• Abrams cruises to Democratic nomination for governor; Cagle, Kemp in GOP runoff By Biz Journals   -   May 23, 2018

    ABRAMS CRUISES TO DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION FOR GOVERNOR; CAGLE, KEMP IN GOP RUNOFF

    It's going to take a runoff to decide whether Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle or Secretary of State Brian Kemp wins the Republican gubernatorial...

  • Medical Examiner: CDC officer committed suicide by drowning By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    MEDICAL EXAMINER: CDC OFFICER COMMITTED SUICIDE BY DROWNING

    Timothy Cunningham, the CDC epidemiologist who was found in the Chattahoochee River in March after being missing for more than seven...

  • NFL owners gather in Atlanta to unanimously approve Panthers sale By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    NFL OWNERS GATHER IN ATLANTA TO UNANIMOUSLY APPROVE PANTHERS SALE

    David Tepper delivered the commencement address Sunday at his alma mater, Carnegie Mellon University. On Tuesday, he graduated into...

    Sports, Transaction, Sport, Sale, Financing, Franchise, Finance, Franchises
  • 21-story Margaritaville resort, restaurant planned by Centennial Olympic Park By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    21-STORY MARGARITAVILLE RESORT, RESTAURANT PLANNED BY CENTENNIAL OLYMPIC PARK

    Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2016 first reported plans for a Margaritaville concept for downtown. At that time, the plan was just...

    Business
  • Coca-Cola adds McDonald's to 'exclusive drink' Rolodex By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    COCA-COLA ADDS MCDONALD'S TO 'EXCLUSIVE DRINK' ROLODEX

    Coca-Cola is once again mixing up its formula for an "exclusive" concoction, this time with McDonald's. The Atlanta-based beverage...

  • FDIC: Georgia bank profits soared early in 2018 By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    FDIC: GEORGIA BANK PROFITS SOARED EARLY IN 2018

    Profits at Georgia-based banks soared in the first quarter of 2018, according to new data released Tuesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance...

    Bank, Analysis, Banks, Data, Insurances, Insurance
  • Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic talks interest rates, uncertainty By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    ATLANTA FED PRESIDENT RAPHAEL BOSTIC TALKS INTEREST RATES, UNCERTAINTY

    Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic sat down with the Jacksonville Business Journal for a wide-ranging conversation...

    Rate, Business, Banks, Bank
  • Georgia voting machines deemed safe, but security experts say otherwise By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    GEORGIA VOTING MACHINES DEEMED SAFE, BUT SECURITY EXPERTS SAY OTHERWISE

    As voters head to the polls in today's primary election across the state of Georgia, how they cast their ballots continues to be a...

    Data, Polls, Poll, Security
  • Georgia State study shows positive results from charter schools By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    GEORGIA STATE STUDY SHOWS POSITIVE RESULTS FROM CHARTER SCHOOLS

    Attending a Georgia start-up charter high school increases the likelihood of graduation, and those students are more likely to enroll...

    Start-up, Future, Data, Finance, Financing, Futures
  • Georgia Supreme Court hears challenge to sovereign immunity for Georgia Ports Authority By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    GEORGIA SUPREME COURT HEARS CHALLENGE TO SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY FOR GEORGIA PORTS AUTHORITY

    Whether the Georgia Ports Authority is a state agency immune from being sued for violations of federal law was the subject of a state...

    GPA
  • Atlanta Community Foundation reaches new $1.1B milestone - but still far from goal By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    ATLANTA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION REACHES NEW $1.1B MILESTONE - BUT STILL FAR FROM GOAL

    The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has reached a new milestone - it now has $1.1 billion assets, according to its unaudited...

    Region
  • More American Airlines frontline staff criticize Boeing 737 MAX By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    MORE AMERICAN AIRLINES FRONTLINE STAFF CRITICIZE BOEING 737 MAX

    American Airlines' rollout of the Boeing 737 MAX is generating a lot of discontent among AA employees as more and more pilots and flight...

    Service, Services
  • Lowe's picks former Home Depot exec as new CEO By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    LOWE'S PICKS FORMER HOME DEPOT EXEC AS NEW CEO

    Marvin Ellison, the current chairman and CEO of J.C. Penney Co. Inc., will be the new president and CEO of Lowe's Cos. Inc. He replaces...

    Credits, Companies, Credit, Company, JCP
  • Atlanta cafe franchise targets 'aggressive' development goal in Midwest By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    ATLANTA CAFE FRANCHISE TARGETS 'AGGRESSIVE' DEVELOPMENT GOAL IN MIDWEST

    Tropical Smoothie Cafe leadership has the Midwest in its crosshairs. The fast casual cafe franchise owned by Atlanta-based venture...

    Futures, Marketing, Franchise, Franchises, Future, Leadership, Market
  • UPS hiring 1,700 for new Salt Lake City hub By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    UPS HIRING 1,700 FOR NEW SALT LAKE CITY HUB

    United Parcel Service Inc. is looking to hire some 1,700 workers for its new Salt Lake City hub, which is opening in July. "We're processing...

    Volumes, Volume, United States, Services, Service, Location, Management
  • Big changes for downtown Atlanta landmark 100 Peachtree tower By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    BIG CHANGES FOR DOWNTOWN ATLANTA LANDMARK 100 PEACHTREE TOWER

    Downtown's landmark tower 100 Peachtree is getting a major redesign that will include a 174-foot digital logo for anchor tenant Georgia's...

    Moving, Credit, Company, Credits, Companies, Building
  • Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tom Glavine lists 3-acre home for $6.75M By Biz Journals   -   May 22, 2018

    FORMER ATLANTA BRAVES PITCHER TOM GLAVINE LISTS 3-ACRE HOME FOR $6.75M

    The home where famed former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tom Glavine and his wife Chris have raised their five children is for sale for $6.75...

    Sale, Location
  • State seeks firm for $4M design of new Georgia State Convocation Center By Biz Journals   -   May 21, 2018

    STATE SEEKS FIRM FOR $4M DESIGN OF NEW GEORGIA STATE CONVOCATION CENTER

    The Convocation Center will be a state-of-the-art, 200,000-square-foot event facility.

  • Atlanta City Council OKs Piedmont Park expansion By Biz Journals   -   May 21, 2018

    ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL OKS PIEDMONT PARK EXPANSION

    The Atlanta City Council voted overwhelmingly Monday to buy nearly 3 acres of land to allow for the planned expansion of Piedmont Park.

    Land, Council, Buy
  • Coca-Cola among Georgia companies to dip on Fortune 500 list By Biz Journals   -   May 21, 2018

    COCA-COLA AMONG GEORGIA COMPANIES TO DIP ON FORTUNE 500 LIST

    Another year, another Fortune 500 list. This year's big-wig ranking marks the 64th running of the list. The companies listed represent...

    Marketing, Companies, Company, Market, Employment, APPL, XOM, BRK, WMT