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Thought Leadership Topics
- 2016 – A Bright Year for Solar in Georgia January 2, 2017
- The Urbanization of Atlanta’s Suburbs: Norcross, Duluth and Suwanee December 19, 2016
- From Surviving to Thriving: Main Street Businesses December 12, 2016
- ‘Making a Difference’ towards a more sustainable future November 28, 2016
- EarthCraft Awards Recognize the Best of the Built Environment October 31, 2016
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When Southface started building a database to track Georgia’s installed solar capacity in 2012, we were hunting for kilowatts (kWs). We sifted through hundreds of documents; no installation was too small. If we identified a 0.01 kW solar attic fan, …
While the vast majority of development has been concentrated in transit-oriented, urban core locations such as Buckhead, Midtown and Perimeter, there is growing opportunity in walkable suburban environments.
Main Street businesses play a vital role in creating economically sustainable communities, with established small businesses comprising 68 percent of all employer firms nationally.
This Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29, I hope you will continue to support Southface, who is charting a course focused on a regenerative economy, responsible resource use and social equity.
The EarthCraft Awards program provides GAHBA and Southface a chance to recognize projects that exceed standards and shines a light on partners who advance innovation in the green building industry.
Will the homeownership rate continue to decline? NeighborWorks America’s recent survey suggests a strong desire for homeownership – and some troubling barriers.
In the next few months, the city will make decisions that will dictate investment in projects that will change the face of the region for years to come.
Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership (ANDP) celebrates a special milestone this week – 25 years of affordable housing development and advocacy. Past and current ANDP leaders say the organization’s most important accomplishments have been made possible because of its partnerships.
As we approach our 18th Visionary Dinner event on Thursday, September 8 at the Georgia Aquarium, I find myself looking back at the early days of our organization and the first events.
The City of Atlanta is experiencing new investment and development that are transformative. Potential new public investments resulting from MARTA and SPLOST referendums will ensure the City has more growth, new businesses and increasing incomes for many Atlanta residents. But …