Gov. Nathan Deal, along with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, announced that the will create more than 1,800 jobs and invest $145 million in its Midtown Atlanta expansion. NCR will a construct a second tower at its global headquarters to bring together employees from the Alpharetta, Atlanta and Duluth offices.
“Georgia is a hotbed for leading technology companies such as NCR because of our extensive technology sector and pro-business climate,” said Deal. “NCR is already making a significant impact in the state’s technology industry and the company will reap the benefits of having its headquarters in this thriving technology cluster. NCR’s growth and expansion further proves that Georgia is on the minds of high-tech job creators.”
NCR’s state-of-the-art world headquarters campus will be located at the corner of 8th Street and Spring Street in Midtown Atlanta, in close proximity to Technology Square, Georgia Tech and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The second tower is scheduled for occupancy in the first quarter of 2019.
“What we are building is more than just a world headquarters campus — this is a commitment to the City of Atlanta, the state of Georgia, our employees and customers that as the omni-channel leader we are focused on a bold, bright vision for the future,” said NCR President, CEO and Chairman Bill Nuti. “We are building a work environment that replicates the innovative experiences we create for our customers every day and will help ensure one world-class work environment for all of our metro Atlanta employees.”
“I am pleased that NCR has chosen to further expand its global headquarters campus in the City of Atlanta through another capital investment in Midtown and by bringing more than 1,800 skilled professionals to our city,” said Reed. “Atlanta continues to grow as a global technology center that offers companies access to top talent, renowned research institutions and advanced technology infrastructure. In our world-class business community, entrepreneurs and executives can find everything they need to build their dreams.”
Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Director of Life Sciences, Corporate Solutions, Digital Entertainment and IT E. Jane Caraway, represented the state in collaboration with Invest Atlanta, Cousins Properties and the Metro Atlanta Chamber.
“We are excited that NCR will expand their global headquarters campus in Georgia,” said GDEcD Commissioner Chris Carr. “This announcement is testament to our well-connected information technology infrastructure, highly-qualified workforce and business-friendly environment. We look forward to having them as a neighbor in Tech Square, and we will continue to support them in future growth.”