04 Aug 2023
The Office of Economic & Community Development at ECG has assembled a range of grants and funding opportunities aimed at aiding communities in acquiring crucial resources for advancing existing industries and attracting new businesses. Below you will find our compilation of funding options tailored to your specific needs. Our featured opportunity is from the U.S. Department of Transportation, The FAA Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Grant.
01 Aug 2023
- Diamond Door Products, a family-owned steel manufacturer, expands to Albany, Georgia, replicating its Texas headquarters’ operations by early 2024.
- “This new industry will have lasting effects on our community as it opens the door for more business and investments,” said Mayor Bo Dorough.
31 Jul 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ATLANTA, Georgia –Electric Cities of Georgia (ECG) and the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia (Gas Authority) have created a new force for economic development in Georgia. This strategic partnership recognizes the importance of strong statewide connections, and these two organizations will work together under the new Georgia Energy Cities initiative to grow Georgia together through statewide economic development efforts.
24 Jul 2023
Scott Berta | Manager, Industrial Development
One of the pinnacles of the economic development process is the SITE VISIT. We all strive to achieve this coveted level of interest in our communities. As an economic developer, you possess valuable knowledge about the community’s heartbeat, be it ongoing road constructions, the latest eateries, upcoming events, or soon-to-be-available properties on the market.
12 Jul 2023
- Kia will invest $200M+ and create 200+ jobs at its West Point plant for the assembly of the all-electric 2024 EV9 three-row SUV.
- “For seventeen years, Kia has been an outstanding corporate citizen and community partner, and we look forward to a strong future together. By providing employment opportunities and fostering economic growth, Kia has helped to improve the livelihoods of many people in West Point,” said City of West Point Mayor Steve Tramell.