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16July 2021

Roswell Inc’s New Site Selection Tool Helps Signs of Significance Expand

In Fall 2020, through our partnership with Georgia Power, we launched our newest site selection tool powered by REsimplifi—a local commercial real estate marketplace with a mission to collect, connect, and distribute accurate data to commercial real estate professionals, business prospects, and economic development organizations.  REsimplifi’s site selection tool is [...]

16July 2021

Welcome to Roswell | June 2020

Immeasurable Soul Food & Bar Welcome to Roswell, Immeasurable Soul Food & Bar! Located on Mansell Road, Immeasurable works hard to ensure that every customer they serve experiences the intentionality and love that they put into every bite. They offer breakfast, lunch and dinner menus that feature southern favorites such [...]

16July 2021

Board Member Spotlight | July 2021

In October of 2014, Lisa Stevens formed MKT Collaborative, a boutique marketing firm specializing in the built environment. She has spent over fourteen years immersed in the commercial real estate industry learning the essentials of what makes great, effective marketing for design and construction firms. She has had the good [...]

16July 2021

Pop’s Coffee Co. Fuels Customer’s Need for Speed and Caffeine

Pop's Coffee Company—an expansion of family-owned, custom motorcycle shop Pop's Garage Fabrication—began work on the concept after securing the second half of their building in early 2020. Pop’s Garage Fabrication has gained significant attention and notoriety over the years among Harley Davidson riders and motorcyclists around the country. Co-founders of [...]

15July 2021

Gate City Brewing Co. Launches The Artillery Room

Gate City Brewing Co. celebrates the grand opening of The Artillery Room — historic Roswell’s newest gathering space and craft cocktail experience. The newly renovated 3,700-square-foot space boasts upstairs loft seating and an outdoor terrace for the community to enjoy. The expansive roll-up garage door opening on Canton Street becomes [...]

12July 2021

City of Roswell News & Updates

In conjunction with Governor Kemp’s most recent Executive Orders, Roswell Mayor Lori Henry has issued her own updated Order, extending provisions in place to aid economic and business recovery in the City of Roswell. Mayor Henry's Executive Order and Proclamation (July 7, 2021) While recognizing that Georgia and the City [...]

01July 2021

State of Georgia News & Updates

Governor Brian Kemp has issued a new executive order, declaring a State of Emergency for Continued COVID-19 Economic Recovery as well as regulatory suspensions. For full details, read the executive orders here:  State of Emergency for Continued COVID-19 Economic Recovery - in effect until July 30Regulatory Suspensions Senate Bill 359 [...]

11June 2021

Welcome to Roswell | April & May 2021

Urban Skin Care Welcome to Roswell, Urban Skin Care! Located in the Salon Lofts on Woodstock Road, Urban Skin Care specialize in preventative and corrective skincare solutions. They are committed to providing clinically-proven and results-driven treatments with the highest integrity of customer service in the aesthetic industry to help their [...]

11June 2021

Growth & Expansion are on the Horizon for Uncle Jack’s

In April 2020, a prime Canton Street restaurant location became vacant, and although many worried this space would remain empty, the location immediately caught the attention of former Food Network host and restaurateur Willie Degel. Degel first brought his Uncle Jack’s concept to Georgia in 2016 when he opened Uncle [...]

10June 2021

Driving Roswell’s Economy for One Hundred Years

Roswell Motor Company, now home to Gate City Brewing Company & Rock N' Taco Elaine Deniro, Certified Archivist for the Roswell Historical Society, joins us to give an overview of the history of Roswell's automotive industry, which was established one hundred years ago. The Roswell Historical Society, established in 1971, [...]

10June 2021

Board Spotlight | June 2021

Mike Prewett is the President and Managing Broker of Century 21 Connect Realty and has been an Atlanta area Realtor for over 34 years now.   A graduate of The University of Georgia, Mike then moved to the Roswell area and made a commitment to becoming involved in our community.  He [...]

