Georgia

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

Georgia Ports

Seoyon E-Hwa To Invest $76M In Georgia Manufacturing Facility

The global auto parts supplier joins a growing list of Hyundai suppliers. Meanwhile, Georgia Ports Authority expands its refrigerated container capacity.
green building

Green Building: Massachusetts Finishes First In Top 10 Ranking

The U.S. Green Building Council’s annual ranking recognizes U.S. states that are leading the way on green building.
Qcells Georgia

Qcells Will Create 2,500 New Jobs In Northwest Georgia

A $2.5 billion expansion at two sites will more than double production at the Korea-based company's solar module manufacturing operations in Georgia.

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.
Infrastructure

Infrastructure: On Solid Ground

A bedrock of commerce, transportation infrastructure is significant to location decisions.
Advanced Manufacturing Georgia

Advanced Manufacturing Projects Create 3,637 Jobs In Georgia

In two automotive industry-related projects, Hyundai Motor Group and SK On EV battery plant will create up to $5B investment, over 3,500 jobs; Becker Robotic Equipment will invest $30M, create 137 jobs.
Norma Precision Ammunition

Ammunition Manufacturer To Create 600 Jobs In Georgia

Norma Precision Ammunition will invest $60 million to build new manufacturing, assembly, and distribution operations in Bryan County, GA. Plus, FREYR Battery will create 723 jobs in Coweta County.
Grupo Bimbo Georgia

New Georgia Food Industry Investments Total $285M+

Grupo Bimbo will invest over $200 million to expand in Valdosta, King’s Hawaiian will invest more than $85 million in its Oakwood facility.
BlueStar Studios

Distribution Facility Is Largest-Ever Henry County, GA Investment

NewCold will invest over $33M in a new Georgia distribution facility; BlueStar Studios is building a 53-acre production campus in Atlanta
cybersecurity

The Cyber Frontier

To strengthen cybersecurity across all sectors, public and private entities are working together.
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.

Rankings & Awards

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.
2022 State of the Year

North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2022 State Of The Year

North Carolina is named Business Facilities’ 2022 State of the Year, the second time the state has been recognized for this top honor.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.