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Residential developers plan 266 townhomes, 177 single-family homes in Gwinnett County – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Residential developers are planning 266 new townhomes and 177 single-family homes in Gwinnett County. In the largest of the new proposals, The Providence Group of Georgia LLC is proposing a 272-home traditional neighborhood development in Suwanee. The community would be developed on nearly 50 acres in the 3200 block of Suwanee Creek Road, southwest of the intersection of McGinnis Ferry Road and Interstate 85. It would include both 175 upscale townhomes and 97 single-family homes ranging from 1,800 square feet to 4,000 square feet, according to plans filed with the county. Enlarge Two of the possible home designs in The Providence Group of Georgia’s proposed 272-unit residential community on Suwanee Creek Road in Suwanee, Ga. "Included in this gated community will be a neighborhood swimming pool, open green spaces and pocket parks," the developer says. Providence has developed communities all over metro Atlanta, including Aberly Township and Centennial in North…

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Gwinnett residents set to mark Memorial Day with ceremonies, parade

A major event happening Monday is Gwinnett County’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony, which will take place at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center auditorium at 1 p.m. The memorial lists the names of Gwinnett residents who have died in combat in wars and military conflicts dating back to the War of 1812, as well as county employees who died in the line of duty and public safety officers who died while working for either Gwinnett or one of its cities. Navy Capt. Baron V. Reinhold will delivery the keynote address during the ceremony. Reinhold is the commanding officer and professor of Navy Science for the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps at Morehouse College and Georgia Tech. Residents who cannot attend the ceremony in person will be able to watch it on the TV Gwinnett channel, as well as the TV Gwinnett Live website, at 8 p.m. Monday. It will also…

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Oconee State Bank announces new Gwinnett County team

Oconee State Bank recently announced it hired, from left, Josh Osborne, Deborah Worley and Mike Fulton to work in its new Gwinnett County office. (Special Photo) Oconee State Bank announced this week that it has hired a team of lenders to build its presence in Gwinnett County, which it sees as a fast-growing market. Mike Fulton, Josh Osborne and Deborah Worley will work out of the bank’s new office in the Sugarloaf Parkway area near Duluth. Fulton and Osborne will be the Gwinnett County market leaders while Worley will be a commercial loan specialist. “At Oconee State, we are building around top people and exceptional talent, and the opportunity to have Mike, Josh and Deborah join us was too good to pass up,” Oconee State Bank President and CEO Neil Stevens said in a statement. “Gwinnett County is a community where we already have customers, is close to our geographic…

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Why Employers Call Gwinnett Place Home

On a brisk afternoon last January, Kaiser Permanente’s plan to bring 800 jobs to Gwinnett County moved closer to reality with the opening of its new facility at Gwinnett Place. Nearly 300 people have already been hired to work in Gwinnett, but company officials expect the national member services facility will be fully staffed by 2020. Kaiser Permanente’s presence within the boundaries of the Gwinnett Place Community Improvement District highlights the CID’s economic impact within Gwinnett County. While the CID only comprises 1% of the county’s land area, it is responsible for $9.5B in annual economic revenue. This economic success, combined with a growing inventory of Class-A offices and an increase in well-educated millennials, has caused the CID to become a hot spot for companies looking to capitalize on Gwinnett Place’s demographics and suburban location near Atlanta. The Gwinnett Place Area is among Gwinnett County’s densest employment centers, with an…