27 Mar 2013
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.
Our theme this year is A Proactive Approach in a Reactive Economy.
15 Mar 2013
ECG’s Economic & Community Development Team is proud to announce a new Walmart opened earlier this year adjacent to the existing store in the City of Camilla. The new store will be roughly twice the size of the existing store and will hire 60 additional employees.
“The Walmart project is a great example of how a community and retailer can work together to the benefit of both parties,” said Jason Fritz, ECG Retail Business Development. (more…)
12 Feb 2013
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced today that Norton Packaging, Inc. is creating 90 new jobs and investing $12 million in a new manufacturing operation in Jasper County. Norton Packaging, which broke ground today for its new facility, specializes in containers that hold a wide variety of products, and will manufacture plastic injection molded rigid shipping containers at the Monticello facility. (more…)
06 Nov 2012
ECG’s Economic & Community Development Team is proud to announce a Retail project locate. In early November, Fort Valley celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony to welcome a new Dollar General Market to their downtown. The store will be about 20,700 square feet and employ around 40 people. (more…)
08 Oct 2012
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…)