Archives for January 2018

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 2,193. 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