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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.


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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.

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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.

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.

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 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.

Dematic Investing $30M In New Georgia Global HQ

The supply chain technology and innovation company will create more than 230 jobs at its new headquarters in Midtown Atlanta's Tech Square. 

Geveko Markings Creating 75 Jobs In Georgia

The Swedish company is building a new 80,000-square-foot manufacturing center and headquarters on a 20-acre site in Gainesville, GA.

E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018

CBRE study found that last year, 61 of the largest 100 industrial leases in the U.S. were completed by e-commerce companies and logistics firms.

Companies Willing To Train Job Applicants Who Don’t Meet Requirements

Employees have been offered a position when they were underqualified most frequently in Charlotte, San Diego, Austin and Washington, DC, according to a new Robert Half survey. 

Smarp Investing $3M To Relocate North American HQ To Georgia

The Finland-based content discovery and distribution company will create 60 jobs as it moves its NYC office to Atlanta. 

Norfolk Southern Locating HQ In Atlanta

The transportation company's new headquarters will result in the creation of 850 jobs and $575 million in capital investment in Fulton County.

Salesforce Creating 600 Jobs In Georgia

The enterprise software company will invest $12.25 million to expand its regional headquarters in Atlanta's Buckhead district.

Floor & Decor Creating 500 Jobs In Georgia

The specialty flooring retailer will relocate its headquarters and expand in Cobb County, GA.

Inspire Brands Creating Over 1,100 Jobs With New Georgia HQ

Over the next six years, the multi-brand restaurant company will invest approximately $32 million in its new Sandy Springs, GA headquarters.

Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential

Houston, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential—followed by Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX—in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.

Pandora Will Create 250 Jobs In Georgia

The music streaming giant will expand its presence and workforce in Atlanta, GA over the next three years.

VanRiet Material Handling Systems Opening First U.S. Location In Georgia

The Dutch manufacturer of automated transport and sorting solutions will create more than 70 jobs in Fulton County, GA.

CapTech To Create 100 Tech Jobs In Georgia By 2018

The IT consulting firm has relocated its expanded operations to Atlanta’s Technology Square area.

Amazonia, USA

The RFPs are in and we all can't wait for the climax of the runaway hit economic development reality show: HQ2, The Survivor.

Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.

Danish Manufacturer Picks Georgia For North American HQ

Kamstrup, a global supplier of intelligent energy and water metering solutions, will create 52 jobs in Roswell, GA.

ASOS Creating Over 1,600 Jobs In Georgia

Over the next five years, the online fashion and beauty retailer will invest more than $40M to establish an East Coast fulfillment center in Fulton County, GA.

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

A partnership with Georgia’s university system and the availability of a skilled, high-tech workforce brings Honeywell’s new software development center to Atlanta.

Sonoco Creating 595 Jobs in Georgia

The packaging company will invest $20M to create a new packaging center in Fulton County, GA.

IBM’s The Weather Company Growing In Georgia

The world's largest private weather enterprise is adding 400 jobs and relocating its headquarters within Atlanta.

Atlanta Lands $400M UPS Distribution Hub, 1,250 Jobs

More than $400 million in investment and 1,250 jobs will be the result of United Parcel Service Inc.'s (UPS) new regional sorting and distribution hub in Atlanta, GA.

Anthem Bringing Over 1,800 Jobs To Atlanta

The health benefits company will invest $20M to expand its presence in Georgia with an Information Technology Hub.

VXI Global Solutions To Create 570 Jobs In Metro Atlanta

VXI Global Solutions, a business processing and information technology outsourcing services provider, will open a call center in College Park, GA in 2016, creating 570 jobs.

AT&T Helps Cities Save Water With New Technology

Working with IBM and Mueller Water Products to Improve Water Management in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas.

Atlanta Adopts Progressive Energy Policy To Tackle Commercial Energy Use

New legislation makes Atlanta the first major Southeast city to undertake a series of measures, including energy benchmarking and audits, to boost efficiency in its commercial buildings.

Kaiser Permanente To Bring 900 Technology Jobs To Atlanta, GA

Leader in health care innovation chooses Atlanta for expansion; Mayor Reed and state officials applaud the job-creating move.

Business Report: Georgia – Mercedes-Benz USA Relocates Headquarters To Atlanta

The auto giant cites the quality of life in Metro Atlanta as a key factor in its decision to invest $74 million in a new facility, creating 800 jobs.

Smart Planning Boosts Seattle To #1 City For Pedestrians

Liberty Mutual Insurance releases pedestrian safety index with top 15 safest U.S. cities for pedestrians.

Stadium Arcadium

The Atlanta Braves write another chapter in the long-running saga of publicly financed sports palaces.

Carter’s, Inc. To Consolidate CT-Based Operations In Atlanta

With the consolidation, Carters expects to incur pre-tax charges of $35 to $40 million over the next 12 to 18 months. Oct 15, 2012 @ 11:22 AM

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