Mayor’s State of the City Address Now Available on Video

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Peachtree Corners State of the City

If you missed Mayor Mike Mason’s annual state-of-the-city address last Thursday, you may view it via video on the city’s website.

In the video, the mayor addresses a number of topics including job growth, rising home values, and improved office vacancy rates.

Other highlights:

  • The Town Center – most of the construction will be completed by year end; the city is planning a spring grand opening
  • Work is progressing on the multi-use trail, the next portion will include a path around a portion of Technology Park Lake.
  • Three new pedestrian crossings have been installed along with 4.5 miles of new sidewalks, all designed to improve pedestrian safety.

These are just a few of the topics from the mayor’s presentation. To view, visit www.peachtreecornersga.gov, locate the “About” tab, then select “Videos” to view the mayor’s 2018 State-of-the-City address or you may use this link.

I have pasted the Vimeo video below for convenience.

 

I timestamped this video below for your use:

5:40 Discussion of “How we’re doing”
Growth in jobs, population and services
Residential home value growth
Commercial office improvements
Improvements in roads, sidewalks and resurfacing

11:36 Residential Investment
Home value increases

12:15 Technology and International Companies

14:00 How do we envision the change in 2012
Town Center vs 256+ garden apartments (Roberts Properties)

15:13 Veteran’s Monument on the Town Green16:00 Townhomes with roof-top decks

16:16 Towncenter by the numbers

17:20 5.762 Acre purchased by city for Phase 3
Possible property use mentioned

19:05 Pedestrian Bridge

20:10 Innovations Lofts and Boutique Hotel (Indigo)

20:55 Echo Lakeside (Phase 1 opening)

23:22 Autonomous Vehicle Test Track – at Tech Park

26:30 Prototype Prime – city incubator

  • Grant for purchasing the Prototype Prime building
  • GA Tech partnership agreement

30:10 Pedestrian Improvements, Multi-Use Trails, sidewalks

34:17 Stormwater utility (the city took it over from the county January 18)

35:38 Road Improvements

37:16 What do others say about us?

41:30 Financial Responsibilities

43:07 Looking for the Future

46:40 Summary

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