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J. Scott Trubey

J. Scott Trubey is a business reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Avalon's debut marks another milestone since Recession

Developer Mark Toro is the first to admit his Avalon project in Alpharetta has been “hyped to the max.” The $600 million blend of shops, restaurants, homes and offices at Old Milton Parkway and Ga. 400 — slated to debut Thursday — is arguably the metro’s largest mixed-use project to ...

Arbiter sides with clients in ‘dead’ banker case

Several clients of a once-fugitive South Georgia banker and investment adviser have won a judgment against an Atlanta firm formerly affiliated with the adviser. FINRA, a non-government financial industry watchdog, ordered FSC Securities Corp. to pay about $845,000 in damages and attorneys’ fees to five former clients of Aubrey Lee ...

Finalists named to lead Invest Atlanta

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on Thursday announced three finalists to lead the city’s economic development agency.The candidates include a former corporate executive, an internal candidate with experience with development agencies at the local, state and federal level and the former chamber of commerce chief from Louisville, Ky. The position opened ...

Hotel, engineering firm’s offices coming to Serenbe

The Serenbe community in South Fulton County is getting its first sizable office building and is planning a hotel, developer Steve Nygren said this week.The environmentally friendly community in the woods of Chattahoochee Hill Country is known for farm-to-table dining, art, posh weddings, boutiques and its organic farm. Now the ...

Southern Engineering Inc. broke ground this week on a new office building in the Serenbe community in south Fulton County. The building will be for the company's environmental engineering team.

Hotel, engineering firm’s offices coming to Serenbe

The Serenbe community in South Fulton County is getting its first sizable office building and is planning a hotel, developer Steve Nygren announced Tuesday. The environmentally-friendly community in the woods of Chattahoochee Hill Country is known for farm-to-table dining, art, posh weddings, boutiques and its organic farm. Now it will ...

Furniture retailer Badcock to open distribution center

Furniture retailer W.S Badcock Corp. plans to build a new distribution center in West Georgia, replacing two existing facilities, according to a state news release.The company, which operates Badcock Home Furniture & More stores across the Southeast, will open the new warehouse in the Callaway South Industrial Park in LaGrange, ...

Lighting company announces metro Atlanta expansion

Atlanta-based lighting company Acuity Brands will create 700 jobs over the next five years in metro Atlanta — many of them high-paying technology jobs — in a major expansion of its local workforce.Acuity, a global maker of indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures, said it will create a technology and innovation ...

Acuity Brands to expand in metro Atlanta, create 700 jobs

Atlanta-based lighting company Acuity Brands plans to expand its local operations and create 700 jobs over the next five years at facilities in DeKalb and Rockdale counties, according to a state news release.Acuity plans to build a new engineering and technology center in Decatur and expand existing facilities near Conyers. ...

The 26-story Post Alexander II, at 600 Phipps Boulevard, in Buckhead is among the luxury apartment projects granted tax breaks by Fulton County’s development authority. The new tower is next to the existing Post Alexander community, which features a resort-style pool with sundeck, clubroom with billiards table and units with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, according to the Post Properties website. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Fulton grants tax breaks for luxury apartment projects

Developers of luxury apartments in wealthy neighborhoods have received tens of millions of dollars in tax breaks the past two years from a Fulton County incentive program envisioned for corporate expansions and relocations. For that public investment, the posh towers and complexes in Midtown, Buckhead and other Fulton development hot ...

In announcing the cuts, Turner Broadcasting System said “Atlanta remains the company’s largest employee base, with more than 5,500 full-time employees.”

Turner’s base, if not its power, remains in Atlanta

CNN Center remains the backbone of the cable news giant, a global calling card for Atlanta and a magnet drawing hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. And CNN and its siblings at Turner Broadcasting are still beamed into millions of households worldwide. But the sharp job cuts announced last ...

 
 

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