Volume 06 | September 2020
Inside: Tech Economist Provides Forecast
County to hold transit referendum
Cisco teams up with Curiosity Lab

Cisco is collaborating with Curiosity Lab in Peachtree Corners (NASDAQ: CSCO). A worldwide technology leader headquartered in Silicon Valley, Cisco is deploying and demonstrating advanced WiFi in the living laboratory and working toward edge computing in one of the traffic signals on Technology Parkway. The company develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, software, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products.
Soliant moving to Peachtree Corners
Soliant, a health care and education staffing company has officially announced its relocation from Tucker to Peachtree Corners.

The company will move its national headquarters to a 58,000 square-foot space at the Summit, 5550 Peachtree Parkway in Technology Park. The move brings 400 new jobs to Peachtree Corners.

From the Mayor's Desk . . .

´╗┐City looking forward to redevelopment

As we start moving forward, and beyond the pandemic, we will keep an eye on the real estate market and changing trends. One thing we expect to see is more redevelopment, the conversion and adaptation of spaces, particularly on the south side of town.

Economist shares economic forecast

Dr. Alfie Meek, director of Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute, Center for Economic Development Research, spoke to local business people at the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber breakfast Friday, Sept. 11, at 8 a.m. in Peachtree Corners. READ MORE
Gwinnett Chamber asks voters to approve transit
In August, the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce agreed to ask voters to support a public transit referendum. The measure will appear on Gwinnett ballots in November. Transportation alternatives are essential for retaining and attracting businesses and high-paying jobs, said Nick Masino, of the Chamber. READ MORE
Volunteers sought for Redevelopment Agency

The City is recruiting volunteers to serve on a new Redevelopment Agency. A background in construction, law, real estate, development or related field is preferred. The mission of the Redevelopment Agency is to facilitate new development projects within the southern portion of the city, an area generally bounded by Spalding Drive to the west, Holcomb Bridge Road to the north, Buford Hwy. to the east, and Winters Chapel Rd. to the south. 
New Businesses opening doors in Peachtree Corners
business open sign

Review the many new occupational tax certificates processed by City Hall. See the most complete list of businesses along with contact information.
Next Chamber event Friday, Sept. 18

Join the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Sept. 18, for Coffee Connections from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Atlanta Tech Park, 107 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners.

PTC Business Briefs

  • Hilda Abbott announces the launch of WePartner Realty, LLC., an agent-focused boutique brokerage real estate firm specializing in development and management of residential, commercial and mixed-use properties. WePartner is opening Sept. 25 at 7094 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Bldg. 2, Ste. 275.

  • Cinnaholic Gourmet Cinnamon rolls is renovating space at the Forum, 5131 Peachtree Parkway, unit 100. In addition to their signature fresh-baked cinnamon rolls, patrons will be able to craft their own yummy treats by selecting frostings and toppings.

  • ´╗┐LuLuLemon athletic apparel is opening a store at the Forum on Sept. 19, at 5145 Peachtree Parkway, Ste. 435.

  • Shewmaker & Shewmaker LLC puchased 50 Technology Parkway S. for $2.3 million and will be consolidating their Cumberland and Tucker law offices in Peachtree Corners.

  • Black Creek Group, which invests in bulk warehouse and distribution centers, purchased 4925 Avalon Ridge for $9.3 million.
Curiosity Lab deploys AI-based platform
City test bed for smart city technology management´╗┐
With enormous numbers of devices increasingly communicating with each other, government entities are working to absorb the data, analyze it and make quick decisions. READ MORE