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NIKE SNATCHES UP ITS SECOND DOWNTOWN PROPERTY IN ATLANTA
Published June 29, 1995
Nike has leased "high visibility" property across the street from the Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta, according to this morning's ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The property is located roughly a block away from Adidas, which bought a parcel months ago to use as its '96 hospitality center. This is the second location leased by Nike for use during the Games, as it has already has street-level retail space downtown (Sallye Salter, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 6/29). SLEEP EASY: Atlanta-based Simmons Co., maker of the Beautyrest mattress, will be the official mattress supplier to the '96 Games. They will produce 18,000 mattresses for the Village and USOC training centers (MIAMI HERALD, 6/28).