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2010 Year-In-Review: Major Announcements
Georgia has seen many new and expanding companies coming to the state over the past year, and Georgia Power project managers have helped more than 80 of those companies find the right place.
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4th Quarter Announcements
Over the past three months several companies have announced plans to open new facilities or expand existing operations. Here are some of the 4th quarter announcements
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Building Spotlight: 55 Allen Plaza

With more than 112,000 square feet of available Class A office space, the 348,658 SF, 14-story 55 Allen Plaza building is part of the new Allen Plaza complex located on Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard in downtown Atlanta. It includes 16,000 SF of retail and is adjacent to the new 237-room W Hotel.
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Industrial Park Spotlight:
Highland 75, Bartow County

Bartow County’s Highland 75 is a 707-acre industrial/corporate park development located between Atlanta and Chattanooga, just one mile east of Interstate 75. The park is perfect for manufacturing, distribution, call centers, R&D and technology.
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Energy and The Environment

As an electric utility, we are often asked about our conservation efforts, commitment to the environment and renewable energy sources.

Georgia Power is committed to meeting growing energy needs of our 2.3 million customers while preserving the environment. Our Environmental Commitment brochure can be found on our website.
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Gulfstream Aerospace Expands in Savannah
Gulfstream Aerospace is expanding operations in Savannah, adding more than 1,000 jobs and investing at least $500 million. It is the company’s second major expansion in the last five years.
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Serenbe: Sustainable Living in Atlanta's South Side
A national model for the future of balanced development in the United States, Serenbe is an Atlanta jewel. The 1,000-acre community operates on the concepts of sustainability, green building, organic farming, and smart environmental practices.. >>more
Work Ready Communities Update
Baldwin, Coffee, Colquitt, Monroe and Newton counties are the latest communities in Georgia to become Certified Work Ready Communities of Excellence... >>more

$500 Million for Transportation
The Atlanta region will benefit from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), or federal stimulus, receiving $498 million in funding for transportation projects. The projects range from the addition of sidewalks and bike lanes, to bridge replacements and transit maintenance.
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New Industry Report: Warehousing and Logistics
With superior highway access to the eastern U.S. market, growing port connections to the world and an abundance of workers at low relative wages, Georgia is the ideal location for the warehousing and logistics industry. >>more

The Georgia Power Team
Georgia Power’s economic development professionals can help with all your project needs. You can contact our statewide project managers, our metro Atlanta community development managers, or our community development managers for areas outside of metro Atlanta for assistance.