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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.
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Manufacturing Destination

McCann is a Tier II supplier of large, complex monolithic machined structural parts and assemblies for the global aerospace industry and supplies several of the highest value commercial aerospace and military platforms.
They are currently in the process of a $10 Million expansion of their facility and adding employees to their roster of over 200 teammates.
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Quality Growth

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.
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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.

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Why Tourism in Athens Matters

The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau held its annual meeting yesterday, highlighted by the release of new economic impact figures for Athens-Clarke County and the presentation of the annual Athens Hospitality Awards. Visitors to Athens-Clarke County...

Athens-Clarke County One of First Four Communities in Network for Southern Economic Mobility

Athens-Clarke County is one of four Southern communities accepted into the first group of communities in the Network for Southern Economic Mobility. Together, the communities in the Network will take on the challenge of improving...

Innovation Crescent Launches New Website for Site Selectors, Businesses, and Entrepreneurial Executives

The Innovation Crescent Regional Partnership (ICRP) ( announced today the launch of its new website that provides site selectors, real estate brokers and company executives a myriad of regional data and economic development information pertaining...