Biz Bits: Outreach Opens New Regional Headquarters, Start:ME Participant Launches New Business – Decaturish
Atlanta, Georgia— Here is an overview of the economic news of our community.
— Outreach opens its new regional headquarters at the Star Metals offices in Atlanta.
Here is the full press release:
ATLANTA, GA (March 31, 2022) – Outreach, the sales execution platform that helps revenue organizations drive efficient and predictable growth, is opening its regional headquarters at Star Metals’ Atlanta offices, Allen announced. Morris Company, the real estate firm behind the $500 million Star Metals District in West Midtown. Outreach is the latest stellar office tenant addition to the Star Metals offices and will occupy 33,000 square feet of office space on the 10th floor.
“Star Metals Offices has been specifically designed to fit the ‘TAMI’ tenant profile and Outreach is a perfect example of new-to-market technology and creative businesses moving to West Midtown,” said Spencer Morris, Chief Investment Officer of the Allen Morris company. . “We are thrilled to welcome Outreach to the Star Metals District.”
Joe Grace of Cresa Global represented Outreach. Brooke Dewey of JLL represented Allen Morris Company in the transaction.
“We are excited to soon be opening our office in Atlanta,” said Leslie Pendergast, Human Resources Manager of Outreach. “Atlanta is such a dynamic region with such a diverse and rich talent pool and will be an incredible addition to our growing team. Additionally, we couldn’t be happier with how our physical space is shaping up. We are striving to make it the most inclusive and welcoming office we’ve ever designed. We look forward to welcoming employees to the space in a few months.
Since its launch, several businesses and entertainment venues have visited Star Metals, including: Prevail Coffee, selected by Eater as one of “Atlanta’s Best Coffee Essentials”; Sweetgreen, the popular salad concept; Sushi Hayakawa, the Japanese omakase dining experience nominated by James Beard; Wagamama, the British Asian-inspired ramen bar; PlantHouse, the upscale plant store and terrarium with an in-store bar; Flight Club, a restaurant & a high-tech darts concept; and Savi Provisions, the gourmet and organic marketplace.
Star Metals Offices offers a confluence of modern luxury and unparalleled amenities that provide an anchor for West Midtown’s cultural resurgence, while honoring the historic composition and materials of Westside Atlanta’s former heritage rail yards. Additional Star Metals office amenities include lush, landscaped outdoor terraces on each tenant floor as well as a 10,000 square foot amenity floor that includes a 30-person conference room and can accommodate events for more than 250 guests. The building also recently received WiredScore Platinum certification, the highest level of technological connectivity.
Star Metals is the 85th successful development from the Allen Morris Company in its 64-year history. The multi-faceted company has numerous large-scale projects in Atlanta, Central and South Florida, and is actively seeking new opportunities in the Southeast.
For more information visit www.allenmorris.com
–Former Start:ME grant winner David Sessions has started a second Atlanta-based service business focused on car detailing.
Here is the full press release:
Atlanta, GA / March 21, 2022 – Today Mint Mobile Detail announces the launch of its company in May 2022. Mint Mobile Detail is a professional auto detailing services company with state-of-the-art mobile auto detailing vans. fully equipped technology. Mint Mobile Detail serves residents of the City of Atlanta, Decatur, Buckhead, and Cobb County.
This is a second trade launch for Mint Mobile Detail owner David Sessions. Sessions is an Army veteran and alumni of Emory’s Start:Me program, a business training program that provides entrepreneurs with the tools and connections to create and grow successful businesses. In 2018, Sessions launched its first business through the Start:Me program and received a competitive grant of $4,500. With this grant, he built a successful pressure washing business that was generating over $500,000 in annual revenue within two years of its launch. Sessions’ company did this while maintaining a steady profit and remaining debt-free.
David brings his previous sales and training experience with Fortune-500 companies and his experience as an Army veteran to all of his business ventures. With his first business, Sessions built a reputation as a living wage employer and regularly donated to neighborhood organizations, such as Kirkwood Cares and Neighbors in Need. These organizations fight displacement in Atlanta neighborhoods by making essential repairs to the homes of low-income neighbors. With Mint Mobile Detailing, Sessions brings that same drive, experience and commitment to employees and the community.
Sessions noted that giving back to the community is an integral part of its business philosophy. “In East Atlanta, gentrification is a problem in many neighborhoods. As high-end homes and businesses are built in a neighborhood, property taxes rise, which sometimes creates a problem for residents We are involved in a program to help these residents stay in their homes.
Sessions is also committed to being a living wage employer. A living wage is the amount of money needed by a given worker and his family to cover the cost of his minimum needs where they live, including food, childcare, health insurance, housing, transportation and other necessities like clothing and personal care items. Minimum wage does not provide a living wage for most American families. In 2021, previous Sessions businesses paid no employees less than $20 per hour. He brings the same commitment to decent wage employment to Mint Mobile Detail.
Mint Mobile Detail will officially launch to the public in May 2022. Through Mint’s website (getmintmobiledetail.com), you can easily schedule, track, and pay for mobile car wash, auto detailing, and other hourly services. and a date that fits your schedule. . Mint’s professionally trained technicians will come to you with all the necessary equipment to make your car feel like new. Using their online scheduling software, technicians will text when they’re en route, when they arrive, and when the service is complete. Customers can easily pay for their services online. Mint Mobile technicians would love to chat with you when they come to clean your vehicle, but their online system also allows for contactless service for customers who need it. Whether you’re at home or at work, Mint Mobile Detail Certified Technicians will take care of your car so you can get your life back.
Mint Mobile Detail also offers monthly subscriptions so customers never have to worry about scheduling a car detail again. Mint members will benefit from regular monthly cleanings and exclusive discounts. Members will have their cleanings scheduled in advance and will be billed automatically each month at a discounted members-only rate.
– Harry Norman Realtors announced a partnership with High Museum of Art to support the museum through fundraisers and events.
Here is the full press release:
ATLANTE: Harry Norman, REALTORS®, a luxury real estate company that prides itself on excellence in service and market expertise, has announced a new partnership with the High Museum of Art. With both organizations having deep roots in the greater Atlanta area, the contribution from this partnership will help support the High Museum’s community efforts in the communities that both organizations call home. Beautiful homes pair perfectly with fine art and inspire us to dream. The partnership is just one of many new Harry Norman, REALTORS® initiatives for 2022.
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with such a prestigious institution in Atlanta. We had been looking to partner with the High for some time, and the return to events and in-person connections made 2022 the perfect year to embark on this sponsorship,” said Luke Trigwell, Vice President of Marketing. for Harry Norman. . “Our two organizations share a number of core values, and at the core are both here to serve and give back to the Atlanta community.”
As a series sponsor of exhibitions, Harry Norman’s involvement helps bring national and international exhibitions to the High Museum. One of those exhibits kicked off the sponsorship – The Obama Portraits, which debuted at the High in January. Through the ongoing partnership, Harry Norman, REALTORS® will not only receive partner recognition, but the company will also be able to get involved by sponsoring additional activities such as the High Museum Wine Auction held in March. These high-profile events provide exceptional brand exposure while facilitating opportunities for on-site presence, client networking, agent appreciation and more. This was Harry Norman’s first time attending, and as a proud Sovereign Sponsor, the 20 officers and executives in attendance had the opportunity to enjoy a fantastic event while contributing to the very worthy charities the High Museum supports. .
“The opportunity to be affiliated with such incredible exhibitions and events is so important to us,” added Trigwell. “Many of them are hard pressed to get tickets or events that fit our luxury brand, so being able to invite high-priced home buyers and providing access to our agents to support the community is so important. ”
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