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News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
Freight Brokerage Firm Creating 75 Jobs in Atlanta

Freight Brokerage Firm Creating 75 Jobs in Atlanta

Total Quality Logistics is investing $1 million into a new Atlanta facility over the next three years.
Atlanta Mortgage Firm, Owner Pay Penalties Over Bait-and-Switch Allegations

Atlanta Mortgage Firm, Owner Pay Penalties Over Bait-and-Switch Allegations

As a condition of the agreement, neither the company nor the owner had to confirm or refute their guilt in the matter.
Caribbean Jerked Chicken Restaurant Coming to Downtown

Caribbean Jerked Chicken Restaurant Coming to Downtown

The new restaurant will be on Northside Drive.
Zombies, Car Chases Generate $5.1 Billion for GA Film Industry

Zombies, Car Chases Generate $5.1 Billion for GA Film Industry

Georgia film and TV productions include “The Walking Dead,” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2,” and more.

New Restaurant Opens in Atlantic Station

The menu features smokehouse favorites and an eclectic drinks bar.
Baby Monitors Recalled for Strangulation Risk

Baby Monitors Recalled for Strangulation Risk

The manufacturer is offering a free kit to eliminate the strangulation risk.
Irish Pub Chain Will Expand to Midtown

Irish Pub Chain Will Expand to Midtown

Midtown's Fadó Irish Pub will join its sister pub in Buckhead as the top St. Patrick's Day celebration destinations in Atlanta.
Tesla Eyes Buckhead Store, Midtown Charging Location

Tesla Eyes Buckhead Store, Midtown Charging Location

The electric car company has plans to expand its business to downtown Atlanta within three to four months.
Midtown Hotel Sold for Almost $50 Million

Midtown Hotel Sold for Almost $50 Million

The hotel recently underwent a $20 million renovation and re-branding.
Get Free Pizza in Atlanta Friday

Get Free Pizza in Atlanta Friday

Help celebrate Your Pie's grand opening by chowing down on some free or inexpensive pizza.
Topgolf Shooting for West Midtown Driving Range

Topgolf Shooting for West Midtown Driving Range

The three-level driving range is billed as a premier entertainment venue in West Midtown.
Vonage Business Solutions Disconnects From Midtown Office

Vonage Business Solutions Disconnects From Midtown Office

The business solutions arm of the telecom company cites a need to expand as their primary reason for moving from the area.
Midtown SPI-16 & SPI-17 DRC Meeting Tuesday

Midtown SPI-16 & SPI-17 DRC Meeting Tuesday

A trio of new applications are on the agenda for the Development Review Committee to discuss.
Nearby: Keurig to Create 550 New Jobs in Douglas County

Nearby: Keurig to Create 550 New Jobs in Douglas County

Keurig and Atlanta-based Coca-Cola announced a partnership in February to offer Coke products in the new single-cup brewing system.
New Restaurant, Gift Shop, & Sweet Spot Coming to Krog Street Market

New Restaurant, Gift Shop, & Sweet Spot Coming to Krog Street Market

Krog Street Market readies to open in Inman Park this summer.
Residence Inn by Marriott Atlanta Midtown at 17th Stree Unveils Upgrades

Residence Inn by Marriott Atlanta Midtown at 17th Stree Unveils Upgrades

The renovated Midtown hotel includes technology upgrades, a second business center, and suites with kitchens.
Mixed-Use For GA Tech Students Officially Breaks Ground

Mixed-Use For GA Tech Students Officially Breaks Ground

University House Midtown will include 268 units, 706 beds and 10,526 square feet of retail on the northeast side of campus in Midtown.
Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 7% in April

Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 7% in April

State’s jobless rate remained unchanged last month following nine consecutive months of decline.
Buckhead Atlanta Retailers Confirmed

Buckhead Atlanta Retailers Confirmed

Buckhead Atlanta's first retailers and restaurants will begin opening their doors this September. Retailers will continue to open through the holiday season and in early 2015.