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Georgia Wins Another Fortune 500 Company

Norfolk Southern makes it official - Atlanta will be their new home

"This announcement is a big win for Georgia. We celebrate alongside our partners and look forward to welcoming Norfolk Southern into Atlanta's innovative and collaborative atmosphere."

- Anne Kaiser, VP of Economic Development, Georgia Power

Our team at Georgia Power welcomes Norfolk Southern to the Atlanta family!

Watch one of the news reports, and see a rendering of the building design here.

From the official press release:

Gov. Nathan Deal was joined by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today to announce that Norfolk Southern Corporation, one of the nation’s premier transportation companies, will locate its headquarters in Fulton County, creating 850 jobs and investing $575 million. Norfolk Southern’s new campus will house the company’s headquarters, dispatch operations, operations and service support center, crew management center, corridor operations offices, national customer service center, administrative functions, marketing department and police communications center.

“As a major hub for both transportation and innovation, Georgia is a fitting home for Norfolk Southern’s new headquarters,” said Deal. “As the No. 1 state for business six years in a row, Georgia has become a preferred location for industry leaders like Norfolk Southern, as we have seen more than 30 locations or expansions by Fortune 500 companies in the better part of the last decade. Much of this success can be attributed to our expansive infrastructure network, our culture of collaboration and ready-to-work communities, all of which are essential in helping businesses move goods around the nation and to international markets as efficiently as possible.