The Atlanta Southern railroad? Norfolk Southern is considering relocating its headquarters to Atlanta, not a possible name change.
The Norfolk, Virginia mayor is arguing against the possible relocation from his city to Atlanta, Georgia.READ MORE: Americans Are Quitting At Record Rates. Georgia Leads The Pack.
The Virginian-Pilot reported Wednesday that Norfolk Mayor Kenny Alexander met with Southern chairman, president and CEO James Squires to argue the company is better off staying put.READ MORE: Actor, Comedian Louie Anderson Dies At 68
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the chief operating officer of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Bert Brantley, has confirmed the company is scouting Atlanta for a new headquarters.MORE NEWS: Peloton Shares Fall After Report It Is Pausing Production Of Fitness Equipment
Alexander says he won’t be offering any incentives from the state or city at this point. But he says he can present Squires with an option that would allow the company to centralize and consolidate its operations and talent in Norfolk.