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The Super Bowl Cost Atlanta $46M. Was It Worth It? - Bisnow
“For us, it was a complete and total win," Georgia Department of Economic Development Chief Operating Officer Bert Brantley said. "We could not have scripted it any better in terms of having the chance to show off Atlanta to the world, but also to the folks who were here in town.”
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  Atlanta  Georgia  south-atlantic  economic-development 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Hollywood of the south: Atlanta's film industry got so big it built its own neighborhood - The Guardian
Pinewood Atlanta Studios is the largest purpose-built studio outside Hollywood – with a new neighborhood under construction to house the thousands of people who work there.
this-week-440  Around-the-web  Matt  economic-development  jobs  clusters  film  Atlanta  Georgia  south-atlantic 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Georgia Named Top State For Business for 5th Year in a Row - YouTube
Georgia has been named the No. 1 state for business for the fifth year in a row by Area Development, a leading corporate site selection and facility planning publication. Deal was joined by Area Development publisher and president Dennis J. Shea to make the announcement at the 2018 State of the Ports Address in Savannah.
Around-the-web  top-states-for-business  Georgia  area-development-mentions  this-week-437 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
2018 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Fifth Year in a Row - Area Development
Competitive labor environments and leading workforce development programs, low taxes and utility costs, favorable regulatory environments, and cooperative state governments are among the top-ranked states’ pro-business attributes.
area-development-features  Matt  top-states-for-business  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  site-selection-consultants  site-selection-factors  Georgia  south-atlantic  south 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Norfolk Southern likely to leave Virginia for Atlanta; planes and people are a big reason — FreightWaves
Norfolk Southern is reportedly getting ready to pull up stakes and move its corporate headquarters to Atlanta, a move a corporate relocation expert calls "an opportunity for them to recalibrate and refresh their brand."
freight-logistics  logistics  rail-logitsics  corporate-headquarters  site-selection  site-selection-factors  airports  Around-the-web  this-week-436  norfolk-southern  Atlanta  Georgia  virgina 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Georgia, Michigan, Ohio and Virginia Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations 8 to 12 Million - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
area-development-features  Matt  shovel-awards  economic-development  site-selection  Georgia  south-atlantic  Michigan  midwest  ohio  virginia  jobs  manufacturing 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Booming Savannah Port Sees Trade Tensions as Just a Hiccup - The New York Times
At the nation’s fourth-busiest gateway, local confidence over its potential outweighs any anxiety over the threat of tariffs.
port-of-savannah  Georgia  Around-the-web  this-week-425  logistics  global-supply-chain 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
How to Rebuild a Historic Downtown After Disaster Strikes - CityLab
A 2014 fire in Clarkesville, Georgia, was “the worst nightmare for someone who’s in downtown development.” But the recovery launched an essential conversation about what the town square should be.
this-week-417  Around-the-web  Matt  cities  economic-development  Georgia  south-atlantic 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Steel Tariffs Could Crunch Foreign Carmakers In The U.S. South - NPR
Mercedes Benz USA showed off its new headquarters in Atlanta - all in the midst of a possible trade war that could affect the car industry in the South, which has become a truly global car market.
automotive-industry  regional-reports  south  Georgia  Tennessee  steel-industry  free-trade-agreements  foreign-trade-policy  germany  mercedes-benz  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-417 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Businesses fear Delta flap, adoption bill may hit Georgia's image - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The spat over Delta Air Lines’ decision to end a discount program for NRA members and a contentious religious liberty bill pending under the Gold Dome have combined to cast another harsh glare on the Peach State.
this-week-414  Around-the-web  Matt  delta  government-policy  Georgia  south-atlantic 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Amazon Second Headquarters: Atlanta and Austin Now Lead - Fortune
Amazon will make a big splash in 2018 by announcing the location of its second corporate headquarters—a prize expected to bring prestige and as many as 50,000 high paying jobs to the winning city.
