AUGUSTA'S FUTURE

PLANNING, PROMOTING, AND IMPLEMENTING THE TOMORROW OF DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA, GEORGIA

Since 1982, Augusta Tomorrow has envisioned the City of Augusta as a progressive urban area. The Urban Area Master Plans have resulted in the completion of many projects, such as: the Riverwalk on the Savannah levee, Lafayette Center Redevelopment of the entire north side of the 900 block of Broad Street, the Augusta Riverfront Project (Marriott Hotel, Convention Center, and Riverfront Center) and the Augusta Common – with much more to come.

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  • Local and state officials Thursday ceremonially “topped out” the steel frame of a $60 million cybersecurity training center scheduled to open next July. Workers on the Hull McKnight Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center actually put the final steel beam in place, on the highest point of the mid-rise building, Nov. 10. But Thursday’s gathering more formally recognized the progress......

  • The world’s largest coffee retailer broke ground Wednesday in Augusta on a 140,000-square-foot plant expansion expected to bring more than 100 new jobs to the area. Starbucks opened a soluble coffee plant at Augusta Corporate Park in 2012 to produce its VIA Ready Brew line of instant coffees. Wednesday’s ceremony marked a $130 million enlargement of the facility’s north side.......

  • The Augusta Commission authorized a $93 million mixed-use development by an unnamed developer to go at the city-owned waterfront depot property at 511 Reynolds St., with $14 million in public financing to come from the Downtown Development Authority issuing bonds. The announcement came after a lengthy closed-door session Tuesday. Commissioner Bill Fennoy’s motion was for the commission to approve “the......

  • Bringing 1,000 military personnel and 3,000 family members will have a “tremendous economic impact” on the Augusta area when U.S. Army Cyber Command moves into its brand new headquarters at Fort Gordon in two years, the commanding general said at the Cyber Georgia event on Friday. But Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone said the fort and Augusta are already being transformed......

  • Don’t call the Augusta GreenJackets’ new home a baseball stadium. And don’t think its owners defected to South Carolina to build it. Those are just two of the points the GreenJackets’ president wanted to make as he presented one of the most candid looks yet at the sprawling venue where Augusta minor-league ball – and much, much more – is......

  • Area officials lauded the renovation of one of Augusta’s most historic structures as an important step into what the city’s mayor called “a new phase in our economy.” EDTS, an Augusta-based information technology and cybersecurity firm, and development firm Cape Augusta Digital Properties marked the occasion Tuesday at Sibley Mill. EDTS signed a 10-year lease in May 2016 on a......