Georgia

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Georgia.

Port of Brunswick

Nissan Chooses Georgia’s Port Of Brunswick

Nissan joins two dozen other major auto manufacturers at 1,700-acre Colonel’s Island Terminal at the Port of Brunswick, GA.
SeaPoint Industrial Terminal Complex

$38M SeaPoint Industrial Terminal Complex Clean-Up Completed

The 755-acre SeaPoint Industrial Terminal Complex in Savannah, GA is the largest brownfield cleanup project since the inception of the Georgia Brownfield Program.

Two Building Materials Manufacturers Expanding In Georgia

GAF Materials will invest $146 million in Lowndes County, while YKK AP will invest up to $125 million in its Bibb County expansion.
build back better

U.S. EDA Announces 21 Build Back Better Regional Challenge Winners

A marquee initiative of EDA’s American Rescue Plan, this program awards between $25 and $65 million to rebuild regional economies across the nation.
outdoor recreation

25 Towns Chosen For Outdoor Recreation Economic Boost

The Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC) program administered by the U.S. EPA, USDA's Forest Service, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) identified 25 communities.
SungEel Georgia

Lithium-Ion Battery Recycler Picks Georgia For First U.S. Facility

Korea-based SungEel HiTech will invest more than $37 million in its new SungEel Recycling Park Georgia facility, creating 104 jobs in Stephens County.
PepsiCo Georgia

Advanced Manufacturing, Distribution Projects Add 649 Jobs In Georgia

In total, PepsiCo, Duluth Trading, and WebstaurantStore will invest $400 million to expand in DaKalb, Bartow and Bryan counties.
hybrid work trend

Companies Choosing High Quality Offices In Response To Hybrid Work

Companies are choosing high quality offices to encourage employees to work from the office and be their most productive when there, according to CBRE analysis.
AFB International Georgia

AFB International To Create More Than 100 Jobs In Georgia

AFB International, a global manufacturer of pet food ingredients, will invest more than $79 million in a new facility in Columbus, Georgia.
North Carolina Best Business Climate

New York, San Francisco Top Fintech, Crypto Leaders Rankings

New York City leads the pack in Fintech, San Francisco is the Crypto Market Leader, and Morgantown, WV tops new Metros For Movers list in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Louisiana Customized Workforce Training

Louisiana Leads States In Customized Workforce Training

In Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report, Tennessee is rated tops in Recovery Leaders and Wyoming takes Best Business Tax Climate.
Home Chef Georgia

Home Chef Opens New Production Center In Georgia

Home Chef’s new 181,000-square-foot facility in Douglasville, GA will allow for more capacity and increased efficiencies.
Georgia economic development

Governor’s Report: Growth In Georgia Pushes Forward

Infrastructure and workforce are among the advantages driving Georgia’s business climate.
Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific To Invest $62.5M In Georgia Manufacturing Facility

The new Boston Scientific medical device manufacturing and supply chain facility will create about 340 new jobs in Johns Creek, GA.
video

[VIDEO] GPA’s Cross-dock Warehouse Taking Shape

Georgia Ports Authority is building a new big ship berth at Garden City Terminal, which will provide 1.5 million TEUs of annual berth capacity and allow GPA to serve four 16,000-TEU vessels and three other ships simultaneously.
FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.

PepsiCo Opens $8.5M Warehouse, Distribution Facility In Georgia

New PepsiCo distribution center is part of the company’s $268 million investment in Georgia, and will create 50 new jobs in Commerce.
ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Los Angeles Tops EPA Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

District of Columbia, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas round out top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.
Bryan County Megasite

Hyundai Will Build First Fully-Dedicated EV Plant In Georgia

Hyundai Motor Group will invest more than $5.5B in the electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facility, which will be built at the Bryan County Megasite. 

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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