Athens-Clarke is a consolidated city-county in northeastern Georgia which offers a unique one-stop approach for business and industry seeking to grow or develop.
Caterpillar, bringing 1,400 jobs and $200 million in investments, earns Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties Georgia's "Deal of the Year Award" given by the Georgia Economic Developers Association for outstanding achievement in the location/expansion of a business in Georgia.
Home to The University of Georgia, Athens offers a diverse mix of cultural, educational and economic opportunities which makes it an ideal location for business. Businesses will find a low cost of living and high quality of life that offers the benefits of small town environment with proximity to major markets such as Atlanta and its infrastucture advantages.
The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department provides site location assistance to domestic and international companies planning new or expanded facilities. We keep a catalog of available business sites & buildings to suit every need. Assistance is also available with identifying financial and human resources available for such business endeavors. All conversations are held in strictest confidence. Numerous tax incentives and exemptions are offered, indicating a flexible menu of state & local assistance to qualifying businesses.
-Commitment best describes the philosophy at Ethicon’s Cornelia, Ga. plant and ultimately its success. -Commitment to the state of Georgia where it has been operating for over 65 years and last year announced another expansion. -Commitment to...
Figures released Thursday show Athens unemployment in November hit its lowest point in more than five years. The metro area unemployment fell seven-tenths of a percentage point to hit 5.1 percent, the same rate it was...
Carrier Transicold is commemorating the 25th anniversary of its U.S. manufacturing facility in Athens, Ga., where truck and trailer refrigeration units are manufactured to rigorous quality specifications in order to safely transport food and other...