Work on the future home of Invesco’s headquarters started this weekend — with a bang.

A five-story building, originally developed more than 60 years ago at 1330 West Peachtree St., was imploded to make room for the new 26-story tower that Atlanta-based Invesco Ltd (NYSE: IVZ) will occupy.

The 606,000-square-foot office building will become the centerpiece of a new 8.5-acre development. Known as Midtown Union, it will also include a 12-story hotel and approximately 350 apartments. The site will…

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