State Farm Insurance has broken ground on  new offices on the north side of metro Atlanta in Dunwoody’s Perimeter Center, creating 3,000 jobs or more. The new location will house sales, service and claims processing.


Communities across the globe have seen it happen:  New companies started by local researchers and entrepreneurs are bought out by large corporations once the start-up is commercially successful, then move away, leaving the “hometown” behind.


Labor Costs in Georgia
In each newsletter, we look at a cost component of doing business in Georgia. This quarter, the focus is on the cost of talent. Across almost all job categories, Georgia has some of the most affordable wage rates in the nation.


Spotlight:  Micro-Craft Building, Quitman
This 41,000-square-foot building with 8,000 square feet of office space sits on an 18-acre site on U.S. Highway 84 in Brooks County, Georgia.


Spotlight: Legacy Site, Duluth
Located on the northeastern side of metro Atlanta, Legacy is a mixed use, master-planned office park located on a 110-acre site less than a half mile from Interstate 85.


Feds Green Light Savannah Harbor
Expansion Project

On June 10, President Obama signed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, authorizing the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to begin construction.


Engineering:  A 30-Year Retrospective
The good old days are never coming back - that's a great thing for us engineers! Technology has had a profound effect on the way we provide engineering services to support community and economic development in Georgia.


You Can Fly, by Jonathan Sangster
Most Baby Boomers, Gen X’ers, and Gen Y’ers are familiar with Peter Pan, a fictional character created by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie in 1902.


New Community Development Team Members
Georgia Power recently welcomed three new staff members to the Community Development team:  Johnna Robinson, Elyse Cochran-Davis and Matt Forshee.


The Georgia Power Team
You can contact our statewide project managers, or our community development managers for assistance in a specific region of the state.


Quiz:   Buildings & Sites In SelectGeorgia

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