this-week-309  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  headquarters  retail  ecommerce  high-tech  tech  technology  site-selection  economic-development  Austin  Atlanta  Georgia  texas  southwest  south-atlantic  jobs 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Bid to revive U.S. solar factories runs into familiar job-killer - MSN
A bankrupt Georgia company is pushing to revive U.S. solar manufacturing with a trade case that’s headed for the president’s desk. The simmering dispute from Suniva Inc. stands a good chance of leading to import tariffs, but don’t expect that to bring the jobs back.
this-week-404  Around-the-web  Matt  energy  renewable-energy  solar  Georgia  south-atlantic 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
Development authority OKs $65M in bonds for Georgia Tech project - mdjonline.com
The Atlanta-based university had sought the bonds to buy 32.5 acres on the northern portion of Lockheed’s property adjacent to Dobbins Air Reserve Base and the Georgia Tech Research Institute, an applied research arm of the school. The funds will also go toward construction, renovations and equipment at four existing buildings on the site to provide additional research space.
this-week-400  Around-the-web  regional-reports  applied-research  university-economic-development  Georgia  Aerospace 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Adidas Prepares to Open Its First U.S.-Based Robotic Manufacturing Speedfactory In Georgia - Hypepotamus
As automated technology — robotics — for textile manufacturing becomes more common, sportswear giant adidas is preparing to open its first robot-driven “Speedfactory” in the U.S. in Cherokee County, Georgia.
this-week-399  Around-the-web  Matt  adidas  textiles-clothing-industries  advanced-manufacturing  manufacturing  Georgia  south-atlantic  technology  3D-printing 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
2017 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Fourth Year in a Row - Area Development
The top-ranked states have committed to adding value as economic development leaders and problem-solvers, characteristics that are recognized by consultants to industry.
area-development-features  math  Georgia  south-atlantic  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  manufacturing  workforce  top-states-for-business 
september 2017 by areadevelopment
America's Top States for Business 2017 - CNBC
Washington leads the league in America’s Top States for Business ranking in 2017. The economy grew 3.7% in 2016, nearly two and a half times the national rate. The state boasts the nation’s largest concentration of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) workers, and follows California in the most patents filed last year.
Around-the-web  top-states-for-business  ranking  regional-reports  Washington  north-carolina  texas  minnesota  Georgia  this-week-394 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
2017 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards Recognize States Compiling Healthy Rosters of New and Expanded Facilities - Area Development
The work of economic development is a complicated mix of salesmanship, customer service, technical and legal expertise, communications, relationship-building, and a healthy dose of good fortune.
area-development-features  shovel-awards  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  manufacturing  illinois  Georgia  arizona  kentucky  mississippi  mid-atlantic  south-atlantic  southwest  south  Matt 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
Georgia’s winning streak with suppliers - Automotive News
While states knock themselves out recruiting job-rich automotive companies, Georgia has zeroed in on a strategy that has attracted more than a dozen foreign suppliers.
automotive-industry  regional-reports  Georgia  global-supply-chain  business-globalization  economic-development-news  Around-the-web  this-week-381 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
MiTek Opens Warehouse-Distribution Hub In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
MiTek, a diversified global supplier of software, engineered products, services, and equipment to the residential, commercial, and industrial, construction sectors, opened a new warehouse and distribution facility at 4380 International Parkway in Atlanta, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  Atlanta  warehouse-facility  distribution-facility 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Shaw Industries Group Completes Manufacturing Plant Adairsville, Georgia - Area Development
The largest producer of carpet tile in North America, Shaw Industries Group, Inc. completed construction of a new carpet tile manufacturing facility located in Adairsville, Georgia. The $85 million facility, which became operational in the fourth quarter of 2016, employs 170 associates and will create a total of 500 new jobs once it reaches full capacity.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Georgia  south-atlantic  jobs 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Atlanta's Plan to Create Its Own Times Square - CityLab
The city wants to spur foot traffic, business, and density through a new “bright lights district.” Urban lighting scholars point out some pitfalls.
