Archives for January 2018

Cristo Rey Atlanta Officially Opens New Downtown Building

Cristo Rey Atlanta celebrated the grand opening of their new 88,000 square-foot Downtown facility with the help of several high-profile guests, including Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Governor Nathan Deal. “I want you all to know that as a city, we continue to support you, we continue to cheer you on and we continue to… Read more

Co-Working Leader WeWork Opens 3rd Atlanta Location

WeWork, along with Governor Nathan Deal and leadership from Invest Atlanta and the Metro Atlanta Chamber, celebrated the official grand opening of WeWork’s third location in Atlanta, 1372 Peachtree, and the company’s continued growth in Georgia. Atlanta is the 5th-largest co-working market in the U.S., with 230,000 square feet of new co-working space added last year,… Read more

Atlanta Sleep Tech Innovator To Expand Thanks to IA Support

Responsive Surface Technology, an Atlanta-based sleep technology innovator, announced it had received funding through two Invest Atlanta-affiliated programs, the Atlanta Advantage Loan Fund and New Markets Tax Credit financing. The additional capital provided will enable ReST to grow its inventory and expand marketing and research efforts. Managed through Advantage Capital Partners, the Atlanta Advantage Loan… Read more

Group PSA, Europe’s 2nd Largest Carmaker, Establishes HQ in Atlanta

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Governor Nathan Deal, and Invest Atlanta announced that Groupe PSA, a French multinational manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles, will locate its new North American headquarters in Atlanta. “I am very pleased that PSA Groupe has selected Atlanta for its North American headquarters and look forward to working with the company’s executive… Read more

CEO Message for January 2018: Furthering That “Atlanta Magic”

On January 2, 2018, the Honorable Keisha Lance Bottoms was sworn in as the City of Atlanta’s 60th Mayor. She delivered an important and inspirational address at the ceremony, and I urge everyone to read it in its entirety here. Importantly, Mayor Bottoms delivered a message of inclusion, a call for all of us to… Read more

GSMA Opens North American Regional Office at Armour Yards

The GSMA held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate its new North American regional office in Armour Yards near Midtown Atlanta. At a ceremony attended by Dr. Eloisa Klementich and other dignitaries and leaders from the Atlanta technology community, the GSMA officially opened its new 15,000 square-foot offices, which will house nearly 90 GSMA employees. "We are… Read more

IA Ends 2017 On High Note With Support For Hundreds of Affordable Housing Units

As 2017 came to an end, Invest Atlanta closed on several important affordable housing projects to put the total number of affordable housing units supported this year at 1,962. Below are the multi-family and senior housing projects Invest Atlanta closed in December: City Lights II: Invest Atlanta issued $11.5 million in tax-exempt bonds to finance Wingate… Read more

Invest Atlanta Names Dawn Luke Chief Operating Officer

Invest Atlanta announced the appointment of Dawn Luke as chief operating officer of Invest Atlanta. As a longtime employee of Invest Atlanta and member of its Executive Team, Ms. Luke brings substantial knowledge of Invest Atlanta and all facets of the agency’s operations to the position. In her new role, Ms. Luke will oversee Invest… Read more

NCR Officially Opens New Global Headquarters in Midtown

NCR Corporation opened its new global headquarters campus in Midtown Atlanta. The two-tower campus will provide the space needed to prepare for future growth and create innovations that will help power the digitally-connected economy. In total, NCR’s new headquarters will be home to approximately 5,000 skilled professionals. The state-of-the-art campus will be roughly 750,000 square… Read more

BRE Team Supports CapTech’s Expansion at Bank of America Plaza

The Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) team met with executives from CapTech, a management and IT consulting firm growing its presence in Atlanta. The company recently moved to Bank of America Plaza, and plans to add 50 new positions this year. CapTech is a national firm based in Richmond, Virginia, but opened an Atlanta office to… Read more