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A FIVE YEAR

Annual Report because the future is now....

AACIDs Annual Report 2014-2019 —

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Organization Profile Airport West + Airport South = Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs Airport West and Airport South CID leaders agreed to unite their efforts under the name Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs. Both sets of Board Members work together as a much stronger unit to serve commercial property owners in Fulton and Clayton Counties. While each CID remains its own entity, the Boards approved joint administration of both CIDs. Airport West CID Executive Director Gerald McDowell serves as the administrative lead for the Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs and their staffs. The Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs represent an exciting advancement for opportunities to bring success for both districts, creating a unified and comprehensive plan to make south metro the most desirable area in Atlanta to conduct business.

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Table of Contents Our Organization Profile

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2020 Vision

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Our Board

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Our Staff and Partners

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CIDs Boundary Map

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Our Service Standards

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Our Successful Studies

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Our Successful Projects

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Our Public Safety

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Our Awards & Recognitions

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Our Digital Footprint

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Our Focus Areas

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Our Financials

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Our History

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OUR 2020 VISION GERALD McDOWELL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

I am humbled to serve in this role for the last five years and remain diligent in my commitment to provide a STRONG, SAFE, ATTRACTIVE, and VIBRANT community for South Metro Atlanta.

Over the last 15 years, Community Improvement Districts (CIDs) have evolved in areas of focus and have become more progressive and deliberate in their intentions to offer quality of life solutions. CIDs are generally known for improving communities through: Beautification, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Signage, Transportation and Wayfinding. Today, to stay relevant and efficiently aligned in this industry, technology has to be a vital factor for making improvements. While CIDs primarily tend to offer an exceptional benefit to property owners in their respective district, the extended benefit is shared with businesses, workers, consumers and residents in the same area. The eminence of life is streamlined

as the district of focus becomes a draw for new property owners, new businesses, new residents and visitors who look to live, work and play in a particular area. Couple this eclectic opportunity with advanced technology that is simplified and concentrated to address connectivity, mobility, time efficiency and safety, you now have a high-end CID that is cutting-edge, relevant, and prepared for the future. Because we understand that our role in this area is influential given our connectivity to the world’s busiest and most efficient airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, relationships with key corporate powerhouses such as: Delta, Porsche, Chick-fil-A, and agencies such as the ATL, ARC, MARTA, GRTA, GDOT, SRTA and the Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance, our ideal working relationships with the cities of Atlanta, East Point, College Park, Hapeville, South Fulton and Forest Park as well as the counties of Fulton and Clayton, we will implement our 2020 Vision of Technological Innovation (VTI).

The 2020 Vision for Technological Innovation will continue to expand the Aerotropolis Atlanta area by improving the quality of life and mobility for our property owners.... 4

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OUR 2020 VISION PERSONAL RAPID TRANST (PRT)

WI FI BUS SHELTER AUTONOMOUS ELECTRIC BUS

2020 VISION OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION — The VTI will continue to expand the Aerotropolis Atlanta area by improving the quality of life and mobility for our property owners as well as those moving in and out of the area, but will also look to incorporate a technological component as a way of adding value in our service standards. We will look for innovative resources that support this effort and lean on our partners for ideal and pioneering solutions. Some examples that we will consider and/or continue include: • Using technology to implement eco-friendly solutions to automate water use for beautification • Digital signage for wayfinding solutions in our area • Implement digital license plate readers • Improve our roads/transit with preemptive signaling solutions for emergency vehicles and autonomous shuttle services in mobility districts near business districts

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W H AT M A K E S U S

SPECIAL There is value in recognizing the power of collaborative relationships that build and sustain communities. the future is now....

AIRPORT SOUTH BOARD THE FOLLOWING BOARD MEMBERS REPRESENT PROPERTY OWNERS IN CLAYTON COUNTY THAT ARE A PART OF THE AIRPORT SOUTH COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.

Steve Berman Chair

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Austin McDonald Board Member

McDonald Development

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Doug Dunn Vice Chair

Alliance Bus Group

Cassie Hanavich Board Member ProLogis

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Frank Ferrell Treasurer

Ackerman & Company

Michael Godin Board Member

WePartner Management Clayton County Appointee

Delanie Dunivin Secretary

Howard Johnson

Alani Ogunlade Board Member

State Farm City of College Park Appointee


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AIRPORT WEST BOARD THE FOLLOWING BOARD MEMBERS REPRESENT PROPERTY OWNERS IN FULTON COUNTY THAT ARE A PART OF THE AIRPORT WEST COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.

