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'Go Downtown' event seeks to bring GRU students, employees to businesses

...from merchants.The "Go Downtown" campaign is jointly sponsored by Georgia Regents University, the Downtown Development Authority and the Mayor's Office to foster an environment that is welcoming for the college community and will create...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-18/go-downtown
56 downtown Augusta businesses launch marketing campaign to lure patrons, curb reputation for crime

...site and Facebook page will go live in the near future.Margaret Woodard, the director of Augusta's Downtown Development Authority, said her organization contributed $75 to $100 to the campaign and would continue to support it in the future...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-15/downtown-augusta-businesses-
Historic warehouse to be converted into downtown apartments

...funds up to 40 percent of the total cost, said Margaret Woodard, executive director of the city's Downtown Development Authority.Woodard said that Donahue's development is one of several under construction downtown, like CanalSide in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-16/historic-wa
DDA approves low-interest loan for Broad Street redevelopment

The Augusta Downtown Development Authority approved a low-interest loan Thursday to spur redevelopment of a Broad Street lot in the midst of a demolition project.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-11/dda-approve
Georgia film studio delivers high drama, few results a year after breaking ground on $90 million complex

...property without rent."There's a lot of concern," said John Henry, the CEO of the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority. He noted that the original deal called for Medient to have limited facilities up and running within its first year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-01/georgia-film-studio-delivers-
Downtown Development Authority approves transforming traffic boxes into art

...image could soon appear downtown on one of seven traffic signal boxes to be converted into art.The Downtown Development Authority approved a request from the Greater Augusta Arts Council on Thursday to allocate $7,000 to transform seven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-14/downtown-de
Georgia Regents Health System refinances $160 million in bonds

...advantage of lower rates, officials said. The revenue bonds were refinanced last month through the Augusta Economic Development Authority, but that does not mean the agency issued the bonds, authority executive director Walter Sprouse said."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-12/georgia-regents-health-syste
New head of Georgia industry-recruiters group Kevin Shea stresses training, networking

...Chamber of Commerce and the Savannah Economic Development Authority and served a term as the association's volunteer...Sprouse, the director of the Augusta Economic Development Authority."Kevin Shea is one of the most respected economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-12/new-head-georgia-industry-
Kroc Center strives to meet area's needs

...thanks to Georgia Regents University; Fort Gordon's growth; and an active Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Development Authority ? Augusta and Harrisburg still have tremendous potential. Having a Kroc Center will be a major incentive and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-11/kroc-center-stri
Kroc Center hasn't spurred hoped for Harrisburg revitalization, some say

...Augusta ... we're literally changing lives for the better."Walter Sprouse, the executive director of the Development Authority of Richmond County, said when potential businesses or industry leaders come to scope out Augusta, the Kroc Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-09/kroc-center-hasnt-spurred-ho