Georgia  south-atlantic  Atlanta  urban-planning  Metros  this-week-371  Around-the-web 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
United Parcel Service Plans Distribution Hub In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
United Parcel Service Inc., a package delivery company, will create 1,250 jobs and invest more than $400 million to establish a regional sorting and distribution hub in Atlanta, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  Atlanta  south-atlantic  logistics  supply-chain  UPS  distribution-facility  distribution  distribution-centers 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Trenton Systems Relocates Corporate Headquarters To Gwinnett County, Georgia - Area Development
Trenton Systems, a global leader in designing and manufacturing integrated computer systems, will relocate its corporate headquarters to 1725 MacLeod Drive in Gwinnett County, Metro Atlanta, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  electronics-industry  manufacturing  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  Atlanta 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Bayer Begins Research At Its Southeast Cotton Breeding Facility In Dawson, Georgia - Area Development
Bayer is ready to begin extensive research and development at its recently opened $4.4 million, 150-acre, Southeast cotton breeding facility built in Dawson, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  research  research&development  agribusiness  agriculture 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Hi-Rez Studios Expands Alpharetta, Georgia, Headquarters - Area Development
Hi-Rez Studios, a developer of online games, will expand its operations and development center, creating 75 additional jobs at its headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  Georgia  south-atlantic  high-tech  tech  technology  jobs  research&development 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Wayfair Locates Distribution Hub In McDonough, Georgia - Area Development
Wayfair, one of the world’s largest e-commerce destinations for home furnishings and décor, will locate their newest distribution center in a recently completed spec building in Henry County, Georgia. The company will generate more than 150 new jobs and drive significant investment over the next two years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  ecommerce  distribution-facility  jobs  logistics  retail 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Tory Burch Locates Southeastern Distribution Hub In McDonough, Georgia - Area Development
Tory Burch, a leading American lifestyle brand, will invest more than $60 million to establish a distribution hub at Lambert Farms Logistics Park in McDonough, Georgia. The company plans to create more than 150 jobs in Henry County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  distribution-facility  jobs 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Ritz Instrument Transformers Expands Production In Hart County, Georgia - Area Development
Ritz Instrument Transformers, the world’s largest manufacturer transformers in the 600V through 72KV range, will expand their current operations in Hart County, Georgia. The company will invest $8 million and create 50 full-time jobs within the next five years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Honeywell Locates Software Development Center In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
Honeywell, a company specializing in diversified technology, software development and manufacturing, will create more than 800 jobs and invest $19 million to establish a Software Development Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The company will also establish headquarters for its $9.4 billion Home and Building Technologies business in Midtown.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  jobs  manufacturing  headquarters  software  technology  high-tech  Atlanta 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Back in Top Spot Again - Area Development
What’s it take to be recognized as a top state for doing business? On one hand, it’s a complicated question to answer, because there are a lot of factors that go into that kind of a reputation. On the other hand, you can get a pretty good idea of what it takes by checking out the attributes of some of the states that top the list.
area-development-features  Matt  jobs  manufacturing  top-states-for-business  Georgia  south-atlantic  south-carolina  texas  southwest  tennesee  south  louisiana  alabama  Florida  indiana  midwest  north-carolina  mississippi  ohio  Nevada  mountain-states  california  pacific-states  kentucky  arizona  arkansas  oklahoma  Michigan  new-york  mid-atlantic  south-dakota  plains  economic-development  site-selection  taxes-incentives  workforce  workforce-development  skilled-labor  government-policy 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
China-Based Sentury Tire Plans Manufacturing-Operations Campus In LaGrange, Georgia - Area Development
Sentury Tire, the fifth-largest and fastest-growing tire manufacturer in China, will create more than 1,000 jobs and invest $530 million in a car and light truck tire manufacturing operation in Troup County, Georgia. The new facility in LaGrange will support Sentury Tire’s existing customer base in North America.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  Georgia  south-atlantic  jobs  china  location-USA  FDI 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Variety Wholesalers To locate Distribution Hub In Coweta County, Georgia - Area Development
Variety Wholesalers, Inc., a retail store chain, will establish its second major distribution center in the Newnan area, creating 320 jobs and investing approximately $10.5 million in Coweta County, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  retail  distribution-facility  jobs 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Home Chef Plans Operations Hub In DeKalb County, Georgia - Area Development
Home Chef, a meal kit delivery service, will create more than 1,200 jobs and invest $3.35 million in a new operations campus by 2020 in DeKalb County, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  food-industry  distribution-facility 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Global Payments Inc Locates Headquarters In Sandy Springs, Georgia - Area Development
Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, will increase its technology personnel in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The company will also locate their headquarters operation in the heart of Atlanta’s “Transaction Alley.”
