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Public Bids Being Accepted for the Peachtree Parkway Pedestrian Bridge



Peachtree Parkway Pedestrian Bridge

New Pre-Manufactured Pedestrian Bridge with Grade-Level and Bridge-Level Plazas at East and West Side of the Roadway (Peachtree Parkway).

Bids are invited for a General Contract for the Work of the above project.

Sealed Bids for the construction of PTC 18.04 Peachtree Parkway Pedestrian Bridge will be received until:
2:00 p.m. (local EASTERN time), Thursday, May 16, 2019, and will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time at City of Peachtree Corners (City Hall), 310 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092.

All plans, specifications, and complete instructions to bidders may be viewed and/ or purchased through https://mbakerplanroom.com.

Project registration for interested bidders is mandatory at https://mbakerplanroom.com in order to receive updates, notifications and required addenda.

Bidders submitting bids equal to or greater than $2,500 in value are required to be licensed in accordance with state law. A statement of public contract crime status is required in the Bid form. Non-Discrimination policy applies to this project.

The Owner reserves the right to waive informalities and to reject bids.

  • Department of Public Works
  • Category All RFPs
  • RFP Number PTC 18-04
  • Start Date 04/18/2019 10:00 AM
  • Close Date 05/16/2019 2:00 PM
  • RFP Post Status Open

Contact: James Nguyen –  jnguyen@peachtreecornersga.gov

Plans, specs and details can be found at

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The Art of the Pivot: Interactive Virtual Series from Curiosity Lab



COVID-19 has created a whole new reality to doing business. Startups are uniquely positioned to be able to pivot and make the most of opportunities as they arise. But, how do you know when it is time to change your “north star” and pivot? What does a successful pivot look like (and how do you avoid the pitfalls)? Join us for this interactive virtual series, led by experienced inventor and Professor of Practice at Georgia Tech School of Industrial Design, Stephen Chininis, IDSA.

This class is appropriate for:

• Founders or startup leaders

• Product developers, inventors, designers

• Makers considering launching a business

This 3-part series is open; please feel free to join one or more that is of interest to you.

Wednesday, July 22nd – 6:00-7:00 PM – Creativity & Design Thinking– Register at this link for session 1

1. What is design thinking and how could it reshape your business or product?

2. How can you challenge yourself as a leader to expand your thinking?

3. Tips & Techniques for Creativity and Curiosity as essential business functions

Wednesday, July 29th – 6:00-7:00 PM – How to Pivot and When – Register online at https://tinyurl.com/CLPTCAP2

1. What are the different types of pivots?

2. When should a company choose to pivot their overall approach?

3. Challenging your own assumptions about the business and eliminate bias.

Wednesday, August 5th – 6:00-7:00 PM – Experts Share their Pivots – Register online at https://tinyurl.com/CLPTCAP3

1. Join us as we hear from other leaders who have pivoted products and businesses – what they learned, what they wish they knew, and what ultimately changed.

About the Speaker

Stephen Chininis on the cover of the June/July 2020 issue of Peachtree Corners Magazine, for his ingenious 3D printed face shields for medical professionals and later for public use.

Stephen Chininis, IDSA, is a Professor of Practice in the School of Industrial Design at Georgia Tech and the principal of Chininis Product Development Group. He specializes in the integration of invention, innovation, and an entrepreneurial spirit in the work he does and the design studios he teaches.

His Make10 initiative at Georgia Tech, now in its 9th year, has grown into an exciting incubator environment for students to test new product ideas. He also is a coach and mentor for the CREATE-X program on campus. CREATE-X is a Georgia Tech initiative to instill entrepreneurial confidence in students and empower them to launch real startups.

Chininis’ ongoing professional work includes developing products for the toy and housewares industries. With more than 30 patents, he has licensed more than 100 products. His designs have won several awards, including “Parenting Magazine’s 10 Best Toys” and the “2001 Design Plus Award.”

Recently, using 3D printing, Chininis has been working to develop a mashup of design, craft, and technology to explore the micro factory environment through his Etsy Store, as a means to launch new products. In 2017, Chininis and a few friends formed a startup to explore new product ideas called Block Party Games.

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The New World: UAVs, IOT and AI



Industry leaders discuss the impact on infrastructure and smart cities, of drones, artificial intelligence, 5G, and the internet of things. The event is scheduled for July 16, from 12-1:15pm.

Tune in to a virtual panel with leaders from Xeo Air, ATDC (Atlanta Technical Development Center), Southern Telecom, and Curiosity Lab hosted and moderated by the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce. Learn about how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), internet of things (IOT), 5G, and artificial intelligence will transform work and home life.  Listen as they address some of the most transformative technologies impacting business and the infrastructure around how we work and live. A link will be sent to those registered here before the event.

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Peachtree Corners Business Association Connecting Over Coffee Morning Meetup (Zoom)



Message from Peachtree Corners Business Association (PCBA):

Let’s get together, connect over coffee and talk about our businesses on the second Tuesday of the month.  This will be a zoom online meeting.

This is your opportunity to have conversations with other PCBA members and business professionals who want to share and experience business in a positive atmosphere!  Business cards will be shared with all attendees.

Registration is REQUIRED due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Space is limited.  There is no admission fee for PCBA Members and our Guests.

Date: July 14, 2020
Time: 08:30 AM – 09:30 AM EDT
Location: We will be having coffee via Webinar.  Looking forward to seeing you.
Contact: Membership
Email: membership@peachtreecornersba.com
Date/Time Details: July 14, 2020
(second Tuesday of the month)

8:30 am – 9:30 am
Fees/Admission: Registration is required for this event
No fee to attend for PCBA Members and Our Guests

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