The Positive Impact of Urban Redevelopment Authorities – Chris Balch in the AJC
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The Positive Impact of Urban Redevelopment Authorities – Chris Balch in the AJC

Brookhaven has discussed creating a URA for several years, City Attorney Chris Balch told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Redevelopment agencies create another financing option for developers, who can use them to access tax-free loans. In return, the redevelopment agency has negotiating power over how new projects look and feel. This can vary from the construction materials used in…

Congratulations to Brookhaven on your 8th Birthday
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Congratulations to Brookhaven on your 8th Birthday

Eight years ago on the 12th of December, Brookhaven, Georgia, officially began operations as Georgia’s newest municipality. From those early days to the present, the community rallied around progressive policies of creating livable and workable spaces for all of its citizens. In that effort, the City Council has proposed and supported the creation of a Public…

Balch Law Group Completes Negotiations for $45M Community Investment for CHOA in Brookhaven, GA
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Balch Law Group Completes Negotiations for $45M Community Investment for CHOA in Brookhaven, GA

Chris and Balch Law Group recently completed negotiations for a $45 million Community Investment Agreement related to the construction of a $1.5 billion dollar hospital campus by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc. The Brookhaven hospital, sited at the corner of Interstate 85 and North Druid Hills Road, is projected to include nearly 450 beds, two…

Balch Law Group Parnters with City in Historic First Step Toward Greenspace and Alternative Transportation Solutions
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Balch Law Group Parnters with City in Historic First Step Toward Greenspace and Alternative Transportation Solutions

The City Of Brookhaven, Georgia held the historic groundbreaking for Phase I of the Peachtree Creek Greenway on December 12, 2018. The Peachtree Creek Greenway will stretch 1.27 miles from North Druid Hills Road to Briarwood Road to include a series of paved multi-purpose trails and promenade trails. When Phase I and II are complete,…

Next Phase of CHOA Continues – Negotiated by BLG
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Next Phase of CHOA Continues – Negotiated by BLG

Work continues on the next phase of the $1.5 Billion healthcare campus being constructed by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta as part of the Community Investment Agreement negotiated by the Balch Law Group. The region’s finest facility for the treatment and care of children opened the first of three new buildings with the ribbon cutting at…

CHOA’s New Campus in Brookhaven

CHOA’s New Campus in Brookhaven

“Our partnership with Children’s allows us to accelerate several key projects of vital importance to Brookhaven, while retaining and growing one of our largest employers,” said Brookhaven Mayor John Ernst in a prepared statement. “Children’s campus is going to change our community in a positive way, but this cannot compare to the life changing effect…

Atlanta Hawks Player Development Facility Opens – Made Possible by BLG
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Atlanta Hawks Player Development Facility Opens – Made Possible by BLG

On November 30, 2017, the culmination of nearly 2 years of work concluded with the official opening of the Atlanta Hawks Player Development Facility. The NBA team came to Brookhaven based on its location, access to transportation hubs, and business friendly atmosphere established by the founders of the City in 2012. The Facility, a joint…

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Brookhaven officials participate in Atlanta Hawks ‘beam signing’

As reported by Dyana Bagby on reportersnewspaper.net | Jan 13, 2017 | Brookhaven city officials put signed their names on a steel beam that will be used in the construction of the new Atlanta Hawks practice facility now going up in Executive Park. The ceremonial beam signing took place Jan. 12 at Philips Arena and…