Driver's ed startup Aceable plans Georgia expansion An Austin, Texas, startup that's developed a mobile app that teaches driver's education to new drivers has raised $4 million and is planning an expansion into several states, including Georgia.
The company, called Aceable, says that its service "is the new standard for state-approved courses, transforming boring lectures into fast-paced, interactive content. Read a Sept. 23 story from TechCrunch here. Read more about Aceable here.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:10:33 +0000 Amazon.com's Kenosha buildings may generate $30 million for Chrysler plant clean-up Without Amazon.com‘s sprawling distribution center near Interstate 94 in Kenosha, the city could not press ahead with hopes to redevelop the 120-acre former Chrysler plant.
The city owns the former engine plant at 30th Avenue between 52nd and 60th streets. Officials for years have prepared and cleaned the Chrysler plant site for an eventual redevelopment. They are now at the point where significant city money is needed to build roads and utilities, and to offer cash grants to attract developers.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:03 +0000 Southwest, Delta air lines back in court Monday over Love Field gates Southwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines are scheduled to be back in court Monday in their ongoing legal dispute over gates at Dallas Love Field.
Love Field, owned by the city of Dallas, is constrained to 20 gates. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) controls 18 of the 20 gates.
The dispute centers around Gate 15, which Southwest and Atlanta-based Delta (NYSE: DAL) have been sharing for more than a year.
Southwest paid $120 million to lease two gates, including Gate 15, from United Airlines…
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:25:26 +0000 Construction progressing on Atlanta United FC soccer facility Construction is progressing on Atlanta United Football Club's new headquarters and training facility in Cobb County.
The team has just topped out the new building for the $60 million, 33-acre complex which is scheduled to be completed next April, the Marietta Daily Journal reports.
“In life, some things go beyond your expectations. This one did,” said Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin. Read the full story here.
The complex was designed by Atlanta architecture firm TVS Design. Read more about the…
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:07:02 +0000 Wells Fargo victims recount fraud discoveries For millions of people, even the slightest connection to Wells Fargo & Co. could have resulted in a fraudulent account being set up in their name.
That's the reaction of people contacted for a story on those who had been affected by the fraudulent creation of millions of accounts by Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) associates, according to a report on Yahoo.com.
The bank, which is among the largest in Arizona by deposits and employees, was fined $185 million and has fired more than 5,300 employees in the…
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:00:03 +0000 Anything but a typical NFL Sunday in CLT On Sunday afternoon, I took a 10-minute walk between universes. Near the end of the first quarter of the Carolina Panthers’ NFL game against the Minnesota Vikings, protesters chanting “No justice, no peace,” “Black lives matter” and “Keith Scott” began marching down Mint Street, leaving Bank of America Stadium behind. Police on bikes and in buggies followed, as did gaggles of reporters and cameras and curious onlookers armed with smart phones.
My quick walk started with glimpses of…
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 19:25:08 +0000 CBRE inks new lease for futuristic Phoenix offices CBRE Group Inc. spends a lot of time helping businesses find office space. Los Angeles-based CBRE is one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the U.S. — and Arizona — advising both landlords and tenants.
Now, CBRE is looking to be a trendsetter in office space for its own operations and brokers.
The real estate firm is changing its office footprints with a bigger focus on technology, collobrative spaces and having brokers and other employees spending much of their time out of the…
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 19:22:59 +0000 American Airlines to name $350M campus after legendary CEO Bob Crandall American Airlines will name its new corporate campus in Fort Worth after Robert L. Crandall, the former president and chairman of the company and its CEO from 1985 to 1998.
American’s current CEO Doug Parker made the announcement Saturday night at a World Affairs Council dinner in Dallas. Crandall had introduced Parker, who received the council’s H. Neil Mallon Award for dedication to international relationships that enhance the standing of North Texas around the world.
American (Nasdaq: AAL)…
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