28 Mar 2019
Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that POP Displays, a leader in the display industry, will create 280 jobs and invest $7.9 million in a new manufacturing and distribution facility in East Point.
“We are excited to welcome an innovative company like POP Displays to Georgia,” said Governor Brian Kemp. “I am confident that they will find a plethora of economic development resources – including a skilled workforce through our Quick Start program and a thriving logistics network in Fulton County – to support the company’s anticipated growth.”
18 Mar 2019
[ Updated Information from the Discussion] Join ECG’s Office of Economic & Community Development and a group of real estate practitioners for a discussion of retail and demographic trends and how your community can effectively support entrepreneurship and develop tools for valued incremental development in downtown and surrounding neighborhoods.
WHO. ECG Member Communities | Local Economic Developers | City Leaders & Planners
WHEN. Tuesday, March 26 | 10:00 – 2:00
WHERE. MEAG Power Training Center | 148 Powerhouse Rd., Forsyth, GA 31029
04 Mar 2019
Six weeks after pledging to “ensure that every part of our state has access to opportunity” in his first State of the State address, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced a significant capital investment coming to rural southwest Georgia. Silicon Ranch Corporation, the U.S. solar platform for Shell and one of America’s largest independent solar power producers, has committed to invest approximately $150 million in three solar projects in Early County.
19 Feb 2019
Nivel Parts and Manufacturing announced that they will be expanding their current facility in Cairo, Georgia to include their US manufacturing operations. The former MadJax building located at 2051 2nd Ave NE, which was acquired by Nivel Manufacturing in 2015, will house the future manufacturing production line.
11 Feb 2019
Indian River Transport Company announced today that it plans to build a new trucking terminal in Cordele, Crisp County, Georgia. The new facility will have frontage along Interstate 75 at Exit 102.
The Cordele terminal will include offices, truck bays, washout facilities, and an asphalt pad of about eight acres for trailer storage. Construction should begin in mid-2019. Once completed, Indian River anticipates hiring approximately 125 people, with about 100 of those being commercial truck drivers.
Indian River is a privately-owned food grade tank carrier providing transportation services throughout the United States, while also offering import/export services between the US, Canada and Mexico. The company is recognized nationwide as a leader in the trucking industry. Much of its liquid freight includes milk, various juices, and other beverages.