10 Feb 2021

Freshly to Open Their First Southeastern U.S. Facility in Austell, Create 250 Jobs

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that fresh-prepared meal delivery service Freshly Inc. is investing $3.2 million in opening a distribution facility in Austell. The company will bring on 150 employees during the initial operating phase and plans to hire at least 250 at the Cobb facility by the end of 2021. The 134,000-square-foot facility will be Freshly’s largest dedicated order-assembly facility to date and will begin operating in mid-February.

“It’s a pleasure to welcome this rapidly growing meal delivery service brand to the Peach State,” said Governor Kemp. 
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27 Jan 2021

ECG’s Grant Cagle named Manager, Industrial Project Management

ECG is delighted to announce that Grant Cagle has been named Manager of Industrial Project Management.  Grant has worked with ECG and our members for the past four years, promoting Georgia as an Industrial Project Manager. 

While at ECG, Grant has worked with our statewide partners on numerous projects, including automotive, plastics, food, firearms, and aerospace manufacturing, along with distribution and finance opportunities. 

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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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04 Jan 2021

Grants & Funding Opportunities | January 2021

Happy New Year! ECG’s Office of Economic & Community Development monthly assembles a list of current grants and funding opportunities that may be relevant to your needs. Highlighted are program offerings by the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) and the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. We update this regularly and will continue to share information about additional funding opportunities. 

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