18May 2021

#ComeBackSafely with TYSOD

Due to the onset of COVID-19, Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance (TYSOD) had to close its studio in mid-March. However, the studio began virtual classes just one week later, allowing dancers to join them via Zoom from their garage, basement, kitchen and even the backyard when the weather was nice. [...]

18May 2021

Wellstar’s COVID Awareness & Prevention Efforts Make a Big Impact

Shortly after the onset of the pandemic, Dr. Karim Godamunné, Chief Medical Officer at Wellstar North Fulton Hospital, began reviewing the hospital’s data and discovered a disproportionate number of North Fulton’s Hispanic residents were falling ill from the virus. Dr. Godamunné enlisted the help of his colleague Felix Soto-Izaguirre, Chief [...]

18May 2021

Board Member Spotlight | May 2021

Kevin Bamford has been in the Banking/ Financial industry serving the Roswell and North Fulton Community since 1998. Currently he is the manager of the Roswell and East Cobb offices of Renasant Bank where he manages a team of retail bankers focused on deepening customer relationships, customer retention, and is [...]

26April 2021

GreyOrange Relocates Its Global HQ to Roswell

Official State of Georgia Press Release Governor Brian P. Kemp recently announced that GreyOrange, a global leader in AI-enabled software and robotics for fulfillment automation, is investing more than $1 million in relocating its global headquarters to Roswell. This move will create 200 additional jobs in the area. “I am [...]

15April 2021

#ComeBackSafely with Roswell Eye Clinic

Roswell Eye Clinic is just one of hundreds of businesses that have taken Roswell’s “Come Back Safely Pledge” to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Businesses that take the pledge promise to wash hands frequently and have hand sanitizer available, wear face coverings when interacting with guests, follow [...]

14April 2021

A Year of Growth & Success for 3 Hermanos Supermarket

Located at the corner of Holcomb Bridge and Highway 9 in the recently renovated Roswell Village shopping center, longtime Roswell business 3 Hermanos Supermarket relocated to its new store in February. The new facility allowed the supermarket to more than double the size of its Roswell location—going from 7,200 square [...]

14April 2021

Board Member Spotlight | April 2021

Allen Barker has more than 25 years of retail and commercial banking experience that began with C&S National Bank.  He joined Bank of North Georgia (now Synovus) in 1997 as Vice President and Commercial Lending Officer.  In 1999, he was promoted to Senior Vice President in Corporate Banking and became [...]

14April 2021

Welcome to Roswell | March 2021

Texican Barbecue Welcome to Roswell, Texican Barbecue! Located on Atlanta Street in Historic Roswell, Texican is a locally-owned, Tex-Mex barbecue restaurant.  The restaurant features a spacious outdoor, sun shaded patio in addition to indoor seating. Their menu offers an array of delicious dishes including barria tacos, BBQ nachos, burgers as [...]

26March 2021

State of the City 2021 Recap

The 9th Annual Roswell State of the City was held virtually in mid-March, with nearly 250 attendees streaming in live! Roswell Inc recapped projects from the previous year, gave an overview of current market trends and provided insight into what’s to come for the business community in the year ahead, [...]

25March 2021

InterDev Partners with The Drake House to Improve Access to Virtual Learning.

Roswell Inc Economic Development Alliance member, InterDev recently partnered with The Drake House by donating 10 ChromeBooks to the local nonprofit. The Drake House provides a lifeline of supportive housing and enrichment programs for mothers and their children who are experiencing homelessness in North Metro Atlanta.  The new computers will [...]

24March 2021

Industry Q&A: Film

Since the launch of the Mayor's Movie Task Force, Roswell's film industry has been expanding, and in just the last few months, film projects in Roswell have increased ten fold! For this month's Industry Q&A, we sat down with Andy Williams, executive director of Visit Roswell, and Mike Staples, engineer [...]

18March 2021

American Rescue Plan Act

Upon President Biden signing the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Senior Advisor Michael Roth stated: “The American Rescue Plan Act enables the SBA to continue to lift up the cornerstones of our communities; the mom-and-pop businesses and nonprofits that provide essential services for our everyday [...]

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