(Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta) -- The BIE was created to measure the year-ahead inflationary sentiments of businesses in the Sixth District. It also helps inform the Feds view of the sources of cost changes and provides insight into the factors driving business' pricing decisions.
[ajc.com] -- Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms are expected to formally announce a completed deal to relocate the headquarters of railroad giant Norfolk Southern to Atlanta, two people with knowledge of the situation told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
(Metro Atlanta Chamber) -- U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced a $184 million federal INFRA grant to Georgia to help finance 17 miles of express lanes along GA 400 in Fulton and Forsyth Counties.
(Jacksonville Business Journal) – The Port of Savannah handled more than 4 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) last year for the first time ever – an increase of 11 percent over 2016.
(GlobeSt.com) -- With both Congress and the main US regulatory agencies addressing the confusion surrounding High Volatility Commercial Real Estate Loans (HVCRE), hopefully there will be some relief for banks and their CRE borrowers.
(Bisnow) -- How can an office campus from the late 1970s compete against the newest office towers in Atlanta's skyline for tech firms? One Atlanta landlord is hoping 100-gigabit internet speeds is the answer.
(Bisnow) -- Across the country, retailers are imposing restriction on everything from the hours Whole Foods can use a loading dock to preventing it from selling Amazon goods such as electronics and toys in an effort to protect their own sales.
(Commerical Observer) -- In the US, LIBOR will be replaced by the Broad Treasury Financing Rate (BTFR), a transaction-based index overseen by the Alternative Reference Rate Committee that should be less prone to manipulation than LIBOR.
(Forbes) -- Flexport, which launched in San Francisco four years ago -- and opened a new office in Atlanta in August -- is one of the 25 companies on Forbes’s 2017 list of next billion-dollar startups.
(Wall Street Journal) -- As patients increasingly seek cheaper and more convenient care, some of the largest U.S. hospital operators are investing in surgery centers, emergency rooms and urgent care clinics.
(Fashion Network) -- The National Retail Federation urges Congress to pass a law allowing states to require online merchants to collect sales tax rather than leaving the issue to state courts’ discretion.