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Fifth Third Bank sets Atlanta expansion in motion

As published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on June 15, 2018

An Ohio banking powerhouse has plans to build an even stronger hold in Atlanta.

Having been in the Atlanta market since 2008, Cincinnati-based Fifth Third Bancorp now appears ready to make a significant move towards solidifying its Atlanta presence by adding to its branch network at an accelerated pace.


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Column: City’s affordability now ‘top of the list’ for elected leaders

As published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on Dec. 8, 2017

Atlanta’s housing advocates reminded newly-elected leaders of their commitments during the campaign to address the city’s affordability problems.

“It’s an exciting and challenging time for us,” said Bill Bolling, the facilitator of the Atlanta Regional Housing Forum meeting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on Dec. 6, a day after the election. “We finally got affordability to the top of the list. We need to hold [elected leaders] accountable and be allies” in helping make Atlanta more affordable.