The Global Commerce Division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) helped create a total of 25,341 new jobs and generate $4.4 billion in investment during FY 16.
This growth is a result of the expansion or relocation by 365 companies spanning every region of the state.
“Georgia has consistently been named a top state for business because of our highly skilled workforce and business-friendly economic environment,” Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said in a news release. “In recent years, companies from across the country and around the world have chosen Georgia to relocate their headquarters or expand operations. Our world-class infrastructure and thriving technology industry continue to attract companies looking to reach growing markets in the southeastern states. I am confident that Georgia has the resources and economic environment to support growing businesses in the years to come.”