Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Atlanta articles below.
Atlanta, San Antonio and Phoenix are the top-ranked large metros for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.
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.
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.
The investment management company will expand its global headquarters in Atlanta, adding 500 jobs and bringing total employment to nearly 1,200.
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.
The supply chain technology and innovation company will create more than 230 jobs at its new headquarters in Midtown Atlanta's Tech Square.
The Swedish company is building a new 80,000-square-foot manufacturing center and headquarters on a 20-acre site in Gainesville, GA.
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.
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.
The Finland-based content discovery and distribution company will create 60 jobs as it moves its NYC office to Atlanta.
The transportation company's new headquarters will result in the creation of 850 jobs and $575 million in capital investment in Fulton County.
The enterprise software company will invest $12.25 million to expand its regional headquarters in Atlanta's Buckhead district.
The specialty flooring retailer will relocate its headquarters and expand in Cobb County, GA.
Over the next six years, the multi-brand restaurant company will invest approximately $32 million in its new Sandy Springs, GA headquarters.
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.
The music streaming giant will expand its presence and workforce in Atlanta, GA over the next three years.
The Dutch manufacturer of automated transport and sorting solutions will create more than 70 jobs in Fulton County, GA.
The IT consulting firm has relocated its expanded operations to Atlanta’s Technology Square area.
The RFPs are in and we all can't wait for the climax of the runaway hit economic development reality show: HQ2, The Survivor.
Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.
Kamstrup, a global supplier of intelligent energy and water metering solutions, will create 52 jobs in Roswell, GA.
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.
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.
The packaging company will invest $20M to create a new packaging center in Fulton County, GA.
The world's largest private weather enterprise is adding 400 jobs and relocating its headquarters within Atlanta.
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.
The health benefits company will invest $20M to expand its presence in Georgia with an Information Technology Hub.
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.
Working with IBM and Mueller Water Products to Improve Water Management in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas.
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.
Leader in health care innovation chooses Atlanta for expansion; Mayor Reed and state officials applaud the job-creating move.
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.
Liberty Mutual Insurance releases pedestrian safety index with top 15 safest U.S. cities for pedestrians.
The Atlanta Braves write another chapter in the long-running saga of publicly financed sports palaces.
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