Brian McGowan, President and CEO of InvestAtlanta, as the featured guest, delivered a presentation during the Atlanta Advisory meeting outlining some of Invest Atlanta’s past and present efforts to enhance economic impact in the City of Atlanta. McGowan touched on the many accomplishments of InvestAtlanta in the past and the goals they have set for the future.
Some 2013 accomplishements include:
- Created and Retained 3,000+ jobs;
- 7 new parks acquired;
- 11 Business wins including AT&T, Athena Health, and PANDORA;
- $10.4 Million capital investment in the Atlanta Streetcar System.
To see the full power point presentation, click here.
InvestAtlanta is making it their goal to not only have a positive impact on the economy, but also on the community. They are working diligently with the Arthur M. Blank Foundation and other associations to support neighborhood prosperity. McGowan credited their partnership with the development community and city’s elected officials for the continued success of economic development in the community.
InvestAtlanta is the only economic development organization that represents the city of Atlanta. They oversee $590 million in assets and have an operating budget of $8 million with 3 operating departments: Housing Finance, Redevelopment, and Business Development.
InvestAtlanta is relentlessly pursuing projects to revitalize the downtown area and bring more people in to the city.
InvestAtlanta and the Council for Quality Growth encourage all members to take advantage of the services provided by InvestAtlanta.
The Council for Quality Growth would like to thank InvestAtlanta and Brian McGowan for speaking to Council Members and look forward to working together as Atlanta enjoys quality development in an improving economy.
To learn more about InvestAtlanta go to www.investatlanta.com.