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    Balfour Beatty Promotes Mike Macon to Senior Vice President and Business Unit Leader in Georgia

    November 13, 2017


    ATLANTA – Balfour Beatty has announced the promotion of Mike Macon to senior vice president and business unit leader for the company’s Georgia operations. In this expanded role based in Atlanta, Macon is responsible for executive oversight, project acquisition and the company’s business growth across Georgia. 

    With over 20 years of construction industry experience, Macon has helped shape Atlanta’s skyline through his work on notable local projects such, including: Buckhead Atlanta; 309 East Paces Ferry; ALTA Midtown; The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation building; the Atlanta Falcons Player Housing complex and office expansion at the team’s Flowery Branch headquarters; The Borghese condominium tower; and the Terminus 100 office tower. 

    Balfour Beatty’s Atlanta office, under Macon’s leadership, is currently building several major projects in Midtown Atlanta, including Piedmont House, ICON Midtown and Whole Foods Midtown. His leadership of the company’s efforts on Buckhead Atlanta, a $1.5 billion luxury retail and mixed-use community in the heart of Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood, was honored with the 2014 Atlanta Project of the Year by the Urban Land Institute (ULI).  

    “Mike’s vast experience lends immediate credibility to the many successful and growing markets we serve across Georgia,” said Pat Dean, chief operating officer for the Carolinas and Georgia at Balfour Beatty. “His personality and demeanor are fully aligned with Balfour Beatty’s purpose to be a Relentless Ally for our clients.” 

    Macon joined Balfour Beatty in 2006 and has held positions of increasing responsibility including, senior project manager, project executive, and preconstruction manager in Georgia. His wide range of experience in the corporate office, education, government, hospitality, multifamily residential, and retail markets is integral to achieving Balfour Beatty’s growth goals. With an integrated team approach to planning, designing, and constructing projects, Macon has solidified Balfour Beatty’s reputation for unsurpassed quality and service. 

    Macon is a graduate of the University of Florida and holds a bachelor’s degree in building construction.