Georgia Archives

COVER STORY: Shovel Ready Sites Are Growing From The Ground Up

Aerial View of the Pine City Technology Park in Pine City, MN (Photo: Nathan Johnson, City Planner).

Many locations are gaining an advantage in the battle for new projects with pre-certification programs for available sites. From the September/October 2013 issue.

One Year Later


The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is “incomplete” as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.

BF Expands State Energy Rankings With
Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders


WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.

FEATURE STORY: The Story Of Storage

Facebook's Prineville, OR data center

As the industry advances cloud computing and greener operations, leading data centers are no longer sprawling cells of overheating computers and complex cables. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Deepwater Horizon: Three Years Later


Legal settlements from the massive BP oil spill, which could total $42 billion, will generate a gusher of economic development funds for the Gulf Coast.

Medient To Build America’s Largest Movie Studio In Georgia


The project will be the largest in the US and as much of the site will be open to visitors, it is also expected to become a major tourist destination. The MOU is the memorialization of an agreement with Medient that will create in excess of 1,000 permanent jobs,

GM To Hire 1,000 High Tech Employees In Phoenix Region


Fourth Innovation Center completes GM’s geographic plan for hiring best and brightest from the IT sector.

BUSINESS REPORT: GA Notches Record Job Growth And Investment In 2012

Georgia is America’s leading source of sustainable biomass, and is ranked third in the US for its biomass potential. Georgia has the world’s largest biomass pellet facility, exporting 750,000 tons a year.

Projects grew by 11 percent, with the top three projects creating 4,100 jobs. Expansions accounted for 64 percent of the new project activity in the Peach State. From the January/February 2013 issue