Atlanta has won a $500,000 Federal Transit Administration grant to plan future land uses along 16 miles of an expanded Atlanta Streetcar system, according to the AJC. The FTA monies will be used to implement planning for 16 miles of proposed streetcar corridors.
Atlanta developer Jim Cumming has donated the 70,000-square-foot Oxford Industries building in Downtown to nonprofit Cristo Rey Jesuit High School for a new campus. According to Saporta Report, the building on Piedmont Avenue has been empty since 2012 when clothing-maker Oxford Industries Inc. moved to Midtown. The school, which has been open since July 2015, is part of a national model that provides college preparatory education to high school students from lower income families.
Sprouts Farmers Market has announced it will open eight new locations in he first quarter of 2017, including one in Decatur in the Decatur Crossing development, 2551 Blackmon Drive. The store is expected to hire 100 workers. To apply, visit sprouts.com/careers. Sprouts offers fresh produce, bulk foods, dairy, meat and seafood, bakery, deli, vitamins, body care and more.