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Old 02-09-2019, 06:30 PM
 
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In the waning days of the Great Recession, Atlanta celebrated news that sparked hope for better times. Not one, but two Fortune 500 companies announced they would move their headquarters to the metro area, bringing a jolt of good-paying jobs and confirmation of Georgiaís economic promise.

Ten years later, 2019 has opened with a brutal reversal: Metro Atlanta is losing not one, but two Fortune 500 headquarters.

What might be missed in the latest angst: The sky isnít falling. Atlantaís economy appears strong, as does its hold on a large pool of Fortune 500 headquarters, which has remained remarkably stable over the last 20 years..."

FULL STORY: https://www.ajc.com/news/local/atlan...2K5TJm7gQuZQJ/

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