Major Announcements - 2012
During the past year, Georgia welcomed many new companies and saw major expansions of existing businesses as well. Several of these projects were quite large, representing hundreds of jobs and billions of dollars in capital investment.

4th Quarter Announcements
Below is a list of some of the companies that selected Georgia for new or expanded facilities during the past three months. >>more

Spotlight:  Burke County Spec Building, Waynesboro

This newly completed, 50,378-square-foot spec building in Burke County sits on a 23-acre, rail-served site, less than 20 miles from Interstate 520 and 85 miles to the fastest-growing port in the nation, the Port of Savannah.

Spotlight:  Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Parks
In October, the Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Authority celebrated the opening of two major business parks and the designation of three parks as Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD), a certification program managed by the Georgia Allies statewide marketing partnership.

Jonathan Sangster to Join Georgia Power Team
On January 7, Georgia Power will welcome Jonathan Sangster, a nationally known site location consultant with more than 13 years of experience, to the economic development team

Bento Box Entertainment Selects Georgia
California-based Bento Box Entertainment, a leading producer of animated television shows, has announced plans to open a new studio in Atlanta.


Georgia Rankings
Over the past year, the state of Georgia and metro Atlanta fared well in many national business surveys and studies. Here are some highlights of those rankings.

SelectGeorgia Website’s New Look
In 1995, Georgia Power launched one of the world’s first websites for economic development.  When you’ve been around a while, periodically you need a little “face-lift” – which is exactly what happened last month with the website,

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


4th Quarter 2012 Quiz:

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of famous people from Georgia.