President and CEO, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.
Clyde Higgs serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) In this role, he leads the executive team in providing oversight of the affordable housing, economic development, design & construction, real estate development, procurement, and human resources activities. Under his leadership, ABI and its partners has surpassed 50% of the goal of 5,600 affordable units created or preserved within the BeltLine TAD and nearly tripled its land acquisition strategy in support of affordability. He also focuses on establishing and expanding strong working relationships with private and public partners across the region, state, and nation. Clyde brings over 20 years of experience in economic development, real estate, intellectual property, technology, strategic planning, design, real estate development, grant and donor funding, and government relations.