Metro Atlanta, Georgia is becoming a strong force for luxury and Hollywood. Atlanta has southern charm and an urban approach. The city is rich in African American cultural history and also embraces diversity which is expanding the growth of the city.
There are a variety of reasons why Atlanta is considered a luxury hub and marketing portal to reach luxury audiences. Atlanta luxury continues to remain on an upward path. The interest in the Atlanta luxury market has created strong ties to Hollywood. The music industry is no longer Atlanta’s strongest connection.
“In 2010, Atlanta luxury and Hollywood will be a vital part of metro Atlanta’s economic sustainability,” stated CR Cataunya Ransom, Lead Publicist for Mosnar Communications, Inc.
Here are some of the leading resources making Atlanta the hottest luxury and Hollywood portal in the world.
Tyler Perry Studios is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Perry is the first black film producer to own a major television and film studio. Perry is an actor, producer, screenwriter, director, and author. Many of Perry’s movies and television shows represent Atlanta, Georgia!
As of July 2009, Tyler Perry’s films have grossed over $400 million worldwide, not including his plays. To date, he’s sold more than 25 million DVDs.
Tyler Perry’s House of Payne airs on Wednesdays 8/7C
Learn more about Tyler Perry by visiting TylerPerry.com or TylerPerryStudios.com
The Streets of Buckhead
The Streets of Buckhead is a $1.5 billion upscale mixed-use development located in the affluent Buckhead district of Atlanta, Georgia. Currently, the Streets of Buckhead is under development, and being developed by Ben Carter Properties, LLC. Originally scheduled for a grand opening of November 2009, work slowdowns have pushed the projected opening back to fall 2011. The Streets of Buckhead is dubbed as “Atlanta’s new upscale shopping”, as it will feature 600,000 square feet (56,000 m2) of exclusive shopping, 14 fine dining restaurants, two 5-star hotels, 350 multi-million dollar condominiums and class-A office space. It aims to be the most exclusive shopping mall in the Southern United States. Many of the tenants are new to the Atlanta market, as well as the state. These stores include John Lobb, Brioni, Etro, Dolce & Gabbana, and Loro Piana.
Visit The Streets of Buckhead online Thestreetsofbuckhead.com
According to Forbes Magazine, Buckhead is home to the ninth-wealthiest zip code in the nation (30327), with a household income in excess of $341,000 per year and is the location of one of the wealthiest of Atlanta’s neighborhoods. Home to the Georgia Governor’s Mansion, the area’s real estate market is also the most expensive in the state of Georgia with an average home value in 2005 of approximately $761,000. Two of the nation’s fourteen Mobil five-star restaurants — Seeger’s and The Dining Room at the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead, can be found here and Robb Report magazine has consistently ranked it one of the nation’s “10 Top Affluent Communities” for “some of the most beautiful mansions, best shopping, and finest restaurants in the Southeastern United States”.
A blog dedicated to metro Atlanta, Georgia luxury lifestyle. The blog is ranked in the top 5% on Google, Bing, and Yahoo for key search words “Atlanta Luxury.” TopAtlantaLuxury.com takes credit for creating interest in major search engines to index focus on the Atlanta luxury market.
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BET “The Game”
BET is bringing The Game to Atlanta! The sitcom formerly appeared on CW and airs in syndication on cable’s BET. While running in syndication The Game has been pulling in some strong ratings and as a result BET has picked up the SHOW and will bring production to Atlanta!
The original cast members will include Coby Bell (Jason Pitts), Hosea Chanchez (Malik Wright), Brittany Daniel (Kelly Pitts), Pooch Hall (Derwin Davis), Tia Mowry (Melanie Barnett), and Wendy Raquel Robinson (Tasha Mack).
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