Natalie Tyler-Martin Chair, Duke Realty

City of East Point Appointee

Shiv Aggarwal Board Member

Aggarwal Real Estate City of South Fulton Appointee

Chris Brown

Board Member Duke Realty

Shannon James

Vance Burgess

Secretary

Vice Chair

Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance

Chick-fil-A

Dan Halpern

Board Member

Jackmont Hospitality City of Atlanta Appointee

Dr. Stuart Gulley

Kevin Parrish

Woodward Academy City of College Park Appointee

Iris Li

Board Member

Board Member

Four Points Sheraton

Board Member

Wells Fargo City of Hapeville Appointee

Austin McDonald Board Member

McDonald Development

Joe Folz Treasurer

Porsche Cars North America

Garland Reid

Board Member

Delta Airlines Fulton County Appointee

Neel Shah

Board Member Hotel Evolution

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OUR PARTNERS

OUR TEAM

Jon Antoine

Krystal Harris

Public Safety Director

Program Director

Charlie Vaughn

Matthew Risher

MarComm Director

Project Manager

Kyana Cannon

Executive Admin Asst.

ORGANIZATION MISSION

The Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs are committed to creating an economically strong, safe, attractive and vibrant community surrounding the world’s most-traveled passenger airport. We are a catalyst for infrastructure enhancement through new investments, project planning, resource management and partnership development. We seek to raise the collective value of our community’s commercial properties while making the CIDs a destination for new businesses, residents and visitors.

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STANDARDS OPTIMIZING THE AEROTROPOLIS EXPERIENCE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

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SUCCESSFUL STUDIES The Aerotropolis Atlanta Freight Cluster Plan (FCP) is a 14-month study of the freight industry’s operations in and through the Aerotropolis area. We are currently analyzing how goods move around the Aerotropolis and how current and emerging trends in freight and logistics impact freight mobility. The FCP will also examine the existing and projected future conditions of freight movement around the airport and recommend improvements that will aid in the continued movement of cargo in and through the airport area.

FREIGHT CLUSTER PLAN— We are working closely with project partners, including the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), the Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Fulton and Clayton Counties, and the cities of Hapeville, East Point, College Park, South Fulton and Forest Park and other stakeholders, to establish the vision, framework, and plan of action for supporting the freight industry in the Aerotropolis, while also considering the impacts on people who live and work in the area.

OUR GOALS

— Educate: Communities of the Aerotropolis Atlanta area about the impact of freight and logistics to the local economy. Inform: Property owners of the Aerotropolis Atlanta area how this study can potentially improve business opportunities and leverage their collective value. Involve: The input of the community so that we ensure their voices are heard and serve as an effective impact to this study.

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INFRASTRUCTURE

Award Winning Virginia Ave. Smart Corridor Study $100K ARC LIVABLE COMMUNITIES INITIATIVE GRANT RECIPIENT GPA OUTSTANDING INITIATIVE AWARD I.T.S. SMALL PROJECT OF SIGNIFICANCE AWARD

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The Award Winning Virginia Avenue Smart Corridor Study was a study led by the Aerotropolis Atlanta Community Improvement Districts (AACIDs) and our consultants, Modern Mobility Partners and KCI Technologies, Inc. The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) awarded the AACIDs a Livable Communities Initiative (LCI) grant to fund this study. The purpose was to assess the potential of new and emerging transportation technologies and their ability to address mobility, walkability, and safety along the 2-mile corridor between US 29/Main St. and S. Central Ave. During the nine-month study, a robust stakeholder and public outreach effort was implemented, ensuring the recommendations are supported by residents, employees and visitors to the area. To learn more read the Final Recommendation details on our website: www.aerocids.com.

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$350,000 TRANSIT FEASIBILITY STUDY Investments in the Airport, major highways, and MARTA have been critical drivers of economic activity. Major corporations such as Chick-fil-A, Porsche, and others already see the merit of proximity to the Airport and connectivity. There is significant opportunity for Atlantans to benefit from additional development near the Airport, such as jobs, housing, shopping and restaurants. This is part of the vision of the AACIDs. Additional transit serving the Aerotropolis area will bring about this vision, keep the economy growing and take us to the next level. The specific next steps for implementation are described in detail in a separate Technical Report. Intermodal Transportation Center Construct two Intermodal Transit Centers–one west of the airport (either near the domestic terminal or adjacent to the College Park MARTA station) and one east of the airport in the Mountain View area. These intermodal centers will serve as the primary connection and transfer points between MARTA rail, local bus, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Corporate Crescent circulator, Commuter Rail, Xpress, bicycle, pedestrian and other travel modes.

