OpenFor Business

Athens-Clarke is a consolidated city-county in northeastern Georgia which offers a unique one-stop approach for business and industry seeking to grow or develop.
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Manufacturing Destination

McCann is a Tier II supplier of large, complex monolithic machined structural parts and assemblies for the global aerospace industry and supplies several of the highest value commercial aerospace and military platforms.
They are currently in the process of a $10 Million expansion of their facility and adding employees to their roster of over 200 teammates.
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Quality Growth

Home to The University of Georgia, Athens offers a diverse mix of cultural, educational and economic opportunities which makes it an ideal location for business. Businesses will find a low cost of living and high quality of life that offers the benefits of small town environment with proximity to major markets such as Atlanta and its infrastucture advantages.
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The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department provides site location assistance to domestic and international companies planning new or expanded facilities. We keep a catalog of available business sites & buildings to suit every need. Assistance is also available with identifying financial and human resources available for such business endeavors. All conversations are held in strictest confidence. Numerous tax incentives and exemptions are offered, indicating a flexible menu of state & local assistance to qualifying businesses.

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Department Welcomes New Business Development Specialist

The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department is proud to introduce Jacqueline Bellwoar as their new Business Development Specialist. Jacqueline will work with existing business and community leaders to grow the current economic base. In addition,...

Kindercore Vinyl Brings Innovation and Sustainability to Record Pressing in Athens, GA

Longtime fixtures of the Athens, GA, music scene Ryan Lewis, Cash Carter, Dan Geller, and Bill Fortenberry bring a new facet of the industry to one of the Southeast’s most prolific musical outposts with the...

Athensmade & Partners Kickoff Social Lab Series June 28th

In the 80s and 90s marketing professionals embraced the idea of guerilla marketing; spending countless hours developing previously undiscovered and unique ways to reach their target audience. Largely free, these techniques led to today’s popular...