Georgia Department of Economic Development
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Georgia Department of Economic Development articles below.
Cisco's new $41 million Talent and Collaboration Center in Midtown Atlanta will lead to the creation of 700 jobs.
Visa will open a new 123,000-square-foot hub in Midtown Atlanta. This major expansion is expected to create approximately 1,000 jobs in the region over the next several years.
Netherlands-based logistics company Vanderlande Industries will invest $59 million to expand its North American headquarters in Cobb County, GA.
American Trailer World has invested $20 million to expand advanced manufacturing operations at its Franklin County, GA Carry-On Trailer™ facility.
Innovative recycled polypropylene manufacturer PureCycle will create more than 80 jobs in Augusta, GA with its first U.S. cluster facility.
The online fashion and beauty retailer will expand its Fulton County, GA e-commerce fulfillment operations.
Sports-tech entertainment company FanDuel Group will invest more than $15 million to open a 68,0000-square-foot technology campus in Atlanta.
California-based greenhouse grower Pete's will invest $18 million and create 15 jobs in Peach County, GA.
The biodegradable materials manufacturer will create 400 jobs with an expansion of its Bainbridge, GA operations.
The manufacturer of plumbing fixtures and home furniture will create 205 jobs at its new manufacturing and distribution headquarters in Barrow County, GA.
Automotive parts producer Hyundai TRANSYS will create 678 jobs at a new 620,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the West Point, GA area.
Rail cars are now traveling newly installed track linking Garden City Terminal’s Chatham and Mason rail yards, which boosts on-terminal storage capacity by 35 percent.
The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs.
The homemade pasta sauce maker will invest $20 million in a new food processing facility, bringing 250 jobs to Alma, GA.
Papa John’s will relocate its global headquarters from Louisville, KY to metro Atlanta, delivering 200 jobs to the area in 2021.
Among Savannah’s top export commodities, raw cotton, wood pulp, and kaolin clay were the biggest gainers for the first five months of the year.
The e-commerce mattress and furniture company will create 804 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in McDonough, GA.