Corporate Crescent Circulator Phase I–Create a circulator transit service from the airport’s domestic terminal, to College Park, Hapeville, Mountain View and terminating at the airport’s international terminal. Initiate this service with standard bus equipment and low-cost BRT treatments such as unique branding of service, high-quality sheltered stops, rapid boarding, and priority treatments at signalized intersections. This service should be frequent and 24/7, with adequate rider information to promote confidence in the reliability of the service. Phase II–Expand the circulator system to extend around the southern side of the airport property, completing a full loop of the Aerotropolis area.

Camp Creek Connector Create a transit corridor along Camp Creek Parkway from the proposed multi-modal transit center at the airport west to the Camp Creek Marketplace area to serve area residents, travelers, employees, visitors and users of private shuttles. Improved amenities for walking and biking should be constructed along the corridor to compliment the envisioned transit services, and development guidelines should be revised to encourage transitsupportive design.

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completed in 2017) identified a planned BRT line from College Park MARTA south along Roosevelt Highway (US 29) and west along will be a shared section for the South Fulton BRT, MARTA Clayton BRT and local bus routes, consider dedicated transit lanes along m College Park to Old National Highway.

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Install bus and shuttle shelters, prioritizing existing stops with high boardings. Focus on providing first and last mile connectivity such as sidewalks to key bus stops with high boardings. Provide wayfinding signage to key transit amenities.

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SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS

Greenway Model Miles $350,000 LCI Grant Award by ARC “The LCI program is an innovative way to help transform communities and improve quality of life across the Atlanta region,” said ARC Executive Director Doug Hooker. “So many of us today want to live and work in dynamic, lively places where you can walk or bike to get your errands done, grab a meal, or visit with friends. These investments will help foster these kinds of spaces throughout metro Atlanta.” The Airport West Community Improvement District and Airport South Community Improvement District (collectively “Aerotropolis Atlanta Community Improvement Districts” or “AACIDs”) were awarded a Livable Communities Initiative (LCI) grant to complete the AeroATL Greenway Concept Development. The AeroATL Greenway Concept Development is the next phase of the AeroATL Greenway Plan completed in fall 2018. Each of the partners (Clayton County

and the cities of Atlanta, East Point, Forest Park, Hapeville, South Fulton and Union City) have identified a model mile trail segment to further develop concept and feasibility. Both Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance and Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs are facilitating the project. The AACIDs selected a successful proposer with Board approval on October 10, 2019. POND, the successful proposer was elected by a Qualifications Based Selection.

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GREENWAY RENDERING

GREENWAY RENDERING

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SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS

Over $2,400,000 Invested in Beautification Since 2014 Our beautification program services nine interchanges throughout the Aerotropolis Atlanta Community Improvement Districts region. The CIDs maintain more than 25 miles of right-of-way with routine services that include: mowing, edging, and debris/trash removal. Having a clean environment is a valuable asset to private and public property owners. Plus there is something special and beautiful when we collectively take care of our environment. We appreciate anyone helping to keep our area an appealing destination and clean business district.

We remove over 53,000 pounds of debris every week. This added value is an annual investment of roughly $480,000.

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Nine Interchanges I-85 @ Virginia Avenue I-285 @ Camp Creek Pkwy S. Fulton Pkwy @ Buffington Rd I-285 @ Old National Hwy I-85 @ Camp Creek Pkwy I-75 @ Central Avenue/Porsche Ave (2 quadrants) I-85 @ Riverdale Rd (2 Quadrants) I-285 @ Riverdale Rd Camp Creek@ US 29/Main St.


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CAMP CREEK PKWY.

I-85 & VIRGINIA AVE.

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7th DDI in the State of Georgia In February of 2020, the Georgia Department of Transportation granted access to the $13 million Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) servicing Camp Creek Parkway at its intersection with I-285. The CIDs were consulted by Kimley-Horn & Associates to design the bridge and landscaping enhancements to create a distinctive gateway for the area. The AACIDs and partners contributed

$1.5 million toward enhancements for this project. Final aesthetics will be completed summer 2020!

