Main Street Alliance publishes wish list

A group of Sandy Springs business owners are reminding the public of their vision for the city’s downtown while the city works to complete its master plan.

The business owners call the previous efforts at downtown development “well-intentioned but ineffective” and say the city has a “difficult regulatory environment.” The business owners are part of the Main Street Alliance, a group of 30 companies that own 130 acres of property in downtown Sandy Springs…

Alliance member Kirk Demetrops said the group felt the need to release a shorter, simpler version of its 2011 report because of the renewed focus on downtown development.

“We wanted to reinforce that we think there’s a very simple set of solutions for downtown Sandy Springs, and to diverge from that, we think, would be a mistake,” Demetrops said…

Originally Published in the Sandy Springs Reporter
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