From the Atlanta Business Chronicle: https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/05/21/viewpoint-incentiveprojects-arehaving-a-positive.html Recent media reporting leaves readers with the impression that school systems lose tax revenue from Development Authority of Fulton County projects. The facts say otherwise. And if this was indeed the true picture, that incentives have a negative impact, it begs the question: Why would we allow it? The reality is that these abatement projects bring investment, jobs, and increased tax revenue to Fulton County and our two school systems.
From the Georgia Department of Economic Development:https://www.georgia.org/newsroom/press-releases/pop-displays-usa-llc-create-280-jobs-invest-79-million-fulton-county ATLANTA, March 26, 2019 —Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that POP Displays, a leader in the display industry, will create 280 jobs and invest $7.9 million in a new manufacturing and distribution facility in East Point.