Recent Announcements

See some of the companies that have
recently announced expansions or relocations
to Georgia.



2009 Legislative Changes

The Georgia Legislature enacted several important changes to the state’s economic development incentives. Read a brief overview.

Guaranteed Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD) Sites
Preparing industrial sites for development with advance due diligence is the work behind Georgia’s GRAD sites program, established by Georgia Allies.


Georgia Welcomes Volkswagen Automotive Suppliers

Volkswagen’s new automotive production facility in Chattanooga, scheduled to begin production in early 2011, will be served by a large number of vendors and suppliers.



NCR Corporation Brings 2,120 Jobs to Georgia
On June 2, NCR Corporation announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters from Dayton, Ohio to Duluth, a suburb of metro Atlanta, moving 1,250 jobs to the state . >More

Atlanta:  #1 Entrepreneurial-Friendly City
Atlanta: #4 for Fortune 500 Headquarters
Georgia:  4th Fastest Growing State

Georgia:  2nd Fastest Growth in Technology Jobs



Automotive Manufacturing in the Southeast
Georgia Power recently published an overview of the Southeastern auto corridor and Georgia’s position in the region’s auto manufacturing industry. The snapshot includes information on major companies and employment in the seven states in the Southeast, including the new KIA plant in Georgia and Volkswagen Group of America’s announcement of a new plant in Chattanooga.    >Overview


Metal Fabrication in Georgia
Read Georgia Power’s newly-published report on the metal fabrication industry and see why the state is home to more than 1,300 metal fabrication companies... >More.

New Biotech Research
Center in Atlanta

Atlanta will soon have a new Global Center for Medical Innovation. The Center will focus initially on bringing cardiologic, orthopedic and pediatric devices and technologies to the marketplace...   


New Media Industry Expertise

New media industries such as digital entertainment and electronic communication are growing throughout Georgia. Some of these industry segments include digital film, video games, animation and special effects, mobile content and applications and digital publishing. >More