georgia

Resource pages for "georgia"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


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.
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.
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.

Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Louisiana Customized Workforce Training

Louisiana Leads States In Customized Workforce Training

In Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report, Tennessee is rated tops in Recovery Leaders and Wyoming takes Best Business Tax Climate.
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.

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.
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.
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.
Savannah Harbor

Port Of Savannah Completes Harbor Deepening Project

Thanks to a deepening project at Savannah Harbor, exporters using the Port of Savannah have a greater opportunity to move goods overseas.
gas prices

Taking The Initiative In The Face Of Higher Gas Prices

Maryland and Georgia temporarily suspended state taxes on gasoline, providing drivers some relief in the face of rising gas prices. Will others follow?
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. 
intermodal facilities

Locations For Intermodal Facilities: Connecting The Dots

The pressure is on communities to provide as many intermodal services as possible as supplier demands for seamless transition intensifies.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.

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.