08 Oct 2012

Morneau Shepell Expansion!

ECG is proud to announce the newest project locate in Georgia. Morneau Shepell is an expansion project that is expected to create 90 jobs and a $2 million investment.

Earlier this year, Morneau Shepell, a Canadian-based benefits and consulting firm acquired SBC Systems Company, Inc., an Atlanta-based “employee benefits” consulting firm. As a result of the acquisition, Morneau Shepell needed to expand its call center operation which required them to determine which of their current operations would be the best fit for expansion. (more…)


25 Jun 2012

Outdoor Network Chooses Albany!

ECG’s Economic & Community Development Team is proud to announce that Outdoor Network, one of the largest online suppliers of parts and accessories for marine and powersports enthusiasts, will relocate its internet fulfillment center to Albany. Outdoor Network will create 112 jobs and invest $3.2 million. (more…)


28 Mar 2012

2012 ECG Annual Meeting & Economic Development Forum

The Annual Meeting & Economic Development Forum offers the ECG Communities an opportunity to discuss, and learn from experts, on economic development strategies and tactics. Attendees will also hear proven success stories from state and community leaders.

The objective of the Forum is to offer specific, realistic and obtainable solutions to your economic development challenges.



12 Mar 2012

Athens-Clarke & Oconee Counties Welcome Caterpillar

Read the latest on the Caterpillar Project: it has been cited for Honorable Mention in Business Facilities’ 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition.

ECG’s Economic & Community Development Team is proud to announce that Caterpillar will locate a new manufacturing facility in Athens-Clarke and Oconee Counties. Caterpillar expects the new facility to include 1,400 new employees and a total investment in Georgia of $200 million. (more…)