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Mayor Bottoms to Hold Press Conference on the Equity Benefits of Centennial Yards


WHO:Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
Brian McGowan, President, Centennial Yards Company
Brigitte Broyard, Associate VP, EBO Manager, CIM Group
Scott Shelar, President & CEO, Construction Education Foundation of GA (CEFGA)
WHAT:Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will join the Centennial Yards Company, an affiliate of CIM Group, to discuss the closing of the Centennial Yards redevelopment project. The landmark development includes $42 million in historic and innovative community investments negotiated by the Bottoms Administration, including:
  • $28 million investment in citywide affordable housing
  • $12 million in citywide economic development
  • $2 million towards workforce training

Also included is funding for the Mayor's Child Savings Account program, an anti-displacement fund, the establishment of a small business hub and the Mayor's for Guaranteed Income pilot program.

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Additionally, Centennial Yards Company has committed to a 38% inclusion goal for minority and female-owned businesses for design, development construction and property management for the project.

The 50-acre development (formerly known as the Gulch) will create a new front door to Atlanta's downtown district, featuring residential, office, retail, dining and entertainment space.

Media members are asked to RSVP to atlmedia@atlantaga.gov.
WHEN:Thursday, October 13, 2021
11:30 a.m.
WHERE:Atlanta City Hall
Atrium

55 Trinity Ave SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

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