07 Jan 2021

Georgia’s Diverse Economic Infrastructure Holds Strong

fyi – GA’s Energy Cities at Work

In a year unlike any other, I could not be more proud of the Peach State or the hardworking Georgians who call it home. Businesses and Georgians alike have confronted immense and unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and have once again proven why Georgia remains the No. 1 state to do business. This year, both Site Selection magazine and Area Development magazine recognized Georgia as the top state for business – the eighth and seventh year respectively, both publications have awarded us the top ranking.

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16 Jan 2020

Georgia’s Energy Cities Revealing their Urban Centers

fyi – GA’s Energy Cities at Work

Albany , GA – Hotel to Hotel, Again

Developers are planning to return Albany’s historic Hotel Gordon into a mixed-use development project that will include both a boutique hotel and a data center. The bottom floors are a state-of-the-art blockchain transaction confirmation operation, using specialized servers to process and validate third party blockchain financial transactions.

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30 Dec 2018

ECG Communities uniquely leverage utility enterprises to grow

fyi – GA’s Energy Cities at Work

4th Quarter, 2018

This newsletter regularly regales community innovation and economic start-ups in some of Georgia’s best cities. We announce growing corporations ready to beef-up and 100-year old industries set to up- cycle. ECG cities excel in creating opportunity for business, workforce and creative placemaking.

These winning communities come from a small cohort of Georgia’s more than 500 cities. Our 52 cities uniquely leverage utility enterprises to grow their communities.

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15 Jul 2018

Placemaking and Work in the New Economy

fyi – GA’s Energy Cities at Work

2nd Quarter, 2018

Jason Broadwater, consultant, author, and industry expert suggests there is a paradigm shift underway in how communities practice successful economic development.  With innumberable nuances in this new way of thinking, among the most critical is a fresh view of the interplay between workers, workplace and placemaking.

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05 Feb 2018

A Journey of Redevelopment in Acworth, GA

fyi – GA’s Energy Cities at Work

4th Quarter, 2017

The Romance of public parks, plaza, downtown living, places for recreation, entertainment and great dining – a truly livable, walkable city – is a redevelopment love story coming to life in the city of Acworth.  “This is a journey that our community is on.  It is already 15 years in the making,” explains Mayor Tommy Allegood.

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