Porsche plans for new HQ near Atlanta

Porsche Cars North America says it will build a new headquarters in Atlanta, including a road course to show off the capabilities of the company's vehicles.

The company said Thursday the complex will be located near the new International Terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Porsche says the complex will include office facilities for a workforce that will eventually number 400 employees, including a technical service and training center. It also will have a customer experience center that will feature a road course. Groundbreaking is planned for this fall, with opening scheduled
for the second half of 2013.

The new headquarters also will house Porsche Financial Services Inc., and Porsche Business Services Inc., which are both located in Lisle, Ill. The company says other Porsche businesses also will be included.