Where a prophesy becomes reality: Porsche Celebrates Topping Out of the Future Headquarters in Atlanta

Posted on 07. Jun, 2014 by in Porsche Canada

Where a Vision Becomes Reality: Porsche Celebrates Topping Out of a Future Headquarters in Atlanta


Atlanta. Today, Porsche has distinguished a commanding out of a destiny American domicile in Atlanta. Located during a Northeast dilemma of Hartsfield Jackson International Airport a building will residence 400 and Porsche employees and underline a Technical Training Center  Classic Car Restoration and Display Area, Business Center, restaurants for business and employees, as good as a Porsche Experience Center including a 1.6 mile prolonged exam track.

The 27.7 hactare site is still being prepared for a lane layouts with a accumulation of special modules where drivers can after exam a capabilities and characteristics of a opposite Porsche sports automobile models. Yet, a petrify skeleton of a building already gives a clear denote of a considerable distance and slicing corner pattern of a tangible headquarters.

“The Topping Out is an critical miracle on a highway to One Porsche Drive, as we call a destiny home,” pronounced Detlev von Platen, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America. “It’s a pitch of a energy and passion that will finally move a prophesy into reality. Thanks to a good partners that work with us on a pattern and construction of this plan and a useful support and goodwill of a state and a cities of Atlanta and Hapeville we’ll be means to grasp a desirous idea to start with a operations in a new premises by a commencement of subsequent year.”

A series of internal dignitaries were on palm to applaud with Porsche, including Mayor Kasim Reed, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, Councilmember Joyce Sheperd and Fulton County Commission Chairman Dr. John Eaves.

The plan group employed to move a plan to execution includes: Whiting-Turner, ubiquitous contractor; Jacoby Development, plan growth manager; Mace, plan management; HOK, building architect; IBI Giffels, lane architect; Kimley-Horn, site engineer; AMEC, geotechnical and environmental consultancy, and Epsten Group, commissioning agent.

The rave of a whole site has concerned over 1,200 construction workers and engineers so far. By a time a plan is finished by a finish of this year, 225,000 cubic yards of earth will have been moved, 27,000 cubic yards of petrify poured and 500 tons of steel placed.

Total investment for a new Porsche domicile is approximately $100 million.

About Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), formed in Atlanta, Ga. is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, including a Macan and Cayenne SUVs and a Panamera sports sedan. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 270 people who yield parts, service, selling and training for 189 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 66-year story and care in a enrichment of car performance, safety, and efficiency.

At a core of this success is Porsche’s unapproachable racing birthright that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.

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