Certified Sites

The Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD) Program offers 50+ industrial sites that are ready for fast-track construction projects through advance due diligence.

To qualify for GRAD status, available sites must meet the program’s due diligence standards, be reviewed by a third party and earn the final approval of a steering committee comprised of public and private sector economic development professionals.

Categories of due diligence include:

  • Phase I environmental assessment
  • Preliminary geotechnical investigation
  • Cultural and endangered species investigation
  • Zoning designation
  • Utility service assessment
  • Wetlands and stream delineation

Search and view profiles of Georgia’s GRAD certified sites: Georgia.org/Certified-Sites

Print a summary map of the site locations:  GRAD Locations (PDF)

Find out how to get a site certified in your community.

Companies that have benefited from Georgia’s certified sites program include:

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Aspen Aerogels
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Baxter International
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Chicken of the Sea
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Kumho Tire
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Shrivallabh Pittie Group
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Starbucks Coffee Company
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Vanguard National Trailer Corp
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WL Plastics
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All Sites

To view profiles of all 900+ available sites in Georgia, including our certified sites, search the following databases hosted by our utility partners. Each partner maintains data on sites throughout Georgia, regardless of the designated electrical power supplier area.

Electric Cities of Georgia

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