New Stadium News


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Dec 2014

Mike Egan Appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel of AMB Group, LLC

AMB Group, LLC Chairman, President and CEO Arthur M. Blank today announced the appointment of Mike Egan as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the company effective January 5, 2015. AMB Group is the parent company of the Atlanta Falcons; PGA TOUR Superstore; MLS Atlanta; Mountain Sky Guest Ranch; and Atlanta Falcons Stadium Company, the developer of the new Atlanta stadium. “Mike has been…

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Several cranes now dot the new Atlanta stadium site in this view looking northwest

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Nov 2014

Aerial Photographs: November 2014

Be sure to stop back each month to follow the construction evolution or view the live streaming webcam for real-time progress and other unique vantage points. AERIAL PHOTO ARCHIVE: November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014


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Nov 2014

New Atlanta Stadium to Host 2020 NCAA Final Four

The new Atlanta stadium, scheduled to open in 2017, will play host to college basketball’s signature event in 2020. The NCAA announced that Atlanta was awarded the men’s Final Four basketball tournament in a statement Friday evening. The 2020 event marks the fifth time Atlanta has hosted the men’s Final Four, which was also played here in 1977, 2002, 2007 and 2013. “I’d like to…

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A view from the northeast, near the current "Falcons Landing"

04

Nov 2014

VIDEO: Stadium General Manager Gives Update on One-of-a-Kind Venue

The new Atlanta stadium site is taking shape in downtown Atlanta and stadium General Manager Scott Jenkins provides an update on where things stand with this one-of-a-kind venue The talk of previous years has turned into furious action in downtown Atlanta as the new Atlanta stadium begins to move upward.  Construction crews are hard at work building what will be an iconic venue for the…

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A view of the new Atlanta stadium site looking to the northeast, with downtown Atlanta in the background

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Oct 2014

Aerial Photographs: October 2014

Be sure to stop back each month to follow the construction evolution or view the live streaming webcam for real-time progress and other unique vantage points. AERIAL PHOTO ARCHIVE: November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014


Aerial Photographs: September 2014

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Sep 2014

Aerial Photographs: September 2014

The new stadium’s first elevated floor slab has been framed and poured this month. Notice the increase in cranes and other construction equipment as the stadium begins to rise from the ground. Be sure to stop back each month to follow the construction evolution or view the live streaming webcam for real-time progress and other unique vantage points. AERIAL PHOTO ARCHIVE: September 2014 August 2014…

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Aerial Photographs: August 2014

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Aug 2014

Aerial Photographs: August 2014

Rise up! Aerial photographs taken in late August, 2014 are the first to show steel columns rising from the site foundation. The southwest vantage point best displays this first look at the new stadium “going vertical” for the first time. This latest installment of our monthly aerial photography series provides a unique perspective of the new stadium construction progress, which began in April of 2014….

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20

Aug 2014

Thirteen Graduate From Blank’s Life-Changing Westside Works Program

“Ten months ago, my family gave up on me. I gave up on myself. I made some bad decisions.” Today, Nicholas Holmes’ outlook on life has changed dramatically as one of 13 members of the second graduating class of the Westside Works program. Westside Works is a four-week intensive program that teaches construction skills and provides construction industry employment credentials to people living close to…

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Blank: 14,000 seats committed to for MLS Atlanta

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Aug 2014

Blank: 14,000 seats committed to for MLS Atlanta

Let’s fill it up, Atlanta. Speaking at a breakfast presented by Atlanta Magazine Wednesday morning, MLS Atlanta Owner Arthur Blank challenged soccer fans to fill the remaining 11,000 seats for MLS Atlanta games in the new Atlanta stadium by the end of the year. Thus far over 14,000 seats have been committed by fans who put down a $50 deposit to become members of the…

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View of the south side of the stadium and south overpass

29

Jul 2014

Blank to Discuss New Stadium in August

Atlanta magazine is excited to give the public the opportunity to join Atlanta Falcons and MLS Atlanta Owner and Chairman Arthur Blank for breakfast and a conversation beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20. The event will be held at Maggiano’s Little Italy, located at 3368 Peachtree Road NE in the heart of Buckhead. The event will begin with coffee at 7 a.m. followed by…

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