05 Nov 2018

Site Selection ranks Georgia’s business climate No. 1 for sixth straight year

From the Office of the Governor of Georgia – Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s business climate has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for the sixth consecutive year by Site Selection, a leading economic development trade publication. According to Site Selection, Georgia is the first state to hold this ranking for six consecutive years under leadership by the same governor.

“For six years now, Georgia’s business climate has been ranked No. 1 in the nation, as people from all over the country have come to our communities to find opportunity, jobs, hope and prosperity,” said Deal. “Earning this distinction six consecutive times speaks to the immense strength of our business-friendly environment and the value of the strategic investments we’ve made across our state. Today’s announcement is the result of exceptional collaboration between public and private sector partners who create economic opportunities in Georgia’s communities, as well as conservative policies that attract more and more business to our state each year. I appreciate Site Selection once again recognizing Georgia with this honor and we are proud of the foundation that we have built and maintained for over half a decade.


08 Oct 2018

Love’s Truck Stop to bring new location to West Point, GA

Love’s Truck Stop has purchased a 20-acre site off Exit 2 on Interstate 85 in West
Point, Georgia. According to a preliminary site plan Love’s plans on building a 12,000 square foot
facility on the 20-acre site. The $20 million investment, includes a truck stop,
restaurant, a Speedco, gourmet coffee, snacks, and more for motorists and
professional drivers.


01 Oct 2018

Vintech Industries to create approximately 30 jobs in Newnan

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that VINTECH INDUSTRIES (VINTECH), a leading Tier Two Supplier to the Global Automotive Industry, will make a significant investment in Newnan following the purchase of a facility in the South Newnan Industrial Park. Slated to begin production in the first quarter of 2019, the project will initially create approximately 30 jobs.