Funding approved for $4B Atlanta transportation program

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Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority officials pared down their list of projects from more than $11 billion to match expected 2016 tax revenue

Tunnel Boring Machine Reaches Final Destination in Atlanta

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There were a lot of cheers in Atlanta yesterday as Driller Mike, the 853,000-pound tunnel boring machine, holed through to its final destination, right on target after five miles of hard rock tunnel boring.

Anthem Bringing Over 1,800 Jobs To Atlanta

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one of the nation’s largest health benefits companies, will establish an Information Technology hub in Atlanta – creating more than 1,800 IT-related jobs over the next six years. The company’s Atlanta IT hub includes an initial investment of $20 million. Anthem, Inc.,

Tunnel Boring Machine Arrives in Atlanta

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Excitement filled the air in Atlanta today as the first piece of a 12½-foot-diameter, 400-foot-long tunnel boring machine (TBM) arrived on the Atlanta Water Supply Program Phase 1 project site.

Atlanta Lands $400M UPS Distribution Hub, 1,250 Jobs

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s (UPS) new regional sorting and distribution hub in Atlanta, GA. Read Atlanta Lands $400M UPS Distribution Hub, 1,250 Jobs on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. More than $400 million in investment and 1,250 jobs will be the result of United Parcel Service Inc.'s

$15,000 Presented to Atlanta Nonprofits

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Today, members of PC Construction’s Atlanta team presented three local non-profits with a total of $15,000 as part of our “PC Gives Back” crowd-sourced donations contest. Ten Atlanta-based organizations competed for the chance to win.

Atlanta City Council commits $2B for $5B Gulch development

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Developer CIM Group has agreed to provide a community benefits package worth at least $58 million, but critics of the mixed-use project don't think it's enough to dodge gentrification

Another Atlanta Highway Failure

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According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, crews were pressure testing an empty gas pipe with air, when a leak in the pipe caused the air to push up the pavement.

OneTrust Creating 500 Jobs In Atlanta

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New jobs at the Atlanta facility will include positions in sales, consulting, marketing and software engineering. Backed by the founders of Atlanta-based Manhattan Associates and AirWatch, OneTrust is co-headquartered in Atlanta and London.

Kaiser Permanente To Bring 900 Technology Jobs To Atlanta, GA

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Leader in health care innovation chooses Atlanta for expansion; Mayor Reed and state officials applaud the job-creating move. Kaiser Permanente To Bring 900 Technology Jobs To Atlanta, GA appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Atlanta Adopts Progressive Energy Policy To Tackle Commercial Energy Use

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New legislation makes Atlanta the first major Southeast city to undertake a series of measures, including energy benchmarking and audits, to boost efficiency in its commercial buildings. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Building the Atlanta BeltLine

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The Atlanta BeltLine is the most comprehensive transportation and economic development effort ever undertaken in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, and among the largest urban redevelopment programs currently underway in the United States

Atlanta Lands Groupe PSA North American Headquarters

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After a yearlong, nationwide search, the French automobile and motorcycle manufacturer has chosen to establish its new North American headquarters in Atlanta, GA. Read: Atlanta Lands Groupe PSA North American Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com.

Business Report: Georgia – Mercedes-Benz USA Relocates Headquarters to Atlanta

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The auto giant cites the quality of life in Metro Atlanta as a key factor in its decision to invest $74 million in a new facility, creating 800 jobs. Business Report: Georgia – Mercedes-Benz USA Relocates Headquarters to Atlanta appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southeast Utilities Atlanta BF-Jan/Feb-2015 Fayette County Development Authority Georgia Department of Economic Development Mercedes Benz Osmose Utilities Peachtree City

Balfour Beatty tapped to manage Atlanta prefab tower project

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Offsite construction firm Prescient will prefabricate and install wall panels, structural columns, precast balconies and more for Toll Bros.' ' 13-story apartment high-rise

Southeast City Scoop: Construction Starts in Atlanta

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Atlanta Area’s 2018 Construction Contracts Should Slightly Exceed 2017 Levels

Atlanta to Raise Roof for Falcons, Packers

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It will be Football Night in America this coming Sunday and the long awaited high tech roof of the new Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta will take the field, weather permitting.

