Atlanta's Incentive War

February 26, 2019

SURVEY: Bisnow Wants To Know What You Think About Developer Incentives In Atlanta

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, decked out for Super Bowl LIII

For years, developers in Atlanta have asked for tax breaks to build their projects, and they've received them essentially rubber-stamped. That changed last year when the Gulch's $1.9B incentive package came under heavy criticism. The deal was ultimately approved after Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms made some last-minute concessions, but to many it served as a warning: Tax breaks for development in Atlanta could soon be less of a given than they once were. 

Bisnow wants to know what you think. Are incentives still needed for development as Atlanta enjoys sustained economic growth? Why? Will the scrutiny around the Gulch deal lead to more contentious battles in the future? Do you agree with the $1.9B deal that was ultimately struck? Take the survey below and let us know your thoughts:

 
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