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Otsuka Chemical North American HQ's to open in Spalding County, GA!

Otsuka Chemical to open headquarters in Spalding County!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:15am

Governor Deal announced today that the Japan-based Otsuka Chemical Co., Ltd. will esablish its North American HQ's at Georgia's first eco-friendly park in Spalding County, creating 32 jobs.   Deal goes on to say, “I’m...

Atlanta, GA ranks in the Top 20!

Is Atlanta the best place to start a career?

Jessica Forkel - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:19am

For most recent graduates or those about to graduate, the job market looks dim. Finding a job these days, much less a place to lay down the foundation to grow a successful career is far from "simple" in this current...

Georgia will add 20,000 jobs per quarter for the rest of the year!

Georgia and Atlanta’s economy are looking bright!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, June 2, 2014 - 9:30am

Rajeev Dhawan, of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business, says that sunny times are ahead for Georgia and Atlanta's economy! We had a slow start in 2014,...

May revenues are up 3.1% totaling $1.39 billion for an increase of $42.25 million, compared the end of May 2013.

May revenues up 3.1 percent

Jessica Forkel - Monday, June 9, 2014 - 8:24am

Today, Governor Deal announced that Georgia's May revenues are up 3.1% totaling $1.39 billion for an increase of $42.25 million, compared the end of May 2013. The net tax revenue year-to-date totalled $16.1 billion with...

Carpet Manufacturer creates 200 jobs in Bartow County!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, June 9, 2014 - 8:36am

The India-based textile company, Surya, recently invested $30 million in to a new facility in Cartersville, GA, creating 200 jobs. Governor Deal said, “Surya’s decision to expand in Georgia is an indicator of the...

Unemployment is predicted at a rate of 6.7% at the end of 2014!

Congrats Metro Atlanta, our economy is bigger than Iran's!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 11:03am

According to a report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Metro Atlanta has the 10th largest economy in America...

Georgia Hospitals put $40 Billion Into Economy!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 11:16am

According to The Atlanta Business Chronicle, a study was released by the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA), stating that Georgia hospitals are responsible for putting almost $40 billion into the states...

Georgia is Ranked #1 for Business for the Third Time!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 2:34pm

For the third time in LESS than a year, Georgia has been named the top state for business by Area Development Magazine in its 5th annual Top States for Doing Business! #YayForGeorgiaArea Development Staff Editor Dale...

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