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  Georgia  south-atlantic  high-tech  technology  tech  financial-services 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based Voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Expands Bartow County, Georgia, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
Germany-based voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc., the supply base for the voestalpine Group, which produces ultra-high strength body-in-white components for premium car manufacturers, will expand its existing operation in Bartow County, Georgia, creating 150 jobs and investing $50 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  germany  FDI  location-USA  automotive-industry  manufacturing  jobs  Georgia  south-atlantic 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Adidas In-Shoring Manufacturing With SpeedFactory In Atlanta, Georgia, Area - Area Development
Adidas will open a new footwear production site in Cherokee County, Georgia. The industry-defining, state-of-the-art facility, called adidas SPEEDFACTORY, will allow adidas to create product more quickly and closer to U.S. consumers.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Atlanta  Georgia  south-atlantic  adidas  reshoring  manufacturing  consumer-goods  location-USA 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Raytheon Company Opens Augusta, Georgia, Cyber Facility - Area Development
Raytheon Company opened its newest cyber facility in Augusta, Georgia. The company will deliver a wide range of cybersecurity capabilities to the U.S. Department of Defense, particularly the U.S. Army Cyber Command as it relocates to Fort Gordon.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  augusta  Georgia  cyber-security  high-tech  tech  technology  defense-sector 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
VoxPro Plans $4 Million Center Of Excellence In Athens-Clarke County, Georgia - Area Development
Voxpro, an Ireland-based innovative customer experience and tech support provider, will create more than 500 jobs by 2020 and invest $4 million in a new Center of Excellence in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  ireland  FDI  location-USA  tech  jobs  center-of-excellence  startup  high-tech 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Kia's U.S. manufacturing arm to use Georgia inland port for parts movements – DC Velocity
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Inc., the U.S. manufacturing arm of the Korean automaker, will partner with the operator of the state-owned inland port in Cordele to move up to 30,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) containers of imported parts by rail from the Port of Savannah to Cordele, state officials said today.

Under the partnership, Kia parts will move by rail to Cordele, where they will then be trucked to the automaker's manufacturing plant in West Point, about 126 miles away. The alliance, which will double the amount of traffic now moving through the inland facility, will take 6 million truck miles off of state roads, as well as Georgia's portion of the Interstate Highway System, state officials said. I
inland-ports  intermodal  port-of-charleston  kia  Georgia  south-carolina  logistics  global-supply-chain  automotive-industry  Around-the-web  this-week-360 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Polymer Logistics Begins Construction On Dublin, Georgia, Distribution Hub - Area Development
Polymer Logistics, a leading provider of One-Touch/Retail Ready Packaging solutions to retailers, started construction on its state-of-the-art logistics and distribution center at 101 Best Buy Drive in Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  distribution-facility  Georgia  south-atlantic  logistics  supply-chain  retail  packaging  packaging-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Web Industries Begins Operation Center Expansion In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
As part of its first phase of a $12 million infrastructure investment plan, Web Industries, an industry leader in formatting prepreg composites for aerostructure fabrication, made infrastructure upgrades and storage expansion at its plant outside of Atlanta, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  Atlanta  Aerospace 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Top Gun Powder Coating & Architectural Coating Expands In Adairsville and Jasper, Georgia - Area Development
Top Gun Powder Coating & Architectural Coating, a leading provider of world class architectural finishes, will expand to create a total of 70 new jobs in Adairsville and Jasper, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  architecture  jobs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings - PwC
Among state rankings, Arizona jumped to first place with improvements in the state’s industry rank and operating costs, as well as high scores in property and unemployment tax. Florida dropped one rank from last year to take second place, but its Space Coast still remains a hot spot with companies developing facilities in that area. Utah, Georgia, Missouri, Texas, Michigan, and Ohio remained in the top 10, and newcomers included Indiana and Washington.
