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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 [...]

01April 2021

State of Georgia News & Updates

Governor Brian Kemp has issued a new executive order, extending the Public Health State of Emergency and COVID-19 safety measures. In addition to reviewing the full executive order, we encourage businesses to visit the State of Georgia's COVID-19 Business Guide. For full details, read the executive orders here:  Public Health [...]

01April 2021

City of Roswell News & Updates

Roswell Mayor Lori Henry issued an updated Executive Order in conjunction with Governor Kemp's Executive Orders, renewing the Public Health State of Emergency through April 6, 2021 and COVID-19 safety measures through March 31, 2021. Mayor Henry's Executive Order and Proclamation (March 12, 2021) "The City of Roswell's COVID-19 Task [...]

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 [...]

12February 2021

Q&A: Meet Sean Walcek, Owner of 5/4 Meadery

Roswell has become regionally known for its craft beverage scene, made up of breweries, distilleries, beverage markets and the newest addition—a meadery! In this month’s Q&A, Roswell Inc’s Kimberly Allred chats with 5/4 Meadery owner Sean Walcek to discuss the growing industry of mead making, [...]

12February 2021

Board Member Spotlight | February 2021

Sunny Bailey, owner of Naylor Hall, serves as a board member of Roswell Economic Development and Tourism, Inc.—the board of directors that oversees Roswell Inc and Visit Roswell. In 2009, Sunny purchased the 180 year old home and restored the property to turn it into a special events venue. “Having [...]

12February 2021

Welcome to Roswell | Dec 2020 & Jan 2021

Graceleaf CBD Welcome to Roswell, Graceleaf CBD! Graceleaf CBD was founded on the principles of natural health and wellness. Kevin and Rani Quirk became interested in CBD when they saw how it was positively impacting the lives of their close friends and family. They decided to take their entrepreneurial [...]

12February 2021

Industry Insight | Increasing Restaurant Revenue in 2021

Welcome to our new series Industry Insight where local industry experts join us as blog contributors to share their wisdom and guidance to help our local business community thrive! To kick off this series, Lauren Fernandez, CEO and Founder of Full Course, is joining us to provide tips and tricks [...]

08December 2020

Board Member Spotlight | December 2020

Monica Smith serves as the President and CEO of Southeast Tourism Society (STS) and has over 26 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry. Prior to joining the staff of STS, she served on its Board of Directors while she was the Vice President of Sales and [...]

08December 2020

Welcome to Roswell | OCT-NOV 2020

Evimero Marketplace Welcome to Roswell, Evimero Marketplace! Roswell's newest gift shop officially cut the ribbon in October, but we first featured the shop when it first opened on our August post. Check it out here!  Magnolia Financial Family owned [...]

16November 2020

Board Member Spotlight: November 2020

Dave Schmit has spent his career creating places and experiences that engage people.  From building paper mills to shopping centers to residential communities, Dave has focused on providing quality of life improvements and economic opportunity for people in the communities he serves. His company develops town-centered mixed-use projects in the [...]

16November 2020

Honda Carland Expands with New Facility

Honda Carland first opened their doors in 1974 on Alpharetta Highway in Roswell, Georgia. Since its first location, a one-car showroom, Honda Carland has grown with its community to serve all of the North Georgia suburbs of Atlanta, selling new and pre-owned Honda vehicles. The Honda Carland team is [...]

16November 2020

Q&A: Southern Post Mixed-Use Development

Located in the heart of downtown Roswell, the $95-million redevelopment project Southern Post, which is situated on the former Southern Skillet property, will bring 40,000 square feet of retail, 90,000 square feet of office, 128 apartments and 10 townhomes to the historic [...]

16November 2020

Best Sips in Roswell 2020

The fifth annual Summer Sippin’ Roswell, which wrapped on September 30, brought the community together to safely celebrate the end of summer while supporting the local restaurants and of course, to crown the “Best Sips in Roswell” 2020. This year’s event was the largest to [...]

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, [...]

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