Anthem to Anchor New 21-Story Tower in Midtown Atlanta’s Tech Square
ATLANTA — Anthem Inc. has unveiled plans to locate its information technology hub to a new 21-story tower in Midtown Atlanta’s Technology Square. The health insurance company has entered into a build-to-suit agreement with Portman Holdings, which will develop the 352,000-square-foot building. The new facility will be a hub for approximately 3,000 IT professionals and will create 1,800 new jobs upon completion in 2020. Anthem Technology Center will rise at the corner of 4th and West Peachtree streets, near the Georgia Institute of Technology and Portman’s neighboring 645,000-square-foot Coda building currently under construction. Architectural firm John Portman & Associates designed Anthem Technology Center, which will include more than 14,000 square feet of terrace space and will be LEED- and Fitwel-certified. David DiPietro, Kelly Givens and Liron Nelik of Savills Studley represented Anthem in the lease transaction, and Travis Garland of Portman Management Co. represented the landlord.