Downtown Augusta

Vibrant, eclectic, surprising – and open for business.

The next regularly scheduled Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at the DDA office at 1101 Greene Street.

Our mission is to make the metro area’s economic, cultural and entertainment epicenter an even better place to dine, shop, work and live.  Come see how the historic heart of Georgia’s second-oldest city is transforming into a 21st century destination for people of all ages.

Latest News

Union Lofts: 22 New Apartments that Balance Preservation with Modernization

January 26, 2024

By Tara Wood Constructed in the 1890s, three buildings located at 501, 509, and 513 James Brown Boulevard had been vacant for nearly 50 years and were on track to be demolished. However, local developer Brendon Steffes thoughtfully preserved and renovated them into 22 market-rate apartments with each one having unique variations. The original doors […]

DDA and Augusta Tech Unveil Name of New Microenterprise Center

December 12, 2023

On December 7, 2023, the DDA of Augusta and Augusta Tech announced the name and location of the new microenterprise center at a downtown Augusta press conference. Accelerate Augusta will be housed in the “Old Chamber Building” at 600 Broad Street with renovations slated to begin in January 2024. Thanks to a 2022 $2.3 million […]

Unlocking Potential: How the Microenterprise Center Will Support Local Entrepreneurs

December 12, 2023

If you are an Augustan eager to start a small business but in need of guidance and resources, then you are living in the right place at the right time! The DDA recognizes the contribution small businesses make to our local economy by creating jobs, driving innovation, and providing valuable services. As a way for […]