Georgia Leads in Workforce, Global Access and Infrastructure

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No. 1 For Business

Georgia has recently been ranked in the following categories:

  1. NO. 1 STATE FOR BUSINESS (CNBC, SITE SELECTION + AREA DEVELOPMENT)
  2. NO. 1 BEST STATE FOR WORKFORCE (CNBC)
  3. NO. 1 LABOR CLIMATE (AREA DEVELOPMENT)
  4. NO. 2 INFRASTRUCTURE AND GLOBAL ACCESS (AREA DEVELOPMENT)

Companies access global markets through seamless air, sea, rail and highway networks, including the fourth-largest and fastest-growing container seaport in North America and the busiest, most efficient passenger airport in the world.

Georgia’s workforce of more than 6 million is constantly refreshed by the growing number of people who move there along with the 90,000 graduates from 80 colleges, technical colleges and universities across the state, including nationally ranked Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University and the University of Georgia.

A culture of collaboration fuels the growth of Georgia’s diverse economy. It is reflected in the state’s pro-business framework, cutting-edge research centers and organizations such as the Centers of Innovation and Quick tStart, which consistently ranks as the top workforce development program in the nation.

Twenty Fortune 500 headquarters and more than 440 Fortune 500 companies call Georgia home because of the high quality of life and low cost of doing business. Dynamic landscapes from the mountains to the beaches to vibrant metropolitan areas create an ideal place to grow a family and build a business.

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