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The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs. 


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The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs. 

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Home Meridian International Investing $23.5M In Georgia Expansion

The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs. 

La Regina Atlantica To Open First U.S. Food Processing Facility In Georgia

The homemade pasta sauce maker will invest $20 million in a new food processing facility, bringing 250 jobs to Alma, GA.

Medicom Adding Second U.S. Mask Manufacturing Plant In Georgia

The new production facility in the Augusta, GA region will accommodate new state-of-the-art surgical and N95-type mask production equipment with updated technology.

Porsche Expanding North American HQ In Georgia

The multi-million dollar project will add a service center, restoration facility, and experience center adjacent to the company's North American Headquarters near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Papa John’s Picks Metro Atlanta For New Global Headquarters

Papa John’s will relocate its global headquarters from Louisville, KY to metro Atlanta, delivering 200 jobs to the area in 2021.

Deluxe To Create More Than 700 Jobs In Georgia

Business technology company Deluxe will invest over $10 million to establish a new FinTech and Customer Innovation Center in Sandy Springs, GA. 

Georgia: E-Commerce Boom Favors Savannah

To meet surging demand for additional longer-term storage space, the GPA will develop 145 acres next to the Port of Savannah.

Port Of Savannah Moved Most Export Containers In Start Of 2020

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.

Zinus USA Investing $108M In First U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Facility

The e-commerce mattress and furniture company will create 804 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in McDonough, GA.

Atlanta Is Hottest Tech Hub, NOLA Takes Logistics Crown

Atlanta is the hottest growth leader among Tech Hubs and New Orleans tops the chart of Logistics Leaders in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report.

Kansas No. 1 In Wind Power Generation, Georgia Leads Film Production

Kansas is the top-ranked state for the percentage of electricity generated from Wind Power, Georgia is the frontrunner among Film Production Leaders in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report

Business Facilities’ 16th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Business Facilities didn’t let the COVID-19 crisis skew the results in our 16th annual rankings report: They remain the most credible and comprehensive location leaderboards.

Orion Boatworks Will Create 120 Jobs In Georgia

The boat manufacturer will invest more than $3.5 million to establish a new manufacturing facility in Valdosta-Lowndes County, GA.

One Atlanta: Economic Mobility, Recovery And Resiliency Plan Launched

The mayor, in partnership with Invest Atlanta and WorkSource Atlanta, created the initiative to help Atlanta families and hometown businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

Frito-Lay Investing $200M In Georgia Expansion

New York-based snack maker Frito-Lay will expand its operations in the City of Perry, GA, creating 120 new jobs in Houston County.

Logistics Industry Focus: Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

The coronavirus pandemic has forced industry leaders to rethink their supply chain and logistics strategies. The crisis may accelerate a trend toward localization, with industries choosing to go local for local.

Huali Floors Creating 315 Jobs In Georgia

The resilient flooring manufacturer will invest more than $27 million to establish its first U.S. headquarters in Murray County, GA.

Microsoft Adding 1,500 New Jobs In Atlanta

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.

Georgia Shippers Moving Goods To Front Lines Of COVID-19 Battle

The Georgia Ports Authority is helping importers to get critical equipment and supplies into the hands of frontline health workers.

Batter Up Foods Invests $34M In Georgia Waffle Plant

The company will expand its sister company, SatisPie, at a food production plant in Fulton County, GA, creating 162 jobs.

Amazon Creating 800 New Jobs In Georgia 

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.

Ports And FTZs: Tidal Wave

The economic impact of U.S. seaports has a far reach, extending from the direct to the indirect and beyond. There are an estimated 2.2 million jobs that depend on ports.

Silver Award: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

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.

Norfolk Southern Supported Nearly $2B In Investment In 2019

Industrial customers across 16 states developed 54 new and 23 expanded rail-served commercial projects which are expected to create more than 1,160 jobs.

Alfrex Investing $6.2M To Locate HQ In Georgia

The manufacturer will locate its North American headquarters in Hall County, GA, creating 30 new jobs.

Agribusiness: Harvesting Growth In Stormy Weather

Despite a trade war with China that’s clobbering U.S. farmers, locations that have established strong agribusiness and food processing sectors continue to thrive as production moves closer to markets.

Parsons Corporation Expanding At Georgia Cyber Center

The cyber security technology provider will expand its operations at the Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, GA by adding more than 80 new jobs.

U.S. Ports: Sizing Up The Logistics Industry

Trade wars may come and go, but U.S. ports are in it for the long haul: expanding their services and dredging harbors to make way for ships carrying gigantic containers.

US Elogistics Service Investing $4M In Georgia

The company will establish a new distribution center in Austell, GA, creating 150 new jobs in the metro Atlanta region. 

Rivacold Creating 140 Jobs In Georgia

The Italian refrigeration systems manufacturer will create 140 jobs and invest $5 million at its first U.S. facility in Gwinnett County, GA.

Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running

Precertified sites—also known as shovel-ready sites—speed up the development cycle for projects by cutting the red tape and lining up key approvals in advance of the site selection process.

TX Tops Cybersecurity Leaderboard, KS Surges In Wind Power

Texas has topped the leaderboard in Cybersecurity Growth Potential and Kansas is the top-ranked state for the percentage of electricity generated from Wind Power in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report

Swiss Manufacturer Investing $13.6M In First U.S. Facility

Preci-Dip will create 100 jobs at its new electronic connector pin manufacturing facility in Bryan County, GA.

Amazon Bringing 1,000 New Jobs To Georgia

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.

StudentBridge Establishing New HQ In Georgia

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.

Invesco Investing $70M In Georgia HQ Expansion

The investment management company will expand its global headquarters in Atlanta, adding 500 jobs and bringing total employment to nearly 1,200.

January/February 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 1)

The State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards are the focus of Business Facilities January/February 2016 issue, plus an Automotive Industry Focus.

AT&T Introduces AT&T Fiber Ready Designation In Georgia

The Fiber Ready designation helps economic development officials promote their communities for site selection by emphasizing the availability of high-speed, fiber-based services.

USDA Awards Loans To Boost Rural Economic Development In Five States

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) has awarded six low-interest loans to local governments and community organizations that will spur rural economic development in Missouri, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Texas.

Kaiser Permanente Bringing 800 Call Center Jobs To Georgia

Kaiser Permanente will open a national member services contact center in Gwinnett County, GA this year, bringing more than 800 new jobs to metro Atlanta by 2020.

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It’s Game Day at the Georgia Ports Authority!

It’s Game Day at the GPA! Executive Director Griff Lynch will present the Georgia Ports Authority’s virtual 2020 State of the Port Address, with the latest developments in infrastructure and global trade at the Port of Savannah: 11 a.m., Oct. 22, 2020. Register for the free online event at gaports.com.