Nominations Open for the 2016 MARS Awards

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(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) September 14, 2016 — Partnership Gwinnett announced today that nominations are being accepted for the Annual Metro Atlanta Redevelopment Summit Awards, presented by Georgia Power.

The premiere redevelopment event in the region, the Metro Atlanta Redevelopment Summit (MARS), brings together more than 200 developers, commercial real estate brokers, elected officials, business leaders and community development experts. The summit features an inside look at the region’s upcoming redevelopment projects, information on trends affecting the industry, as well as expert advice from industry leaders.

The awards presented will recognize outstanding redevelopment projects in the region, as well as recognize one individual’s work and dedication to redevelopment in metro Atlanta.

“We recognize the importance of redevelopment initiatives in the metro region, and the impact they have on economic development,” said Doug Jenkins, the Metro North Region Manager for Georgia Power Company. “We believe the Metro Atlanta Redevelopment Summit is a key factor in promoting and encouraging the region’s redevelopment projects and we are pleased to be the presenting sponsor.”

Nominations are being accepted in the following four categories:

Neighborhood Redevelopment Award (less than 1 acre)

Community Redevelopment Award (1-10 acres)

Regional Redevelopment Award (more than 10 acres)

Redevelopment Champion of the Year

Nominations are open through Monday, September 26 and the winners will be recognized at the Metro Atlanta Regional Summit on Thursday, October 6.

For more details and to submit a nomination, please visit

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About Partnership Gwinnett
Partnership Gwinnett is Gwinnett’s economic and community development initiative. Led by the Gwinnett Chamber and a host of public and private partners, the initiative targets the retention and expansion of existing Gwinnett businesses in addition to the development of new business in five key market segments: Information &Technology Solutions; Health Sciences & Services; Professional & Corporate Services; Supply Chain Management; and Advanced Manufacturing. The ultimate goal is to promote comprehensive economic development, increase education and workforce excellence, and support community and leadership development for the entire Gwinnett community. For more information on Partnership Gwinnett, the internationally award-winning community and economic development initiative, please visit

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