About Georgia

Learning about Georgia begins with understanding the profile of the people who live here — and the perspectives of those who live outside the state.

Georgia’s demographic profile reveals a citizenry that is highly diverse and well educated—with ample evidence that Georgians are enterprising and inventive.
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How Georgia fares in business rankings is one measure of how independent third parties view the state’s business climate.  Year after year, Georgia ranks favorably in a wide array of business categories.  In November 2013, Georgia was named the No. 1 State for Business in the U.S. by Site Selection magazine. The same magazine named Georgia the No. 1 Most Competitive State in May 2014.   Most recently, CNBC, a world-leading news source for business and financial information named Georgia the No. 1 State in the U.S. for Business.

What experts and executives say about Georgia underscores the state’s pro-business reputation. Bill Nuti, chairman and CEO of global data company NCR, is just the latest executive to testify to the caliber of Georgia’s workforce, tax policy and business development support.
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Contact GDEcD

To get help expanding or relocating a business in Georgia, contact the Georgia Department of Economic Development or call 404.962.4000.

Business Incentives Brochure

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