Georgia Department of Economic Development

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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.
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.
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.
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.

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.
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. 
Jack Link’s Houston County

Jack Link’s Manufacturing Facility Bringing 800 Jobs To Georgia

The meat snack maker will invest $450 million in its new manufacturing facility at the I-75 GRAD Certified Site in Houston County.
Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Plans $57M Expansion In Georgia

Germany-based pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim will create 55 jobs at its Animal Health Global Innovation Center in Athens, GA.
Georgia relocation expansion

Georgia Sets New Records For Jobs, Investment 

Investment trend continues with Norma Precision Ammunition's relocation and expansion project in Chatham County, Ecopol's expansion to Spalding County. 
foreign direct investment

Foreign Direct Investment: A Foreign Affair

States are vying to attract foreign direct investment funds as cross border investments pump much needed funds into local economies.
City of Tucker, GA

PepsiCo Will Invest $260M In Georgia Expansion

PepsiCo Beverages North America's expansion of its City of Tucker, GA manufacturing facility will create at least 136 jobs in DeKalb County.
Carvana expansion

Company Expansions To Create Nearly 3,600 New Jobs In Georgia

Carvana will create an additional 3,500 jobs with its Metro Atlanta expansion, while Titan Steel Doors will create 90 new jobs in Hart County. 
lithium-ion battery recycling

Georgia Lands North America’s Largest Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Plant

Battery Resourcers will invest $43 million and create 150 jobs in Covington, GA at its first commercial-scale battery recycling plant.
Walker County

Roper Corporation Creating 600 Jobs In Georgia

The GE subsidiary will invest  $118 million in an expansion of its Walker County, GA appliance manufacturing facility. 
Rivian Inc., Georgia

Electric Adventure Vehicle Project Is Largest In Georgia History

Rivian will invest $5 billion, create 7,500 jobs at a nearly 2,000-acre carbon-conscious campus dubbed the East Atlanta Megasite.
Hootsuite

Hootsuite To Create More Than 60 Jobs With New Atlanta Office

Canadian software as a service (SaaS) company Hootsuite will launch its new space in Atlanta's Tech Square by early 2022.

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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