INFRASTRUCTURE

Diverging Diamond Interchange $13 Million GDOT Project PARTNERS

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SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS In 2016, the CIDs secured two Georgia Department of Transportation grants totaling $398,000 to widen the exit and entrance ramps at the interchange of South Fulton Parkway (State Route 14) and Buffington Road. Also in that year, the CIDs partnered with the City of College Park and Fulton County to construct a passing lane near the entrance ramp to South Fulton Parkway from Buffington Road, which allows vehicles to continue moving while others are waiting to make a left turn.

INFRASTRUCTURE

Buffington Road Improvement Roughly $500K PARTNERS

INFRASTRUCTURE

Old National Highway Enhancements $50,000 PARTNERS

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SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS The AACIDs want to give a HUGE thank you to College Park and Clayton County for repaving Phoenix Boulevard from West Fayetteville Road to Riverdale Road. The new asphalt makes an enormous difference to the wear and tear on vehicles and enhances the look and feel of this beautiful office park corridor.  We are also excited to announce that the AACIDs, College Park and Clayton County are partnering to install a new sidewalk along West Fayetteville Road and a portion of Phoenix Boulevard. A new MARTA bus shelter was installed on Phoenix Boulevard to support the highest ridership of the bus route.

BEAUTIFICATION

Phoenix Boulevard Bus Shelter $28,000 PARTNERS

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CAMP CREEK MARKETPLACE ROUNDABOUT $422,000 —

To improve the flow of traffic in the Camp Creek Marketplace, the CIDs partnered with the City of East Point to construct a miniature roundabout. This $422,000 investment is working quite well. As of first quarter 2019, the success of this project is evident in the reduction of the number of traffic accidents in this area. Before August of 2018 the number traffic accidents at the previous two-way stop sign of Marketplace Blvd. and Shelby Lane was an estimated 61 annually. Since that time we have a reported two accidents year to date.

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CITY POLICE NON-EMERGENCY NUMBERS ATLANTA ZONE FOUR 404-756-1093

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PUBLIC SAFETY MOTTO —

To promote a strong, visible public safety presence creates an improved image for the entire Aerotropolis area. For years, we have seen some of the most fantastic, engaging and affordable technologies in the field of surveillance. What was once thought of “Big Brother” conspiracy, now is on the doorbell and smart phone of millions of citizens.  The Aerotropolis Atlanta Community Improvement Districts (AACIDs) are no different.  We have four main initiatives that include: Beautification, Infrastructure, Signage and potentially the most important being Public Safety.

COLLEGE PARK

404-761-3131

CLAYTON COUNTY

770-477-3747

EAST POINT

404-761-2177

FOREST PARK

404-366-4141

HAPEVILLE

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SOUTH FULTON

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be aware of a crime prior to a call being placed. Because officers can view cameras on their smartphones, laptops and tablets, they can conduct surveillance on those business that may be high in negative activity and stop those incidents without those suspects having any idea they are being watched. The business owner can also share recorded video directly to the police, rather than waiting several hours or days to make the transfer or grant access to the video.  Easy access to the video can also allow for quick distribution of a suspect’s image to officers Public safety is everyone’s concern.  We take great pride in close to the scene of the crime, ultimately improving the our allegiance to this concern and have built a partnership investigation and search. Because recorded video is stored with local law enforcement agencies to support business in the cloud, it is safe from physical damage and secure owners in the area. Because safety is aligned with positive from unauthorized access.  This direct connection to the motifs such as: efficiency, credibility, value of service, local police department is reassuring to participants of and economic vitality, we have created the Aerotropolis Aerotropolis Community Connect; thus optimizing their Community Connect program. This platform allows local Aerotropolis business experience.   business owners to selectively share video feeds directly to the police.   This cutting edge, cloud-based, security The camera systems are reasonably priced and can be surveillance technology, provided through Genetec, leased or purchased through several vendors, including a provider of IP security solutions unified in a single Georgia Power and Comcast.  The affordability of the platform, will significantly improve response times to system extends to the police departments as well.  Cities incidents, hence offering smoother and more effective and counties that are clients of Genetec, can get a user investigations.  license for all their officers for under $200.  Those who aren’t clients can get the service per user for under There are various indicators that support, the use of $150 per license.  In a world moving toward smart cities, security cameras aid in increasing safety and reducing this technology will prove invaluable in the long run. By the risk of theft.  Similar video monitoring programs, in purchasing or leasing high definition security cameras, other cities, have reported this technology has helped to companies can be directly connected to the local police deter crime. When business owners are engaged in the departments. process, response times can be reduced as an officer may

