Porsche is scheduled to close on its purchase of 58 acres within the next few weeks, the closing papers are being prepared presently. Porsche will use 26 acres for its North American Headquarters and a 1.6 mile test drive track. The new complex, representing an investment of up to $100 million, will be located in the “Aerotropolis Atlanta” development site in Hapeville, adjacent to the new International Terminal.
It will be comprised of modern office facilities for a workforce that will eventually number 400 to 600 employees, including Porsche’s Technical Service and Training Center, as well a leading-edge Customer Experience Center that will feature a test track facility to highlight the capabilities of Porsche’s industry-leading sports cars. Groundbreaking is planned for fall of this year, with the move-in date scheduled for the second half of 2013.
The other 32 acres were under option for Volkswagen as the two companies planned…
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