Atlanta Business News

Atlanta Business News

Atlanta Business News

  • President Trump to hold fundraiser for 6th District GOP candidate Karen Handel
    President Donald Trump is slated to hold a fundraiser on Friday for Republican 6th Congressional District candidate Karen Handel. Trump will be in Atlanta on Friday, speaking before the NRA's annual meeting at the Georgia World Congress Center. Handel faces Democrat Jon Ossoff in a June 20 runoff election to ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-26
  • Where Tesla plans to expand its charging network in Georgia
    Tesla plans to double its charging network in 2017, adding about 5,000 charging stations worldwide by the end of the year. The company said Monday it started the year with more than 5,000 Supercharger stations globally an expects to have more than 10,000 Supercharger stations by the end of the ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Zagat picks best new restaurants in Atlanta
    The best new restaurants in Atlanta are spread out from the suburbs to intown, according to Zagat's latest list. It includes three Duluth restaurants and one in East Cobb as well as new dining spots in Morningside, Old Fourth Ward and Grant Park. Here are a few: Oak Brewpub, in ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Atlanta developer acquires Publix-anchored shopping center in Cumming, Ga.
    An Atlanta developer has acquired a Publix-anchored shopping center in Cumming, Ga., off of Georgia 400. New Market Properties LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Preferred Apartment Communities Inc., financed the deal for 80,018-square-foot Castleberry-Southard with an approximately $11.5 million first mortgage loan from Principal Life Insurance Co. The sale ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Gov. Deal signs two tax credit bills
    Gov. Nathan Deal signed two bills Tuesday expanding tax credits offered to Georgia's film and gaming industries and giving Atlanta's Woodruff Arts Center a tax break to help finance renovation of the Alliance Theatre. House Bill 199 will provide a 20 percent tax credit for post-production companies with at least ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • ​Paul McCartney playing Atlanta in July (VIDEO)
    Sir Paul McCartney will return to Georgia for a concert in metro Atlanta this summer. The former Beatle is slated to play at the Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth on July 13 as part of his "One On One" 2017 U.S. run. The "One On One" tour kicked off April ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • ​Atlanta Hawks ink new multi-year deal with Verizon
    The Atlanta Hawks shouldn’t have to ask, "can you hear me now" anytime soon. The club inked a new multi-year deal with New York-based Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) making Verizon the club’s official wireless provider and a Hawks partner. The partnership is already active as Verizon currently presents “High ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • ​Atlanta United seeking design proposals from fans for new mini-field
    Atlanta United is asking fans to pitch ideas to the club for “The Next Great Pitch” in Atlanta. The club reported its foundation is requesting proposals for “iconic, breakthrough” ideas for the design and construction of a new mini-pitch (field) in metro Atlanta. United said “The Next Great Pitch” will ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Robert Ratliff, who founded and grew AGCO Corp., passes away
    Robert J. Ratliff, founder and former president, chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based agricultural equipment-maker AGCO Corp. (NYSE: AGCO), has passed away, the company said Tuesday. Ratliff guided the company through a total of 21 acquisitions as it grew sales from $200 million in 1990 to over $5.4 billion in 2005 ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Gander Mountain stores may get reprieve with potential buyer
    A Utah-based sporting goods retailer is weighing a bid to buy most Gander Mountain Co. stores, a move that would keep the bulk of the St. Paul-based retailer's locations open — though the brand itself may not stick around. Bloomberg reports on the interest of Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings Inc. in ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Exclusive: JPMorgan Chase to grant $400K to Morehouse to grow minority, women-owned Atlanta tech companies
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. is making a big play to increase capital and training for minority and female entrepreneurs in Atlanta’s inner cities. The New York-based financial services firm (NYSE: JPM) will grant $400,000 to the Morehouse College Entrepreneurship Center to develop a new program, Ascend 2020 Atlanta, to help ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary
    The U.S. Senate has voted overwhelmingly to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture. Senators voted 87-11 late Monday to approve President Donald Trump's nomination of Perdue, who becomes the first agriculture secretary from the South in several decades. "He grew up on a farm, he became ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • City unveils Grant Park Gateway, a $48 million garage under a park
    The City of Atlanta Tuesday unveiled the plans for the Grant Park Gateway Project – a new parking garage that will be located on the footprint of the existing eight acre parking lot next to Zoo Atlanta along Boulevard Avenue. The $48 million facility is a 1,000-space parking garage that ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • State Sen. Hunter Hill running for governor in 2018
    State Sen. Hunter Hill announced his candidacy for governor Tuesday in a letter to potential supporters. Hill, R-Atlanta, cited his experience in the General Assembly and, before that, as an Army officer who saw combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. "After serving five years in the Senate, I can tell you ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Coca-Cola to cut 1,200 jobs to create ‘leaner corporate organization’
    The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) said Tuesday it plans to cut approximately 1,200 job reductions "as we put in place the leaner corporate organization." "While this will clearly be difficult for those impacted, these changes are critical for us to create an environment where we can accelerate growth and become ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
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