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FIVE YEAR PUBLIC SAFETY STATS 105,000+

140,000+

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The Atlanta Region Transit Link Authority selects Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs for the short list of Transportation Projects Transportation is vital to community sustainability. The Metro Atlanta Transit Plan consists of 192 projects — including 76 that are likely to seek state or federal transit funding. Out of the 76 listed we are excited and humbled that two of those represent projects sponsored by the Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs (listed below). We are grateful to the The ATL for finding value in projects that will improve transit in South Atlanta.

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AWARDS FOR THE VIRGINIA AVENUE SMART CORRIDOR STUDY - 2019 ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Awards

Corporate Crescent Corridor - Phase I Expansion Project Create a circulator transit service from the airport’s domestic terminal, to College Park, Hapeville, Mountain View and terminating at the airport’s international terminal. Initiate this service with standard bus equipment and low-cost BRT treatments such as unique branding of service, high-quality sheltered stops, rapid boarding, and priority treatments at signalized intersections. This service should be frequent and 24/7, with adequate rider information to promote confidence in the reliability of the service.

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Intermodal Transportation Center Enhancement Project Construct two Intermodal Transit Centers–one west of the airport (either near the domestic terminal or adjacent to the College Park MARTA station) and one east of the airport in the Mountain View area. These intermodal centers will serve as the primary connection and transfer points between MARTA rail, local bus, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Corporate Crescent circulator, Commuter Rail, Xpress, bicycle, pedestrian and other travel modes.

- 2019 APA GA Outstanding Initiative - 2019 GPA Outstanding Initiative Award

AWARDS FOR THE GREENWAY PLAN - 2019 APA Outstanding Planning Program

- 2019 ARC Livable Communities Initiative Grant Recipient

AWARDS FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - 2015 South Fulton Chamber Award - 2016 ABL Award - 2018 GA Trend Notable Georgian - 2019 GA Trend Notable Georgian - 2019 Leadership Atlanta - 2020 GA Trend Notable Georgian

AWARDS FOR ORGANIZATION - 2020 Atlanta Airport District Small Business of the Year

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O U R D I G I TA L F O O T P R I N T

SOCIAL MEDIA BORN 2015

The Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs has digital footprint across various key social media platforms. Our message is cohesive and broadcasted seamlessly across networks where our supporters, partners, and key stakeholders reside. Recently, we created a digital Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs Digest newsletter that is available to anyone across the globe. Over 2,000 people graciously engage our bi-monthly newsletter. This gives subscribers exclusive access to our latest projects, meetings, and success stories of the Aerotropolis region. This recent addition along with Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter has allowed us to leave an impression upon over 100,000 people.

FOLLOWERS

MOBILE FRIENDLY —

We have an international mix of both male and female followers that span across the globe. We are proud to be impressionable in places like Africa, Australia, Brazil and Mexico.

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The Aerotropolis Atlanta Community Improvement Districts look to showcase and collaborate with our local jurisdictions and counties on projects that enhance the Beautification, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Technology, Transportation and Wayfinding initiatives throughout South Atlanta.

LOCAL ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIPS We aim to advertise, market and sponsor various programs and organizations as way to support an aligned cause while raising our collective value through esteemed publications and entities that work to grow and strengthen the narrative of South Atlanta.

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Clear Channel Billboard

American Atlanta Aerotropolis Council of Journal Atlanta Engineering Alliance Companies of Constitution GA Council for Quality Growth

Georgia Chamber

Georgia Tr e n d

T h e AT L Airport Chamber

The James Magazine

Atlanta Camp Creek Regional Business Commission Association

Metro Atlanta Chamber

South Fulton Chamber

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our organizational

FOCUS

BEAUTY

Loe BEAUTY

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The CIDs maintain more than 25 miles of right-of-way with routine services that include: mowing, edging, and debris/trash removal. Having a clean environment is a valuable asset to private and public property owners. Plus there is something special and beautiful when we collectively take care of our environment.

