Projects

The DDA stands ready to assist business owners, developers and investors any way it can. We are not directly involved in every revitalization project that occurs in downtown Augusta, but we are nonetheless proud to see public entities and private organizations step up to make investments in the heart of our city. Here are just a few:

Georgia Cities Loan Recipients

To date, the Georgia Foundation’s Revolving Loan Fund programs have provided $26.7 million in financing for 149 projects in 54 cities, including the following in downtown Augusta:

204 13th Street

Date 2020
Project Use Office Space, Residential Apartments

401 Greene Street

Date 2020
Project Use Residential Apartments

901 Greene Street

Date 2020
Project Use Residential Apartments

Groucho’s Deli

Date 2018
Project Use Restaurant

912 Ellis Street

Date 2015
Project Use Residential Apartments

1033 Broad Street

Date 2015
Project Use Mixed-Use Development

1022 Broad Street

Date 2015
Project Use Mixed-Use Development

334 Greene Street

Date 2015
Project Use Studio Apartments

1516 Monte Sano Avenue

Date 2015
Project Use Mixed-Use Development

834 Greene Street

Date 2013
Project Use Residential Apartments

1151-1155 Broad Street

Date 2012
Project Use Mixed-Use Development

566 Broad Street

Date 2012
Project Use Commercial Space

Dunbar-Howard House

Date 2011
Project Use Studio Apartments

967 Broad Street

Date 2011
Project Use Mixed-Use Development

Slusky Building

Date 2008
Project Use Office Space

Mullis Project

Date 2008
Project Use Residential, Retail

J.B. White’s Building

Date 2007
Project Use Mixed-Use Development

DDA Façade Grant

Georgia Power

Last year, the City of Augusta received a generous donation from Georgia Power. This grant has gone towards storefront improvements in downtown Augusta.

Beulah’s

Status

Southern Salad / New York Men’s Clothing

Status

SPLOST V

The City of Augusta’s voter-approved SPLOST program has programmed tens of millions of dollars worth of public space improvements in the urban core to help spark private-sector revitalization efforts.

10th Street Demonstration Block

Status Completed

551 Greene Street Public Sidewalk

Status Completed

Broad Street Refuse Containers

Status Completed

Downtown Wayfinding Signage

Status Completed

Ellis Street Streetscape

Status Completed

Houghton School

Status Completed

James Brown Boulevard TE Grant

Status Completed

Museum Greenway

Status Temporarily Postponed

Pilot Lighting Project

Status Underway

Springfield Park Utility Project

Status Completed*

Trolley-Transit Study

Status Underway

Widows Home

Status Completed

Pilot SPLOST Projects

The DDA is proud to partner with other organizations and agencies in downtown Augusta to leverage SPLOST funding to create a multitude of public amenities and attractions.

Art the Box

Status Completed

James Brown Journey

Status Completed

Olde Town Wayfinding Signage

Status Completed

SharedSpace Sidewalk

Status Completed

Springfield Village Park

Status Funding Request Submitted

Art the Box

The ART THE BOX initiative is a collaboration between three organizations: the City of Augusta, the Downtown Development Authority, and the Greater Augusta Arts Council. Since 2015, it has enriched the quality of life for citizens and visitors of Augusta by supporting local artists through visual art displays.

Streetscape Projects

The Transportation Investment Act (TIA) program approved by regional voters in 2012 has programmed more than $80 million worth of infrastructure improvements into the downtown corridor.

James Brown Boulevard, Phase I

Status Completed
Funding $650000

James Brown Boulevard, Phase II

Status Postponed
Funding To Be Determined

James Brown Boulevard, Phase III

Status In Design
Funding $450000

James Brown Boulevard, Phase IV

Status Under Review
Funding GTAP application under review / $1 million

Jones Street

Status Design Completed
Funding To Be Determined

Jones Street Alley

Status Design Completed
Funding To Be Determined