Governor Nathan Deal announced today that Inspire Brands will be locating its new headquarters in Sandy Springs. This move will include an investment of approximately $32 million and is expected to create more than 1,100 jobs during the next six years.
Inspire Brands was founded in February, 2018 and is a multi-brand restaurant company that has a portfolio of more than 4,600 Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Rusty Taco restaurants throughout the world. They had combined sales of over $7.6 billion in 2017 and employ over 150,000 people.
“For the better part of the last decade, Georgia has cultivated a reputation as a hub for industry leaders. 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.”
Paul Brown, co-founder and CEO of Inspire Brands:
“We are proud to call Atlanta the home 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.”
Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman Rob Pitts:
“The major investment by Inspire Brands in jobs and capital in Fulton County is another testament to our vibrant business climate, skilled workforce and availability of high-quality real estate. It also reflects the unparalleled success of the City of Sandy Springs in being a leading destination for corporate headquarters and operations.”
Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul:
“We have focused on creating an environment, the infrastructure and amenities to attract top talent and keep them here with unequaled access to our work and play lifestyle. It is especially satisfying to watch companies like Inspire Brands thrive and grow within our community.”