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Downtown Development Authority approves transforming traffic boxes into art

...and his 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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-11/kroc-center-stri
Owner unveils plan to replace fire-damaged building on Broad Street

...000 Georgia Cities Foundation loan for the project, said Margaret Woodard, the executive director of the Downtown Development Authority.The Georgia Cities Foundation loan is offered at a 3 percent interest rate for projects that spur development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-26/owner-unvei
UGA student drives away 'booted' Jag

ATHENS, Ga. -- A University of Georgia student was arrested Wednesday for driving away while an Athens Downtown Development Authority employee was placing a boot on his car for unpaid parking fines.Clinton Chandler Reeves, 22, was charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-19/uga-student-drives-away-boot
Retail recruiters seeing interest in downtown Augusta

...of Chuck Branch, partner in Retail Strategies, which is in the midst of a downtown retail study for the Downtown Development Authority."You can bring national retailers, who are looking at 50 to 100 to 500 different sites, and bring them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-19/retail-recr
Port authority starts eviction against Augusta marina operator

...contract with Mobile Marine, which involves riverfront lands owned by the city, the authority and Augusta's Downtown Development Authority.Augusta general counsel Andrew MacKenzie said the eviction was delayed because all three owners had to act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-12/port-authority-starts-ev
Ways to improve Riverwalk Augusta discussed

...the riverfront property once again attractive to visitors.A riverwalk committee tasked with helping the Downtown Development Authority identify projects to improve the city's 1.2-acre walkable property brainstormed Thursday. The DDA has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-17/ways-improv
Downtown Augusta building to be renovated for sushi restaurant

...focus now is on opening the restaurant.Although Klugo did not divulge his investment cost, members of the Downtown Development Authority board said in June the project would cost about $1.2 million.In June, the authority approved a $250...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-16/downtown-bu
ARC seeking tenants for former chamber building

...building and allots space to individuals and groups, Kwatinetz said.One of the findings made by an Augusta Downtown Development Authority retail survey funded by the DDA and private entities was a "need to improve the metrics" of people downtown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-01/arc-seeking-tenants-form
SPLOST questions

...Road between Bobby Jones Expressway and Tobacco Road, Smith said.Q: What's in SPLOST 7 for Augusta's Downtown Development Authority?A: The DDA has a $1.5 million allocation in SPLOST 7 to create a "surface parking lot" on a vacant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/election/splost7