Recent Announcements

Over the past three months, several companies have announced plans to open new facilities or expand existing operations in Georgia:

Spotlight: Bank of America Plaza, Atlanta
The Bank of America Plaza, located at 600 Peachtree St., is one of Atlanta's premiere properties. This beautiful 55-story, 1.3-million-square-foot Class A office building has more than 570,000 square feet currently available for lease. The plaza is the tallest building in the Southeast and sweeping 360 degree panoramic views are available.

Industrial Park Spotlight:  Carbondale Business Park, Dalton
Georgia’s newest GRAD-certified site, the Carbondale Business Park is located in northwest Georgia, only 90 miles from metro Atlanta and 30 miles to Chattanooga, Tenn. The 184-acre business park has direct access to Interstate 75, one of the nation’s major business corridors, and is only 30 miles from Interstate 24.

Georgia Competitiveness Initiative: Strategy for Economic Success
Georgia has a long history of government officials and business leaders working together to achieve common goals. As a result, today Georgia is the economic heart of the Southeast, with top-notch transportation infrastructure, >>more

Energy For the Future:  Plant Vogtle
For the first time in more than 25 years, new nuclear generating facilities are being built in the United States. The two new units will be located at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle in east central Georgia, near the town of Waynesboro, where the company already owns and operates two nuclear units.

New Life for Old Bones:  Opportunities for Redevelopment
What can be done with those old, unused buildings or vacant properties? Old strip shopping centers, abandoned warehouses, school buildings no longer used -- all communities have them. How can they be made useful – even vibrant -- once again?

Community & Economic Development Welcomes Doug Coffey
In December, Doug Coffey joined the statewide project management team. He began his career at Georgia Power in 1984 in the marketing organization and served as an account manager for major customers such as Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Delta Air Lines and large office facilities and hotels. >>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 or our community development managers in metro Atlanta or non-metro areas for assistance.

Quiz: Georgia’s Capital Cities
Most people know that Atlanta is the capital of Georgia. But did you know that many other cities in Georgia are also "capitals?" Test your knowledge of our communities' claims to fame.
>>Take the quiz