TABLE OF CONTENTS 20 COVER STORY: ENGINEERING THE HOME OF THE BRAVES An Inside Look at the New SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta 30 LOSING YOUR BEST 20 30 44 ON THE COVER The Atlanta Braves’ new home in Cobb County: SunTrust Park. Photo by Atlanta Braves/Pouya Dianat EMPLOYEES? How to Create a Culture for Retaining Talent 38 SMART CITIES Creating a Connected World 44 HOPING FOR THE BEST, Developing an Emergency Management Plan for Your Business PLANNING FOR THE WORST 7 THE PULSE News Coverage from In and Around the Engineering Community 52 PROJECT SPOTLIGHT 55 ASSOCIATION NEWS THEIR CAREERS Community-Based Building: Atlanta United’s New Training Facility Updates from Georgia Engineering Associations 66 ENGINEERS BEYOND Pursuing Passions Outside of the Industry We are proud to announce Engineering Georgia received fi ve Gold Hermes Creative Awards for 2017. Learn more at engineeringga.com. NOW EVEN MORE AWARD-WINNING!