Category Archives: Georgia

AssureSign plans to expand workforce in Atlanta.

ATLANTA – AssureSign plans to add 10 new hires in the next few months as the company locates its headquarters in the Atlanta Tech Village in Buckhead. Assuresign announced the company plans to increase its total workforce by 50 percent by the first qua ...

QTS moves ahead with Atlanta expansion.

ATLANTA – Quality Technology Services plans to expand and build a 360,000-square-foot data center near downtown Atlanta. Based in Overland Park, Kan., the company has filed plans with the city to build at 1025 Jefferson St., next door to its current l ...

“Furious 7” adds $47M to Georgia’s economy.

GEORGIA — Universal Pictures’ “Furious 7,” which filmed in Georgia, contributed more than $47 million to the state’s economy, according to the Motion Picture Association of America. The film also employed 7,500 Georgians, includi ...

Riskalyze opens Atlanta office, adds 60 jobs.

ATLANTA – Riskalyze Inc. will locate its East Coast headquarters in Atlanta’s Millennium office tower, a move that will create 60 jobs. Based in Auburn, California, Riskalyze is a software development company that specializes in tools for investment ...

Hi-Rez Studios plots expansion into e-sports.

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Hi-Rez Studios, the Georgia-based developer of online games, will expand, creating 50 jobs at its headquarters in Alpharetta. “We continue to find exceptional engineering and creative talent in metro Atlanta,” said Hi-Rez Studios C ...

BetterCloud hiring 120 for Atlanta R&D office.

ATLANTA – Software firm BetterCloud plans to triple its workforce and quadruple its office space in Atlanta. BetterCloud plans to add about 120 jobs at its Atlanta R&D hub, where the company now employs about 60. Currently housed in Buckhead, the c ...

Porsche readies new U.S. HQ in Atlanta.

ATLANTA – Porsche Cars North America Inc. has announced the official opening of its new U.S. headquarters in Atlanta on May 7. The $100 million facility is located on a 28-acre plot at One Porsche Drive. Porsche broke ground on the new facility in Nove ...

Atlanta airport’s job fair to fill 500 vacancies.

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and its partners are set to hire more than 500 new employees in the coming weeks. The Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Community Job Fair is set for March 30, featuring more than 30 of the airp ...

Wells Lighting locates in Millen, brings 200 jobs.

MILLEN, Ga. –  Wells Lighting, a light manufacturer, will locate its first North American headquarters in Millen, creating more than 200 jobs and investing $30 million into the project over the next two years. Wells Lighting, established in 2008 in Jeo ...

GE tests new technology at Augusta VA Hospital.

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Doctors at the VA Hospital in Augusta are using a high-tech probe developed by GE to stay ahead of a potentially lethal condition. A team of scientists at GE Global Research and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Center for Innovati ...

Tanger Outlets booming in Savannah.

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Although the first phase of Tanger Outlets Savannah has not yet opened its doors, plans are in the works to begin construction to expand the complex. Located near the junction of Interstate-95 and Interstate-16, the outdoor mall will cel ...

Georgia’s annual jobs growth rate hits historic high.

ATLANTA – Georgia’s job growth in 2014 was the most the state has seen since the Olympics, as the jobless rate for February continued a downward trend. “We hit a historical high for jobs in Georgia this February, which helped push our unemploym ...

Applied Systems adds 150 jobs.

ATLANTA — Applied Systems, a Chicago-based software company focused on the insurance industry, will expand its Atlanta operations, creating 150 jobs in the Buckhead area. Applied Systems has signed a lease to occupy 20,838 square feet of office space in ...

ITC Security to fill 90 jobs at West Point HQ.

WEST POINT, Ga. – ITC Security Partners will add 90 jobs over the next three years at the company’s West Point headquarters. The company, which provides professional security services, plans to expand its existing facility, adding 10,000 square feet t ...

Varian will add 100 jobs in Atlanta.

ATLANTA — Varian Medical Systems will expand its operations in Atlanta, creating up to 100 new high-paying technical jobs over the next five years. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Varian Medical Systems manufactures X-ray imaging components and medical devi ...