$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.

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.

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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

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'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 -.

Intentionally Set Atlanta Interstate Fire Closes Artery Until June

ENR Construction

are removing debris from an Interstate 85 bridge in Atlanta that collapsed during a March 30 rush-hour fire Crews from C.W. Matthews Contracting Co., Marietta, Ga.,

Fixed Mega-Roof of Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium Spanning on Its Own

ENR Construction

With the decentering complete of the fixed trusses that shape the daring kinetic roof of the Atlanta Falcons stadium, the steel erector is adding the eight movable parts, called "petals," that will close and open like an oculus

Fixed Mega-Roof of Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium Spanning on Its Own

ENR Construction

With the decentering complete of the fixed trusses that shape the daring kinetic roof of the Atlanta Falcons stadium, the steel erector is adding the eight movable parts, called "petals," that will close and open like an oculus

Anthem Bringing Over 1,800 Jobs To Atlanta

Business Facilities Blog

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.,

The Agonies of Building Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium

ENR Construction

The ups and downs of designing and constructing an exotic convertible stadium roof

The construction of the Atlanta Braves’ new stadium, in 1 minute

BD+C

The opening of SunTrust Park, the Atlanta Braves’ new $622 million, 41,500-seat stadium, is only 35 days away from opening day of the Major League Baseball season

Rinnai sponsors Atlanta Motor Speedway race series, two drivers

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A customer served as the race’s honorary starter and waved the green flag to mark the start of the event. Select Rinnai attendees were introduced in the pre-race drivers meeting and participated in driver introductions. read more. Hydronics

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

Must see: Atlanta Falcons stadium will have retractable 'roof petals'

BD+C

A video of the new home for the Atlanta Falcons has been released. The star of the show is a retractable roof designed by 360 Architecture (recently aquired by HOK) with eight "roof petals” that will rotate open in less than eight minutes, with the motion of a camera lens.

$75 million commercial tower and hotel proposed in downtown Atlanta

BD+C

A 25-story commercial tower, with the current moniker of International Plaza, has been proposed for downtown Atlanta at the 202 Courtland Street location. Currently, a Hertz Car Rental and surface parking occupies the site

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

City Scoop: Atlanta

ENR Construction

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

Atlanta Adopts Progressive Energy Policy To Tackle Commercial Energy Use

Business Facilities Blog

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.

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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

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An Atlanta business group proposes a ‘floating’ park over a busy highway

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Early next month, the Buckhead Community Improvement District (BCID) is scheduled to meet about how to move forward with its plan for a half-mile-long urban park that would be built over a busy highway and MARTA rail line that currently bifurcate this affluent Atlanta neighborhood

Fire-Damaged Atlanta Interstate Bridge to Reopen by May 15

ENR Construction

The contractor will earn a $3.1-million bonus for finishing work roughly a month ahead of the original schedule

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.

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.

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.

Prominent Atlanta construction executive faces charges in $1 million bribery scheme

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Mitchell Construction Company of Atlanta has been arraigned on federal bribery and money laundering charges. He is accused of participating in a plan to pay more than $1 million to get contracts from the City of Atlanta. The owner of E.R. Elvin Mitchell Jr., owner of E.R. Mitchell Construction Company, allegedly paid more than $1 million to an unidentified city official.

Perkins+Will unveils plans for what will be Atlanta’s second-tallest tower

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Perkins+Will revealed plans for 98 Fourteenth Street, a 920-foot glass tower that will be the second-tallest building in Atlanta.

Sustainable Woodland Living Meets Upscale Urban Atlanta Contemporary Design

Jetson Green

How can you live sustainably just miles from a major of a heavily urbanized city like Atlanta and still feel like you have your own weekend getaway retreat?

Atlanta Plans $6 Billion Airport Expansion-Video

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. . Two giant, translucent canopies arcing over several lanes of roadway and sidewalks outside the Hartsfield Jackson domestic terminal will be the most visible features of a $6 billion expansion project at Atlanta's airport during the next 20 years.

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.

Atlanta suburb prohibits wood-framed construction for high rises

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an Atlanta suburb, amended its building code to prevent buildings taller than three stories and larger than 100,000 sf from being wood-framed. Sandy Springs, Ga.,

Tiny Student Housing Experiment in Atlanta

Jetson Green

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.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta will be the NFL’s first LEED Platinum stadium

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The future home of the Atlanta Falcons has an arresting design, an ultra-modern appearance, and is looking to become the NFL’s first LEED Platinum v4 stadium and one of the first LEED Platinum professional sports stadiums in the country, regardless of sport

Switch Investing $2.5B In Atlanta Data Center

Business Facilities Blog

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.

New Atlanta Falcons Stadium Design More Than a Box With a Lid

ENR Construction

New Atlanta Stadium’s complicated kinetic roof is driving the critical path for the entire 1.8-million-sq-ft project. Buildings

The New Flat Rate to host Major League for a Day seminar in Atlanta April 12

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The New Flat Rate, a leading provider of menu pricing for residential home service companies, is hosting a seminar at the Hilton Garden Inn, Atlanta Airport, on Wednesday, April 12, from 8 a.m.

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Auto Supplier Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

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Automotive Business Clusters/Corridors Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment Georgia Manufacturing Capital Investment Economic Development Employment Expansion Georgia Department of Economic Development Gwinnett County Metro Atlanta Site SelectionCarcoustics will invest $6 million in a new manufacturing facility in Buford, GA over the next five years. Read: Auto Supplier Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia.

$1B Atlanta Intermodal Project Wins Federal Acceleration | ENR.

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1B Atlanta Intermodal Project Wins Federal Acceleration. A $1-billion intermodal center being developed in Atlanta via a public-private partnership received a boost from the White House recently that could help accelerate the project by as much as a year, officials say. GDOT describes the project as a “transportation hub that provides a central facility and transfer point for (Atlanta’s) existing and future intercity, regional and local transit services.”