Urban Fold

Georgia

Companies looking for creative class cache have begun to locate in Atlanta's Midtown and spilling over into neighboring districts.
Aug 25, 2015   Upstart Business Journal
<p>Many new developments in metropolitan Atlanta are embracing walkability.</p>
Nov 26, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Chattanooga, Tennessee has no water restrictions, and this fact has many in the Southern U.S. projecting it to be a new focal point for economic development -- especially from businesses and industries forced to leave drought-stricken Atlanta</p>
Nov 16, 2007   USA Today
<p>The state of Florida has backed out of a water agreement with Georgia and Alabama that would have cut the state's water supply in an effort to aid drought-stricken Georgia.</p>
Nov 12, 2007   The Ledger
<p>While many metro areas in the U.S. have undertaken water conservation measures, one rapidly growing metropolis is criticized for its disregard for water conservation and uncontrolled growth.</p>
Nov 5, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>The states of Georgia, Alabama, and Florida have come to an agreement that will reduce the flow of river water out of Georgia as droughts have turned the three states against each other in a battle over limited water resources.</p>
Nov 4, 2007   Reuters via Environmental News Network
<p>Droughts are causing many Georgia municipalities to tightly restrict water use, but just across the border in Alabama is a city that has plenty of water to spare.</p>
Nov 1, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Metropolitan Atlanta could feasibly survive on its own if it were to secede from the state of Georgia, writes Otis White. But as he explains, Atlanta would be much better off as part of the state than as its own, if only there were more cooperation.</p>
Oct 22, 2007   Creative Loafing
<p>Traditional public housing complexes are on the way out in Atlanta as the city looks to move all of its low-income residents to a system of renting with Section 8 housing vouchers.</p>
Oct 20, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>The results of a competitive RFP process to redevelop Georgia's historic Jekyll Island has been deemed unfair by the Jekyll Island Revitalization Group. A formal challenge to the State's decision has been issued and a lawsuit may follow.</p>
Oct 4, 2007   Daily Report
<p>County officials in Georgia have once again extended their moratorium on residential rezonings as they weigh whether changes will encourage sprawl. The latest extension will stretch the original 90-day moratorium to nearly a year.</p>
Sep 24, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution