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The ongoing revitalization of Augusta’s urban core is helping transform the entire region. Keep up with the latest developments here.

Downtown Augusta Office Submarket Report 2022

As an organization, the Downtown Development Authority of Augusta is committed to working with the local real estate community for both reporting and new leasing opportunities. Recently, DDA Board Member and commercial realtor Phuong Nguyen presented the office submarket report for Downtown Augusta, GA. The following data is based on transactions within the past 3 years. On the leasing…

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5th street pedestrian bridge opens just in time for Ironman Triathlon

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) – It’s been a sprint to finish the bridge in time for the Ironman Triathlon, but the project is finally complete. Continue Reading…

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Downtown Augusta small-biz incubator on fast track with $2.35 million in federal funding

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Chronicle) – The timetable to establish a proposed center to nurture new downtown Augusta businesses has shrunk from years to months after the plan won $2.35 million in federal funding to be released in early 2023. Continue Reading…

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Augusta’s Fifth Street pedestrian bridge opening Saturday, just in time for Ironman 70.3

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Chronicle) – The wait is over. Downtown Augusta’s Fifth Street pedestrian bridge is officially set to open to the public early Saturday. Continue Reading…

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Long-awaited Starbucks coffeehouse on Walton Way in Augusta now open

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Chronicle) – The new Starbucks coffeehouse on Walton Way couldn’t have opened sooner for Tracy Jones.  Continue Reading…

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Love letter to Augusta: Artist restores historic murals on downtown buildings

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Business Daily) – Addison Niday has found a colorful way to promote CSRA businesses and preserve history at the same time. Continue Reading…

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Arts in the Heart kicks off in downtown Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Arts in the Heart has officially kicked off in downtown Augusta. Continue Reading…

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Lucy Craft Laney Museum highlights history of Black caddies

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Augusta’s Black History Museum hosted a panel of Black caddies who worked on golf courses around Augusta, including Augusta National. Continue Reading…

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Federal funds make Broad Street ‘Shark Tank’ possible in the near future

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Augusta Business Daily) – Augusta Technical College President, Dr. Jermaine Whirl envisions the development of a 12,000- to 15,000-square-foot small business incubator with a ‘Shark Tank’ feel in downtown Augusta and the funds are now available to make that happen. Continue Reading…

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Change anticipated for the Lamar Building in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) – It’s known as one of downtown Augusta’s most prominent buildings and soon it could see big changes. Continue Reading…

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