Business Retention & Expansion

Time is Money

The Cherokee Office of Economic Development works diligently to meet the needs of our existing industries.

The Business Retention & Expansion Program was created to match industry needs with local and state resources with a goal to keep and assist with the growth of our existing industries located in Cherokee County, Georgia. Our diverse industries consist of American-based aerospace, automotive, biomedical, plastics, and poultry companies to 33 global industries representing 13 different countries.

In partnership with the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, COED offers several business retention and expansion programs, including:

  • Permitting & Site Selection Assistance
  • Existing Industry Surveys (completed every other year)
  • On-Site Company Visitation
  • Industrial Revenue Bond Financing
  • Workforce Services
  • Training Assistance (offered through Chattahoochee Technical College)
  • Manufacturers Directory (updated annually in partnership with Chamber of Commerce)
  • Operation Thank You (in partnership with Chamber of Commerce)