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Clean Cities-Atlanta Starts a New Lunch & Learn Series

Clean Cities-Atlanta Starts a New Lunch & Learn Series

Clean Cities-Atlanta is starting a Lunch & Learn series featuring experts to share insight on alternative fuels, technological advancements and policies in the energy industry. The first event, sponsored by Georgia Power, will be on May 18th and is open to individuals who register online at www.cleancitiesatlanta.com. The event will contain a networking portion followed by a presentation.

Free Cinco de Mayo Networking Party by Network Athens

Network Athens is hosting a free Cinco de Mayo Party as a networking event. The event will be held at Hotel Indigo from 6:00PM to 9:00PM. The event will include "live music, drink specials, and of course- the best crowd in town." It will be a great way to enjoy Cinco de Mayo and meet your neighbors you at the same time!

Behringer Harvard Acquires Two Student Housing Communities

Two Fully Stabilized Communities, River Club Apartments and River Walk Townhouses, Comprise 1,128 Beds

DALLAS, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard announced today its acquisition of two student housing communities less than two miles from the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Georgia approximately 60 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.

 

"This portfolio presented an attractive opportunity to acquire, at well below replacement cost, two fully stabilized apartment communities with strong historic occupancy levels and institutional ownership," said Mr. Samuel A. Gillespie, Chief Operating Officer of Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT II, Inc.

Sellect Realty Offers 1% Cash Back to Buyers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(www.athensrealestatenews.com) April 28, 2011 --

Sellect Realty is a real estate brokerage firm based in Georgia with agents in Atlanta and Athens.

When using a Sellect Realty Agent, home Buyers can receive up to 1% back on the purchase price of their home.

DASANI® Blue Crew Rewarded 1,000 Atlanta Residents for Random Acts of Greenness

DASANI® Blue Crew Rewarded 1,000 Atlanta Residents for Random Acts of Greenness

DASANI Celebrated its New PlantBottle® Packaging by Giving Back to Local Eco-Samaritans

The first 100 percent recyclable beverage packages made with plants were made readily available on April 4, 2011 to people across the U.S. To recognize the little things people do to live more sustainably, a DASANI Blue Crew attended two big events in Atlanta on April 16 and April 17 and thanked residents for partaking in eco-friendly activities. The local effort helped to celebrate the national launch of DASANI PlantBottle® packaging – a 100 percent recyclable bottle made of up to 30 percent plants.

More than 1,000 Atlanta residents were “caught,” by the DASANI Blue Crew, being environmental do-gooders.

UGA Athletics website goes down

ATLANTA -- Thursday morning, Georgia Bulldog fans wanting to buy season tickets, or get more information from the UGA Athletics Department were greeted by an empty website.

GeorgiaDogs.com -- the official Athletics Department website -- was down and replaced with a generic message offering to sell the domain by internet registration service Network Solutions.

Management of the site is contracted to IMG and CBSSports.com College Network, which runs official collegiate athletic department websites for about 175 schools across the nation.

Survey: Hiring looks better for new grads

ATLANTA -- (Atlanta Business Chronicle) Employers will hire more new graduates this year than in previous years, but young employees may need to adjust expectations, reports Georgia Public Broadcasting. A survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers says that across the nation companies expect to hire 13 percent more new college graduates this year.