Regularly scheduled DDA board meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at the DDA office
located at 936 Broad Street, Suite 107. This is a tentative schedule. Please call 706-722-8000 to confirm.

NOTICE: The regularly scheduled Downtown Advisory Panel meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at Redemption Church (The Doris Building) located at 930 Broad Street, Augusta, GA 30901.

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The Mission of the Downtown Development Authority of Augusta is to improve the economy of Augusta-Richmond County by coordinating an aggressive public/private program to promote the re-development and growth of downtown Augusta.

To further accomplish its mission, the DDA will:

  • Serve as a redevelopment agency on behalf of the City of Augusta
  • Act as a public-interest developer for key downtown projects
  • Actively encourage re-development through adaptive reuse and new project construction
  • Offer financial incentives and assistance to encourage development
  • Develop RFP’s and initiate plans to develop strategies for revitalization
  • Advise government officials on downtown issues
  • Lead in coordinating sound strategies and actions for continued growth
  • Recommend and coordinate needed SPLOST public improvements
  • Serve as an information clearinghouse for downtown issues and needs
  • Inform the media and general public of downtown issues and activities
  • Produce marketing and promotional materials
  • Act as start-up agency for the Saturday Market on the River and Christmas Light-Up Spectacular special events