DOING BUSINESS IN GEORGIA

Georgia Department of Economic Development
404-962-4000
CommissionerWilson@georgia.org
www.georgia.org

Doing business in Georgia

Decades of consistent leadership and strategic investment in the factors important for companies to be successful, such as workforce training, site development, logistics, and global connectivity have proven why companies select Georgia for their speed-to-market needs. We deliver solutions and partner for the future.

— Pat Wilson, Commissioner,
Georgia Department of Economic Development
Doing business in Georgia
Governor Brian Kemp joined Anovion Technologies, a leader in clean energy production of lithium-ion battery materials, in June to celebrate the ground-breaking for a new facility. (Photo: Georgia Department of Economic Development)

  FAST FACTS

Population (July 2022 est.): 10,912,876¹
Largest Cities (2020): Atlanta (499,586); Columbus (206,960); Augusta (201,850); Savannah (147,701); Athens (127,141)¹
Real GDP (2022): $591.2 billion²

¹U.S. Census Bureau
²Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Dept. of Commerce

  TARGETED GROWTH SECTORS

e-Mobility: Georgia’s workforce and robust infrastructure continue to attract companies across all sectors of e-mobility, with substantial growth in clean energy production.


Advanced Manufacturing: Our pro-business culture facilitates speed to market for manufacturing facilities across the state, contributing to a 112% growth in investments in the last year.


Aerospace: Ranked #2 in aerospace manufacturing attractiveness by PwC, Georgia’s aerospace industry has expanded to include eVTOL as well as UAV and traditional aircraft.

  TOP PROJECTS

COMPANY
COUNTY
JOBS
SK on
Bartow
3,750
Hanwha Q Cells Co., Ltd.
Bartow
2,000
Meissner Corporation
Clarke
1,785
Hyundai Mobis Co. Ltd.
Bryan
1,578
Admares
Ware
1,418

FEATURED LOCATIONS

 

Valdosta-Lowndes County Development AuthorityValdosta-Lowndes County is a vibrant and premier location for business development opportunities. Located midway between Atlanta and Orlando in the heart of South Georgia, Valdosta-Lowndes County is strategically positioned for businesses to access and serve the global economy. In Valdosta-Lowndes County, we make it easy for small, medium-sized, and large companies to establish healthy roots for success.

  WORKFORCE PROGRAM

Quick Start, a top-ranked training program nationally, provides qualified companies customized, company-specific training at no cost. For over 50 years, Quick Start’s proven method to assess and train employees ensures companies can operate quickly and efficiently on Day One.

  TOP BUSINESS FACILITIES RANKINGS

#1 Film & Television
2023 State Rankings
#2 FDI (Capital Investment)
2023 State Rankings
#3 EV Industry Investment
2023 State Rankings
Top 5 Food Processing
2023 State Rankings
Top 10 Aerospace/Defense
2023 State Rankings
Top 10 Automotive
2023 State Rankings
Top 10 Cybersecurity
2023 State Rankings
#3 Corporate Headquarters: Atlanta/Sandy Springs/Alpharetta
2023 Metro Rankings
Top 5 Top Container Ports (By TEU): Savannah
2023 Metro Rankings
Top 10 Financial Centers (North America): Atlanta
2023 Global Rankings

From the July / August 2023 issue of Business Facilities

LATEST NEWS

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs For 2024

As shifting global conditions introduce new logistics leaders, longstanding hubs are reliable options for business.
Georgia

Georgia Gaining 700 New Jobs With Two Recent Investments

First Quality Baby Products expands in Macon-Bibb County, and P&B Cold Storage builds in Valdosta.