(August 24, 2012) ‘South site’ gains favor for new Atlanta Falcons stadium with retractable roof

Published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on Friday, August 24, 2012
Posted in ABC Articles on August 26th, 2012
By Maria Saporta and Amy Wenk
Original link: http://saportareport.com/blog/2012/08/south-site-gains-favor-for-new-atlanta-falcons-stadium/

As the Atlanta Falcons and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority get closer to sealing a business deal for a new stadium, they also are getting closer to deciding where the new stadium will be located.

The GWCCA has commissioned consulting firm Populous to do a thorough analysis of the two possible sites — a northern site near the truck marshalling yard at Northside Drive and Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard and a second site south of the Georgia Dome along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Northside Drive.

Several people close to the project say the southern site appears to be gaining momentum ever since the decision was made to go with a “one-stadium solution” rather than building a new stadium and keeping the Georgia Dome.

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