2,400 Jobs Created In NW Georgia

LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center, Emerson, will officially break ground today at 1 p.m. at 755 Highway 293. Many sports legends and elected officials will attend including former Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox, current Brave’s manager Fredi Gonzales, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost and Gov. Nathan Deal. Initially 2,400 jobs are expected with more jobs upon completion of the project. This is the largest construction project in Ga. since the West Point Kia plant. LakePoint will host three major tenants including Perfect Game USA, LB3 Lacrosse and North Atlanta Soccer Association. Construction of the nearly $1 billion development will begin mid winter of 2013.