Archives for April 2016

Invest Atlanta Attends Major Healthcare IT Meeting

Last month, Invest Atlanta’s business attraction team talked up Atlanta’s thriving healthcare information technology businesses and innovation to attendees at the 2016 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas. Each year, HIMSS hosts more than 40,000 health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world at this… Read more

Irish Officials Come to Atlanta to Discuss Investment Opportunities

Following up on Irish Prime Minister Endy Kenny’s visit to Atlanta in 2015, members of the Wexford County Council met recently with Invest Atlanta officials to explore opportunities for Irish business investments in Atlanta and Atlanta business investments in Wexford and the rest of Ireland. Wexford, a cornerstone of Ireland’s ancient Eastern culture, boasts a… Read more

CE Class Covers Intown Housing Market Incentives

Recently, the Invest Atlanta Homeownership Team participated in a special real estate continuing education course hosted by Council Member Mary Norwood. The course, held in February at the Yaarab Shrine in Midtown, offered valuable information pertinent to assisting homebuyers achieve affordable, intown homeownership. More than 300 real estate agents were enlightened by presenters from Invest… Read more

Invest Atlanta’s lease purchase bonds facilitating renovation of Georgia Pacific HQ building

The Invest Atlanta Board of Directors authorized a $150 million lease purchase inducement resolution to finance a major renovation of the Georgia-Pacific headquarters building. The privately-placed bond transaction, which carries no liability for the City of Atlanta or Invest Atlanta, will enable Georgia-Pacific to reconfigure 23 floors of its 34-year-old building in downtown Atlanta. By… Read more

Equifax expansion will bring 650 jobs to Midtown

Atlanta-based Equifax, the credit reporting and financial technology giant that is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions, will make a $17-million investment expansion into offices at One Atlantic Center, in Midtown, bringing 650 jobs into the city. The move into a 100,000-square foot space in the iconic, 50-story skyscraper at the… Read more

CEO Message for April 2016

Since our inception, Invest Atlanta has demonstrated visionary, focused and relentless dedication to making our city one of the nation’s best places to live, work, study and play. In 2015, our collective efforts culminated with Atlanta witnessing record-shattering growth in job creation, business attraction, community development and business retention and expansion. Our success is evidence… Read more