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Monthly Archives: January 2015

    NCR Corp Moving Headquarters to Atlanta’s Midtown

    By Zac Pasmanick | January 29, 2015

    NCR Corp will move it’s headquarters into Midtown Atlanta and will bring 3,600 jobs to the city. The new global headquarters will be located on Springs Street near Georgia Tech’s campus. NCR Corp was formerly known as National Cash Register and makes point-of-sale terminals, ATMs, processing systems, and more. source/s: Read More

    Google Fiber Coming to Atlanta

    By Zac Pasmanick | January 28, 2015

    According to the Wall Street Journal, Atlanta will be one of four cities to receive Google Fiber. The other cities are Nashville, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham. Google told other candidate cities like San Jose and Phoenix that the pending announcement does not eliminate them from possibly receiving Google Fiber in the near future. Google Fiber is an... Read More

    East Atlanta among Best in Country

    By Zac Pasmanick | January 26, 2015

    Redfin has named East Atlanta as the third Hottest Neighborhood of 2015. The data Redfin used suggests that a home on the market in East Atlanta will cost around $211,000 and will spend around 35 days on the market before it’s sold. East Atlanta ranked higher than neighborhoods in Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle. Other popular areas in... Read More

    Historical Markers Tell Atlanta’s Civil Rights Role

    By Zac Pasmanick | January 20, 2015

    New historical markers tell the story of Atlanta’s role in the civil rights movement. The Atlanta Student Movement began in 1960 and was founded by Atlanta University Center students. The markers can be found on Clark Atlanta University Campus. City Council Member Michael Julian Bond hopes to add more civil rights markers around the city... Read More

    Tech Company Eyes ‘Technology Square’ Expansion

    By Zac Pasmanick | January 19, 2015

    Midtown Atlanta, which recently landed the headquarters of fintech giant NCR Corp., is drawing looks from another large technology-focused enterprise. An unidentified company has expressed interest in taking up to 100,000 square feet to co-anchor a more than 600,000 square foot mixed-used development planned in the heart of Georgia Tech. The company is most likely vying... Read More

    Atlanta Housing Market Ends Year with Strong Gains

    By Zac Pasmanick | January 16, 2015

    As of last year, Metro Atlanta’s housing market ended with strong gains in sales and expects to continue to strengthen. “Home prices in 2014 were especially strong,” Ennis Antoine, the Atlanta Board of Realtors’ new president, said in releasing the report. “ I expect them to continue to accelerate in 2015, but at a tempered pace,... Read More

    Mercedes-Benz to Create 800 Jobs in Atlanta

    By Zac Pasmanick | January 14, 2015

    At least 800 jobs will be created when Mercedes-Benz USA relocate from Montvale, New Jersey to Atlanta. The car manufacturer plans to invest $74 million into the new headquarters. “With its international name recognition and unmatched reputation for quality, Mercedes-Benz USA’s decision to move to Georgia is simply a home run for the state,” said Deal. CEO Stephen... Read More

    Atlanta Technology Companies Show Off at Las Vega Expo

    By Zac Pasmanick | January 12, 2015

    Atlanta-based technology companies showed off their newest devices and innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Sengled talked about its new smart light bulb, complete with integrated IP camera, speaker, microphone, and facial recognition technology. Another standout was Aspenta’s international location trackers to be used for students traveling abroad or the elderly. For more great... Read More

    Atlanta Colleges Named Among State’s Best

    By Zac Pasmanick | January 9, 2015

    According to Atlanta Journal-Constitution, both Emory University and Georgia Tech have made the list of the ten best colleges in the state of Georgia. A recent study by factored in survey results from students and alumni, data from private and public databases, and proprietary data to determine the best colleges in each state in the country... Read More

    Mercedes-Benze to Announce HQ Relocation

    By Zac Pasmanick | January 6, 2015

    According to reports,this Tuesday, Mercedez-Benz could announce plans to relocate its headquarters here in Atlanta. This move would create over 1,000 jobs. The German luxury automaker company is said to be in the market for more than 200,000 square feet of office space and has zeroed in on Atlanta’s Central Perimeter business submarket for the relocation,... Read More