Atlanta

Resource pages for "Atlanta"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.
ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Los Angeles Tops EPA Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

District of Columbia, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas round out top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.
Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: On The Move

Cities and counties are leveraging their locations, skilled workforce, and intermodal services to keep goods moving.
Hootsuite

Hootsuite To Create More Than 60 Jobs With New Atlanta Office

Canadian software as a service (SaaS) company Hootsuite will launch its new space in Atlanta's Tech Square by early 2022.
Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern Establishes New HQ In Atlanta’s Tech Square

3,000 employees will staff the transport company's new HQ, a high-tech venture set to enhance Norfolk Southern's presence in Georgia.
Cisco

Cisco To Open Talent And Collaboration Center In Atlanta

Cisco's new $41 million Talent and Collaboration Center in Midtown Atlanta will lead to the creation of 700 jobs.
Visa Atlanta, GA

Visa’s New Atlanta Office Hub To Create 1,000 Jobs

Visa will open a new 123,000-square-foot hub in Midtown Atlanta. This major expansion is expected to create approximately 1,000 jobs in the region over the next several years.
Memphis 2021 Metro Rankings Report

Memphis Takes Logistics Crown, NYC Tops In Fintech

Memphis, TN tops the list of Logistics Leaders, New York City leads the new Fintech ranking in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report.
FanDuel Group

FanDuel Group To Create 900+ Jobs At New Atlanta Technology Campus

Sports-tech entertainment company FanDuel Group will invest more than $15 million to open a 68,0000-square-foot technology campus in Atlanta.
GreyOrange

GreyOrange Locating Global Headquarters In Georgia

The AI-enabled software and robotics company will invest more than $1 million and create 200 jobs in the metro Atlanta area.
Porsche North American HQ

Porsche Expanding North American HQ In Georgia

The multi-million dollar project will add a service center, restoration facility, and experience center adjacent to the company's North American Headquarters near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Papa John's HQ Metro Atlanta

Papa John’s Picks Metro Atlanta For New Global Headquarters

Papa John’s will relocate its global headquarters from Louisville, KY to metro Atlanta, delivering 200 jobs to the area in 2021.
Tech Hubs

Atlanta Is Hottest Tech Hub, NOLA Takes Logistics Crown

Atlanta is the hottest growth leader among Tech Hubs and New Orleans tops the chart of Logistics Leaders in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report.
One Atlanta

One Atlanta: Economic Mobility, Recovery And Resiliency Plan Launched

The mayor, in partnership with Invest Atlanta and WorkSource Atlanta, created the initiative to help Atlanta families and hometown businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Microsoft Adding 1,500 New Jobs In Atlanta

The company will invest $75 million in a new facility focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud services in the West Midtown section of Atlanta, GA.
Economic Growth Potential

Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix Lead In Economic Growth Potential

Atlanta, San Antonio and Phoenix are the top-ranked large metros for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.
high tech hubs

Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech

The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.
Chamblee, GA

StudentBridge Establishing New HQ In Georgia

The company will continue its $7.5 million investment and create 50 new jobs over the next two years from its new headquarters in Chamblee, GA.
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Invesco Investing $70M In Georgia HQ Expansion

The investment management company will expand its global headquarters in Atlanta, adding 500 jobs and bringing total employment to nearly 1,200.
STEM skills

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Game-changing Logistics Hub in Northwest Ohio

A nationally acclaimed logistics development company is preparing to unveil a master-planned park which will be able to accommodate more than 4 million square feet of industrial space. This park will also lay adjacent to one the country’s most critical intermodal terminals.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

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The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.