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Atlanta Hawks have a new way to welcome "Grady Babies" (SLIDESHOW)

The Atlanta Hawks are keeping it “True to Atlanta” through a partnership with the Grady Health System aimed at welcoming “Grady Babies” to the city and world. On. Jan. 11, the Women’s Center of Grady Health System hosted the launch of the H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2017

Atlanta digital health company Sharecare scores logo on Hawks uniforms (SLIDESHOW)

Atlanta-based Sharecare Inc. signed a multi-year deal to appear on Hawks uniforms beginning in the 2017-18 season. Financial details were not disclosed. Sharecare is a social website aimed at consumers seeking health-related answers. The company .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2017

Atlanta businessman, philanthropist Mit Shah donates millions to Wake Forest Basketball (SLIDESHOW)

A part-owner of the Atlanta Hawks gifted some big bucks to his alma mater, making him the namesake of the school’s baseketball complex. Atlanta-based Noble Investment Group CEO and Dallas-based LaQuinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) Chairman of the B.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 27th, 2017

Headliner Nzinga Shaw wins recognition

Bizwomen Headliner Nzinga Shaw has been named one of The Network Journal's 25 Influential Black Women in Business for her work with the Atlanta Hawks. Shaw is the senior vice president of community and chief diversity and inclusion officer for the A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 23rd, 2018

Flower show returns to Atlanta in new form (Slideshow)

Atlanta Botanical Garden has launched a new flower show, bringing back an old tradition to the city. “It’s been a five-year drought for Atlanta,” Mary Pat Matheson, Atlanta Botanical Garden president and CEO, said Thursday night at a preview p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 23rd, 2018

Grant Hill a finalist for the NBA Hall of Fame

Atlanta Hawks Vice Chairman Grant Hill is among 13 finalists for election to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Hill, who played in the NBA for 19 years and was a member of two national collegiate championship teams at Duke University, i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2018

Jobs mecca (SLIDESHOW)

488,700. That is number of jobs that metro Atlanta has added since the Great Recession, according to recent data from Jones Lang LaSalle Inc......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 16th, 2018

5 Things This Serial Entrepreneur Does Again and Again That Makes Millions

Jesse Itzler, of Zico coconut water, the Atlanta Hawks, and 100 Mile Man, on what it takes to launch more than one venture, and the success principles he swears by......»»

Category: topSource: incFeb 15th, 2018

5 Things This Serial Entrepreneur Does Again and Again That Make Millions

Jesse Itzler, of Zico coconut water, the Atlanta Hawks, and 100 Mile Man, on what it takes to launch more than one venture, and the success principles he swears by......»»

Category: topSource: incFeb 15th, 2018

5 Things This Serial Entrepreneur Does Again And Again That Makes Millions

Jesse Itzler, of ZICO coconut water, the Atlanta Hawks, and 100 Mile Man, on what it takes to launch more than one venture, and the success principles he swears by......»»

Category: topSource: incFeb 15th, 2018

Austin-made crickets featured on menu of NBA"s Atlanta Hawks

Since taking over as executive chef of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, Joe Schafer has refreshed the menu of Philips Arena. That includes new dishes being served up in the exclusive Courtside Club such as cricket tacos made with Aketta crickets from Austin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2018

Report: Philips won"t renew naming rights of Atlanta arena

A new name may be coming for the renovated Atlanta Hawks arena, according to a report from Venues Now. The magazine cites an unnamed source that said Netherlands-based electronics maker Philips will not renew its naming rights deal for the arena. Ve.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2018

Atlanta Hawks to break ground on arena for G League team

College Park and the Atlanta Hawks will break ground Jan. 30 on a new $42 million, 100,000-square-foot multi-purpose arena......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 26th, 2018

Study: Women remain woefully underrepresented in Atlanta, throughout Corporate America (Slideshow)

Business leaders have long highlighted gender diversity as a top priority, particularly when it comes to populating board rooms and the power center commonly known as the C-suite. Alas, women remain woefully underrepresented among the upper echelons of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2018

Texas firm buys office park near Alpharetta’s Avalon (SLIDESHOW)

It’s Dallas-based Velocis’ second portfolio property in Georgia. The firm has $300 million to invest and is looking in North Fulton and Midtown in the Atlanta area......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2018

Bassnectar rings in new year at Georgia World Congress Center with "Basslanta" (SLIDESHOW)

One of the kings of electronic dance music brought in 2018 by proving Atlanta really is the home of bass music. Bassnectar (born Lorin Ashton) performed a more than 2-hour set for a sold-out crowd of nearly 22,000 fans at the Georgia World Congress C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2018

Piedmont Park, Atlanta Botanical Gardens to get $100 million expansion (SLIDESHOW)

Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Botanical Gardens will get a $100 million expansion, the city of Atlanta and Mayor Kasim Reed announced Friday. The city says it has signed letters of intent with two property owners to purchase the property located at.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 29th, 2017

Jeezy, TLC, Tyrese to perform at Woodruff Park"s inaugural Peach Drop

The first Peach Drop at Woodruff Park won't be short on music.  Jeezy, TLC and Tyrese are set to perform with V103 morning host and Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club PA announcer Ryan Cameron set to host. In a continued effort to revitalize Downtown, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 2017

Corporate America"s debt balloon: Atlanta companies are borrowing big, and here"s why (Slideshow)

Since the beginning of 2016, borrowing among America’s largest publicly traded companies has increased roughly 16 percent, or by some $2 trillion. The surge has touched virtually every sector, its main drivers being a combination of loose money p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2017

Hawks add major weapon to Philips Arena renovation arsenal

Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin just added a major weapon to his arsenal amid the $193 renovation of Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta. Michael Drake will now be responsible for corporate partnerships and new premium space revenue inside Philips Aren.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2017

How diverse are Georgia"s public universities? Here"s their racial makeup (Slideshow)

Atlanta is considered a hub for diversity, but that isn't true for all of Georgia's colleges and universities. The University System of Georgia's Fall 2017 semester enrollment report shines a light on the racial/ethnic breakdown in the state's higher .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017