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Welcome Georgia Cities
New Managing Director, 
Cindy Eidson

We are excited to announce that Cindy Eidson has joined the GMA team on July 6 as the Director of Community and Economic Development. She will also serve as the Managing Director of the Georgia Cities Foundation. Cindy has over 25 years of experience in downtown revitalization, tourism product development, and community development. She has been working across Georgia alongside local leadership and partners in developing economic revitalization plans for downtowns, managing staff toward those efforts and hosting Tourism Product Development Resource Teams for countless communities.
 
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Foundation Project Impacts
299 New Downtown Businesses
1728 New Jobs Downtown
$147 Million in Private Investments
8 Cultural Facilities
288 Downtown Housing Units
157 Hotel Units Downtown
1,352,805 Redevelopment Floor Area sf
200,267 New Construction sf