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  • Georgia transportation chief gets $100K raise
    The State Transportation Board voted unanimously Tuesday to give Georgia Commissioner of Transportation Russell McMurry a $100,000 raise. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • Hartsfield-Jackson to receive $15.8M grant for runway safety improvement
    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will receive a $15.8 million infrastructure grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to fund the first phase of construction on the Runway 9 Left end-around taxiway, according to an FAA announcement Tuesday. The goal is for the taxiway to "enhance the safety and efficiency of overall ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • Atlanta residential real estate market feeling summer slump
    Metro Atlanta's residential real estate market may be feeling the typical summer slump but average and median sales prices should keep things feeling sunny for the city's realtors. According to the Atlanta Realtors (formerly the Atlanta Board of Realtors) Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • Atlantic Station’s H&M store to become flagship for Southeast
    A permit was just filed in Atlanta to expand the H&M store at Atlantic Station, a project that could cost $1.5 million. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • ​Georgia banks see big earnings in second quarter
    Georgia’s 181 FDIC-insured financial institutions are continuing their hot streaks after earning $764 million during the first quarter. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • Atlanta Arby’s to honor ‘Game of Thrones’ finale with smoked turkey leg
    Arby's is taking a stab at the Thrones. The Atlanta-based fast-food franchise will be taking advantage of the highly anticipated season finale of HBO's record-breaking TV show "Game of Thrones" by offering a new themed item: the Smoked Turkey Leg. A press release says the turkey leg is "seasoned with ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • Georgia nursing home files $9 million expansion plans
    The purpose of the project is to increase capacity for private accommodations, add therapy space and increase common area space to create a more "home-like" environment. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • ‘Flip or Flop Atlanta’ renewed for second season
    HGTV renewed "Flip or Flop Atlanta" for a second season, according to Variety. After airing five episodes of the show's freshman season, the network has ordered 14 more episodes. 'Flip or Flop Atlanta,' the second spinoff in the franchise, premiered on July 20. More than 7.9 million viewers have tuned ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • If you want Chick-fil-A fast, ‘tell them your wife’s in labor’
    More and more, people seem to be publicly endorsing Chick-fil-A as a place to celebrate a milestone. The latest example came in Charlotte, N.C., where the parents of the cities first "eclipse baby" made a stop at the Atlanta-based fast-food restaurant while the mom-to-be was in labor, according to The ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • Douglasville planning to redevelop 250 acres north of city
    The city hopes to expand economic activity in a now-blighted area. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • Synovus adds female private equity exec, NFL Hall of Famer to board
    Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE: SNV) beefed up its board of directors with two new appointments. The Columbus-based bank reported Rocksolid Holdings LLC Managing Director Diana M. Murphy and Pro Football Hall of Famer John L. Stallworth have joined its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Murphy, who also serves on the ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • Open Skies proponents blame Delta, American, United for ‘misleading’ job loss claims
    The United States' Open Skies agreements create and support more than 16.6 million U.S. jobs in the manufacturing, airline, tourism and hospitality industries, as well as in local economies near airports, according to a fact sheet released Monday by the U.S. Airlines for Open Skies Coalition. The coalition also addresses ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • New lobster restaurant coming to Lenox Square
    Lenox Square mall will welcome a new lobster restaurant that spawned from a food truck and later found fame on television show Shark Tank. Cousins Maine Lobster is set to open at the upscale Buckhead mall in late fall, according to an announcement. It will take 1,150 square feet across ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • Georgia Tech inks apparel sponsorship deal with Adidas
    School's new six-year apparel sponsorship deal takes effect July 1, 2018. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
  • Q&A with Lamar Wakefield, 2017 Most Admired CEO
    Atlanta Business Chronicle has just named our list of Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs of 2017 ( check out the list here). They will be honored on August 24 at a sold-out awards event at The Foundry at Puritan Mill. Here’s a Q&A with one of the honorees, Lamar Wakefield, CEO ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-08-22
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