Target Sectors

White Collar Businesses

Cherokee County is growing as a welcoming location for White Collar businesses and professionals. With a growing population, vibrant community, skilled workforce, access to the world’s markets, and real estate to suit any need, Cherokee County offers the right environment for business success. Read More.

Healthcare

In 2011, Northside Hospital announced plans to replace the existing Cherokee hospital with a new facility, located near I-575, at the Ga. Hwy. 20 exit, near the Canton Marketplace development – less than three miles from its current location. The project has a March 2015 expected opening date. Development and construction, as well as operation of the new facility, will mean hundreds of new jobs in Cherokee County.
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Regional HQ

Meet Sean Belnick, Founder and CEO of BizChair, the nation’s leading online office furniture retailer. And a perfect example of success in Cherokee County. Since founding his business in 2001, Bizchair has earned Sean a spot in the Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30 by inc.com and been nationally recognized and awarded as a top online retailer. Recently BizChair expanded their award winning building an additional 149,000 square feet. The building now totals 472,000 square feet. Read More.

Advanced Manufacturing

Cherokee County is home to some of the world’s leading advanced manufacturing and aerospace companies, such as Universal Alloy Corporation. Universal Alloy Corporation, a recent winner of Supplier of the Year Award as awarded by Gulfstream. Read More.

Small Business

There’s only one thing that may top the excitement of a large company moving into Cherokee County, witnessing small businesses become big ones. Cherokee County enables small businesses to thrive with tools necessary for growth. Whether it is networking opportunities, serving as a resource for steps needed to start your business, or helping market your company, we are here in partnership with the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce to assist in any way possible. Read More.

Film & Video

In 2011, Cherokee County became a certified ‘Camera Ready’ designated community through the state’s economic development office. The abundance of unique locations along with ease in permitting makes Cherokee County a great place to film. Please contact the Cherokee Office of Economic Development to coordinate your next project, assistance in site location, and the permitting process. Read More.