state-rankings  industry-clusters  industry-reports  Aerospace  Around-the-web  this-week-357-top  arizona  Florida  florida-space-coast  utah  Georgia  missouri 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Pratt & Whitney Plans $65 Million Upgrade At Columbus, Georgia Plant - Area Development
Pratt & Whitney, a world leader in the design, manufacturing and servicing of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units, will invest $65 million to retrofit and equip their Engine Center in Columbus, Georgia. The facility will perform PurePower Geared Turbofan engine maintenance on-site.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  Aerospace  aviation 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Hubbell Inc. Plans Facility In Jackson County, Georgia - Area Development
Hubbell Incorporated, an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications, will open its new facility and create 100 new jobs in Jackson County, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  electronics-industry  jobs  warehouse-facility  distribution-facility 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Amazon To Locate Fulfillment Center In Braselton, Georgia - Area Development
Amazon will establish a 600,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center that will be used for packing and shipping large items. The facility is expected to create more than 500 full-time jobs in Jackson County, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  amazon  high-tech  tech  technology  fulfillment-center  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  jobs  distribution 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Flooring Adhesive Manufacturer W.F. Taylor Relocates Corporate Office To Dalton, Georgia - Area Development
W.F. Taylor, an industry leader in the adhesives and coatings markets, relocated its corporate headquarters from California to Dalton, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  headquarters  corporate-headquarters 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
DEUTZ Corporation Relocates To Expanded Manufacturing Plant In Pendergrass, Georgia - Area Development
DEUTZ Corporation recently relocated its Value Add production operation from Norcross to a facility with a larger, 60,000-square-foot production area in Pendergrass, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Georgia  south-atlantic 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Granite Telecommunications Expands Atlanta, Georgia, Operations - Area Development
Granite Telecommunications, LLC, a provider of communications solutions to businesses and government entities, will expand their current operation in Atlanta, Georgia. The company plans to create 50 new jobs in Cobb County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  telecommunications  Atlanta  jobs 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
GE Digital Locates Global Digital Operations Center In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
GE Digital will establish its first global Digital Operations Center in Atlanta, Georgia. This project will create 250 jobs and represents an investment of approximately $3 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  GE  general-electric  Atlanta  jobs  technology  tech 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
thredUP To Open Distribution Hub In Gwinnett County, Georgia - Area Development
thredUP, a leading online marketplace, will establish a distribution and warehouse operation in Gwinnett County, Georgia. This project represents the creation of more than 300 new jobs in the metro Atlanta area.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  distribution-facility  warehouse-facility  jobs  high-tech  tech  logistics  supply-chain 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Georgia Power Opens Social Media Center In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
Georgia Power opened a new, state-of-the-art Social Media Center to meet the increasing demand for social media engagement and enhance customer service and communication at its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  georgia-power  socialmedia  Atlanta  south-atlantic 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Polymer Logistics Opens Operations & Distribution Hub In Dublin, Georgia - Area Development
