The Real Estate and Development Industry Hosts 2021 Atlanta Mayoral Forum

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

The Council for Quality Growth (CQG), the Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® (ACBR), and the Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), in collaboration with Clark Atlanta University (CAU), will host the 2021 Atlanta Mayoral Forum on September 14, 2021.

The 2021 mayoral candidates participating in this forum are Antonio Brown, Andre Dickens, Sharon Gay, Felicia Moore, and Kasim Reed. The candidates will be posed questions surrounding the real estate and development industry. Topics of discussion will include zoning reform, housing diversity, transportation expansion, the regulatory environment, job growth, workforce development, public safety, and any other issues impacting the way Atlanta grows and develops. The forum will be moderated by David Rubinger, Publisher for the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Other Supporting Organizations include the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Georgia, the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Atlanta, the Empire Board of Realtists®, and the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) of Georgia. The event will take place at 5:00 p.m. with the program starting at 6:00 p.m. It will be in-person at the Bishop Cornelius L. Henderson Student Center. The forum will be a hybrid event with a virtual live stream available.

The continued interest of these three host organizations is seeing Atlanta thrive and remain competitive as a city and region with planned quality growth and development.

The Council for Quality Growth is a 36-year-old trade association comprised of a diverse membership of over 300 companies including developers, contractors, engineers, architects, planners, law firms and bankers with a vested interest in quality growth and development in the Region and in the City of Atlanta.

The Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® (ACBR) is one of the largest commercial REALTOR® associations in the nation with over 2,200 members. With over 10,000 members, the Atlanta REALTOR® Association (ARA) is the largest real estate association in the state of Georgia. Both are considered to be among the most successful REALTOR® Associations in the nation. Throughout their history, both ACBR and ARA have influenced local civic affairs representing a substantial segment of the business community, as well as real property taxpayers, both commercial and residential, across metro Atlanta.