Bianca Motley Broom became the first woman and first African American to be elected mayor of College Park on Tuesday, after defeating six-term incumbent Jack Longino in a run-off election.
It’s not the biggest venue in the area, with about 5,000 seats for concerts and 3,500 for sporting events. But it belongs to the south side of Fulton County, and for that, Parker is grateful.
Jack Longino, the longtime mayor of College Park, will face a runoff to keep his seat for a seventh term.
Jones described each podcast episode as a candid conversation with officials, residents, business owners, developers and city staff on happenings in College Park.
The new master plan by Sizemore Group of Atlanta calls for nearly 5 million square feet of class A office, including corporate headquarters; as many as six hotels; and 758,000 square feet of retail, including multiple restaurants and a premium outlet mall.
The Gateway Center Arena is the soon-to-be home of the Atlanta Hawks’ G-League team, the College Park Skyhawks. The 100,000-square-foot arena will also serve as a multi-purpose facility, with comedy performances, live concerts and other events.
The City of College Park has a new master plan for the mixed-use development it plans on 420 acres it owns west of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, having parted ways with the original proposed master developer.