What’s New Around Town: Mercedes-Benz USA Headquarters

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On January 5, 2015, Mercedes-Benz USA announced that its headquarters would be moving to the Glenridge Hall site in Sandy Springs, GA. Last week, they finally broke ground on the $93 million project with a goal of completion by early 2018. CEO Steve Cannon has said that “the Sandy Springs location will help the company tap into the Millennial talent who want to live in-town, while also being close to executive-level housing in Buckhead and the northern Atlanta suburbs.” Since their 2015 relocation to Atlanta, the Mercedes-Benz team has been officing at Sterling Pointe on Perimeter Center North.

The new HQ is located on the south side of the Glenridge Hall property at Abernathy & Barfield Road, near the intersection of GA 400 & I-285. The building will be 250,000 SF on 12 acres. The north side of the property will be developed by Ashton Woods, a local housing developer. The Ashton Woods development will be a neighborhood mixed-use development called Aria and will take up the remaining 47-acres of the Glenridge Hall site. Aria will be a live-work-play development with mixed-use lofts, townhomes and single-family homes surrounded by a neighborhood of retail shops, restaurants and plenty of outdoor greenspace. A portion of the property will be dedicated to the city of Sandy Springs to be used as a public park, complete with walkways, trails and areas for the community to enjoy.

Check out the gallery below of the current construction, as well as several renderings of the completed Mercedes-Benz HQ & Aria projects.

Contributed by Cameron Galvani, Marketing Coordinator

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