INFRASTRUCTURE INFRASTRUCTURE

Improving connectivity and mobility through continued infrastructure improvements will provide efficiency for both residents and property owners and continue to advance our growing economy. With the world’s busiest airport (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Int’l Airport) as our major powerhouse, it is vital that our roadways are smooth and secure for visitors, residents and business owners.

PUBLIC SAFETY PUBLIC SAFETY

Promoting safety with a visible presence of law enforcement and security officers is a value add and attraction for property owners. It offers a sense of stability while increasing economic opportunity. With robust corporate headquarters such as Delta, Porsche, and Chick-fil-A in our region we work hard to make safety a priority, while decreasing the number of negative instances.

WAYFINDING WAYFINDING

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We aim to create a united appearance for this area by improving visibility and enhancing the entry experience as the gateway for Aerotropolis Atlanta. Clear signage will offer peace of mind as one easily navigates our robust area full of esteemed corporate offices, quality restaurants and hotels, high-end homes, and ideal shopping opportunities.


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$100 million

INVESTED

CIDs are the product of commercial property owners looking to us as trusted advisors to sustain the vitality of the developing area. Every CID uses the millage rate to determine the investments of respective property owners in the district. Since 2014, Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs have collected over

$13 million in tax revenue which is a 8:1 return on investments in programmed and implemented projects valued at over $100 million.

Landscape/ Maintenance Public Safety

Operations Projects/Studies

Marketing/Communications

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Organization History

2014

Airport West CID The community improvement district for Airport West was created in 2014.

2015

Airport South CID The community improvement district for Airport South was created in 2015. An Executive Director was hired to initiative a Five-Year Master Plan to improve Beautification, Infrastructure, Public Safety and Wayfinding.

2016

CIDs Master Plan Airport West CID and Airport South CID leaders agreed to unite their efforts under the name Aerotropolis Atlanta CIDs. Both sets of Board Members work together as a much stronger unit to serve commercial property owners in Fulton and Clayton Counties.

Our Impact

Why are CIDs Important

We have seen great success in our efforts to improve the communities in the Aerotropolis district over the last fives years. Our focus on Beautification, Infrastructure, Public Safety and Wayfinding have served as the catalyst to our expansion into incorporating Technology in all of our future efforts. We are very grateful to all of our partners and supports who have helped in our journey thus far and look forward to continuing these collaborative efforts in the future.

According to the Council for Quality Growth, �Community Improvement Districts (CIDs) have emerged as significant centers of influence in the Metro Atlanta region. By utilizing self-imposed tax revenues from commercial businesses within their districts they are dramatically changing their communities in many ways. From bold new infrastructure improvements to traffic mitigation, private security and the transformation of commercial streets into pedestrian friendly corridors to the creation of new parks, trails and greenspace,

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2017 CIDs Master Plan Adoption Added a Public Safety Director and a Program Director to help with the projects. AeroATL Greenway Plan

2018

Master Plan Project Improvements $500K Buffington Road Improvement $13 MM GDOT Camp Creek Diverging Diamond Interchange

Buffington Road Traffic Study (Completed)

$422,000 Camp Creek Roundabout

Camp Creek Roundabout Design

$28,000 Phoenix Boulevard Repaving and Bus Shelter Project

Freight Cluster Plan Funding Applied

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Virginia Avenue Corridor Streetcape Plan Wayfinding and Branding Plan

2019

Expanding the CIDs Added a Marketing and Communications Director to help control the narrative of the Aerotropolis Community. Freight Cluster Plan $100K Award Winning Virginia Smart Corridor $50K Old National Highway Enhancements Transit Feasibility Study Welcome All Road Project

CIDs are enhancing the urban and suburban landscape. These have improved the standard of living throughout the region and will continue to do so at a rapid pace, as evidenced by recent history (Council, 2014).� Among other things, CIDs leverage private dollars to create public ventures. They return control to stakeholders, improve the quality of life in their districts and dramatically strengthen their tax base. Major corporations have taken notice of the impact of CIDs and have specifically chosen to locate or expand in areas supported by CIDs (Council, 2014).� A ACIDs Annual Report | 404-349-2211 | www.aerocids.com

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WE ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING AN ECONOMICALLY STRONG, SAFE, ATTRACTIVE AND VIBRANT COMMUNITY.

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