ATLANTA (AP) — A health care information technology company is planning to create 500 jobs in Atlanta, officials announced Monday.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said athenahealth is making a $10.8 investment as part of its expansion and plans to occupy 75,000 square feet of Ponce City Market in Midtown Atlanta.
The Watertown, Mass.-based company is the first major office tenant to announce development plans at Ponce City Market — a mixed-use space formerly known as City Hall East.
Founded in 1997, athenahealth specializes in managing cloud-based electronic health records, practice management and care coordination. The company works with more than 40,000 clients across the country and was named by Forbes as one of the country’s 25 fastest-growing technology companies.
The company currently employs more than 140 people in the greater Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta and plans to move those employees to its Atlanta location. The company plans to hire the new employees within the next five years.
“Ponce City Market offers athenahealth everything we could ask for in an office space as we deepen our roots in Atlanta and presents us with the opportunity to provide a daily environment that lives up to the work-life aspirations of our company,” athenahealth CEOJonathan Bush said in a statement. “With hundreds more future athenistas to hire, we believe Ponce City Market will help us attract the best talent metro Atlanta has to offer.”
athenahealth employees that are relocating to the Midtown Atlanta area will have some great living opportunities In Midtown Atlanta and the surrounding area. From high-rise condominiums to bungalows in Virginia-Highlands, homes range from new and modern to classic and historic.
We look forward to welcoming the employees of athenahealth to Midtown Atlanta! If you are looking for a place to call home after work at Ponce City Market, give me a call! I’d be delighted to show you the neighborhood!
The map below shows the location of Ponce City Market in Midtown Atlanta.