Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced Tuesday that Inspire Brands will locate its new headquarters just outside of Atlanta.
The new Sandy Springs location is expected to create over 1,100 jobs with approximately $32 million of investments to Fulton County over the next six years.
Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes more than 4,600 Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings and R Taco locations worldwide with a combined global sales system of $7.6 billion in 2017. The company has over 150,000 employees.
“For the better part of the last decade, Georgia has cultivated a reputation as a hub for industry leaders,” said Deal. “When thriving companies like Inspire Brands choose to locate their headquarters in Georgia, they reaffirm the value of our highly skilled workforce and the strength of our low-tax, business-friendly climate to support long-term growth. We value Inspire’s commitment to creating jobs in Fulton County and look forward to continuing this strong partnership for years to come.”
Inspire plans to make a capital investment of approximately $32 million in Atlanta during the development of its new Global Support Center. The headquarters is expected to open in 2019 and will be the global hub for Inspire and its portfolio of restaurant brands.
“We are proud to call Atlanta the home of Inspire Brands,” said Paul Brown, co-founder and CEO of Inspire Brands. “Our vision is to invigorate great brands and supercharge their long-term growth, and Atlanta provides the culture of innovation we need for our brands to reach unprecedented success. I want to thank Governor Deal and his team for their leadership in helping cultivate our city and state in to a world-class business hub.”
Sandy Springs’ business environment, infrastructure and amenities were assets that attracted the global company to the area reflecting confidence in the market, according to city’s mayor.