Alabama got the plant. Georgia will be getting the headquarters. WSB is reporting the announcement will be tomorrow:
Mercedes-Benz is moving its American headquarters to metro Atlanta.
The automaker could bring about 1,000 new jobs to the region, according to sources working on the deal.
A site for the headquarters building has not been released.
Earlier in the day, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reported some of the details:
The German luxury automaker company is said to be in the market for more than 200,000 square feet of office space and has zeroed in on Atlanta’s Central Perimeter business submarket for the relocation, according to a source.
Mercedes’ focus is particularly on sites in Sandy Springs, which while crunched for existing office space, has several large scale developments under consideration, including the “Glenn site” at Georgia 400 and Abernathy and near the UPS headquarters.
We’ve got Porsche. We’re apparently getting Mercedes. BMW has a nice plant in SC that could probably use a US HQ nearby. Then there’s that VW plant up there next to our water in Chattanooga…
Georgien spricht Deutsch.