5/13/16 Clayton County Zeroes in on Industries for Growth

May 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Article by Martin Sinderman

Building upon inherent strengths in areas such as location, transportation infrastructure, and natural resources, Clayton County has targeted several industries for special attention in its economic development efforts.
The effort is based largely […]

3/24/16 Development Magazine: Gillem Logistics Center- From Army Base to Logistics Hub

March 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Article by Development Magazine’s Contributing Writers, Forrest Robinsion and David Welch.

A closed Army base south of Atlanta is being transformed into a state-of-the-art logistics campus.
ROBINSON WEEKS Partners is spearheading the development of Gillem Logistics Center on the site of […]

9/24/15 Clayton News Daily: Gillem breaks ground on another possible distribution center

September 25th, 2015|0 Comments

Article by Cailin O’Brien.

Transcript of Cailin O’Brien’s Clayton News Daily article:

FOREST PARK — Key players in Gillem’s development gathered at the site Thursday to celebrate the groundbreaking for an expansive regional distribution center.
“An 850,000-square foot building […]

7/25/14 Atlanta Business Chronicle: Moving south

July 25th, 2014|0 Comments

Article by Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Contributing Writer, Tonya Layman.

Transcript of Tonya Layman’s Atlanta Business Chronicle’s article:

Atlanta’s southside has a long history as a hub for logistics companies, and with a number of efforts underway to […]

6/20/14 Atlanta Business Chronicle: State-of-the-art logistics park slated for Fort Gillem

June 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Article by Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Douglas Sams.

Transcript of Douglas Sams’ Atlanta Business Chronicle’s article:

At potentially up to 8 million square feet, the redevelopment of the former U.S. Army base at Fort Gillem represents a chance […]

6/13/14 Georgia Public Broadcasting: Kroger will create 120 jobs in Clayton County!

June 13th, 2014|0 Comments

Article by Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Jessica Forkel.

Transcript of Jessica Forkel’s Georgia Public Broadcasting article:

One of the world’s largest grocery retailers, Kroger, is relocating to a new distribution center in Forest Park, creating 120 new jobs […]

6/12/14 Clayton News Daily: Kroger gets ready to move into Gillem Logistics Center following deal with city

June 12th, 2014|0 Comments

Article by Clayton News Daily’s Cailin O’Brien.

Transcript of Cailin O’Brien’s Clayton News Daily article:

Now that the deal’s been settled with Forest Park, Kroger seems to be in a rush to move into the new Gillem […]

6/10/14 Atlanta Journal Constitution: Updated: Fort Gillem remake coming soon

June 10th, 2014|0 Comments

Article by Atlanta Journal Constitution’s J. Scott Trubey.

Transcript of J. Scott Trubey’s Atlanta Journal Constitution article:

The authority overseeing the redevelopment of Fort Gillem in Clayton County is expected to formally take control of about half […]

6/9/14 90.1 WABE: Forest Park’s “Project Jasper” to be Revealed Tuesday

June 9th, 2014|0 Comments

Article by 90.1 WABE’s Lisa George.

Transcript of Lisa George’s 90.1 WABE article:

After almost a decade of planning and negotiations, the City of Forest Park will sign the closing papers tomorrow to purchase nearly 800 acres […]

6/9/14 Atlanta Business Chronicle: Kroger to help launch Fort Gillem project

June 9th, 2014|0 Comments

Link to Article by Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Douglas Sams.

Transcript of Douglas Sams’ Atlanta Business Chronicle article:

Atlanta’s long overlooked south side is finally proving its potential as the next frontier for the region’s economic development.

This week […]