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09October 2020

Q&A: Office Space at Southern Post

Located in downtown Roswell, the $100-million redevelopment project Southern Post will feature the historic districts' first Class-A office space. In this month's Q&A, Roswell Inc executive director Steve Stroud discusses the project with Stephen Clifton, Senior Managing Director of Transwestern, which is the commercial real [...]

08October 2020

Roswell Startup, Talli, Raises $220k Pre-seed Funding

Roswell startup, Talli, has closed a $220k pre-seed funding round led by Atlanta’s Outlander Labs. Recently established in Atlanta after a move from California, Outlander’s founding team, Leura and Paige Craig, are bringing their vast experience and network to early stage founders in the Southeast. And their first two [...]

08October 2020

Best Sips in Roswell 2020

 After two months of sippin’ in Roswell, the wait is finally over, and we're thrilled to announce the 2020 "Best Sips in Roswell"! Drinks created by Fresco Cantina Grill and Huh Natural & Real Food each won first place in their respective categories. The "Blackberries [...]

08October 2020

Board Member Spotlight | October 2020

Lonnie Mimms has over 35 years of experience working in the Commercial Real Estate industry. In his role as CEO of Mimms Enterprises, his primary responsibilities include making major corporate decisions, overseeing the company’s fiscal activity and providing strategic direction of the company. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Mimms [...]

08October 2020

Welcome to Roswell | September 2020

The George Center for Music Therapy Welcome to Roswell, The George Center for Music Therapy! The George Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides therapeutic and educational opportunities to individuals, not limited to, neurologic, developmental, and neurodegenerative diseases. They use the principles of presuming competence, rhythm, [...]

11September 2020

Welcome to Roswell | August 2020

Evimero Marketplace Welcome to Roswell, Evimero Marketplace! The fair trade, artisan marketplace bringings unique gifts, home goods, jewelry and more to the community. Everything they carry is handmade either locally, within the US or abroad. Evimero means "to thrive" in Greek, and their hope is to help [...]

11September 2020

Industry Q&A: Hospitality & Tourism

Across the nation, COVID-19 has impacted the hospitality and tourism industry, including here in Roswell. In April and May, the industry took a major hit as many hotels, restaurants, venues and attractions were required to close or limit capacity to comply with public health guidance. [...]

10September 2020

Board Member Spotlight | September 2020

Michael Curling Michael was raised in Roswell and moved back in 2011 after finishing his MBA at Virginia Tech. He is the Vice President of New Kent Capital, a Roswell family office that invests in and works with a number of local businesses including Table & Main, Osteria Mattone, [...]

21August 2020

Inc. 5,000 2020 Companies in Roswell

Inc. Magazine recently released its list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America, 10 of which call Roswell home. Roswell Companies: #232 Wursta (IT Management) Growth - 1,875%#343 Flip Electronics (Business Products & Services)Growth - 1,318%#2,213 OTR Capital (Financial Services)Growth - 189%#2,487 Qiigo (Advertising & Marketing)Growth - 166%#2,842 BELAY (Human [...]

19August 2020

Welcome to Roswell | Summer 2020

Fran Farias State Farm Happy 30th Anniversary to the Fran Farias State Farm Team! The company celebrated with an open house benefiting two charitable organizations—Homestretch and Community Assistance Center. Fran and her team of Agents are known for their outstanding customer service and provide Home, Auto, Business, [...]

05August 2020

Board Member Spotlight | August 2020

We want you to get to know us a little better, and that includes our board—Roswell Economic Development & Tourism, Inc. Each month we will feature 2 board members, kicking off with our board president Ken Davis of Renasant Bank and treasurer Nancy Tolbert Yilmaz of Tolbert Yilmaz School of [...]

31July 2020

Summer Sippin’ Roswell Returns with a Twist on August 1!

Summer Sippin’ Roswell, a two-month beverage competition that typically occurs from June through July, will take place this year from August 1 through September 30. Our organization created this event in 2016 as an industry support program, and in the event’s fifth year, more than 50 restaurants are competing [...]

30July 2020

Welcome to Roswell | Spring 2020

ADR Georgia, LLC Welcome to Roswell, ADR Georgia! Recently relocating to its new Norcross Street office, it was established in 2009 and services all counties north of Atlanta and outside the perimeter. The organization offers mediation of disputes including association disagreements, EEOC complaints, torts, family law, and [...]

30July 2020

City of Roswell Launches New Procurement Portal

The City of Roswell is making changes to how it communicates with businesses about City-related business opportunities.  Obtaining notification about City opportunities and submitting responses to requests for goods and services used to be a mix of manual and automated processes. In order to provide businesses with the best opportunity [...]

09July 2020

City of Roswell Seeks Business Input on 2040 Comprehensive Plan

The City of Roswell is in the public input stage of its 2040 Comprehensive Plan and wants to hear from Roswell businesses and residents about their vision for the city’s future. As a local business, we invite you to share your input to help shape this plan. We also encourage [...]

23March 2020

Top 6 Things Your Business Can Do Right Now

Our team has been talking with businesses around the clock, counseling them on important steps they can be taking during this time of global uncertainty related to COVID-19. Our biggest piece of advice? To be proactive in asking questions and gathering information. To help with this, we have compiled [...]

17March 2020

COVID-19 Business Bulletin

Our team at Roswell Inc wants to keep you informed about the latest information, news, developments, and resources available to businesses as we navigate the impacts of COVID-19 together. We have moved our Business Bulletin to it's own page to create a more organized and user-friendly experience. [...]

13March 2020

Update from Roswell Inc regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

In light of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we would like to provide you with an update about how our organization is responding to this situation in support of the recommendations made by the CDC and our state and local leaders. In order to do our part in slowing the spread of COVID-19, [...]

10March 2020

Southern Post Breaks Ground

The Southern Post mixed-use development in Roswell’s historic district has officially broken ground! Once complete, this project is going to add 40,000 square feet of retail, 90,000 square feet of office, and high-end residential living options to our city—all while increasing walkability and connectivity in our community.  We are [...]

10March 2020

Welcome to Roswell | February 2020

Big Oak Tavern Located off Alpharetta Highway and Cherry Street in Roswell’s Historic District, Big Oak Tavern offers its patrons American style cuisine with an Asian influence. Named for the stately Oak Tree that stands statuesque in the restaurant's front lawn, Big Oak Tavern strives to embody [...]

26February 2020

POSTPONED: Roswell Hospitality Career Expo Returns March 26

The Roswell Hospitality Career Expo will return on Thursday, March 26, to bring together employers and qualified job seekers specifically in the hospitality industry. The Expo is a Roswell Inc event hosted in partnership with the Georgia Department of Labor, and it will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 [...]

12February 2020

Welcome to Roswell | January 2020

Knockouts Haircuts For Men Welcome to Roswell, Knockouts Haircuts For Men! Located on the corner of Holcomb Bridge and Crabapple Roads, the team at Knockouts is committed to providing friendly, skilled and professional men’s grooming and pampering services in our casual, sporty environment that will leave you [...]

12February 2020

Welcome to Roswell | December 2019

Rock ‘N’ Taco Welcome to Roswell, Rock ‘N’ Taco! Located off Canton Street, this new restaurant transformed the 7,000 square feet of space formerly occupied by Pastis into a local destination dining experience—featuring a massive 10'x14' LED screen and 24 additional TVs (perfect for watching the big [...]

31January 2020

State of the City 2020

Last week, we hosted our annual State of the City event at The Country Club of Roswell. More than 300 business, civic, and elected leaders from both Roswell and around the region attended to hear an update on economic development in Roswell, a look back at 2019, and a preview [...]

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