When the formerly decadent Hotel Clermont was purchased in 2012, the Atlanta landmark was in disarray. After several years of construction setbacks, the nearly $30 million project is finished.
A recent Re/Max Georgia survey found that the price of homes in metro Atlanta’s five core counties have risen 21 percent in the past three years. During that time, salaries are up 9 percent, widening the gap between salaries and home prices.
It’s a seller’s market across metro Atlanta, and Cobb County is leading the way, according to RE/MAX Georgia’s Greater Atlanta Area Report for May.
Atlanta’s airport is aiming to add staff and make upgrades so it can handle the crowds of travelers expected for big events such as the upcoming Super Bowl.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and other city leaders met for the “Transform Westside Summit” to discuss plans to help revitalize the city’s west side.
This isn’t the type of zoning battle that’s generally fought in Gwinnett County. Not in 2018. It involves a band of locals trying to preserve what’s become an endangered way of life, especially in a county that’s been growing since the ’80s, already has more than 900,000 residents, and may add as many as half a million more over the next two decades or so.
Stereotypes are the nasty buggers upon which many a misguided opinion is formed. Stereotypes may appear harmless to some people, but for those being stereotyped, they can be anything but. Ageism is the last ism to go unaddressed.