development authority of fulton county

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The Development Authority of Fulton County is among the preeminent development authorities in the southeastern United States. It has issued more than $16 billion in bonds and helped well over 300 businesses and institutions build, renovate, expand or relocate in Fulton County, Georgia.

atlanta-skyline-4Created in 1973 by Georgia law and a resolution of the Fulton
County Board of Commissioners as
a special unit of the county government, the Authority provides wide-ranging economic development services on behalf of Fulton County. The Authority also funds community based economic development initiatives.

Seeking to
stimulate diverse, high-quality
economic development, the Authority provides taxable and
tax-exempt bond financing
pursuant to Georgia Development
Authorities law and Policy Development Incentives created by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.

The Authority serves clients of all sizes, from small, entrepreneurial enterprises to major corporations and iconic institutions such as UPS, Newell Rubbermaid, Chick-fil-A, Morehouse College, Cox Enterprises, Turner Broadcasting, and Georgia Tech.  Funded projects have endowed everything from education, health care and transportation to arts and culture.

The Authority's jurisdiction encompasses all of unincorporated Fulton County and its municipalities, including the city of Atlanta. The Authority works closely with other state and local development organizations as well as with area chambers of commerce. The Authority is a charter member of the Joint Development Authority of Metropolitan Atlanta.

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