PrizePicks Chooses Atlanta for New Headquarters

PrizePicks Chooses Atlanta for New Headquarters

Governor Brian P. Kemp has revealed that PrizePicks, a major daily fantasy sports operator in North America, is set to establish its new 33,000-square-foot headquarters in Atlanta. The company plans to invest $25 million in the new headquarters and aims to increase its workforce by adding 1,000 new jobs over the next seven years.

“Georgia continues to be a driver of tech growth and innovation, attracting innovative companies with its unique mix of talent and infrastructure,” said Governor Brian Kemp. “Today’s announcement is a reminder of our strength in both welcoming new projects as well as creating an atmosphere where existing businesses can expand and thrive. I look forward to seeing the impact of these thousand jobs on the Atlanta community.”

PrizePicks, recognized as the fastest-growing sports company in North America according to the Inc. 5000 2023 rankings, has been acknowledged for its innovation by the Technology Association of Georgia and as a Top Workplace by the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

The new headquarters will be situated at the Star Metals Building in Midtown Atlanta, and PrizePicks is actively recruiting for various positions.

Adam Wexler, Co-founder and CEO of PrizePicks, expressed excitement about deepening the company’s roots in Atlanta and contributing to the local community through job creation.

Local officials, including Chairman Robb Pitts of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners and Dr. Eloisa Klementich, President and CEO of Invest Atlanta, welcomed PrizePicks’ decision, highlighting the economic benefits and the company’s role in fostering innovation.

Katie Kirkpatrick, President and CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, praised PrizePicks for choosing Atlanta and highlighted the city’s conducive environment for business growth.

The project was facilitated through collaboration between the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Invest Atlanta, Select Fulton, and Georgia Power.

“Georgia is a hub for innovation, with a diverse, well-educated talent pool that is fed by the University System of Georgia,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “One way we keep young talent in the state is by creating jobs for them, and PrizePicks’ decision to expand in Atlanta is an incredible opportunity for Georgia-based tech professionals. Congratulations to PrizePicks on this exciting next step!”