White Collar Businesses


The Right Environment

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.

  • Georgia ranks #1 for Business (Site Selectors Magazine)
  • Low operating costs
  • Located approximately 35 miles north of the city of Atlanta and is part of the metropolitan Atlanta area
  • Cherokee County Regional Airport for private jets
  • Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the world, a short drive south
  • Well-educated and available workforce: Over 40% of residents have obtained undergraduate and graduate degrees and 100% of white collar commuters to white collar jobs want to stay home
  • Access to Higher Educational Institutions including Chattahoochee Technical College, Reinhardt University, Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University, and Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Numerous resources for living with great proximity to lakes, top ranked mountain biking trails in the U.S., a newly constructed multimillion county aquatic center, a top 10 nationally ranking golf course, excellent access to healthcare with the presence of Northside Hospital

*2010 population of the 11-county primary labor shed area is nearly 2.4 million, with an additional 300,000 plus in North Fulton County. Population is expected to grow 13.6% and 12.5%, respectively, through 2015. Based on new U.S. Census data information and the population is expected to grow 13.6% and 12.5%, respectively, through 2015 based on current projections from Decision Data Resources (DDR).