Atlanta Media Campus Casts Los Angeles Based MBS3 Production Studio

AMC HUNGER GAMES 12 MARCH 2014

The curtain is up and we now know who will be running the next big Atlanta movie production studio….Atlanta Media Campus. Developer Jim Jacoby (you know him from Atlantic Station fame) has a deal with the Los Angeles based MBS3 to lease, manage and operate the Atlanta Media Campus, located at Jimmy Carter Blvd and […]

Could The Atlanta Civic Center Become a Film and Television Center?

Development Proposal for Atlanta Civic Center

It’s been languishing there for sometime…with quite the name to follow….Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. But times have changed since 1967. I remember going to see the Lion King here and would miss much of the show because if you did not have a dead center seat, the show was off to the side. Now, […]

SalesLoft to add 55 Atlanta Positions

SalesLoft to add jobs

SalesLoft, a start up company that helps businesses find new customers has received some impressive financial muscle and will add some 55 positions to the company in the next two years. Tom Noonan,  a serial entrepreneur who sold Internet Security Systems Inc. to IBM Corp. for about $1.6 billion, recently invested $800,000 in SalesLoft. The company headquarters is located in […]

Atlanta Streets Alive Comes to Midtown Sunday, May 18, 2014 2-6pm

Midtown Atlanta Streets Alive May 18 2014

It’s not every day that you see streets in Atlanta not filled with the ever present automobile. Unless you live in a neighborhood like Midtown Atlanta, it’s pretty hard NOT to have a car and get around. But, we are making strides in getting the urban core of Atlanta to be more transit-oriented, as well […]

Is Atlanta Ready (or Willing) For Transit?

Multi Modal Transit Terminal

An informative post, but some what of an editorial one as well! Atlanta is on the rise again! Cranes are coming out of the ground in Midtown and Buckhead as new apartment towers start to take shape. And yes, even the suburbs are on fire again as homes are being built and excess lot inventory […]

5 Cities Buy More Than Half of All Electric Vehicles in U.S. | Autopia | Wired.com

Nissan Leaf

See on Scoop.it – Midtown Atlanta Conversations and Condos It’s a stat that should surprise absolutely no one. More than half of all electric vehicles in the U.S. are silently running around five major cities.   Thom Abbott‘s insight: An exact reason why recent development presented to the Midtown Alliance were told “You need to […]

Keeping GATech safe

Midtown Atlanta Condo Security

See on Scoop.it – Georgia Tech News Events Images flashed across 10 screens on the front wall. There’s video of street action both in and around Georgia Tech’s campus. Take a look over there and you’ll see people walking along Fowler Street. Another screen shows action at the intersection of 10th Street and Hemphill Avenue. […]

NYC’s coming ‘supertowers’ are nothing to fear

NYC Super Towers

See on Scoop.it – Georgia Tech News Events Who’s afraid of “supertowers” near Central Park? Most of the city’s inflexible preservationists, ivory-tower urbanists, community “activists,” pandering politicians, architectural critics and architects themselves, except for those fortunate enough to…   Thom Abbott‘s insight: Our “Super Towers” may soon be here with new development planned for Midtown […]

Holyfield’s Heavyweight Manse Sells For Measly $5.8M

Hollyfield Manison

See on Scoop.it – Other Atlanta News Events Talk about a real deal. The folks at Redfin have confirmed that rapper Rick Ross has purchased the monstrous former Fayetteville home…   Thom Abbott‘s insight: It was not a Hollywood actor-type taking up residence that purchased this monster of a mansion, but let’s hope that Rick […]

Henri Jova Atlanta Architect and Midtown Pioneer Dies at 92

Closeup image of the cross

Henri Jova Atlanta Architect and Midtown Pioneer Dies at 92 As reported in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Henri Jova passed away at the age of 92 at his West Palm Beach home on January 13th.  Here is a portion of the story: One of Atlanta’s greatest architects, Henri Jova, 94, died on Jan. 13 in West […]