Polymer Logistics, a retail ready packaging company, will locate its next United States based logistics and distribution center in Dublin, Georgia. The firm expects to create 110 jobs and invest more than $4 million in Laurens County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  logistics  packaging  distribution-facility  jobs 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Dollar General To Locate Major Distribution Hub In Butts and Spalding Counties, Georgia - Area Development
Dollar General, one of America’s leading discount retailers, will build a 1-million-square-foot distribution center in Butts and Spalding Counties, Georgia. The distribution center will create more than 500 jobs and represents a capital investment of $85 million.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  distribution-facility  jobs  retail 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Sparta Industries To locate New Plant In Milledgeville, Georgia - Area Development
Sparta Industries, a manufacturer of HVAC duct liner insulation, will establish a new plant at the former Rheem Manufacturing building in Milledgeville, Georgia. This venture is projected to create more than 1,000 jobs and represents a capital investment of $22.5 million throughout the next 5 years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  HVAC 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Flexo Converters USA Opens Industrial Facility In Monroe, Georgia - Area Development
Flexo Converters USA, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of retail shopping bags, will open a new industrial facility at the Piedmont Regional Industrial Park in Monroe, Georgia. The company will create 100 jobs and investing $20 million into the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Mohawk Industries Expands Production Complex in Dalton-Whitfield County, Georgia - Area Development
Mohawk Industries, the world’s largest flooring manufacturer, will expand its existing vinyl flooring operations in Dalton-Whitfield County, Georgia. This project will significantly increase the company’s current U.S. luxury vinyl tile manufacturing capacity. The $100 million capital investment in infrastructure and equipment will generate approximately 200 jobs for the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
EdenCrete Industries Inc. Establishes Manufacturing Headquarters In Augusta, Georgia - Area Development
EdenCrete Industries Inc., a manufacturer of carbon nanotube enriched concrete solutions and wholly owned subsidiary of Australian-based Eden Energy Limited, will establish its global manufacturing headquarters operation in Augusta, Georgia. This project represents the creation of more than 250 new jobs and an overall investment of $67 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  manufacturing  jobs  Georgia  south-atlantic  augusta 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Georgia hiring credits - Deloitte US
​“Credits & Incentives talk with Deloitte,” is a monthly column by Kevin Potter of Deloitte Tax LLP, featured in the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives, a Thomson Reuters publication. While the state of Georgia offers a number of tax credits, this edition of "Credits and Incentives Talk" focuses on the state's hiring tax credits.
taxes-incentives  Around-the-web  government-policy  Georgia  economic-development-news  this-week-347-top 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Rinnai Launches Customer Experience Center In Peachtree City, Georgia - Area Development
Japan-based Rinnai, the number-one selling brand of tankless water heaters in the United States and Canada, launched a state-of-the-art customer experience facility at its U.S./Canada headquarters in Peachtree City, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  location-USA  FDI  Japan  HVAC  headquarters 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Georgia’s top recruiter gets earful on ‘religious liberty’ bill - MyAJC.com
Hollywood, Silicon Valley and major companies across Georgia are up in arms about a controversial “religious liberty” bill that sits on Gov. Nathan Deal’s desk, so it shouldn’t come as much surprise that the state’s top recruiter has also gotten an earful about the legislation.
economic-development  this-week-347  site-selection  Georgia  south-atlantic  Around-the-web  Matt 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Factory jobs trickle back to the U.S., giving hope to a once-booming mill town - The Washington Post
Standard Textile has spent $40 million renovating manufacting plants in Thomaston, Ga., and Union, S.C., where the company will produce 7.5 million towels for Marriott International. The hotelier last week announced that all of its terry products would be U.S.-made.
