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.
The biodegradable materials manufacturer will create 400 jobs with an expansion of its Bainbridge, GA operations.
The fresh-prepared meal delivery service company will invest $3.2 million to open its first Southeastern U.S. facility in Austell, GA.
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.
Dressing and condiment maker Ken's Foods will create 70 new jobs as it expands its manufacturing and distribution operations in McDonough, GA.
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.
Business technology company Deluxe will invest over $10 million to establish a new FinTech and Customer Innovation Center in Sandy Springs, GA.
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.
The boat manufacturer will invest more than $3.5 million to establish a new manufacturing facility in Valdosta-Lowndes County, GA.
New York-based snack maker Frito-Lay will expand its operations in the City of Perry, GA, creating 120 new jobs in Houston County.
The resilient flooring manufacturer will invest more than $27 million to establish its first U.S. headquarters in Murray County, GA.
The concrete company will build new office, production and storage space at its facility at Lake Park Industrial Park in Valdosta-Lowndes County, GA.
The company will invest $75 million in a new facility focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud services in the West Midtown section of Atlanta, GA.
The company will expand its sister company, SatisPie, at a food production plant in Fulton County, GA, creating 162 jobs.
Amazon will further expand its presence with a new fulfillment center in Appling, GA, adding to its current workforce of over 3,500 full-time employees.
Commerce, GA will be the home of SK Innovation’s lithium battery plant, which will build advanced batteries for hybrid and fully electric vehicles for VW and other OEMs.
The new fulfillment center will be located in a more than 1-million-square-foot facility at The Cubes at Bridgeport in Newnan, GA.
Japan-based Mitsui Kinzoku Die-Casting Technology America, Inc. will build a new automotive parts manufacturing facility, creating more than 30 jobs in Spalding County, GA.
The manufacturer will locate its North American headquarters in Hall County, GA, creating 30 new jobs.
The cyber security technology provider will expand its operations at the Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, GA by adding more than 80 new jobs.
The company will establish a new distribution center in Austell, GA, creating 150 new jobs in the metro Atlanta region.
The Italian refrigeration systems manufacturer will create 140 jobs and invest $5 million at its first U.S. facility in Gwinnett County, GA.
The glass container manufacturing company will invest $123 million and create more than 150 new jobs at its new Valdosta, GA plant.
Preci-Dip will create 100 jobs at its new electronic connector pin manufacturing facility in Bryan County, GA.
The $55 million investment in Forest Park, GA is expected to create more than 400 new jobs.
The online retail giant's new 700,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Gwinnett County, GA will be the first of its kind in the state.
GE will expand its operations at three locations throughout the state, creating a total of 300 new jobs.
The company will continue its $7.5 million investment and create 50 new jobs over the next two years from its new headquarters in Chamblee, GA.
The investment management company will expand its global headquarters in Atlanta, adding 500 jobs and bringing total employment to nearly 1,200.
The company will invest more than $172 million to create two new manufacturing facilities at the Port Logistics Center in Pooler, GA.
The Swedish company is building a new 80,000-square-foot manufacturing center and headquarters on a 20-acre site in Gainesville, GA.
The RFID and biometric technology security solutions manufacturer will create 40 jobs as it relocates and expands its U.S. headquarters to Alpharetta.
The Germany-based animal health company will create 225 jobs in Gwinnett, Clarke, and Hall counties.
The Finland-based content discovery and distribution company will create 60 jobs as it moves its NYC office to Atlanta.
The health IT company will create 500 jobs and invest more than $5 million in Cobb County through the location of its new headquarters.
The transportation company's new headquarters will result in the creation of 850 jobs and $575 million in capital investment in Fulton County.