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Tyler Perry Announces “Huge Expansion” for Metro Atlanta Production Studios


Filmmaker and actor, Tyler Perry, announced during an interview with Entertainment Tonight, that he is about to embark on a “huge expansion” of his current production studios. DouglasCountySentinel.com is also reporting that the expansion may occur in Douglas County where Perry reportedly has ties...

Masters Means $110 million for Augusta Area


The world’s greatest golfers have descended upon Augusta, GA for the annual Masters Golf Tournament, and with them, hundreds of thousands of fans ready to spend money. The Masters was created by legendary Georgian, Bobby Jones, and is now recognized as the “Super Bowl” of Golf. Nearly a quarter...

Jim Ellis Auto Expanding Again


Metro Atlanta’s largest family-owned dealership is expanding again with two new locations. Jim Ellis Auto has announced the opening of two new showrooms. A Maserati dealership is now open in Atlanta and a Volvo dealership has opened in Marietta. According to a company press release announcing the...

Personal Job Search Consultant – There’s an App for That!


Best-selling author and professional job search consultant, Peter Studner, has released a new app that serves as a personal job search consultant. Available on both IOS and Android platforms, the SuperJobSearch app is billed as the “most comprehensive global source of job finding information.” In...

Georgia Tech Ranked #1 Public Institution for Educational Return on Investment


The website NerdWallet.com has released a report showing the best earning values for degrees across the United States. Georgia Tech was the only school in Georgia to make the top twenty, coming in at #10 overall. However, Tech was ranked #1 for public schools. For individual degrees, the Computer...

Nordson of Swainsboro Named Georgia Manufacturer of the Year


The Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development recently announced Nordson Corporation as the “mid-size” Georgia Manufacturer of the Year. This category includes all manufacturers with between 150-500 employees. According to a business press release, The...

Expansion Update – Georgia Business Announcements


Roswell, GA- based Leadmaster has announced it will expand its offerings into the world of franchising. The company currently bills itself as a global “Leader in sales and lead management.” Florida-based Bugerfi has announced it will soon open a 3,600 square foot location in midtown Atlanta. The “...

Wal-Mart to Open on the Georgia Tech Campus


As part of a new strategy aimed at creating Wal-Mart locations on college campuses, the world’s largest retailer has announced it will open locations at Arizona State University and Georgia Tech. Currently Wal-Mart has one college campus location at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville....

Georgia Winery Announces Expansion


Ringgold, GA-based Georgia Winery labels itself as “first of its kind in Georgia”. Established in 1983, Georgia Winery, is one of the largest wine producers in Georgia and about to get a lot bugger. The winery has announced plans to double production for 2013. The expansion plan will mean the...

K1 Speed Expanding to Atlanta


Described as the “ultimate in indoor electric go-kart racing” California-based K1Speed has announced plans to expand into four major U.S. cities during 2013: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, San Antonio. K1 is now the largest indoor cart racing operator in the United States 16 premier centers and 19...

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