this-week-346  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  hospitality-industry  backshoring  Georgia  south-atlantic  marriot  textiles-clothing-industries 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
HD Supply Holdings, Inc. Plans Headquarters-Leadership Center In Cobb County, Georgia - Area Development
HD Supply Holdings, Inc., one of the largest industrial distributors in North America, invest more than $100 million during the next five years in a new headquarters and leadership center in Cobb County, Georgia. The company also expects to create 500 new jobs throughout the same time period.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  Georgia  south-atlantic  jobs 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Shorr Packaging Corp. Opens Distribution Hub-Warehouse In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
Shorr Packaging Corp., a national and independent packaging supplier, opened its new distribution and warehouse facility in Atlanta, Georgia. The new 50,000 SF Regional Facility is located in Parkside Logistics Centre and provides a 75% increase in floor space over the previous model.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  packaging  packaging-industry  distribution-facility  warehouse-facility  Atlanta  supply-chain  logistics 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Papa John’s International To Establish Regional Quality Control Center Hub In Cherokee County, Georgia - Area Development
Papa John’s International, Inc. is locating its new 110,000 square foot regional hub, which will supply over 400 Papa John’s stores across seven states, will be located off Highway 92 and Northpoint Parkway in southwestern Cherokee County, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  food-industry  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing  Atlanta 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Textron Specialized Vehicles Plans Manufacturing Center In Augusta, Georgia - Area Development
Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc., a Textron Inc. company and leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles and ground support equipment, will open a new manufacturing facility in Augusta, Georgia. The facility will supplement its existing headquarters and industrial operations.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  augusta  manufacturing  headquarters 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Anthem, Inc. Expands Operations Hub In Columbus, Georgia - Area Development
Anthem, Inc., a leading provider of health benefit solutions, will expand the existing Customer Care Center in Columbus, Georgia. The expansion will create 450 new jobs and represents a capital investment of more than $3 million in Muscogee County.
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february 2016 by areadevelopment
Averna Opens Centre of Excellence and Innovation Lab In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
Averna, an Canada-based test engineering company and provider of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device-makers worldwide, opened an RF and FPGA Innovation Lab at its US Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
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february 2016 by areadevelopment
Valmiera Glass Group Expands Production Facility In Dublin, Georgia - Area Development
Valmiera Glass Group, a Latvia-based fiberglass manufacturer, will expand their U.S.based headquarters operation in Dublin, Georgia. This project will create 425 jobs and generate an overall investment of $90 million through 2022.
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february 2016 by areadevelopment
Sustainable Corrugated Expands Manufacturing In Dalton-Whitfield County, Georgia - Area Development
Sustainable Corrugated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Jackson Paper Manufacturing Co., will create 62 jobs and invest $15 million into a corrugated sheets manufacturing facility in Dalton-Whitfield County, Georgia.
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february 2016 by areadevelopment
First U.S. Manufactured M501J Gas Turbine Ships from Savannah Machinery Works in GA - Power Magazine
The Savannah Machinery Works, an ultramodern manufacturing facility, opened in 2011, fulfilling a commitment by the company to be closer to its North American customer base and thereby provide far faster support.
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january 2016 by areadevelopment
Freund Container & Supply Opens Warehouse-Distribution Hub In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
Freund Container & Supply, a leading supplier of packaging and industrial supplies available for same-day shipment, opened a 45,000-square-foot warehouse in Atlanta, Georgia. The facility will provide faster and lower-cost deliveries to customers throughout the Southeastern United States.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  warehouse-facility  distribution-facility  packaging  industrial-supplies  Georgia  south-atlantic  Atlanta 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Merchant e-Solutions To Establish Corporate Headquarters In Buckhead, Georgia - Area Development
Merchant e-Solutions, a Brazil-based commercial acquirer and global payment processing company, will establish its new corporate headquarters in Buckhead, Georgia. This project represents the creation of over 140 new jobs and a capital investment of $5 million.
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january 2016 by areadevelopment
Yulista Aviation, Inc. Reopens Aircraft Hanger In Macon, Georgia - Area Development
Yulista Aviation, Inc., an aviation industry leader in aviation prototyping, engineering, and manufacturing support, repurposed a 21,000 square foot hanger at Middle Georgia Regional Airport in Macon, Georgia.
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january 2016 by areadevelopment
Kaiser Permanente Invests $51 Million To Open Contract Center In Duluth, Georgia - Area Development
Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health care system, will open a national member services contact center in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The move will bring more than 800 new jobs to metro Atlanta by 2020—most of them by 2017.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  healthcare  healthcare-industry  contact-center  Atlanta  metro-atlanta  Georgia  south-atlantic  LEED 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
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