Mercedes-Benz USA Makes Its Presence Felt In Atlanta

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New Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be home to 2 sports teams.

Mercedes-Benz USA is no carpetbagger. The company moved its corporate headquarters to Atlanta just a month ago and has now agreed to be the named sponsor of the new multi-purpose stadium, which will be called Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be home to both the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons and Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United, and will host concerts and other entertainment.

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Rendering of Mercedes-Benz Stadium in football mode. Credit: Mercedes-Benz USA

The stadium, currently under construction in downtown Atlanta, is scheduled to open in 2017. It will feature a retractable roof and extensive use of natural light. The roof is an homage to oculus in the ancient Rome Pantheon, but the stadium is also forward thinking; designers are seeking the highest level LEED certification.

The stadiums will have a giant 360-degree HD video board, an outside fan plaza and a technology lounge.

Mercedes-Benz USA is also building new corporate headquarters in the metropolitan Atlanta region.

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