Facebook building $2.5B Atlanta-area data center

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The data center, scheduled to be operational in 2020, will generate hundreds of construction jobs and be powered completely by renewable energy

Atlanta Gulch could receive $2B incentive package

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Developer CIM Group is reportedly planning a "mini-city" with up to 9 million square feet of office space, 1 million square feet of retail, thousands of apartments and hotel rooms and a Fortune 500 company's new headquarters

VXI Global Solutions To Create 570 Jobs In Metro Atlanta

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VXI Global Solutions To Create 570 Jobs In Metro Atlanta originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. VXI Global Solutions To Create 570 Jobs In Metro Atlanta. VXI Global Solutions To Create 570 Jobs In Metro Atlanta originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Atlanta's Burned I-85 Bridge on Fast Track to Restoration

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A collapsed section of I-85 in Atlanta appears to be on track to be restored by mid-June, Georgia Dept. of Transportation officials say

The Revitalization of Atlanta’s Westside

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The Atlanta Housing Authority in Atlanta, Georgia, is doing just that in the city’s Westside with the help of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Choice Neighborhood Grant.

Tiny Student Housing Experiment in Atlanta

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They can be hauled by a car, which means that they could, conceivably, be transported anywhere, and not have to remain in place on the roof of the parking deck in Atlanta.

Switch Investing $2.5B In Atlanta Data Center

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The global technology company will create 65 jobs at the metro Atlanta data center. In Atlanta Data Center. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions - The Source For Corporate Site Selectors. Switch Investing $2.5B BF Staff.

Fire Collapses I85 Bridge in Atlanta

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A section of Interstate 85 just north of downtown Atlanta is closed indefinitely after the bridge near Piedmont Heights caught fire and collapsed. No injuries were reported. The bridge is located on northbound I85 near Ga.

Atlanta Suburb Restricts Wood Frames

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New limits on wood-frame construction imposed by Sandy Springs, Ga., are going against the trend toward wood frames, says a representative of the American Wood Council

Pandora Will Create 250 Jobs In Georgia

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The music streaming giant will expand its presence and workforce in Atlanta, GA over the next three years. Read: Pandora Will Create 250 Jobs In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Atlanta's I--85 Set to Reopen by Memorial Day

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Curbed Atlanta says it best in its update on the I-85 bridge repair: 'It’s amazing what eight weeks and $16.6 million can do

Pioneering Urban Loft Space in Atlanta

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Bass Lofts , a design-forward urban loft project in a trendy Atlanta neighborhood, is now pioneering the loft movement in the city. The buildings sat empty in the middle of a rapidly-transforming neighborhood in Atlanta known as Little Five Points. Retrofitted from public schools built in the 1920s, the structures are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

JLG Opens Atlanta-Area Service Center

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JLG Industries recently opened a new 14,400-square-foot service center in Hiram, Georgia. The new center will inspect, maintain, and repair all brands of lift and access equipment at the facility, or on location at a customer’s job site, the company said. Services include quarterly and annual

'Construction Ready' Job Program Changes Lives in Atlanta

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In 2014, when Ian Miller heard about the Construction Ready program at Westside Works in Atlanta, he thought it was a “money ploy” to get grants to support its own staff, rather than train participants for entry-level jobs

Atlanta’s I-85 Bridge Rebuilt Ahead of Schedule

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Atlanta’s traffic is always problematic, but consider how much worse it was when a bridge of a major highway recently caught fire which forced 243,000 people to find alternate routes for several months.

Honeywell Will Create Over 800 Jobs In Atlanta

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Read Honeywell Will Create Over 800 Jobs In Atlanta on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium Won't Make July 30 Deadline

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According to the Atlanta United website , Mercedes-Benz Stadium (MBS) will open in late August with two NFL pre-season games based on revised completion timelines presented by the construction team and announced today by Steve Cannon, chief executive officer of AMB Group, LLC.

Canopies are Crown Jewel of Atlanta Airport Upgrade

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World’s busiest domestic passenger terminal will receive a makeover that includes striking structures and a lightweight material

Atlanta's I-85 to Reopen Full Month Ahead of Schedule

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Thanks to 24-hour efforts, good weather, and substantial financial incentives, Atlanta's I-85 bridge and roadway Atlanta will reopen in time for Monday’s morning rush hour commute and maybe even sooner. And now for some good news -.

Carter’s, Inc. To Consolidate CT-Based Operations In Atlanta

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maker of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, has announced plans to consolidate its retail store and financial operations currently managed in its Shelton, CT facility with the Company’s Atlanta, GA-based operations. Southeast Atlanta Carters SheltonSource: Carters.com.

Video Update: I-85 Bridge Reconstruction in Atlanta

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The section of I-85 in Atlanta that collapsed last week due to a fire under a bridge overpass should be up and running just 10 weeks after the incident happened.

Canopes are Crown Jewel of Atlanta Airport Upgrade

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World’s busiest domestic passenger terminal will receive a makeover that includes striking structures and a lightweight material

City Scoop: Atlanta

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The simultaneous construction of two major league stadiums has definitely impacted contractors’ delivery of projects across the city