Author: Malaika Rivers
MALAIKA RIVERS is a partner with Lexicon Strategies, a public affairs and strategic communications firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. Her expertise spans 25-plus years helping commercial real estate owners and investors build critical capital-intensive infrastructure projects with a specialty in community improvement district development and management. Connect with Malaika on LinkedIn.
Articles by Malaika Rivers
- How Atlanta Real Estate Leads the Way on Big Infrastructure
Published on July 22, 2019 in Infrastructure
In many American downtown areas and commercial centers, improvement districts are used as tools for revitalization, placemaking, and economic development. They improve the street presence and provide important marketing services for local businesses. But what if they could tackle larger infrastructure needs? Better yet, what if commercial real estate owners and investors could attract billions of public dollars and, in the process, create a new way to build roads, interchanges, and other important projects?