Two veteran, tried and true economists with decades of experience analyzing the Southeast’s economy will discuss a wide range of issues at the annual Southeast U.S. Korean Chamber of Commerce dinner the evening of Jan. 25 at the Kia Training Center in West Point, which will attract prominent members of Korean communities, economic developers and Read more
Squires Patton Boggs, one of the world’s largest law firms, has planted its flag in Atlanta, hiring away three partners from Dentons, another giant that entered Atlanta just a few years ago through an acquisition.
Atlanta is among the top 20 cities left standing after the first cut for Amazon’s HQ2, the e-commerce giant announced Thursday. Amazon whittled down to the current list after receiving 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Atlanta has consistently been cited by experts as a favorite thanks to its growing tech scene, Read more
New Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Tuesday that the search will soon be on for a new leader of the world’s busiest airport. A committee is being put in place to execute a national search for the general manager position, Ms. Bottoms told Global Atlanta after a wide-ranging speech to the Kiwanis Club of Read more
The twists and turns of French electoral politics send out repercussions as far as Atlanta where the law partners Dominique Lemoine and Frederic Lefebvre have abandoned their allegiance to France’s Republican party in a move partially motivated in response to France’s National Front far-right party, which is following policies made popular in the U.S. by Read more
Perhaps you know us only as the publication that brings you the latest global business news in Atlanta, showcasing how the city is connected to the world. Or maybe you follow us simply so you don’t miss the link to that next cross-border trade mission or networking opportunity that could help land a major international customer. However ardently Read more
The decision by the Georgia Public Service Commission in the closing days of 2017 to allow the Georgia Power Co. and its partners to continue constructing two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle may have the greatest impact on the state’s future of any it made during the year. All five members of the commission, Read more
Atlanta’s diplomatic door continued to revolve last year with big changes to makeup and leadership of the Georgia Consular Corps, which provides a direct conduit to more than 70 foreign governments.
If your Georgia-based company exported to a new country in 2017, you might as well get a certificate and a grip-and-grin photo with Gov. Nathan Deal. That’s been the prize over the past few years that the state has doled out GLOBE Awards, an acronym that stands for Georgians Launching Opportunities by Exporting.
Agnes Scott College, the women’s institution in Decatur, is once again proving its commitment to building globally oriented leaders by hiring a former Obama administration trade official as its new president.