Von Tran, Founder and CEO of First Senior Center (FSC), has hidden herself from the “limelight” of Gwinnett County’s news and advertisements. Instead, Tran lets her hard work and successes speak for itself as she built her business from the ground up. Von Tran and her family escaped Vietnam when … Read more about Community Leader Spotlight – Von Tran
Sustainability Framework and a Powerful Future for Gateway85 When you think about sustainability, what comes to mind? Most who work in this space think Economic, Environmental and/or Social factors. For decades these components have guided the conversation around sustainability but there were … Read more about Sustainability Framework and a Powerful Future for Gateway85
Our executive director recently penned a piece explaining why the GA port expansion held so much promise for the Gwinnett Village area (our CID is home to 1/4 of all industrial space in Gwinnett County). A recent article in the Gwinnett Daily Post reinforces the link between Gwinnett and Georgia's … Read more about GA Port Expansion to have Significant Impact on Gwinnett
It’s news to no one that there is a lot of traffic in Gwinnett. Part of that can be attributed to Gwinnett’s continued success as an attractive community in which to live and/or work (if Gwinnett weren’t successful in attracting residents, you wouldn’t have hundreds of thousands of other commuters … Read more about Survey Says- Transportation still Gwinnett’s biggest concern
Tomorrow's the day!! People from all over Gwinnett will cast their ballots in the Presidential Election. But, as is often the case, it may be their decision on a local item that has the biggest impact on their daily lives. In a previous post we outlined what the Special Purpose Local Option Sales … Read more about SPLOST Transportation Allocations
If you spend time moving around the Village CID area, you will see lots of trucks and trains. Each one makes me smile because, to me they mean good jobs and prosperity. What do you see? Most of what we consume is produced by others and to reach us they have to travel. They may start their journey … Read more about Why do I get excited that there is a lot more freight coming?
Recently, the Boston Globe ran a piece entitled Being white, and a minority in Georgia. The article focused on demographic changes taking place and Norcross residents who've grown to feel angry and isolated. It didn't paint the area in a particularly flattering light. The symbol the author chose for … Read more about The Norcross I Know