell, consumer data and rethinking customer interactions are what might keep them alive.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County businesses responded by the hundreds to a call for applications under the federal CARES Small Business Grant Relief Program, getting a thumbs-up from a top county official.
You’ve got to hand it to those who turn lemons into lemonade.
ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell Inc and the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce have launched a partnership to support both aspiring and current Hispanic business owners in Roswell and develop mutual business relationships between Hispanic and non-Hispanic business owners in the city.
Appen Media is putting on the Best of North Atlanta ballot for the 13th year, letting the community cast their votes for the area's best businesses.
Stoked by a widespread surge in coronavirus cases, the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce has stepped up efforts to assist local businesses weather an uncertain economy.
ROSWELL, Ga. — North Fulton Community Charities has received a $300,000 commitment from LexisNexis Risk Solutions to establish a technology lab. The lab will help support the needs of individuals in workforce readiness, career search opportunities and adult education classes.
Chamber President and CEO Kali Boatright said she hopes the new survey will reflect the latest outlook for businesses in the wake of recent surges in coronavirus infections in Georgia.
Downtown Alpharetta businesses are getting a shot in the arm with the city’s decision to reopen the Town Green at City Center this month.
Tech Alpharetta is celebrating the first graduate of 2020 from its Innovation Center program.
Lockwood will oversee the North Region of District 3 which includes Milton, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Mountain Park and all Cherokee County municipalities. Lockwood will also serve on the GMA’s 66-member Board of Directors.
Medical ventilators, machines that help patients suffering from respiratory illness breathe, are a crucial tool for saving those with severe cases of COVID-19.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Cristi Holcombe, a Johns Creek resident and former HGTV star, recently opened her own interior design and home goods store in the city.
Vaca will take on his new position on July 1. His predecessor, Santiago Marquez, left to become the new executive director of the Latin American Association.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has hit the restaurant industry particularly hard, but one local restaurateur has weathered the storm better than most.
DUNWOODY, Ga. —The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber has been working to get the community back to work with a series of virtual events discussing how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the Perimeter workforce.
Tap & Six has joined a growing number of businesses folding under the strains of the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact. The family-owned craft beer market and bar, located on Oak Street, announced June 4 that it would host its last call on June 14.
The smart play for small businesses affected by the economic downturn is to pursue opportunities provided through the Small Business Administration’s expanded loan programs. That’s the word from a group of area bankers and business experts speaking at a special North Fulton Banking Forum
DUNWOODY, Ga. — The $2 billion High Street development long-planned for the 42-acres across the street from the Dunwoody MARTA station has received a second extension to negotiate tax breaks.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — The Johns Creek Chambers of Commerce has stepped up to support local organizations affected by the COVID-19 economic downturn.