TOP TEN CID NEED TO KNOW FACTS

  • CIDs provide the master plan and funding needed for Northlake and Tucker to be competitive.
  • CIDs give commercial property owners the power of self-determination and direct supervision of major projects, vendors and contractors.
  • CIDs undertake the major infrastructure and roadway projects needed to significantly upgrade the curb appeal of an area.
  • CIDs stabilize occupancy rates, attract new development, new tenants, and increase consumer shopping traffic.
  • CID tax funding stays in the CID-zone, controlled by the CID for projects that directly benefit CID members. No funds are striped by local governments for other projects of any kind.
  • CIDs leverage public-private partnerships to gain millions of dollars in grant funding from sources like the Atlanta Regional Commission, the Georgia State Road & Tollway Authority, Georgia Department of Transportation, as well as federal programs.
  • CIDs further engage with resources like the Atlanta Regional Commissioner, Georgia Department of Transportation and Georgia Power to develop the master plan and identify the specific investments that are necessary to make that plan happen.
  • CIDs provide the mechanism to coalesce business interests and business member input to drive results.
  • CIDs provide immediate, visible, high impact projects that significantly improve the brand identity of a retail district to make it a live-work-shop destination.
  • The fate of a CID remains in the hands of its membership.