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Old 12-16-2014, 02:53 PM
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So Long Montvale, Hello Atlanta?

Mercedes-Benz considering moving U.S. HQ to Atlanta - Birmingham Business Journal
German luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz is considering relocating its U.S. headquarters to Atlanta from New Jersey, Atlanta Business Chronicle has learned.

MBUSA is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the United States. The company is likely to have considered Texas and Virginia for the relocation.

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Old 12-16-2014, 03:15 PM
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I believe Porsche and lotus are both there as well. Wonder what the draw is? Certainly not the roads.


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As I recall, BMW HQ was down the road from One Mercedes Drive in NJ.
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Yuck. Atlanta is a hot, humid, trafficky mess that would be best redecorated with a 9.0 quake.
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I believe Porsche and lotus are both there as well. Wonder what the draw is? Certainly not the roads.
Actually, you have some interesting roads once you get 60-70 miles north of Atlanta.
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Old 12-16-2014, 04:19 PM
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Porsche moved into an old Taurus plant close to the airport iirc. SP it ain't that bad once you get used to it .
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As I recall, BMW HQ was down the road from One Mercedes Drive in NJ.
It sure is. Right down the road. My company has an office there that I visit several times / year.
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Old 12-29-2014, 01:13 PM
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State officials pleading for Mercedes to stay

NJ sweetens the deals. The part about the 76ers was interesting, but not surprising since the NY Giants work and play in NJ.
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I believe Porsche and lotus are both there as well. Wonder what the draw is? Certainly not the roads.


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Old 12-29-2014, 06:11 PM
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Don't forget we got the "real Deal" here in JawJa CI. If there ain't a little sump um in it for him it don't happen.
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I spend about two weeks per year at the training center in Montvale. First time I went was '87 if I remember correctly. That said, a change of scenery would be nice
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Easy to figure, going from HIGH taxes to lower taxes, good for 'em
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Announcement this week, but it appears that Atlanta has it "in the bag."
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It was announced today. Apparently GA offered $50 million in tax incentives.

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