New Developments

New Developments Transform Future Meetings

Atlanta experienced a stellar 2023, ranking #1 in Northstar Meetings Group’s 2023 Convention Cities Index (CCI), while also garnering 45 MICHELIN Guide recognitions in its inaugural year. Atlanta really is the place to visit. Atlanta’s hospitality portfolio will experience tremendous growth over the next three years—across Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead. The city is gaining new hotel properties, expanding world-class venues and renovating existing facilities, creating an ever-evolving destination for visitors.

Convention Campus New Developments

Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s downtown Atlanta convention campus is undergoing a dynamic evolution. These exciting developments will transform the future of meetings in Atlanta. See more of the future.


Signia by Hilton Atlanta

Opened January 2024, this upscale convention hotel features 976 rooms and more than 100,000 sq. ft of meetings and events space, includes a 40,000 sq. ft. ballroom. Connected to Georgia World Congress Center’s Building C, Signia by Hilton Atlanta offers six restaurants and bars, a wellness center, an outdoor pool, as well as the elevated Club Signia experience.

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National Center for Civil and Human Rights Expansion

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is planning to mark its 10th anniversary in 2024 with a major expansion, with the help of one of its original supporters. Philanthropist and business mogul Arthur M. Blank has committed $15 million toward the center’s $48 million capital campaign that will add two wings to the downtown museum.

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Centennial Yards

In June, Centennial Yards, a world-class sports and entertainment district in the heart of downtown Atlanta, will begin its next phase. Adjacent to Mercedes-Benz Stadium and State Farm Arena, this phase will include 480,000 square feet of entertainment, retail and restaurant space. Among the plans are a three-story immersive entertainment concept and a fan gathering plaza expected to be the center of activity for the upcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup in Atlanta.

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FORTH Atlanta

The highly anticipated FORTH Atlanta will open this summer. The $150 million project will include a 196-room luxury boutique hotel, four food and beverage concepts, private event spaces, and a members-only social club.

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Motto by Hilton Atlanta Old Fourth Ward

Hilton will debut one of its first micro-hotel brands, Motto, in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. The property will be a part of an $80 million mixed-use project that sits a few blocks from Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail. The hotel will feature 125 rooms, designed to be smaller and more efficient with common areas for guests to engage each another.

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On The Horizon

South Downtown

South Downtown will continue delivering on the ideal of providing innovative hospitality to create a space that brings people together, fosters new ideas, and generates unique experiences – all while grounded in the history of Atlanta.

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The Stitch

This transformational project will reconnect Downtown and Midtown Atlanta, creating approximately 14 acres of greenspace and transportation enhancements. Offering interconnected parks, plazas, and surface streets for walking and biking, it will unite once disconnected parts of Atlanta.

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Underground Atlanta

The 12-acre, four-block historic shopping center in the heart of Downtown will be reimagined as development across the city continues.

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2023-2022 Development

2021-2020 Development

2019-2018 Development

2017-2016 Development