Cherie Ong is a real estate developer and business consultant working to create innovative, sustainable and equitable communities in Atlanta.
Ong is the co-founder of Good Places, a firm that develops properties with mission and community impact at its forefront. She works directly with property owners, residents, artists, historically significant neighborhood churches, and nonprofits advocating for innovation in affordable housing and commercial spaces.
Ong has helped drive catalytic efforts in recent years, including developing the city’s first micro-housing apartments, converting a historic department store into an incubator for creative and socially conscious businesses, and launching a main street initiative promoting local businesses and economic investment. Currently, she is partnering with affordable housing advocates, planners, academic institutions, city administrators, developers, faith based and neighborhood organizations to create more effective pathways to innovation and scale in affordability including capitalizing on the city’s new changes in zoning which allow “granny flats”.
Good Places, Atlanta
Comprehensive community development