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Wings bounce back with road win in Atlanta

GWINNETT, GA– The Kalamazoo Wings got back into the win column after a wire-to-wire performance produced a 4-3 win against the Atlanta Gladiators on Wednesday at Infinite Energy Arena. Skating through a tightly-contested first period, the Wings were on the receiving end of a generous bounce in the closing minutes and produced the opening frame’s

Atlanta Counting on Backups, Cloud to Recover from Ransomware Attack

NEWS ANALYSIS: The attack in Atlanta is only the latest in a series of similar ransomware attacks that have crippled medical facilities, city governments and other critical institutions. The ransomware that has taken out many of the computers in the Atlanta, Ga. is well known by security researchers as the SamSam malware. It appears to

BeltLine elevates head of housing policy to cabinet level position

The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. has elevated the position of housing director to a cabinet level position, underscoring BeltLine President and CEO Brian McGowan’s intention to sharpen the BeltLine’s effort to comply with City Hall’s mandate that the BeltLine develop 5,600 units of affordable housing along the corridor. The Irwin Street Market is among many shops

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Recognized as one of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work in 2018 – Atlanta Business Chronicle

ATLANTA, March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: APTS) (“PAC” or the “Company”) today announced that it has been recognized as one of Atlanta’s 2018 Top Workplaces by The Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC). 2018 marks the first year that PAC has been included in the AJC’s list of honorees, following another very

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Announces Acquisition of a 310-Unit Multifamily Community in Atlanta, Georgia – Atlanta Business Chronicle

ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: APTS) (“PAC” or the “Company”) today announced the acquisition of a 310-unit Class A multifamily community in the Atlanta, Georgia MSA constructed in 2016 called Green Park. “The acquisition of Green Park came through a real estate loan investment that PAC made over three

Overcoming the affordable housing funding challenge

By Guest Columnist MIKE DOBBINS, a professor of the practice of planning at Georgia Tech’s College of Design and and a longtime advocate for housing affordability The city is making constructive strides toward addressing its ever-growing affordable housing needs. Researchers are pretty much in agreement that a stable, safe, and affordable home provides the fundamental

Atlanta home sales dropping, price rising

The lack of homes for sale has tilted the market. At least in attractive areas, those who are selling homes often have a number of buyers bidding. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM The metro Atlanta real estate market continues to spiral in two directions at once: prices headed skyward, the number of homes for sale looping

Atlanta construction sector upbeat, survey says

Construction workers early this year working on the Northside Drive Pedestrian Bridge that will connect Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the Vine City MARTA station. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM It’s an upbeat time for the metro Atlanta construction industry, according to a survey of local companies. Revenues and profits have been rising and the biggest problem for the sector