June 21, 2023| 11:30 AM-1 PM
Members: Free, registration required; Non-members: $99; Late fee after June 14.
Sponsored by Full Circle Restoration, A Cotton Company; Structural Restoration Solutions; Gray Contracting; Mayberry Electric; Parker Young Construction, A RESCON Company; and P3 Painting & Renovation.
Topic: Economic Development and Outlook, featuring Samir Abdullahi
The BOMA Georgia June Luncheon explores the topic of Economic Development and Outlook with Director of Select Fulton Samir Abdullahi. During the presentation, Samir will provide an overview of the facts, figures, and incentives that drive economic development in Georgia, as well as how organizations like Select Fulton may serve as a resource to commercial real estate developers and managers.
BOMA luncheons are enjoyable and educational. They are also a valuable networking and professional development experience. Each luncheon features a topic of interest presented by industry experts and commercial real estate leaders to the commercial real estate industry. Luncheons are also a great place to learn about recent BOMA initiatives and upcoming opportunities for professional development.
About our Speaker
Samir Abdullahi is the Director for Select Fulton, Fulton County’s economic and workforce development initiative. In this role, Samir manages both the economic development projects team in addition to the Workforce Development division of Fulton County. His roles include recruiting new jobs and capital investment to the county, preparing incentive packages and directing Fulton County’s $3.2M Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act funding. Over this 10 year career, Samir has successfully spearheaded efforts that have resulted in the creation of thousands of jobs in Georgia – and hundreds of millions of dollars in new investment -- through the high-profile corporate relocations and expansions of firms such as Boston Scientific, Fiserv, Halyard Heath, Microsoft Corporation, ASOS, Pandora, Deluxe Corporation and Inspire Brands, to name a few. He was the Economic Development Manager of the City of Alpharetta where he helped to brand the city as a technology hub and led the recruitment of large global and regional headquarter relocations like Fiserv Solutions and Halyard Health. He also previously worked for Partnership Gwinnett, Gwinnett County’s public-private economic development initiative. A graduate of the University of Georgia, Samir holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations. He also holds a master’s in Public Policy from Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. And is a 2022 recipient of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 under 40 awards.